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DEFECTED RETURN TO IBIZA FOR 2017

Defected have announced the home for their Ibiza 2017 residency

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Next wave of acts confirmed for Defected Croatia 2017

Defected Records announce phase 2 of their lineup for #DefectedCroatia2017 featuring the best in the biz! Sam Divine, Eats Everything, Soul Clap, Kenny Dope, Sandy Rivera (Kings of Tomorrow), Roger Sanchez, Karizma, DJ Spen, Crookers, RIVA STARR, Derrick Carter & many many more!

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Defected Croatia 2017 phase one lineup announced!

Defected Croatia have announced their first wave of acts for next year’s festival, bringing along the likes of Eats Everything, Soul Clap, Get Down Edits, Julio Bashmore and many more alongside Defected favourites MK, Dennis Ferrer, Joey Negro, Sam Divine, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry and Sandy Rivera.

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Claptone Picks His 5 Top Defected Tracks

To celebrate his ‘The Masquerade’ compilation, the man of mystery runs us through his favourite Defected releases through the years.

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In the House with Sam Divine

We caught up with Defected’s ‘First Lady’ to chat about the release of her new comp on Defected Records.

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Session Victim ready to party at Traxsource LIVE! in Croatia

They’ve gladly accepted our invitation to play at our Traxsource LIVE! party at Barbarella’s, as part of Defected Croatia, alongside a plethora of house legends and we managed to grab them for a pre-Croatia chitchat.

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Honey Dijon’s eclectic and electric energy added to Traxsource stage at Defected Croatia

Chicago. The home of house. It’s no surprise that some of the finest DJs and producers in the world have arisen from the Windy City.

Honey Dijon is one of those. Having been mentored by some of the most revered house legends in history, she’s firmly established herself...

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Eli Escobar on board for the Traxsource stage at Defected Croatia.

A mainstay on the New York scene for two decades, Eli Escobar continues to wow us with his ability to deftly weave disco classics of bygone eras with modern club tracks of today.

He’s released countless floor-fillers on his own label- Night People NYC,

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Traxsource LIVE! at Defected Croatia

This August, Defected take over the Garden Resort in Tisno, Croatia for what is sure to be the festival of the Summer, with 5 nights of House music set against the backdrop of Croatia’s breathtaking Adriatic coast. Sunday night will see Traxsource LIVE! host the legendary Barbarella’s, Croatia’s iconic nightlife venue.

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Discovering the Masters at Ministry in 93

After 25 years in the business, now seems the perfect time to talk about how the Masters at Work’s music has affected those who work within the dance industry. If we, as a community are the body of house music, then for many of us, Masters at Work have been the air that we breathe.

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Copyright: A Decade On and Still Going Strong

To celebrate the release of Copyright’s new EP ‘Be Together’, Defected sat down with the dynamic duo to discuss the track and their careers to date.

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This Is How Luke Solomon DJs

To celebrate the release of ‘Defected Gets Physical’ mixed by Luke Solomon and DJ T, we talked to Luke about his personal preferences as an international taste maker as we found out, How Luke Solomon DJs.

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Jesse Rose Defines His House For Defected Records

Ahead of his upcoming In The House gig at Amnesia in Ibiza, Defected Records ask Made To Play founder Jesse Rose, which five tracks from his collection defines his ‘house’.

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Win A FREE Trip To Ibiza On Defected...

Defected Records is giving one lucky fan the chance to win the ultimate Defected Ibiza experience for themselves and a friend, staying at the Defected villa & much more.

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Simon Dunmore "I would always opt for an AIFF file given the choice"

Simon Dunmore, owner and founder of Defected Records, one of the world’s longest-standing and most highly respected house music labels, tells us why he chooses to use AIFF.

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Southport Weekender: The Final Chapter

Southport Weekender founder Alex Lowes reveals the reason’s behind retiring the party, and what’s in store for the final fling.

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Defected In The House Radio - 13.04.15 - Guest Mix Brian Tappert

This week on In The House Radio Show, Brian Tappert is in the guest mix. Check it out…

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Guti: Music Is Endless

Argentinean producer Guti chats about his Rompecorazones Remixed project out on Traxsource, his forth coming album project & much more.

