Brookes Brothers

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Brookes Brothers
Origin London, UK
Genres Drum and bass, Liquid funk
Years active 2002 - present
Labels Viper Recordings, Breakbeat Kaos
Members Dan Brookes, Phil Brookes

Phil and Dan Brookes, otherwise known as the Brookes Brothers, are drum and bass producers from London, UK. The two brothers discovered a love for the more soulful sounds of drum and bass around the turn of the millennium, but it wasn't until 2006 that they gained public notice.


In 2006 they surfaced with "Portal/Desert Island" on Danny Wheeler’s W10 imprint. This was followed by "Verano", a collaborative effort with Nick Douwma, otherwise known as Sub Focus. In 2007, the Brookes Brothers were exclusively signed to DJ Fresh and Adam F’s label Breakbeat Kaos. Their first release was "Hard Knocks/Mistakes", receiving major radio support from Zane Lowe, Pete Tong and the Trophy Twins, as well as staple drum & bass DJ’s such as Andy C, Grooverider, and Adam F.[1] In 2007, collaborated with another rising drum and bass star, Culture Shock, creating the monster track "Rework". In 2008, the brothers continue to assault the market with a host of big tunes such as F-Zero, Gold Rush, Dawn Treader and Crackdown. They hold residencies in both Fabric[2] and Herbal nightclubs, playing regular national and international DJ sets. Their self-titled debut album was finally released in 2011, under the label Breakbeat Kaos.



Release Label Year
The Brookes Brothers Breakbeat Kaos 2011


Release Label Year
Aura / Blue Light W10 Records 2005
Someone / Promise Viper Recordings 2006
Hard Knocks / Mistakes Breakbeat Kaos 2006
Portal / Desert Island W10 Records 2006
Rework / Zeppelin RAM Records 2007
Headroom EP Part 1 Viper Recordings 2008
Tear You Down / Drifter Breakbeat Kaos 2008
F-Zero / Dawn Treader Breakbeat Kaos 2008
Acts Of Mad Men Pt. 4 Viper Recordings 2009
Last Night / War Cry Breakbeat Kaos 2010
Birdman! / Mosquito Metropolis Mastering 2010
Beautiful / Souvenir Breakbeat Kaos 2011
In Your Eyes / The Big Blue Breakbeat Kaos 2011
Paperchase / Brookes Brothers Breakbeat Kaos 2011
Tear You Down / Breathe & Stop VIP The Sound Masters Unknown
Loveline / The Blues Breakbeat Kaos 2012
Get On It / Golden Ticket Viper Recordings 2013
Carry Me On Viper Recordings 2013


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