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Tensnake feat Syron 'Mainline' - Live in Ibiza
With a thumpingly retro bassline, snappy 808-styled hats and a chopped and re-pitched vocal which winds its way around the main refrain, 'Mainline' is...
Wed 03/10/12 @ 06:00
Chocolate Puma In The House - Interview
Gaston Steenkist and René ter Horst – aka Chocolate Puma – are two of Holland’s most celebrated electronic producers. With a ...
Sun 30/09/12 @ 06:00
Classic through The Eyes of Severino
This autumn sees the Classic Music Company deliver the second of their 'Through The Eyes of:â€¦' compilations, this time crafted by long time Classic ...
Thu 27/09/12 @ 06:00
Party Non Stop named Track of the Year
Last night at the DJ Awards hosted at Pacha, Ibiza, Pirupa’s ‘Party Non-Stop’ was awarded the accolade of Track of the Season,...
Tue 25/09/12 @ 06:00
2 Bears - The Jerk Chicken Sessions
We chat to Joe and Raf about the forthcoming mix comp over a plate of jerk chicken and hot sauce.For more info head to www.the2bears.co.uk 2 Bears 1 ...
Mon 24/09/12 @ 06:00
House Masters Miguel Migs - Tracknotes
In the week that sees the West Coast producer initiated into the House Masters hall of fame, Miguel Migs talks us through some of the highlights on hi...
Sun 23/09/12 @ 06:00
A Chat with The Bears
Thai salad recipes and dancing octopuses aren't topics you’d expect to cover during the course of your average artist interview, but then The 2 ...
Wed 19/09/12 @ 06:00
Miguel Migs - House Masters Interview
Miguel Migs is one of the most respected DJs, producers and label owners in the US; an artist whose influence on the landscape of house cannot be over...
Tue 18/09/12 @ 06:00
Tensnake - Mainline
The stunning new record from the Hamburg producer thatâ€™s getting everyone all hot under the collar. Tensnake first burst onto the scene with the ex...
Mon 17/09/12 @ 06:00
Miguel Migs - 20 Years of House History
With the latest release in this acclaimed series Miguel Migs is the latest producer to be crowned an official House Master by Defected Records, dedica...
Wed 12/09/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 16
If you’re a regular reader of the Defected Ibiza blog, you’ll know I love September with its cooler nights and amazing beach bound days. T...
Mon 10/09/12 @ 06:00
Defected presents The Closing Party Ibiza 2012
As the Ibiza season draws ever-closer to its conclusion, we present our annual rundown of the biggest records from the latter part of the summer. The...
Sat 08/09/12 @ 06:00
Party Non-Stop (Remixes)
One of the tunes of the summer, Pirupaâ€™s â€˜Party Non Stopâ€™, sees a fresh release on Defected Recordswith brand new remixes from Riva Starr and Hu...
Wed 05/09/12 @ 06:00
Straight from the Soul
Candi Staton once again hits the mark with her latest single. The latest single from Soul sensation Candi Staton 'Hallelujah Anyway' has proved to be...
Tue 04/09/12 @ 06:00
Chocolate Puma In The House
Legendary Dutch dance duo Chocolate Puma craft a two-disc mix spanning house, techno and everything in-between.Gaston Steenkist and René ter Ho...
Mon 03/09/12 @ 06:00
Defected In The House at Wave House
On Wednesday 12th September, Defected In The House comes to Wave House, Mallorca. Started in 2001 with Wave House South Africa, the Wave House venues...
Sun 02/09/12 @ 06:00
Dimitri From Paris Back In The House - Tracknotes
In the week that finally sees the release of his eagerly-awaited Back In The House compilation, flamboyant disco don Dimitri From Paris talks us throu...
Tue 28/08/12 @ 06:00
Hallelujah Anyway - Candi Staton Inteview
Candi Staton has legacy beyond compare. Responsible for some of the most memorable and best-loved soul records of all time, Staton has voice that is c...
Mon 27/08/12 @ 06:00
2 Bears, 1 Love
Following an acclaimed debut artist album earlier in the year and sell-out, crowd-surging gigs at the summer’s major festivals, The 2 Bears have...
