Paul Thomas & Christian Burns
Music · 17 July 2024
Even before you’ve laid eyes on ‘Enjoy The Silence’’s artwork, it’s likely you already had an idea of what’s incoming. Suffice to say it’s a shared love of Depeche Mode that’s brought Paul Thomas and Christian’s Burns together to re-envision the track.
Floating Points
Clubbing · 16 July 2024
Sam Shepherd, aka Floating Points, recently announced a five-hour DJ set for Boiler Room NYC on Wednesday, 17 July, at H0l0. The set comes shortly after the announcement of his new forthcoming album, Cascade, which will be released on 13 September.

Simina Grigoriu
Music · 15 July 2024
Simina Grigoriu has been breezing through career milestones in recent years. Following an inaugural release on Drumcode Ltd with ‘Flight Tracker’ in December 2023, which was featured on Vol. 12 of the imprint’s ‘A-Sides’ compilation series, the Berlin-based artist now returns with her debut EP for the label, ‘Declare Me’.
Kryder & Jay Robinson
Music · 14 July 2024
Perfect Havoc's run of form continues with another single from Kryder and Jay Robinson. Their track 'Better Together' aims to embody the dance sound of now with fresh production, a vocal and drums and it’s out now.

Anjunabeats | Alicia Barnett
Lifestyle · 13 July 2024
Anjunabeats has become the first dance music label to sponsor a player during the grass court tennis season. Tennis player and apparent Anjuna fan, Alicia Barnett, sported the label's ‘A’ logo at Wimbledon, the ‘world’s most prestigious tennis tournament’.
maXIon Featuring Steven McCool
Music · 12 July 2024
Mood, melancholy and intimacy are embraced in new collaborative work from Irish producer maXIon and vocalist Steven McCool. Following on from the electronica of recent singles ‘Out of Sight’ and ‘Scalar’, featuring luminary Aoife Boyle of Reevah, he now invites fellow Irishman Steven from indie-folk group PORTS to deliver vocals on new single ‘Memories’.

Thriftshoppe | Dennis Ferrer | Nasser Baker
Music · 11 July 2024
Dennis Ferrer recently announced the launch of brand-new NYC-born imprint Thriftshoppe, working alongside Defected Records. With the label, Ferrer intends to disrupt the contemporary musical landscape by committing to authentic craftsmanship of "luxury, one-of-a-kind sonic treasures."
Under One Roof
Music · 10 July 2024
Last year, Poker Flat Recordings’ head, Steve Bug, took part as a coach in the Mixmasters retreat in Ibiza alongside producer colleagues Huxley and Denney as well as singer and songwriter Jade PraiZe.

Kathy Brown
Music · 09 July 2024
Glitterbox recently unveiled ‘Legacy’, an LP celebrating Kathy Brown as possibly one of house music’s most prolific and accomplished vocalists, with label profits from the record going towards her healthcare fund. An album launch party event will take place at Defected HQ, 6-11pm on Thursday, 18 July, which is set to be live streamed, to raise money for Kathy’s chosen charity - Macmillan Cancer Support.
LEGATO
Music · 08 July 2024
Possibly one of the freshest voices coming out of the UK house underground LEGATO is back in 2024, now releasing his music via LabelWorx. His second single ‘Stay’ sees him fuse classic piano house with modern production soundscapes.

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