The first release under Simon’s full name came out in 2013. Created out of a desire to make music outside of the breaks scope he had become known for, this style of music birthed the One Series - a series of highly stylized one-off events with a set time of 7-9 hours and the theme One DJ, One Room, All Night.

Listen and Learn about Simon Shackleton

The first track I wrote was called 'Ten10' - a deep, pulsing slice of tech house that resonated with every fibre of my being. I realised I could make music from the heart, and be accepted for who I am, as a musician, as a performer, as a human being. I no longer felt enslaved by public expectation.



Elite Force is a dancefloor-focused recording and DJ alias active from 1996 to the present day. Whilst Elite Force DJ sets are known for blending elements of Breaks, Techno, Electro and House Music productions under this name most often fall under the Breaks or 'Tech-Funk' banner.