Skip to main content
Results for:

Simon Dunmore

Defected Ibiza

Defected has announced its line-ups for this year's Ibiza season. The UK-based house music institution will host events at two iconic clubs on the White Isle...

Press shot of John Summit against green leaves

The secret to John Summit's success lies in his work-hard, play-hard mentality, which has led to the former Certified Public Accountant to become one of the most in-demand DJs around. Ahead of his set at DJ Mag's Miami Pool Party this month, Megan Venzin hears his story so far

It’s 6:25am and John Summit is still spinning fire. He’s in peak form as he delivers a dark and drilling after-hours set on the sports...

Kings Of Tomorrow

A soulful house classic, Kings Of Tomorrow’s ‘Finally’ appealed across the board thanks to its universal lyric and hopeful message. Kristan J Caryl talks to vocalist Julie McKnight, co-producer Jay Sealee, Defected’s Simon Dunmore and Bushwacka about its evergreen appeal

“I was visiting my cousin Jay,” remembers Julie McKnight of one special night in a New Jersey living room 20 years ago. “Sandy, the other...

While clubs have been closed during the pandemic, there has been an abundance of excellent dance music documentaries to fill the void left by their...

Whether celebrating individuals and movements that helped shaped where dance music culture is today, or commemorating everything coronavirus took from us in spring 2020, the...

With three decades as one of house’s biggest names under his belt, Roger Sanchez has seemingly lost none of his enthusiasm for the music that...

On a recent humid evening in Brooklyn, on the rooftop of the Bushwick club Elsewhere, a few hundred revelers let out a collective ‘whoop’ as...

Moodymann, Jayda G and Floorplan will also be heading to the Adriatic coast next month

Armand van Helden, Honey Dijon and Roger Sanchez are among the artists locked for Defected's Croatia festival next month.

Taking place from the 6th to...

The event will raise funds to facilitate Laviniere's rehabilitation and future care

Ministry of Sound have announced a fundraiser for Steve Laviniere of Bobby & Steve.

The English DJ and producer recently suffered a rare brain injury called...

Messages of support have poured in from across the world 

Chicago house legend Paul Johnson is in an intensive care unit (ICU) after becoming infected with Covid-19. 

Johnson shared the news on Sunday (18th July)...

It's the debut documentary from Glitterbox

A new documentary on the power of dance music, Where Love Lives, is out this week.

Global party brand Glitterbox, founded by Defected boss Simon...

The DJ, writer and journalist passed away following a serious illness

Legendary Italian house DJ Claudio Coccoluto has died, aged 59. 

The longstanding DJ and columnist passed away this morning, 2nd March, following a “serious illness”...

The DJ and producer rose to prominence in New York in the '80s

NYC house legend Angel Moraes has died.

Celebrated Brooklyn-born DJ and producer Angel Moraes passed away "abruptly" the 27th February, aged 55. The news was announced...

The imprint kicks off with a track by Hyenah featuring DJ Tira and Luke Ntombela

Legendary London imprint Defected Records has launched a new afro house label.

Working closely with Defected founder Simon Dunmore, the outlet will be curated by...

The votes have been counted and the results are in! Here are the winners in DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards 2020

DJ Mag’s annual Best Of British Awards celebrate all that’s great about the UK scene. Below, we’ve profiled all the winners of this year’s 23...

The track is a collaboration with The Internet's Steve Lacy

Calvin Harris has announced his debut record for Defected, ‘Live Without Your Love’.

Last month, Defected shared a letter that head honcho Simon Dunmore had...

It's the label's first ever festival on the White Isle

Defected has announced the lineup for its brand new four-day festival in Ibiza.

The inagural Defected Ibiza Festival is set to feature headline DJ sets...