The best of: Oliver Heldens

Having become the posterboy for an innovative new wave of future house artists, Dutch youngster Oliver Heldens has seen his popularity soar in recent years through bass-led house hits. We Rave You check out our Top 10 Oliver Heldens tracks of all time:

10) I Don’t Wanna Go Home
Laced with Oli’s addictive melodies, this vibrant toe tapper fuses elements of funk, soul, and disco to create an upbeat party starter.

9) Ibiza 77
Amalgamating his Heldens and HI-LO identities, Ibiza 77 combines dark metronomic chords with a beefy bassline.

8) Melody
An orchestral release that utilises Oliver’s instrumental prowess, this one is a firm favourite in Oli’s live sets.

7) Space Sheep
Produced under his deeper, HI-LO alias, Oliver teams up with his childhood heroes Chocolate Puma to create this tech-house masterpiece.

6) You Know
An aural embodiment of the future house sounds the Dutch DJ has become known for, Oli works with Zeds Dead on this bassy number.

5) Waiting
A collaboration with his Australian protege, Throttle, slick melodies are layered across bass-led chords for this absolute banger.

4) The Right Song
Originally titled ‘Wombass’, Oli’s 2015 team-up with Tiësto is laced with the vocals of Natalie La Rose to create his live sets opener.

3) Can’t Stop Playing
With a thunderous bassline, and horn-led melody, Oliver’s edit of this Dr Kucho & Gregor Salto collab is Heldens at his very best!

2) Koala (Last All Night)
Continuing the Heldeep producer’s fascination with animal titled productions, this 2014 banger is the epitome of bass-laden future house.

1) Gecko
The breakthrough track which first catapulted Oliver into the mainstream eye, Gecko has become a timeless production still used in various sets to this very day.

(BA Hons Journalism), 30, London. NCTJ-accredited journalist and dance music lover specialising in interviews, features, editorial work, and reviews.

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