Wed 22/08/12 @ 06:00
Defected In The House ADE Party at AIR
Defected In The House returns to Amsterdam’s most innovative club, AIR, with the strongest line-up of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2012 on Fr...
Tue 21/08/12 @ 06:00
Dimitri From Paris - Back In The House Podcast
When it comes to disco Dimitri from Paris is a genuine authority; a gentleman DJ who loves an image yet eschews spectacle in favour of fastidiously ex...
Mon 20/08/12 @ 06:00
The Light Goes On
We speak to Supernova as they release their latest 'The Light Goes On' EP. Working together for nearly a decade, Italian duo Supernova were drawn tog...
Sun 19/08/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 12
This week Jelena speaks to two of the most influential people on the White Isle – Pacha’s Danny Whittle and Mark Netto – to find out...
Mon 13/08/12 @ 06:00
Bargrooves Ibiza Classics - Tracknotes
Bargrooves tastemaker Andy Daniell runs us through some of the highlights that feature on Bargrooves Ibiza Classics.Bargrooves Ibiza Classics is a col...
Wed 08/08/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 11
This week Jelena takes us through some of the venues at which – despite the ban on outdoor day/night long parties – you can still thrown s...
Mon 06/08/12 @ 06:00
Dimitri From Paris - Style & Substance
With a career spanning three decades, Dimitri From Paris has pretty much seen it all. A man who prides himself on maintaining a professional approach ...
Sun 05/08/12 @ 06:00
In Their House #23 - Paul Loraine
Described by Mixmag as "one of the UK's best-kept secrets", Paul Loraine first dived into the murky waters of house production back in 2008. Since the...
Thu 02/08/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 10
This week Jelena completes her rundown of the recent history of the White Isle, including the pirate era, the first time Pacha opened its doors and th...
Wed 01/08/12 @ 06:00
Bargrooves Ibiza Classics
Bargrooves Ibiza Classics captures all the magic of Balearic house music with an uncompromising selection of some of the greatest records ever to grac...
Tue 31/07/12 @ 06:00
Big In Ibiza - Part 4
Defected A&R;and FINA label boss Simon Morell continues his rundown of the big tunes he’s heard while out and about on the White Isle...Dens...
Mon 30/07/12 @ 06:00
Dimitri From Paris - Long live The King
Ahead of the release of Dimitri From Paris Back In The House, Marcus Barnes looks at the history of the inimitable King of Disco.It probably hasn&rsqu;...
Sun 29/07/12 @ 06:00
Sandy Rivera - Avenue
Sandy Rivera’s latest record Avenue drops this week, alongside the official video for the release. Sandy Rivera releases don’t come along...
Thu 26/07/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 9
Last Saturday Dennis Ferrer, Solomun, Simon Dunmore and Tuccillo manned the helm at one of the parties of the 2012 Ibiza seasons so far, with thousand...
Wed 25/07/12 @ 06:00
Bodymusic captures the imagination
Defectedâ€™s â€˜Bodymusicâ€™ concept captures the imagination of fitness and house music fans across the world. The Gymbox presents Bodymusic concept ...
Tue 24/07/12 @ 06:00
Dimitri from Paris - The Modern Maestro
Dimitri from Paris challenges current preconceptions about the disposability of today’s digitally dominated marketplace with his new Back In The...
Mon 23/07/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 8
Ibiza; we spend a lot of time talking about what’s going on there at the moment, but perhaps not as much as we should about its past. In her nex...
Wed 18/07/12 @ 06:00
Pacha Preview - Solomun and Dennis Ferrer
This Saturday, Defected In The House welcomes underground superstars Dennis Ferrer and Solomun to Pacha, Ibiza. 2012 marks a decade of Ibiza residenci...
Mon 16/07/12 @ 06:00
Solo - Ministry Interview and Mix
We bring you a mix and interview with Solo ahead of his appearance at Ministry of Sound.This July Defected brings two genuine superstar DJ duos in Jun...
Sun 15/07/12 @ 06:00
Soul Story - Official Video
The House Odyssey continues with the Ibiza-inspired official video for Le Vinyl, Melohman and Javi’s Soul Story.Counting among their fans the li...
Thu 12/07/12 @ 06:00
In Their House #22 - Trickski
First joining forces in 2005, German house duo Trickski have since established themselves as one of the most original electronic acts around, with rel...
