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The Best Drum and Bass Artists

This drum and bass artists list ranks the best drum and bass DJs ever by votes. This list of good jazz fusion artists and groups let’s you see who dnb fans think are the best best drum and bass artists. Drum & bass as emerged in England during 1990s as part of the rave music movement. It's a genre of English electronic music also known as jungle that's characterized by breakbeats and with heavy basslines and sub-bass. Just like big beat and hard house, drum and bass was one of the most popular genres of English dance music. In turn, drum and bass artists were some of the most popular DJs in England. The best drum and bass DJs are some of the biggest names in electronic dance music due to their sound - that fuses elements of Jamaican dub, reggae, along with jungle music. While it's known by many names (Drum n Bass, DnB, D'n'B, and D&B for starters), the best drum and bass artists have seen multiple subgenres emerge due to the cutting edge nature of the music and remains one of the biggest forms of dance music.

So, who are the best drum and bass artists? Any list of DnB DJs has to include the likes of DJ Hidden, Andy C, DJ Hype, Goldie, Jack Smooth, DJ Hazard and LTJ Bukem. These are names that are closely associated with drum and bass music and with good reason. They're pioneers within the DnB genre and have been someone of the most important artists in carrying drum and bass to a new generation of fans.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best drum and bass artists. if you notice that a drum and bass DJ is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best drum and bass DJs of all time?" and "who is the greatest drum and bass musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular drum and bass DJs that you might've heard of. 

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    FabricLive.40, Bells Of / Last Look, DmC: Devil May Cry: Original Game ...

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    Cruel & Unusual, Endangered Species, From the Shadows

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    Nightlife 6, FabricLive.18, Nightlife

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    The Rukus / Nitron, Killa Bites, Volume 2: LP Sampler

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    FabricLive 63: Digital Soundboy Soundsystem, Fast Lane, Bambaata: 2012 The ...

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    Hitz, Bingo Sessions, Volume 3

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    Digital Nation, Book of the Bad, Inside the Machine

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    Natural Born Killa EP, Acid Reign / M25FM, Mine to Give

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    The Fat of the Land, More Music for the Jilted Generation, Always ...

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    Chronic 18, The Grimey EP, AKA The Original Master

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    True Colors, Hospitalised, High Society

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    Timeless, Ring of Saturn, INCredible Sound of Drum 'n' Bass

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    Chaos by Design, Uprising, Concord Dawn

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    Empty Streets EP, Enclosed, Peer to Peer Pressure

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    Richard D. James Album, Come to Daddy, Selected Ambient Works

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    New Forms, Touching Down, Return to V

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    Torus, Sub Focus, Mixmag Presents: The Road to Creamfields

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    FabricLive 03, Drum & Bass Essentials, Dubplate Killaz 2 (Return of ...

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    10 Years of Drum & Bass Arena, The Prototype Years, The Harder They ...

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    Black Science, Through the Eyes of a Scorpion: Album Sampler, Space Age ...

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    F Jam, Music in My Mind, Kaos: The Anti-Acoustic Warfare

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    No Turning Back, Downpour EP, True ID / The Fix

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    Prepare for Assault, Fully Automatic, Autopsy

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    Dieselboy: The Dungeonmaster's Guide, System_Upgrade, The 6ixth Session ...

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    New Forms, Watching Windows, New Forms²

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    Progression Sessions 1, Fantazia Takes You Into the Jungle, Volume 2

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    Industry, Back for the Future, Through the Looking Glass

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    Machete Bass EP, Busted / 0121, All the Way EP

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    Era of Diversion, Police State, Amazing Friends EP

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    Weapons of Mass Creation 3, Medical History, Golden Ticket

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    Autopsy, Hard as Fuck / Fifth Dimension, Horizon / The Search

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    Raw, Warlords Rising, Nightmare Walking / Hybrid

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    Dusted: Selected Works 2003 - 2008, FabricLive 44: Commix, Five Reasons / ...

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    Ghetto Blaster, Hospital Mix 4, Hospital Mix Six

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    Chroma Chords, Magnolias / Backlash, Down the Line

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    Supermodified, Foley Room, Bricolage

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    Weekend World, Titles of the Unexpected.., Conductor

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    Drum'n'Bass: Visions, in:transit, Future Reference

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    Cyanide / Outpost, Road Block / State of Mind, Messiah / Beckoning

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    Words and Pictures, Back of Beyond, Brave Nu World

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    Love Is the Devil, Famous Lost Words, Natural History

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    Feel the Sunshine, Acid Lab, So Far

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    Science Fiction, Strings Track (Apex remix) / Brooklyn Summer (Morphy ...

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    Ventura / Sagrada Familia, Time Will Tell / Sky Song, Wrong Think / A Clue ...

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    Bloodline EP, The Chase / Fresh Step, Ghetto Style E.P.

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    Big Loada, Go Plastic, Feed Me Weird Things

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    Touching Bass, Fantazia Takes You Into the Jungle, Volume 2

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    Judderman / The Whisper, Breath In, Scream Out EP

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