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Defected Interviews The Legendary Joey Negro.

Here, Dave Lee aka Joey Negro talks us through a selection of the thousands of vinyl lining the shelves in his record room, from disco to soul and hip-hop to house.

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5 Questions w/ Hercules & Love Affair: Traxsource Excusive

Currently climbing up the charts on Traxsource (has hit #2 so far overall) and screaming to officially hit #1, we caught up with Andy Butler from Hercules & Love Affair to chat about the Do You Feel The Same? release out on Traxsource via Defected, a new label in the horizon, the group, 2015 & more in this Exclusive Interview.

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Top 200 Tracks of 2014

Our Best tracks for 2014 chart has landed. See what made this years list.

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Jay Haze: Finding Focus

Jay Haze is an ‘artist’ in the truest sense of the word, his exploits in electronic music complimented for many years now by adventures in photography, film, video and sculpture. In this interview he chats about his new album “Finding Oriya” his latest release on Soul Clap’s label, ambitions & much more.

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Defected presents 15 Years In The House | #Defected15

Defected Records proudly presents 15 Years In The House, the definitive video guide to our 15th anniversary and an incredible year in house music.

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Ed Ed: Exclusive Interview

With his new release I Got (Something You Need) (incl. Oliver $, Copyright & Ben Mono Mixes) out now on Traxsource via Defected. We thought it was the perfect time to grab a few moments with Ed Ed to chat about the release & more.

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Masters At Work talk house w/ Defected.

Defected we sit down with Kenny Dope and Louie Vega to discuss over two decades of house music history.


Also what’s your favourite MAW track of all time? tell us in the comments section.
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Miguel Migs - Dim Division

What is Dim Division? This is the latest artist album, forthcoming from Miguel Migs.

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Sonny Fodera in the Spotlight

With the release of Deep Down & Defected Volume 6 mixed by Sonny Fodera, Defected Records put Mr Fodera in the hot seat.

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A landmark Masters At Work collection is on the horizon

Coming very soon by Defected Records is the House Masters Masters At Work compilation. A landmark collection of 40 original tracks and remixes from the most impressive discography in house music.

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Brian Tappert Gets In The Mix For Defected

Producer, DJ, lifelong house music obsessive & Traxsource co-founder, Brian Tappert delivers his first recorded DJ mix in six years for the latest edition on ‘In Their House’. Enjoy!

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Defected announces full line-ups for Defected15 anniversary Club Tour

Following the announcement that Defected will be celebrating its fifteenth anniversary in 2014, the UK label can now reveal all the cities and venues on the Defected15 Club Tour, as well as the artists that will be playing at each party.

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Unreleased Defected Interview w/ The God Father of House, Frankie Knuckles.

Following the tragic news of Knuckles’ passing this week, here is a previously unpublished extended interview between Defected’s founder Simon Dunmore and the Godfather of House that took place back in 2011

A special thanks to Simon Dunmore and Defected Records for allowing us to share this

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Defected Celebrates 15 years in House Music

Established in London in 1999, Defected celebrates its fifteenth anniversary this year with an ambitious global tour and the opening of its first ever record store and exhibition space.

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Defected release 'Most Rated Miami 2014'

With the release of Most Rated Miami 2014, mixer and compiler Andy Daniell talks us through some of his favourite cuts from the compilation.

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Defected In The House announces Ibiza 2014 with BoOom! Ibiza

Defected and Giuseppe Cipriani proudly announce that Defected In The House will return to BoOom! Ibiza for a 20-week long season.

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Defected's Annual Miami Compilation

For the last decade Defected Records’ annual Miami mix albums have set the benchmark for Miami-focussed house music compilations, with 2014’s instalment making a bold claim as the strongest in the series to date.

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Nick Curly Exclusive Interview

Nick Curly talks Defected, the new ‘In The House’ compilation, DJing and more in this EXCLUSIVE Interview.

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Defected celebrates 15 year anniversary with Kenny Dope at Ministry of Sound

Kenny Dope is joined by an array of fresh house talent as Defected celebrates its 15 year anniversary on Saturday 8th February, 2014

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