The techno DJ, producer and label boss of Terminal M gives us her Saturday night playlist.
Simon James and Ben Hall comprise Delta Heavy. The duo have been making massive tunes together since they formed at University, having bonded over a shared love of DJ culture.
The pair exploded onto the scene and inked a deal with the legendary Ram Records and have been going at it hard ever since with their tracks gaining millions of streams across various platforms.
Delta Heavy are currently gearing up for a huge London show, taking over London’s Oval Space on 22 February 2019. The gig will be the duo’s largest headliner to date, and from what we’ve heard the production is going to be insane.
To celebrate the gig, and since Delta Heavy are all about collaboration, we got Simon from the band to make us a playlist his favourite collaborations. Enjoy!
Delta Heavy x Zeds Dead – Lift You Up
Our new single with Toronto bass legends Zeds Dead.
Shimon & Andy C – Body Rock
This tore up the rule book of drum and bass when it first came out and was the first voyage into the triplets world of DnB.
What So Not Ft Daniel Johns – Be Ok Again
What So Not collaborated with a wealth of talent on his album ‘Not All The Beautiful Things’ including Skrillex, Slumberjack and Toto, but of the three collabs with Daniel Johns from Silverchair this was the standout and one that was on repeat in our studio.
Rezz & 1788-L – Hex
Intense and relentless, this collab sums up the new wave of halftime music that is being spearheaded by Rezz and 1788-L.
Shy FX & T-Power – Shake Your Body
Shy FX has always carved his own lane in drum and bass and made some truly classic tunes but with T-Power, this is probably the peak of his back catalogue.
Macky Gee, DJ Phantasy & DJ Fresh – Civilisation
Of all the tracks from the recent Jump Up resurgence, this one has really stood out to us and has been in our sets for a long time. You can hear the influence of everyone involved and those touches add the extra flavour that sets it apart from the competition.
M.A.N.D.Y. & Booka Shade – Body Language
This track has one of those riffs that whirls round and round in my head for days after I’ve listened to it and leaves you wanting more. Slightly sombre and yet incredibly uplifting, I’d say this is my favourite Booka Shade track.
Deadmau5 & Kaskade – I Remember
The way this tune slowly burns and levitates is incredibly hypnotic. This is definitely one of Deadmau5’s best and most timeless tracks and there’s no doubt that it is due to the influence of Kaskade.
Pendulum Ft DJ Fresh, Spyda & Tenor Fly – Tarantula
This track caused major waves in the drum and bass world when it came out. Pendulum were already a force to be reckoned with and working with one of the most talented producers in dnb produced an all-time classic dnb track that still gets played regularly years later.
JOYRYDE & Skrillex – Agen Wida
There’s not much Skrillex can’t do on his own but working with JOYRYDE on Agen Wida was a great move and produced a track that sat somewhere between EDM, tech house and bassline and got played across the board last year.
Tickets for Delta Heavy’s upcoming show at Oval Space, London are available now through TicketWeb.uk