The Live Music Show Curated by Derek Allen (AKA Dj A)
This Is A Network Awesome Original Production
Harry Belafonte on the Muppet Show
Fozzie: "Trust Me"
Paul Williams - The Hell of It
I love that in the 1970's you could look like Paul Williams and still
be a successful "pop" singer/songwriter
Nirvana 1992 MTV VMA ( Part 1
"Hi how are you!"
The Grumpies 'Punk Boy'
One of the best punk bands on the 90s, hands down. First cassette
tape is one of the best things i've ever heard.
Pink Floyd 'Echos' Live at Pompei
Pink Floyd Play Pompous Performance in Pompei. But I love it.
A SONG FOR YOU - Leon Russell & Friends (1971)
Leon is back in the spotlight via his new album with Elton John, but
dude is a legend who never really fit into one category, rock blues
soul country scheechy voice I dunno but he's awesome.
Beem - Mouth Everest Live
Awesome song from this skwee innovator, played live on numerous
King Jammy - Jailhouse Rock
I want one of those mixers! This is from a BBC special I believe.
Stretching the definition of "live music". This is the first thing
you see when you die I think
Phil Collins - In the air tonight (live)
I want one of those headset microphones!
The Misfits - "Interview/I Turned into a Martian"
I had this on a VHS tape available only through a misfits internet fan
club back in like 96. If anyone can find a girl in the audience of
this video I will send US $100 to you
Derek Allen Bio:
Derek James Allen = DJA
Louisville native Derek Allen started making beats as a teenager, eventually relocating to Philadelphia where he began working with Diplo and Mad Decent as a producer and engineer. As part of the Mad Decent crew and one of Diplo's co-producers, he worked on MIA's albums Kala and MAYA, Robyn’s Body Talk, and Major Lazer’s Guns Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do, as well remixing Amanda Blank, Black Gold, of Montreal, 3OH!3, and countless others.
Allen is a highly sought after writer and producer whose recent work ranges from commercials to his own viral mixtapes. His Blood Bros mixtapes (in conjunction with producer Dirty South Joe) currently have over 40k streams and have been downloaded over 20k times. He also co-wrote Major Lazer's "Lazer Theme" with Diplo and "Come On" with Diplo and Tiesto. He has a wide range of talents as a producer; his recent production work ranging from indie rockers Mates of State to French rapper Charly Greane. Derek has also contributed to high profile commercial work including co-producing two songs for DJ Hero 2, original music for Forum Snowboards, NBA 2k9, Turkcell, and GM Hummer among others.
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