Delta Heavy

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Delta Heavy
Origin London, England
Genres
Years active 2009–present
Labels
Website www.deltaheavy.co.uk
Members Ben Hall
Simon James

Delta Heavy is a British electronic music production duo from London. The duo consists of Ben Hall and Simon James. They describe their genre as anything between 110 and 174BPM.[1] They've released three singles including two double A-sides, and their debut extended play Down the Rabbit Hole was released on 27 May 2012, spawning the popular promotional single "Get By".[2] It entered the UK Dance Chart at number 37. The song was also remixed by house producers Gorgon City, and the remix was given independent release.[3] Their most recent track "Empire" was released for free download, and later for purchase through RAM Records. Delta Heavy have received widespread recognition, creating remixes for the likes of Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah, Avicii, DJ Fresh, Nero and Example among others. The bass music promoter UKF has helped the duo rise to fame, with their Nero remix accumulating almost eight million views,[4] "Demons" accumulating almost two million[5] and "Hold Me" accumulating over four million views.[6] The animated music video for "Get By", directed by Ian Robertson, has received over five and a half million YouTube views.[7] Delta Heavy have supported Sub Focus on his North American Torus tour,[8] and will support Example on his 2014 Live Life Living arena tour.[9] The duo are currently writing their debut album which will be released on RAM Records. Their fourth single, "Reborn", was released on 2 November 2014.


Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

Year Album Label
2012 Down the Rabbit Hole[10] RAM Records
2014 Apollo[11] RAM Records

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
Dance

[12]
2010 "Space Time / Take the Stairs" Non-album singles
2011 "Overkill / Hold Me"
2012 "Get By" 37 Down the Rabbit Hole EP
2013 "Empire" Non-album singles
2014 "Reborn"

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Release Label
2009 "Galaxy" Acts of Mad Men Viper Recordings
2010 "Abort" The Headroom EP: Parts 3 & 4 Viper Recordings
2011 "Minus" RAM 100 RAM Records

Remixes[edit]

Year Song Artist
2011 "Street Dancer" Avicii
"Stay Awake" Example
"Hitz" Chase & Status featuring Tinie Tempah
"Quad Bikes" Mensah, Sukh Knight and Squarewave
2012 "Must Be the Feeling" Nero
"Flesh and Bone" Emalkay featuring Rod Azlan
"When the Rain Is Gone" Adam F
"Iron Deer Dream" Fixers
"I Used to Have It All" Maverick Sabre
"R.I.P." Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah
"Crowd Control" Excision and Downlink
2013 "Here to Stay" Zomboy featuring Lady Chann
"Earthquake" DJ Fresh vs. Diplo featuring Dominique Young Unique
"Turbine (VIP Mix)" Delta Heavy
2014 "Pushing On" Oliver $ & Jimi Jules

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delta Heavy". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Down the Rabbit Hole (RAM Records) :: Beatport". Beatport. 2012-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Get By (RAM Records) :: Beatport". Beatport. 2013-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Nero - Must Be The Feeling (Delta Heavy Remix)". YouTube. 2012-01-25. 
  5. ^ "Delta Heavy - Demons". YouTube. 2012-05-25. 
  6. ^ "Delta Heavy - Hold Me (Official Video)". YouTube. 2011-10-14. 
  7. ^ "Delta Heavy - Get By (Official Video)". YouTube. 2012-05-07. 
  8. ^ "Timeline Photos". Facebook. 2013-11-13. 
  9. ^ Davidson, Amy (15 August 2014). "Example to embark on UK tour this autumn". Digital Spy. 
  10. ^ "Delta Heavy :: Tracks :: Beatport". Beatport. Retrieved 2013-11-01. 
  11. ^ "Delta Heavy - Timeline Photos". Facebook. 2014-02-12. 
  12. ^ Peak positions for the Dance singles in the UK:

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