DC Breaks

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DC Breaks
OriginLondon, England
GenresDrum and bass
Years active2006 (2006)–present
LabelsRam Records, Viper Recordings, Frequency Recordings, DC Breaks Recordings, Restless Natives
MembersDan Havers
Chris Page

DC Breaks are a British drum and bass production duo made up of Dan Havers and Chris Page. After being discovered and nurtured by Scotland's DJ Kid, they went on to sign a record deal with RAM Records, run by the renowned producer Andy C. They have produced numerous remixes for major record labels, including artists such as Tinie Tempah, I Blame Coco, Paloma Faith, Example, Esmée Denters and Rox. In April 2017, their debut album Different Breed was released on RAM Records.

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Biography[edit]

In 2010, they signed a record deal with RAM Records, run by the renowned producer Andy C. DC Breaks appeared on BBC Radio 1Xtra's mix show for Crissy Criss.[2]

They released their first EP on Viper Recordings in May 2010 which included their well-known track "Halo",[3] and also had their tracks featured on Andy C's Nightlife compilation series and Futurebound's compilation Acts of Madmen (2009).[4]

They have produced numerous remixes for major record labels, including artists such as Tinie Tempah, I Blame Coco, Paloma Faith, Example, Esmée Denters and Rox.[5]

In April 2017, their debut album Different Breed was released on RAM Records.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Release Label
2017 Different Breed RAM Records
2021 DCXV RAM Records

EPs and Singles[edit]

Year Release Label
2020 "We Never Slow Down" (featuring Eva Lazarus) RAM Records
"Back For More" / "Pickett Line (Technimatic Remix)"
"Raise The Bar" / "Concrete Jungle (Skantia Remix)"
"Club Thug"
2019 "Spectrum" (with Smooth)
"Opposition" / "Higher VIP" (with Loadstar featuring Doktor) Bassrush Records
"Halo VIP" / "Mankind 2019" Viper Recordings
2018 "Gambino (InsideInfo Remix)" / "Remember (Loadstar Remix)" RAM Records
"Never Stop (S.P.Y Remix)" / "Hustle (Synergy Remix)"
"Vendetta (A.M.C & Turno Remix)" / "Everybody (Flowidus Remix)"
"Infinity VIP" / "Underground (Tantrum Desire Remix)"
2017 "Everybody"
"Underground"
2016 "Arcade" / "Creeper VIP"
"Bambino" / "Bad Flow"
2015 "Breathe" RAM Records / Virgin EMI
"If This Is Love"
"Faithless / Gambino VIP"
"Sidewinder" RAM Records
2014 "Lock In" / "Shakedown"
2013 "Gambino" / "Burning"
"Swag" / "Proton"
"Shaman" / "Let It Go"
2012 "Firez" EP
"Snake Style" (vs. Document One) Buygore
2011 "Creeper" / "Horror" RAM Records
"The More I Want" / "Take That"
"Emperor" Restless Natives
2010 "Halo" EP Viper Recordings
2009 "Pickett Line" / "Flashback" Frequency Recordings
"Hysteria" / "Circus" Sudden Def Recordings
2008 "Taken" / "Come Closer" Frequency Recordings
"Romper" / "Mankind" Viper Recordings
"Do You Believe VIP" Restless Natives
2007 "Hear This" / "Cold Thing" DC Breaks Recordings
"Sicko" / "Soho"
2006 "Trust Me" / "El Mariachi" High Lite Recordings
"Emperor" / "Horizon" Restless Natives
"Do You Believe" / "Noize Dub"
2005 "Que Sera" / "Leave Me"

Other appearances[edit]

Year Release Album / EP Label
2015 "Sidewinder" Free Download RAM Records
2013 "Slugs" Andy C: Nightlife 6 RAM Records
2012 "Snake Style" / "Take A Ride" (with Document One) Snake Style / Take A Ride Buygore
"Breathless" (with Bassnectar and Mimi Page) Freestyle Amorphous Music
"Killer" (with SKisM featuring Dee Freer) Division EP Never Say Die
2010 "Pickett Line (VIP Mix)" Andy C: Nightlife RAM Records
"Rumble (Mash Up Mix)" (vs. Reso and Vent) Rumble (Mash Up Mix) Subway
2009 "Polar Bear" Acts of Mad Men Viper Recordings

Remixes[edit]

Artist Track Label
Alex Clare "Treading Water" Island Records
Bertie Blackman "Byrds Of Prey" EQ
Disaszt "Together" Mainframe Recordings
Eelke Kleijn "Mistakes" Spinnin' / RAM
Erik Hassle "Hurtful" Island Records
Example "Won't Go Quietly" Ministry Of Sound
Fytch, Captain Crunch & Carmen Forbes "Raindrops" Strictly Rhythm
Hidden Orchestra "Vorka" Tru Thoughts
Hold Tight "Lounge" Spearhead
I Blame Coco "Spirit Golden" Island Records
Jerome Price "Me Minus You" DMC
JLS "The Club Is Alive" Sony Records
Jupiter Ace "Glowing In The Dark" Big Vision Records
Koven "More Than You" Viper Recordings
Loadstar "Give It To Me" RAM Records
London Grammar "Oh Woman Oh Man" Ministry of Sound
Melissa Steel featuring Popcaan "Kisses for Breakfast" Renowned / Warner
Mindflow "Switched" Never Say Die Records
Misha B "Home Run" Relentless Records
PhaseOne "Broken Chains" Disciple Recordings
Professor Green featuring Tori Kelly "Lullaby" Virgin
Ram Trilogy "Terminal 2" RAM Records
Reso & Vent "Rumble" Subway
ROX "My Baby" Rough Trade Records
ROX "No Going Back" Rough Trade Records
Seinabo Sey "Pretend" RAM Records
Soft Toy Emergency "Critical" All Around the World Productions
Paloma Faith "Upside Down" Sony Records
Tinie Tempah "Pass Out" EMI
The Wanted "I Found You" Island Records
Zeds Dead & Omar LinX "Cowboy" Ultra Records
Zomboy "Beast in the Belly" Never Say Die Records

Production credits[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2011 "Never Had a Day" (co-produced by Sheldrake) Example Playing in the Shadows

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music - DC Breaks". BBC. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  2. ^ "1Xtra Programmes - D&B M1X with Crissy Criss, DC Breaks have Wilkinson in the Mix". BBC. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  3. ^ "DC Breaks – Discover music, videos, concerts, stats, & pictures at". Last.fm. 11 February 2009. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  4. ^ "DC Breaks Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  5. ^ DC Breaks Biography [1] Archived 3 August 2012 at archive.today, Retrieved on 2 Dec 2011.

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