Charles Martin, a vinyl purist, began DJing in 1996. A follower of the underground dance scene since the early 90s, he has performed in venues along the east coast from New York to Miami as well as in the UK and S. America. He performs on a regular basis at Washington DC's U Street Music Hall and Flash night clubs.
Charles has played alongside artists such as: Damian Lazarus (Crosstown Rebels), Ellen Allien (Bpitch Control), Juan Atkins (Metroplex), Kevin Saunderson (KMS), Moritz von Oswald (Basic Channel), Catz N Dogz (Pets), Shaun Reeves (Visionquest), Delano Smith (Sushitech), Audiofly (Supernature), Dj T (Get Physical) and Jan Krueger (Hello?Repeat).
Charles is a versatile artist, having the ability to perform across various music genres including house, techno and breakbeat. Having performed at large clubs and at more intimate venues, his skills have earned him high accolades among the Washington D.C. EDM scene. From 2004 - 2008 he served as Friday night resident at the now defunct Dragonfly, in D.C. In 2005, he was a finalist at the Scion Battle of the DJs held at the legendary Buzz/Cubiq events at Club Nation, hosted by BuzzLife.
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A long time dance music aficionado, his skills as a selector are supported by a curiosity and plain passion that ignores rigid genre boundaries. A brief run through of past shows confirms this fact. He has served as both headlining talent and as an opener for a diverse array of respected dance music names including Leon Vynehall, Mathias Kaden, George Fitzgerald, Till Von Sein, Bambounou, Jeremy Underground, Jacques Greene, Norm Talley, Pangaea, and many others. With a knack for moving seamlessly between house, techno, and disco, his sets are additionally characterized by free-flowing energy and an organic combination of classic, current, and progressive sounds. He plays regularly throughout the D.C. area, taking control of the decks at globally recognized venues like Flash, U Street Music Hall, Eighteenth Street Lounge, and the Velvet Lounge. In addition to his years of experience DJing, he is the co-founder of #BODYFEEL -- a monthly showcase that has spotlighted cutting edge local & international dance music talent since its inception in 2014. Throe is currently represented by DC based BFF Bookings.
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