Jack Back has just released his newest track 'Feeling' out now on Defected Records. The David Guetta house-only alias returns with his first solo release since his 2019 track 'Freedom' following a string of collaborations. As of recently, Guetta has been creating shockwaves and dominating every corner of EDM with tracks like the long-awaited 'Permanence', his Future Rave collaboration with
House music heavyweights Vintage Culture and Sonny Fodera have put their heads together once again for their soothing new offering 'Nightjar'. Delivered to us through the legendary Defected Records, 'Nightjar' sees the duo enlist the vocal aid of English singer-songwriter SHELLS for an emotive four-on-the-floor number. With the voice central to the track, the Brazilian-Australian pairing have crafted an intricate instrumental upon which
Founder of Defected Records and Glitterbox and also a DJ, Simon Dunmore is without a doubt one of the most respected names in the industry. Being a music master and lover, he has given a lot to the scene in his many years since starting his career and after recently celebrating Defected Records' 22 year anniversary (on January 1, 1999)
A recent research study by Maven Road suggests 45% of dance music fans paid for livestreams during the pandemic
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One of the most famous mottos of Defected Records is House Music All Life Long. In a recent post on social media, the mythical label recalled the importance of Apple in the lives of all those who cannot live without music. This week celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the iPod, the device that revolutionised forever the way of consuming music.
It's just two weeks to go until Gok Wan joins this year's Red Nose Day helps to bring the United Kingdom together through the power of humour, with an unmissable evening of hilarious sketches, live performances and one-off comedy specials in store. The evening of the big, red and ever-so-slightly silly fundraising extravaganza will not stop there, as the DJ
Legendary UK label Defected Records have delighted ravers with the re-launch of their special edition 'Originals' merchandise collection. Celebrating the birth of the label - more than two full-decades ago - the collection takes things back to a truly retro-feel, displaying the original logo used by Defected upon inception. Since then, the imprint - founded by legendary industry figurehead Simon Dunmore -
Defected Records will team up with UK Garage icon DJ EZ for yet another marathon 24-hour live-streamed set, taking place on Saturday 23rd January from 6pm. The set will be live-streamed with all proceeds given to mental health charity MIND. No stranger to charitable offerings both publicly and behind the scenes, this month’s effort will be his third marathon set to date and follows closely on
Although we can't get together to celebrate New Year's Eve, it is safe to say that there are plenty of live stream options to choose from if you don't want to sit around and wait for the countdown in your pj's to say goodbye to 2020. The following non-exhaustive menu most likely fulfills everyone's needs with massive lineups and unique, must-see
It is that time of the year again when it's raining annual toplists, year mixes and industry reports as we head into 2021. Music research and analytics platform, Viberate, conducted a report on Beatport's trends in 2020, outlining the most successful genres, artists, labels and tracks. By improving their Beatport performance the most in a one-year period, Defected Records took the first place and
As house music keeps growing as one of the preferred subgenres on the electronic music spectrum, a legend named Low Steppa is shining more than anyone else at the moment. Since releasing his massive bootleg of Route 94’s ‘My Love’ back in 2013, which racked up over 2.2 million plays on Soundcloud, the producer has been making huge steps forward.
Berlin DJ and producer Alex Ridha, well-known as Boys Noize, who has been active on stage for over 15 years, made on May 29 his anticipated debut on legendary Defected Records divulging an enamoring and inspiring disco-house Mvinline which has been named BBC Radio 1's "Tune Of The Week". I’ve been following Defected since day one, from when I was working at a record
2020 is a year of great change for the award-winning Grammy, multi-platinum selling artist, and heavyweight producer Calvin Harris. That's because since the beginning of the year the Scottish producer has been releasing songs with his alias Love Regenerator, with a brand new track 'Live Without Your Love' arriving this week alongside the Californian singer Steve Lacy, released in one of the
He’s the name you can’t ignore. Arguably, the hottest rising talent in dance music right now. But just one year ago, life looked rather different for Dan Hardingham… The man you know best as ‘Endor’. Making an incredible impact in a short space of time, the Brighton-based DJ and producer had already enjoyed releases on labels such as Simma Black,
As we head deeper into 2020, the ever-evolving patterns and musical trends which lurk unpredictably from sub-genre to sub-genre in the world of dance music continue to spin in their formulaic ferris wheel style. But one label - through even the most blustery of storms - that has always resisted the urge to compromise their ethos, is that of Defected