Wed 11/07/12 @ 06:00
Bastille Day comes to Pacha
The French invade Pacha this Saturday as Bob Sinclar and Dimitri from Paris celebrate Bastille Day at the island’s most iconic club.Bastille Day...
Tue 10/07/12 @ 06:00
Around Remixes - Noir Interview
We discuss the new remixes of Noir & Haze 'Around' with the anthem's original producer. This week sees the release of the full remix package of o...
Mon 09/07/12 @ 06:00
Noir & Haze - Around (Remixes)
MURK and Rudimental are among the remixers on the full release package of one of last year’s most essential records.The undisputed Ibiza vocal a...
Wed 04/07/12 @ 06:00
Gymbox presents Bodymusic
Defected’s ‘Bodymusic’ unites with one of the most innovative fitness brands in the world; Gymbox. The Gymbox presents Bodymusic co...
Mon 02/07/12 @ 06:00
Classic Is Your Friend: Sonar 2012
A little taster of the Classic Music Company off-Sonar party that took place Thursday 14th June. Luke Solomon's 'The Lonely Dancer' is out now on vin...
Sat 30/06/12 @ 06:00
Most Rated Ibiza 2012
With the Ibiza season in full swing, Most Rated provides a definitive collection of the killer cuts and dancefloor bombs of the summer so far. Most R...
Thu 28/06/12 @ 06:00
Bargrooves Summer Sessions Vol.2 - Tracknotes
Bargrooves selector Andy Daniell talks us through some of the summer-tinged records that made in onto his latest exploration of the world of house mus...
Tue 26/06/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 5
Looking for the perfect place to recover after a big day/night in Ibiza' Jelena has just the spot for you; the stunningly beautiful, easily accessible...
Mon 25/06/12 @ 06:00
Bargrooves Summer Sessions Vol.2
Bargrooves marks the start of the summer season with a collection of sun-drenched house music. Featuring the freshest tracks and remixes from Flashmo...
Thu 21/06/12 @ 06:00
Big In Ibiza - Part 1
Starting this week and continuing throughout the rest of the 2012 season, Defected A&R;and FINA label boss Simon Morell will be bringing you a sel...
Tue 19/06/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 4
This week Jelena explores the roots of her love of all things musical, and looks ahead to meeting more of her heroes at the imminent Ibiza 123 Festiva...
Sun 17/06/12 @ 06:00
Classic off-Sonar Party - Report
As the eyes of the dance music world flick the short distance from Ibiza to Barcelona’s Sonar festival, Defected Simon Dawson reports on Classic...
Thu 14/06/12 @ 06:00
In Their House #21 - Lars von Licht
Music and beer and love and air… that’s pretty much all Lars von Licht is interested in. And when you’re making records as beautifu...
Wed 13/06/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza Blog 2012 - Week 3
This week’s Ibiza blog sees Jelena giving us the lowdown on the island’s best beaches… and letting us into a few secret spots where...
Mon 11/06/12 @ 06:00
Meet: Booka Shade
We sit down with Get Physical label bosses Booka Shade who have put together an incredible mix for Pete Tong's 'All gone Ibiza 2012', out 11th June. ...
Tue 05/06/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza 2012 Blog - Week 2
This week, Jelena reports on parties at Space and DC10, as well as giving us the lowdown on some of her favourite spots in Ibiza Town...I really don&r;...
Sun 03/06/12 @ 06:00
Point Blank Online - Producer's Diary Final Week
Defected intern Keelan Doyle reports on his final week studying Point Blank Online’s Deep and Soulful House course, and shows us the tracks he m...
Thu 31/05/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza 2012 - The Beginning (Teaser)
It's here... Defected presents The Opening Party is out 4th June...
Wed 30/05/12 @ 06:00
The Ibiza Forecast - June
As the dust settles on the Opening Weekend in Ibiza, we look at the most played tracks so far and predict which tunes will be on heavy rotation this s...
Tue 29/05/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza 2012 Blog - Week 1
This year, Defected’s resident Ibiza blogger is Jelena Zrnic. Having been a White Isle summer resident for a number of years now, Jelena has pre...
Mon 28/05/12 @ 06:00
Kirstenana is a singer, songwriter and musician who has just collaborated with The Shapeshifters on their latest club smash ‘Only You’. Or...
