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Culture clash: when house & hip hop meet

First, they infiltrated. Then they influenced. Ultimately, they dominated[...]
  1. 11/10/19
    FEELS LIKE HEAVEN
    With The Vision’s album due to drop early next year, familiarise yourself with one of 2019’s most exciting new releases, as we tell the story of 'Heaven'[...]
  2. 10/10/19
    10 handpicked Defected Croatia stays
    We have handpicked seven accommodation options in preparation of our Defected Croatia festival[...]
  3. 27/09/19
    Praise Be: 15 Gospel House soul stirrers
    House music has frequently proved that it can be at its gloriously uplifting best when paired with gospel[...]
  4. 24/09/19
    Diggers’ Delight: The Art of Sampling
    Art or Theft? Nick Gordon Brown delves into the world of sampling[...]
  5. 17/09/19
    Pump Up London!
    An oral history snapshot of the London house music scene by Nick Gordon Brown[...]
  6. 16/09/19
    Legend in the making: Purple Disco Machine
    As the disco house kingpin releases his remix of this year's Ibiza anthem, we look back on Purple Disco Machine's amazing career so far[...]
  7. 05/09/19
    SUMMER 2019 SINGLES ROUND-UP
    Check out our forthcoming and current releases from Purple Disco Machine, Seamus Haji, Endor, Darius Syrossian, Sam Divine, Horse Meat Disco and Ferreck Dawn.[...]
  8. 30/08/19
    The artists you don’t want to miss at Defected London FSTVL
    Check out the ten artists you don't want to miss at Defected London FSTVL on 14th September[...]
  9. 27/08/19
    Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton interviewed
    Nick Gordon Brown catches up the pioneering writers Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, authors of an essential triumvirate of books (Last Night A DJ Saved My Life; How To DJ Properly; The Record Players) and publishers via their ground breaking DJHistory.com website. [...]
  10. 23/08/19
    Mr V: House music's marathon man
    “House Music is based on feelings, how you feel when you hear something..." - Get re-introduced to Mr V.[...]
  11. 16/08/19
    Staff Picks: Our Croatia highlights...
    Defected staff pick their favourite musical moments from the fourth edition of our Croatia festival.[...]
  12. 10/08/19
    Defected Croatia: From The Site
    Defected Croatia 2019 is over but we're still reliving it, with Armand Van Helden, Claptone & Derrick Carter playing to the biggest crowds yet. Get the low-down direct from the site right here.[...]
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