D33J

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D33J
Birth name Djavan Santos
Born Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Electronic
Occupation(s) Record producer
Years active 2011–present
Labels Wedidit, Anticon
Associated acts Shlohmo, Ryan Hemsworth, Groundislava, RL Grime
Website soundcloud.com/d33j

Djavan Santos, better known by his stage name D33J, is an electronic music producer based in California.[1] He is a member of the Wedidit collective.[2] He has collaborated with Tory Lanez and Lil Yachty.[3]

Early life[edit]

Djavan Santos was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.[4] He studied guitar and electronic music at Alexander Hamilton High School.[4]

Career[edit]

D33J remixed Kid Smpl's "Pulse" off of the Escape Pod EP.[5] In October 2012, it was announced that he got signed to the Anticon label.[6] His first EP, Tide Songs, was re-released on the label in early 2013.[7] He released the second EP, Gravel, later that year.[8] In 2017, D33J released his debut album, Death Valley Oasis.[9] It included guest appearances from Deradoorian, Baths, Corbin, and Shlohmo.[10]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Death Valley Oasis (2017)

EPs[edit]

  • Tide Songs (2011)
  • Gravel (2013)
  • Gravel Remixed (2015)

Guest appearances[edit]

Productions[edit]

Remixes[edit]

  • Kid Smpl - "Pulse (D33J Remix)" from Escape Pod (2012)
  • El Ten Eleven - "Lullaby (D33J Remix)" from Transitions Remixed (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Santana, Christian (June 25, 2012). "Doseone "Arm in Armageddon (D33J Remix)"". XLR8R. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Premiere: Download a set of remixes from Wedidit member and recent Anticon signee D33J". Fact. October 8, 2012. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ Mansfield, Aaron (May 26, 2017). "A Look at Who's Who on Lil Yachty's 'Teenage Emotions'". Complex. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Fader, Lainna (June 4, 2013). "Bubblin' Up: D33J". XLR8R. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ Santana, Christian (July 10, 2012). "Escape Pod". XLR8R. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  6. ^ Ahern, Gabrielle (October 8, 2012). "Listen: D33J Remixes Drake, Sigur Rós And Bobby Valentino". CMJ. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  7. ^ Li, Christina (April 4, 2013). "D33J on Making Emotional Dance Music and His Upcoming Tour with Baths". SF Weekly. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  8. ^ Eaton, James (September 19, 2013). "D33J Preps Second EP for Anticon, Shares New Track". XLR8R. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  9. ^ Darville, Jordan (August 3, 2017). "D33J Announces Debut Album Death Valley Oasis, Shares "Black Ice"". The Fader. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  10. ^ Balfour, Jay (September 7, 2017). "D33J: Death Valley Oasis". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 9, 2017. 

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