Despite unprecedented circumstances, house music has enjoyed yet another incredible year of releases, with 2021 looking set to continue providing yet more amazing additions to the genre. ‘Defected presents Most Rated 2021’ celebrates the wealth and variety of house created, played and enjoyed worldwide, showcasing the records that are currently inspiring selectors, and emerging future classics.
Most Rated presents the key tracks of the moment, the heavy hitters of the future and your DJ essentials in one unmissable package of unedited, unmixed and full-length tracks as well as three flawlessly executed DJ mixes. Defected’s 2021 edition brings house heat from key artists like Jayda G, Disclosure and Jax Jones alongside Defected friends and family David Penn, OFFAIAH, Ferreck Dawn, Kiddy Smile and The Shapeshifters.
As ever, Most Rated 2021 continues to champion releases from key imprints such as Jayda G’s ‘Both Of Us’ on Ninja Tune and Disclosure & Kelis ‘Watch Your Step’ on Island Records, as well as the very best of Defected and its sister labels’ latest outputs.
Standout tracks from the Defected stable are Honey Dijon’s glossy house cut ‘Not About You’ featuring Hadiya George, Meduza’s chart-topping ‘Born To Love’ featuring SHELLS, The Vision’s stunning third single ‘Missing’ and Beatport #1 ‘Fur’ by Endor.
True to form, the compilation offers a diverse range of house music, from tech-inclined bangers to the soulful vocal cuts that characterise Defected’s sound.
Deep End - Extended Mix
Pump It Up - Jax Jones Midnight Snacks Extended Remix
Endor, Jax Jones
Let It Go (with Marc E. Bassy) - Extended Mix
Louie Vega, The Martinez Brothers, Marc E. Bassy
Mvinline - Extended Mix
Both Of Us
Private Show - Club Re-Edit
Freedom - Low Steppa Extended Remix
Jack Back, CeCe Rogers, Low Steppa
Joys - Nic Fanciulli Club Re-Edit
Roberto Surace, Nic Fanciulli
So Hooked On Your Lovin - Gorgon City Extended Remix
Selace, Gorgon City
Finally Ready (feat. Billy Porter) - Catz 'n Dogz Extended Pride Mix
The Shapeshifters, Billy Porter, Catz 'n Dogz
Missing (feat. Andreya Triana & Ben Westbeech) - Extended Mix
The Vision, Andreya Triana, Ben Westbeech
Not About You (feat. Hadiya George) - Extended Mix