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Spreading positivity: Dance music initiatives in the community

We’d like to recognise the outstanding efforts from our friends and colleagues in these unprecedented times by highlighting some inspiring initiatives. [...]
  1. 24/03/20
    Defected’s tips for self-isolation and working from home
    As we adjust to a new way of living and working for the next few months, here are our top tips for working from home[...]
  2. 24/03/20
    Manu Dibango – Africa’s dancefloor master
    Manu Dibango: 1933 – 2020. Rest in peace, and thank you for the music and the inspiration.[...]
  3. 23/03/20
    Defected Virtual Festival: The Recap
    It was a virtual day to night affair to be remembered, house-heads globally tuned into a 12 hour live stream showing some serious loving for one another whilst all uniting through music. [...]
  4. 18/03/20
    On Friday 20th March we host the inaugural Defected Virtual Festival, inspired by the success of live streams from Defected Croatia, Defected London FSTVL and other Defected shows worldwide[...]
  5. 16/03/20
    Defected Staff Selectors | Working From Home Playlist
    With the whole Defected team currently working from home, our staff were in need of a soundtrack to keep us going while away from the office [...]
  6. 24/02/20
    15 Essential David Penn Records
    Penn is one of those rare producers who has a trademark sound without ever being formulaic, one that is classic yet contemporary, here we look at 15 essential David Penn records.[...]
  7. 11/02/20
    Smiley - 18 iconic moments
    The smiley face is indelibly linked with rave culture. Since long before emojis entered the cultural lexicon, this universal symbolof happiness has perfectly encapsulated the euphoria of music and dancing. [...]
  8. 07/02/20
    Brooklyn’s finest genre-defying duo Dave + Sam release their anticipated debut album ‘No Shade’ on Classic Music Company this Spring[...]
  9. 06/02/20
    What's next for House Master David Penn?
    An icon of Spanish dance music, David Penn remains a hero of global underground house. [...]
  10. 30/01/20
    As Defected Croatia draws closer, we’ve added a few more reasons to join us in Tisno this August...[...]
  11. 23/01/20
    With so much amazing talent emerging on the scene at the moment, we've had to split our Ones To Watch feature in two. Here are ten more artists you should get to know this year[...]
  12. 22/01/20
    Defected Festival Round-up
    With just a few short months until festival season begins, here's a round-up of everywhere you can catch Defected this summer[...]
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