20 Tunes every DJ needs in their locker

In these unprecedented times more than ever, DJ's are live-streaming on a daily basis from all corners of the globe. 

With pubs, clubs and most (if not all) internet stations closed and the mass population on lock-down, live streams are gaining more live views and remote streaming is fast becoming an essential public service for the Junglist Massive.

At dnbhub we wanted to compile a list of must-have tunes that every drum and bass/Jungle DJ should be able to draw for, so we asked some friends to help us out... 


DJ Silver aka (North Base, Sonic & Silver, Accidental Heroes)

Part of Manchester based collective North Base and a regular fixture not only on the global club and festival circuit, but also on many of your favorite labels with releases on Ram Records, Hospital Records, Metalheadz, Virus Recordings, Viper Recordings, Shogun Audio, Technique Recordings + More!

 Here are 20 tracks that Silver thinks you should know about:

  • The Prototypes - Shadows
  • North Base & Pulsar - Never Have To Be Alone - Free Download
  • Dimension & Culture Shock - Don't Sleep
  • Original Sin - Never Say Die - VIP
  • North Base x Smooth x Pulsar - Sour Mash - Dub
  • Turno - Osiris - DNA
  • North Base x Trei x Pulsar x Dynamite Mc - Raw - Dub
  • Parallel - Trust - Nemesis Recordings
  • DJ Limited - You Got - playaz
  • Mob Tactics - Pure X - Ram
  • Green Vibes - underground gangster - Nemesis Recordings
  • Hazard - Air Guitar 2
  • Dua Lipa - Don’t Start Now - Sub Killaz & Profile Bootleg
  • Mefjus & Break - Out Of Time - Vision
  • Kanine - Prophecy
  • North Base & Kitcha - Eastern Promise - Ram
  • DC Breaks - Club Thug - Ram
  • Warhead - Stressball - Grid
  • Chords & North Base - Spotlight - Dub

ATOM, DJ, Producer and Label Executive at Charge Recordings.  

A multi-genre musical maestro, ATOM has been DJ'ing for 20 + years, producing drum and bass after being taught by Mike Daley one of the producers of the classic General Levy track, Incredible. ATOM is now Label Executive and Producer at Charge Recordings alongside Mampi Swift.

 Below are ATOM's go-to tracks that he draws on to get any dance floor movin'. 

  • Bad Company - The Pulse  
  • Mampi Swift - Gangster
  • Mob Tactics - Pure X
  • Blame - Stay Forever
  • DJ Fresh & Sigma - Cylon
  • Dillinja - Hard Noize
  • DJ Fresh - X Project
  • High Contrast - If We Ever
  • Scorpio - Trouble
  • Clipz - Down 4
  • Chase and Status - Blind Faith
  • Breakbeat era - Ultra Obscene
  • Konflict - Messiah
  • Turno - The Invaderz
  • Adam F & Mind Vortex - Music is my life
  • Tarantula - Pendulum ft MC Spyda
  • Calibre - Drop it down
  • Shy FX - Feelings
  • Ed Rush and Optical - Kerbkrawler
  • Firefox - Bonanza Kid

T-Phonic - DJ, Producer.  

drumandbass.store co-founder T-Phonic has been plying his trade for 20 years collaborating with the likes of Sigma, AMC, Katie's Ambition (Koven) with releases on Technique, Viper, Jungle Cakes, Titan and UKF. His production style and tune selection is bassline heavy with a cool mix of anthemic vocal tracks and dancefloor bangers. 

 Here are T's essential tracks:

  • See Red - Jonny L
  • Friday - Capone
  • Milky Way - Ram Trilogy
  • Killers Don't die - Hazard
  • Be True - Commix
  • Spiritual Aura - DJ Rap
  • By Your Side - Spy
  • Streetlife - Chase & Status
  • Messiah - Konflikt
  • Midnight(Remix)  - Marcus Intalex & ST Files
  • Up All Night - John B
  • Sicknote - Ed Rush & optical
  • Buck Rogers -
  • Together - Logistics 
  • Dark Stranger - Ray Keith
  • Renegade Snare - Omni Trio
  • Stigma - Noisia
  • If We Ever - High Contrast
  • Feelings - Shy Fx
  • Switch - DJ Fresh

Nicky Blackmarket - Legendary DJ, Producer, Collaborator, Label Boss and all round good egg. 

What can be said about this man that we haven't already said at dnbhub before?One of the most versatile DJ's in the game was kind enough to give us an insight into what's currently in his box which should tell you guys what to look out for in the near future!

