Profile:
Derek 'DJA' Allen is a music producer, sound designer & DJ in Los Angeles.

Derek Allen has been making music since a teenager, eventually relocating to Philadelphia to work with Diplo and Mad Decent as a producer and engineer.

Credits include co-writing and production on Lil Wayne's "Two Shots", from The Carter IV, Major Lazer's "Lazer Theme" and "Come On" with Diplo and Tiesto; as well as engineering and production on the MIA LPs Kala and MAYA; Robyn’s Body Talk; Major Lazer’s Guns Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do and Mates of State's Mountaintops.

While working on these projects, he's produced an endless stream of remixes for artists like Rusko, Passion Pit, Diplo, Santigold, Mansions On The Moon, Amanda Blank, Black Gold, of Montreal, 3OH!3, and countless others.

In the summer of 2011 he released his first self produced solo record, the DJA EP on Mad Decent records.

His 80's movie music themed "Blood Bros" mixtapes (produced with Dirty South Joe) have over 50,000 streams and have been downloaded over 25,000 times, as well as being featured by Cracked, Marvel, and other mainstream blogs.

Derek also has a long list of commercial credits including DJ Hero 2, Forum Snowboards, Burotn Snowboards, Special Blend, Foursquare Outerwear, EA Sports NBA 2k9, Turkcell, General Motors and many others.
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Artist

Remix

none Derek Allen (3) - Take Me To The Mountains album art LCMDF* Take Me To The Mountains (Derek Allen Mad Decent Remix) LCMDF* - Take Me To The Mountains(CDr, Single, Promo) Heavenly none UK 2011 Sell This Version
MAD-141 Derek Allen (3) - G Like Me album art Sinden Feat. G-Side (2) G Like Me (Derek Allen Remix) Sinden Feat. G-Side (2) - G Like Me(6xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Mad Decent MAD-141 US 2011
none Derek Allen (3) - Young & Reckless Presents Reckless Wobbles album art DJ E-V & Benzi* Daddy's Lambo (Derek Allen and 2 more… DJ E-V & Benzi* - Young & Reckless Presents Reckless Wobbles(CDr, Comp, Mixed) Not On Label none US 2012 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - F10RIDA album art Diplo Summer's Gonna Hurt You (Derek Allen Version) Diplo - F10RIDA (Album) Big Dada Recordings UK 2014 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Derek Allen (3) - Honeymoon album art Lana Del Rey Art Deco (as Derek and 5 more… Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon (Album) Polydor South Africa 2015 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

MOSCD240 Derek Allen (3) - Running Trax 2 album art Various C’Mon Various - Running Trax 2(3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Ministry Of Sound MOSCD240 UK 2010 Sell This Version
541021CD Derek Allen (3) - Serious Beats 64 album art Various C'mon (as D. Allen) Various - Serious Beats 64(3xCD, Comp) 541, N.E.W.S. 541021CD Belgium 2010 Sell This Version
WOS089CD, 949.A190.122 Derek Allen (3) - C'mon (Catch 'Em By Surprise) album art Tiësto* Vs Diplo Featuring Busta Rhymes Tiësto* Vs Diplo Featuring Busta Rhymes - C'mon (Catch 'Em By Surprise)(CD, Maxi) Wall Of Sound, Wall Of Sound WOS089CD, 949.A190.122 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
Black Hole CD 77 Derek Allen (3) - Fly2Miami album art Various C'mon (Catch 'Em By Surprise) (Instrumental) (as D. Allen) Various - Fly2Miami(CD, Comp) Black Hole Recordings Black Hole CD 77 Netherlands 2011 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME album art 2 Chainz 2 Chainz - B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME (Album) Def Jam Recordings, T.R.U. The Real University UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - Demonstration album art Tinie Tempah Tinie Tempah - Demonstration (Album) Disturbing London Records, Parlophone UK 2013 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - Neon Icon album art Riff Raff (16) Jody 3 Moons (as D. Allen) and 3 more… Riff Raff (16) - Neon Icon (Album) Mad Decent US 2014 Sell This Version

Featuring & Presenting

PLAY069 Derek Allen (3) - Union Of Opposites album art Run DMT (2) Into The Sun Run DMT (2) - Union Of Opposites(12xFile, MP3, 320) Play Me Records PLAY069 US 2012

Production

Derek Allen (3) - Ninja Tune XX: 20 Years Of Beats & Pieces album art Various Summer's Gonna Hurt You (Diplo 2010 Remix) (as Derek Allen - DJA) Various - Ninja Tune XX: 20 Years Of Beats & Pieces (Comp) Ninja Tune, Ninja Tune UK 2010 Sell This Version
ZENCD160 Derek Allen (3) - Ninja Tune XX Vol. 1 album art Various Summer's Gonna Hurt You (Diplo 2010 Remix) (as Derek Allen - DJA) Various - Ninja Tune XX Vol. 1(2xCD, Comp) Ninja Tune ZENCD160 UK & Europe 2010 Sell This Version
277 406-5 Derek Allen (3) - Cinderella's Eyes album art Nicola Roberts Beat Of My Drum Nicola Roberts - Cinderella's Eyes(CD, Album) A&M Records 277 406-5 UK & Ireland 2011 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - Beat Of My Drum album art Nicola Roberts Nicola Roberts - Beat Of My Drum (Single) A&M Records UK 2011 Sell This Version
none Derek Allen (3) - Birth Of An Icon album art RiFF RAFF (16) Only I Can Cure Your Broken Heart (as Derek DJA Allen) and 2 more… RiFF RAFF (16) - Birth Of An Icon(25xFile, MP3, 320) Mad Decent none US 2012
Derek Allen (3) - ¡Three Loco! album art Three Loco We Are Llamas (as Derek DJA Allen) Three Loco - ¡Three Loco! (EP) Mad Decent US 2012 Sell This Version
88697 89619 2 Derek Allen (3) - From Day 1 album art Travis Porter Wobble Travis Porter - From Day 1(CD, Album) RCA Records 88697 89619 2 US 2012 Sell This Version
none Derek Allen (3) - Nobody’s Bitch album art Shanell* Shanell* - Nobody’s Bitch(14xFile, MP3, 192) Young Money Entertainment none US 2012
JEFF025, none Derek Allen (3) - California Sex album art Pheo Pheo - California Sex(5xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Jeffree's, Mad Decent JEFF025, none US 2012
SM-438116 Derek Allen (3) - The Dripping Wet EP album art Cherie Lily Cherie Lily - The Dripping Wet EP(CD, EP) STEEV MIKE SM-438116 US 2013 Sell This Version
Derek Allen (3) - Good Nights & Bad Mornings 2: The Hangover album art Snow Tha Product Where We Are (as Derek DJ A Allen) Snow Tha Product - Good Nights & Bad Mornings 2: The Hangover WOKE Productions US 2013 Sell This Version
MAD-198 Derek Allen (3) - Dolce & Gabbana album art Riff Raff (16) Rookie Of The Year 2013 (as Derek DJA Allen) Riff Raff (16) - Dolce & Gabbana(2xFile, MP3, Single, 320) Mad Decent MAD-198 US 2013