DJ Dossier

LES 735 on Conquering the Competition at the DMC Phoenix DJ Battle

So what didja wind up doing last weekend? Get drunk and act the fool at a club, perhaps? Or did it involve sacking out in front of the latest episode of Game of Thrones or Mad Men? We're willing to bet it was nowhere near as pimp as how Valley resident Les Sias spent his off hours.

Last Saturday, the veteran mixmaster, who's known throughout the Phoenix scene as LES 735, triumphed over more than a dozen other selectors from AZ and other nearby states during the DMC Phoenix Regional DJ Battle at Monarch Theatre. And the 30-year-old did it with plenty of style.

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