UK house music institution Defected is hosting a livestream event to raise money for the Ibiza Food Bank (IFB) charity. DJs including Danny Rampling, David Penn, Roger Sanchez and the Melon Bomb crew will be performing from various locations including the roof of Ibiza club EDEN and the famous Wild Corner in Hï Ibiza. Manu Gonzalez will stream with views of Dalt Villa in Ibiza town.
The stream is part of Defected’s Press Play series that’s seen DJs like Folamour, Riva Starr, Monki and many more play varied sets on their Twitch channel.
DJ EZ is set to play another 24-hour charity live stream this weekend.
UK garage legend DJ EZ, who has performed a handful of 24-hour sets in recent years, has teamed up with London-based house stalwarts Defected to present another all-day stream for charity.
Kicking off this Saturday 23rd January at 6PM, EZ will play the non-stop extended set at Defected's London HQ, raising money for mental health charity, MIND.
You can tune into DJ EZ's 24-hour stream on Saturday via the Defected Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube channel.
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 A&R Managers Sef Kombo and Louie Dunmore. The label's first release will be ‘Ezizweni’ by enigmatic champion of African house, Hyenah, featuring Durban's DJ Tira and jazz singer Luke Ntombela. A second release, 'Ancestor's Calling' by Native Tribe & TTAN's will follow on 5th March.
Calvin Harris will release his next single as Love Regenerator, ‘Live Without Your Love’, this Friday 17th July.
Set to drop via Defected, the single features vocals from The Internet’s Steve Lacy. You can hear a preview of the track below.
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 penned to Harris in 1999, in response to a demo CD the then 15-year-old Scottish producer had sent to the label.
Now, 21 years later, Harris will make his debut on Defected alongside The Internet's Steve Lacy, with new track 'Live Without Your Love'.
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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 from a number of key Defected artists and label friends, including Basement Jaxx, Dimitri From Paris, Horse Meat Disco, Purple Disco Machine, Riva Starr, Gorgon City, Louie Vega, Roberto Surace, and Sam Divine.
Further lineup highlights come in the form of The Shapeshifters, Mike Dunn, Luke Solomon, Monki and Defected label head Simon Dunmore.