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Wez Saunders

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World-class house label Defected Records is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Carl Loben corners CEO  Wez Saunders for some insights about its inner workings, and asks a selection of associated artists what the secret is to the brand’s lasting success

Almost a quarter of a century ago, DJ Mag popped over to Defected HQ in Soho for an article that was ostensibly crowning the fresh...

Simon Dunmore steps down as CEO of Defected Records as label is acquired

Former Managing Director Wez Saunders has bought out the seminal UK label's founder for an undisclosed sum

Simon Dunmore has stepped down as CEO of Defected Records following a management buyout. Defected's former Managing Director and now-CEO Wez Saunders, who joined the...