Sun 27/05/12 @ 06:00
Point Blank Online - Producer's Diary Week 3
Defected intern Keelan Doyle continues his report on Point Blank's 4-week Deep and Soulful House Online production course.This week was focusing on Ch...
Thu 24/05/12 @ 06:00
Azuli Ibiza '12
Starkillers and Azuli join forces on the most uplifting Ibiza mix of the season. Over the past few years Starkillers has made a name for himself thro...
Wed 23/05/12 @ 06:00
Point Blank Online - Producer's Diary Week 2
Defected intern Keelan Doyle continues his report on Point Blank's 4-week Deep and Soulful House Online production course.Week two focused on percussi...
Sun 20/05/12 @ 06:00
Introducing... Bad Zuke
As one half of The Jinks, Dan Savidge has released records on labels like Defected, Code Red, Stingily Music and Mark Grant’s Blackstone imprint...
Thu 17/05/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza '12 Podcast - Part 2
In the second part of his Ibiza â€™12 podcast, Simon Dunmore talks about the EDM explosion in the States, the reasons for selecting so many classic tr...
Wed 16/05/12 @ 06:00
Flashmob - Need in Me
We talk to the duo behind ‘Brick House’ and the new Essential New Tune ‘Need In Me’.Flashmob burst onto the scene last year wi...
Tue 15/05/12 @ 06:00
Inflections / Bring You Up
Ahead of the release of Defected In The House Ibiza ’12, we asked mixer, compiler and label head Simon Dunmore to pick out a couple of tracks th...
Mon 14/05/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza 2012 - Your Journey Starts Here...
Get ready... The Defected In The House Opening Party takes place on 26th May at Pacha, Ibiza. Click here for full season events listings...
Sun 13/05/12 @ 06:00
Point Blank Online - Producers Diary Week 1
Defected intern Keelan Doyle reports on a 4-week Point Blank Online production course.Developed with TLC by Point Blank's own Danny J Lewis, the Deep ...
Wed 09/05/12 @ 06:00
Simon Dunmore - Ibiza 2012 Interview
Ahead of the release of Defected In The House Ibiza 12 and the launch of the 2012 Ibiza season at Pacha, we catch up with Defected’s founder Sim...
Tue 08/05/12 @ 06:00
ATFC: US Tour Diary
ATFC recently embarked on a tour of the US. His aim' To prove along the way that DJing is much more than playing music and partying; there’s als...
Mon 07/05/12 @ 06:00
2012: A House Odyssey
You might be wondering lately just what all this talk of House Odyssey is all about...Remember when you first fell in love with the beat' Maybe it was...
Thu 03/05/12 @ 06:00
Defected In The House, Ibiza - New Faces for 2012
We introduce some of the brand new faces to the Defected In The House Ibiza 2012 season.The dates for the Defected In The House Ibiza season at Pacha ...
Wed 02/05/12 @ 06:00
Defected at Ministry of Sound - Video
Deep met disco as Defected championed house music's past and present at Ministry of Sound, on Saturday 21st April. If you didn't manage to get down to...
Tue 01/05/12 @ 06:00
Pssst Assorti 1
Chocolate Puma present the first of a new series of compilations from their label, Pssst Music.Pssst Assorti 1 features some of the many records relea...
Thu 26/04/12 @ 06:00
House Masters DJ Chus - Tracknotes
Ahead of his official induction into the House Masters hall of fame, Iberican house legend DJ Chus gives us the lowdown on some of the tracks that fea...
Wed 25/04/12 @ 06:00
Chocolate Puma - Destiny feat. Colonel Red
Dutch house masters Chocolate Puma are back with a new singleDestiny feat. Colonel Red is everything you’d expect from Rene & Gaston; hard-h...
Mon 23/04/12 @ 06:00
Deeper 2.0 - Tracknotes
Bargrooves returns to the deep with house music the way it should beAs dance music over on Main Street is dominated by the ever noisier stadium-sized ...
Sun 22/04/12 @ 06:00
Danism - Sine of the Times
Danism present Sine of the Times - a collection of some of their best known work to date Known collectively as Danism, Dan Liquid & Dan Nu:Tone c...
