ben pearce, music to... warm you up for snowbombing

Ben Pearce steps up to deliver a sterling house and techno selection ahead of this years Snowbombing Festival.

by i-D Staff
08 March 2016, 1:15pm

Ever since his 2012 hit What I Might Do, Ben Pearce has straddled the realms of the underground and the mainstream. His success in the overground opened up his sound to new ears and he's gone on to become a core staple of the UK's house music scene. With remixes for the likes of Danglo, Suara Music, Jaymo and Andy George's Moda Black label, recent releases have been packed with dance floor aimed adrenaline.

This year will see Ben kick off his festival season with an appearance in the legendary musical mountains of Mayhöfen's Snowbombing Festival and, in a sneak preview, Ben has jumped deep into the mix for i-D. Gearing you up for the sounds and the slopes, Mr Pearce himself serves up a selection of house and techno that's guaranteed to prep you for the weighty week ahead. Turn up the levels.

Music to shift your mood from staying in to staying up all night...
Stormzy, Shut Up

Music for fiery arguments and emotional goodbyes...
State Champs, All You Are Is History

Music to kiss and make up to...
Jill Scott, He Loves Me

Music to heal a broken heart...
Twin Atlantic, Oceans

Music to get high to...
Atmosphere, Yesterday

Music to take a long drive to...
Mansionair, Hold Me Down

Music you'd like played at your funeral...
Brand New, Jesus Christ

Music to celebrate your birthday to...
Neck Deep, Gold Steps

Music guaranteed to give you serious swagger…
Dinosaur Pile Up, 11:11

Music to make even the wallflowers dance...
Candi Staton, When You Wake Up

Music to play at the afterparty when it's 6am and the sun is beginning to rise...
Moderat, Fondle

Music that could put even an insomniac to sleep...
Aphex Twin, Avril 14th


John Talabot - So Will Be Now (feat. Pional)
Khidja - Indecis (Red Axes Remix)
Kenny Leaven - Pine
Benny T - Beating Against The Wall
Kai Von Glasgow - Where Do We Go Wrong
Fort Romeau - Facing The Sea
Hunter Game - Radius
DJ Honesty - Lazer
Terra nova - Kepler 186F (186Fetisch Mix)
Truncate - 86
Bambounou - Each Other
Fjaak - Super Smash
Afriquoi - Way Out (Hodgson Remix)

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