  • Kructial feat Ragga Twins - Fruity VIP - Kartoons
  • Traumatise - Joker VIP - Biological Beats
  • Profile - Dua Lipa Booty - dub
  • Aries, Gold Dubs, Bevan, Andy Sim - Chem Trails feat Lion Art (Napes rmx) - Born on Road
  • King Yoof feat Natty Campbell - All My Ravers - Biological Beats
  • Stillz and Amplify - Do It Again - dub
  • DJ Rap - Rumble rmx - Proper Talent
  • Replicant - C.R.E.W - Octave
  • Filthy Habits & Jepodize - Chillum - Aries and Nicky BM rmx - Calypso
  • Hexa - Double Dealer - Lowdown Deep
  • DJ Zinc feat Alicai Harley - Bubble - Trex rmx - dub
  • Kenny Ken and Liondub feat Ragga Twins - Cross fe we Border - dub
  • Traumatise - T3 - Biological Beats - dub
  • Jay Jay and Marvelous Cain - Ramp wid me - dub
  • Heist - Cloak - colab
  • Profile and Traumatise - Don Dada - dub
  • DJ Gaw - Headpiece - Kartoons
  • Higher Sector feat Sam Harris - Forces - Liondub International
  • Basstripper - Greedy VIP - Lowdown Deep 20 - Dope Ammo
  • Mix Ten feat Jasmine Knight - How did it go down - Kartoons

DJ Sense - DJ, Producer, Multi-Platform Radio Presenter, Vinyl Appreciator and first DJ to use and adopt Facebook live streaming services for his set. 

With releases on multiple labels, we had get DJ Sense's input into the tracks that he couldn't live without. This guy is one of the scenes most active spinners so it wouldn't have been a credible chart post without his 20.

  • Dj Krust - Angles
  • Undercover Agent - Five Tones
  • Dj Die - Special Treat
  • Adam F - Circles
  • Mist-i-Cal - Mistical Dub
  • Bad Company - The Nine
  • Terrorist - The Chopper (Shy FX Remix)
  • Alex Reece - Pulp Fiction
  • Apollo Two - Atlantis (LTJ Bukem Remix)
  • Roni Size - Trust Me
  • Nasty Habits - Shadow Boxing
  • Ed Rush, Optical & Fierce - Alien Girl
  • Shimon & Andy C - Quest
  • J Majik - Everything I Do
  • TC - Game Over
  • Dr Meaker & Voltage - Baddest DJ
  • Command Strange - Rockin
  • Zero T - The Panties
  • Zinc - Casino Royale
  • John B - Up All Night

Mrs Magoo - Award Winning DJ

Mrs Magoo has built somewhat of a cult global following in a remarkably short space of time, picking up Best Female DJ at The We Love Jungle Awards, Resident at Jungle Splash and The Bellyman show, Label DJ for Deep in the Jungle Records and all this in between 3 US Tours! 

Magoo is a breath of fresh air to a male dominated Industry her top 20 is below. 

  • Omni Trio - Renegade Snares (Foul Play remix)
  • Urban Shakedown - Some Justice 95
  • Ed Rush, Optical & Fierce - Alien Girl
  • Mampi Swift - Jaws
  • Jo - R-type (Chopstick Dubplate)
  • Renegade - Terrorist
  • Conquering Lion - Code Red
  • Roni Size - 26 Bass
  • Firefox - Buck Rogers
  • Firefox - Bonanza Kid
  • Blade runner - Feel For You
  • Conrad Subs - Special Request
  • DJ Hybrid - Mix and Blend
  • Need for Mirrors - Peng
  • Liondub & Navigator ft Junior Dangerous - Body Bang (Aries & Stivs remix)
  • Dez - Dubplate
  • D Force - Original Badboy (C.A.B.L.E remix)
  • Double 99 - Rip Groove (Fixate remix)
  • DJ Red - Enta the Dragon
  • Kartoon - Fire Inna Jungle

DJ Baizwarn - drumandbass.store Co-Founder, dnbhub author, Internet Radio DJ, Selektah! 

Let's face it, the only reason I made this post is because I wrote it (!) but I'd like to think that I know my onions when it comes to tracks that a DJ should be able to draw on. 

Below are my 20 - please like, share and comment; Thanks for reading!

  • dBridge & Vegas - True Romance
  • Bad Company - Planet Dust
  • Sub Zero - 3 Way
  • Krust - Warhead
  • Sub Focus - X-ray
  • Nemesis Feat DJ Kane - System (Optical Remix)
  • Scar - Clear As Day
  • Mefjus - Sinkhole (Skeptical Remix)
  • Capone - Friday
  • Dillinja - Strontium Jazz
  • Alix Perez & Halogenix - Rollcage
  • Bredren - Butterfunk
  • Roni Size - 26 Bass
  • LTJ Bukem - Horizons
  • Moving Fusion - Turbulence
  • Krust - Soul in Motion
  • Dillinja - Unexplored Terrain
  • Scorpio - Li Li
  • Mampi Swift - The One
  • Adam F - Metropolis

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