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DJ Thomas James on the Most Important Skills That Every Club DJ Must Master

Drop by El Hefe in Scottsdale on any given Sunday afternoon and you'll find yourself in the middle of a party, and quite the epic one at that. The Saddlebag Trail spot is a bit infamous for its weekly 4-2-10 Sundays affair, which is one the wildest club events in Scottsdale on that particular day, and offers mass decadence, rowdiness, over indulgence, and revelry by those staying up late on a school night. Oh, and there's also inflatable zebras.

And pretty much every weekend, the man priming the party on Sundays at El Hefe is Thomas James. Besides serving at the bar's creative director, he is tasked with getting the crowd going and energy flowing as the event's resident DJ.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.