Thu 19/04/12 @ 06:00
Michael Canitrot Interview
Ahead of the release of Playboy Sessions Paris mixed by Michale Canitrot, we caught up with the chic Parisian DJ to give us the lowdown on his favouri...
Wed 18/04/12 @ 06:00
Bargrooves returns to the deep with its second instalment of 2012, Deeper 2.0Taking in the deeper, somewhat darker but not altogether unsoulful side o...
Mon 16/04/12 @ 06:00
Ministry of Sound YouTube Playlist
To get you into the groove ahead of Defected In The House at Ministry of Sound next Saturday 21st April, we've put together some of the tracks you're ...
Thu 12/04/12 @ 06:00
Rae - Another Day
The last time we saw Rae on Defected it was alongside Michael Gray and Danism on ‘You Will Remember’. Now, after a relatively quiet spell ...
Wed 11/04/12 @ 06:00
Osunlade - Video Interview
We speak to Osunlade about his forthcoming In The House compilation and see him DJing at London's HOrse & GroomOsunlade In The House is the culminatio...
Wed 04/04/12 @ 06:00
In Their House #19 - jozif
A relative newcomer to the production game, jozifâ€™s breakthrough year was undoubtedly in 2010, when releases on Wolf + Lamb, Vitalik and Fist or Fin...
Tue 03/04/12 @ 06:00
Afefe Iku - Free track download
Pulse has teamed up with Osunlade's Yoruba Records to offer up a free download of Afefe Iku 'Jungle Drums' Osunlade-affiliated artist Afefe Iku is so...
Mon 02/04/12 @ 06:00
Defected does Queensnight
Dimitri from Paris and Sandy Rivera headline Defected In The House at AIR this April Queen's Day is an annual national Dutch holiday which now sees l...
Sun 01/04/12 @ 06:00
House Masters DJ Chus
Madrid’s finest takes his place among the house elite with a collection of 20 of the Iberican champion’s remixes and productions, exclusiv...
Thu 29/03/12 @ 06:00
Defected presents ATFC House Samples
Defected and Sample Magic present an exclusive package of royalty free samples from the studio of ATFCWe’ve teamed up with Sample Magic and our ...
Wed 28/03/12 @ 06:00
Osunlade In The House - Interview
As an all-round artist who truly lives and breathes for the various works he creates, Osunlade is almost without equal. Under various guises as a prod...
Tue 27/03/12 @ 06:00
Nocturnal Grooves Vol.5
The Shapeshifters step up to mix the latest in the Nocturnal Grooves compilation seriesNocturnal Groove head honchos The Shapeshifters have mixed the ...
Tue 20/03/12 @ 07:00
Ibiza 2011 Season by James Chapman
To whet your appetite for the Ibiza season ahead, hereâ€™s a little look back at the summer of 2011 through the lens of James Chapman. The Ibiza 2012...
Mon 19/03/12 @ 07:00
Defected In The House at Ministry of Sound
Saturday 21st April sees deep meet disco as French maestro Dimitri From Paris runs the 103 while Yoruba master Osunlade and man-of-the-moment Noir tak...
Tue 13/03/12 @ 07:00
Playboy Sessions Paris
Michael Canitrot joins forces with the legendary entertainment brand to bring you Playboy Sessions Paris Since the 2000 launch of Dimitri from Paris&...
Thu 08/03/12 @ 06:00
All Gone Miami '12 - Groove Armada Interview
We speak to Groove Armada's Andy Cato and Tom Findlay ahead of the release of All Gone Miami '12 Over the past decade, Groove Armada have established...
Wed 07/03/12 @ 06:00
In Their House #18 - Jonny Cade
Jonny Cade is one of a number of young producers whose mature approach to music, DJing and production belies his relatively tender years. From his res...
Tue 06/03/12 @ 06:00
Ibiza 2012: Dates and artists announcement
We’re very happy to announce the hotly anticipated dates of our Ibiza season 2012, as well as confirming the raft of world-class artists who wil...
Mon 05/03/12 @ 06:00
All Gone Miami '12 with Groove Armada
Pete Tong teams up with legendary UK group Groove Armada on All Gone Miami '12, with March tour dates also announced. Pete Tongâ€˜s first compilation...
Thu 01/03/12 @ 06:00