Mainstream Commercially Successful Releases

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  1. Oria

    Oria Member

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    A friend of mine who reckons she has never heard drum & bass but likes mainstream clubbing etc. Now which drum & bass tracks over the last say 10 years have crossed into mainstream popular getting big national radio play outside of the dedicated D&B show(s) and played by your local meat market DJ's. Links to youtube appreciated !
     
  2. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    hype - fugees remix,
    shy fx - original nuttah
    shy fx - shake your body
     
  3. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    marky - lk
     
  4. groelle

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    stamina dkay & epsilon - barcelona
    andy c&shimon - bodyrock

    to name something new id say chase&status - more than a lot lp & the qemists - join the q lp..
     
  5. Oria

    Oria Member

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    zinc on the white label i think you will find - have it !
    too heavy to be popular ... have that myself though
    that is deffo memorable
    classic
    not grabbed me but massive
    classic
     
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    everyone seems to know pendulum's tarantula, and they play that in some of the god awful clubs in my area
     
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    Thin and crispy Active Member

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    Shy FX - Feelings
     
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    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    true
     
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    sub focus - time warp
    dj hazard machette
    blame - stay for ever

    heard each of them played on radio 1 during the day, more so blame.

    also check chase and status - pieces and anything by pendulum.
     
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    GiDriK Lost in jungle

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    High Contrast my friend. Like "Racing Green" i recon.
    Benny Page - Turn Down The Lights maybe
     
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    Junglist_007 learning difficulties

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    Pendulum - Slam. Put a request in at club for Drum & Bass. The DJ will always play that. That's time to buy another beer at the bar.
     
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    shy fx - Dont wanna know (classic)
     
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    Not proper DnB really, but Kosheen? cheesy pop act with DnB beats
     
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    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    m beat - incredible
     
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    well i like hide you tbh. its a different approach, but good nonetheless ...

    and for incredible - totally forgot about that, everyone knows that after ali g ...
     
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    ahh - and maybe shy fx' everyday or mo fire crew - helpless/mo fire? atleast they got videos ;)
     
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    some newer one's getting airplay on radio 1;
    J majik & Wickaman - Crazy World
    Danny Byrd - Red Mist VIP
     
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    dc breaks - pickett line is getting sum airplay .. also subfocus
     
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    Puretone - Addicted to Bass