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With this year's Creamfields festival proving the highlight of the 2021 calendar, fans are eagerly awaiting the August event, which will take place for the first time in two years following a 2020 cancellation due to the pandemic. Following the recent relaxation of lockdown rules in the United Kingdom on 12th April, further restrictions will be eased again on 17th

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

With 2020 completely devoid of major festivals and club nights, the pandemic has hit the electronic music industry harder than most, with live events facing continuous cancellations and postponements throughout the course of the COVID-plagued year. However, in the only way it knows, the dance community has hit back strongly, finding new ways to rave safely from the comfort of

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

Defected’s unstoppable virtual momentum continues this Friday with an all-star Defected Virtual Festival line-up, featuring dance music heavyweights A-Trak, Danny Howard, Duke Dumont, Claptone, OFFAIAH, Roberto Surace and Sonny Fodera streamed via Defected’s channels on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, VKontakte and Twitch between 2pm-10pm BST. Defected Virtual Festivals have so far collected 12 million views from far and wide across the seven

DEFECTED Records have sat proudly at the summit of the industry for several years now, thanks to their high quality gimmick-free house music - both on the release radar - and via numerous sell-out events worldwide, with the DEFECTED brand stretching from the likes of Printworks and Ministry of Sound in their native London, to ADE, and even further afield. Now,

In a year packed with drama, one of the most surprising moments in dance music - aside from the return of Swedish House Mafia, and death of Avicii - came from David Guetta, who showcased new music under his Jack Back alias. A deep and atmospheric moniker designed to give Guetta the freedom over more underground-leaning releases, Jack Back soon

The impact that Liverpool duo CamelPhat and their massive 2017 hit 'Cola' ft. Elderbrook made on today's dance music industry is simply indisputable, and the amazing success of Mike Di Scala and Dave Whelan didn't quite stop there. Ever since the release of 'Cola', a track that will follow them wherever they go, the duo became a festival highlight all over

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