When Danny Byrd joined forces with D Double E, it was always going to turn our heads. With a new crossover collab released earlier this month on Ministry of Sound, we caught up with the drum ‘n’ bass great to find out what’s in his studio.
Danny Byrd has been a drum ‘n’ bass force for over two decades. He signed to legendary Hospital Records over 20 years ago and has collaborated with General Levy, MC GQ and Netsky.
D Double E is a pioneer of grime who’s latest album ‘Double Or Nothing’ was critically acclaimed whilst featuring fellow A-list talent including Kano, Giggs, Ms Banks, Ghetts, JME and Triggs.
On their collab ‘Selecta’ it’s drum ‘n’ bass with a fresh production twist including jungle breakdowns with funky 90s horn samples. Flowing seamlessly on top is D Double E’s rapid and playful bars. If you’re not heard it yet in a club, you can listen below.
We spoke to Danny Byrd to find out the gear he used to make the track.
Danny Byrd and D Double E’s ‘Selecta’ is out now on Ministry of Sound.