Reason you chose DJ name: Myself and a mate where trying to think of a name for him. FlavorJay as it was spelt then was the winner but my mate never used the name in the end. When i started DJ in 1995 i thought id use it and so FLavRjay became my DJ name.
Real Name: John
Biography Overview/ DJ’s admiredFLavRjay was a resident DJ with The Energy Collective Dublin focusing on OldSkool Rave/Hardcore & Jungle FLavRjay also hosted a radio show on UDMI Radio presenting the OldSkool FLavR’s every Sunday 21.00-23.00; He now hosts radio shows on Phever Radio Dublin presenting BreakBeat FLavR every second Thursday 22.00-00.00; and a monthly show on the 4th Sat of the month on After Dark Radio UK, with weekly shows for Only Drum & Bass & OnlyOldSkool Radio, playing a selection of old skool rave breakbeats, house, techno, hardcore, jungle and drum & bass. Flavrjay had a keen interest in the early 90s UK hardcore scene and would religiously record radio shows such as Green Apple Radio and shop in the Abbey Mail Dublin, buying old skool breaks or hardcore mix tapes from the likes of Micky Finn, Ratty, Tango Top Buzz Jumping Jack Frost, LTJ Bukem to name a few.
The vinyl obsession started in 1995 and continues to this day. – FLavRjay got his first opportunity at the Purple Onion Club in Dame Street Dublin in 1996 and went on to play at various other venues and partys such as the Da Club & McGraths Dublin, OMMC Dublin progressing to putting on nights in Drogheda, Co Louth IRE from 1999. More recently he has enjoyed spinning his tunes in Code 23, The Voodoo Lounge, Wiley Fox, Fibbers and Turks Head in Dublin IRE. – His preferred style is Jungle, D&B and old skool rave/hardcore, but he often takes a trip down memory lane spinning old skool house & techno witnessed at iconic nights such as The Asylum, Sides DC, Ormond Multimedia Centre and Columbia Mills and all the big Raves at the Point Depot and around Ireland which he attended back in the early 90s.