LONDON, August 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
burn Residency, the biggest global DJ competition, has spent the last year embarking on a global search for up and coming DJ talent. Just weeks ago, over 5000 entrants from over 90 countries were narrowed down to 18 hopefuls and flown to Ibiza where they had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to win a summer-long residency at one of the top clubs in Ibiza.
The contestants battled it out in an intense two-week bootcamp. Finally, for 3 of the DJs their dream became reality... this year's burn Residency winners are Lea Dobricic, Tommy Kid and Hyena. Check out the exciting final episode here!
Capturing the judges' attention immediately by winning the first challenge and securing a place in the final six - Lea Dobricic (Serbia) was chosen to join the line-up at the world's biggest club, Privilege.
Thomas Ferraré, aka Tommy Kid (France), wowed judges with his blend of bass, dub and trap - helping him stand out, ultimately taking his place at one of Ibiza's most infamous clubbing destinations: Sankeys Ibiza
Finally, Jan Jechna, aka Hyena (Poland), left an impression with his mix of house and techno and was selected to join the ranks of Steve Lawler, Kolsch and Guy Gerber at the home of Ibiza sunsets; the world-renowned Café Mambo.
Burn marketing manager, Erik Hofstaedter, said: "Whilst we have been impressed by the sheer level of talent from all of our contestants at this year's burn Residency, our winners have shown a phenomenal amount of promise through their passion, dedication and skill and we are excited to be able to be a part of what promise to be three very bright careers ahead."
Now Lea, Tommy and Hyena have secured their residencies, we can unveil their first singles exclusively via burn Records on Beatport. Burn Records has been set up to give them the best platform and opportunity to release their first tracks on.
Be part of the winner's experience with Lea, Tommy and Jan from when they prepared for bootcamp right up to their first sets as resident DJs. Follow their stories and tune to burn Residency's online web series here.
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