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No wonder the music world backs the BBC licence fee! Defected sub-label Sondela secure monthly show on Radio 1 for the next six months – and it’s the British taxpayers who will be footing the bill for this free publicity…

When Defected does something, there's usually a reason why. Label boss Simon Dunmore doesn't seem to me to be the type of person driven by sentimentality - and everything the machine does is a new cog which fits in somewhere to keep it all turning over smoothly. This makes good…

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No wonder he’s had to give up being a touring DJ! Simon Dunmore’s busiest week ever continues by announcing yet another event – a tie-up with Sacha Lord’s Parklife…

When speaking about Defected, all the sources who have provided this blog with information and insights on the label are united in one - they all say Simon Dunmore is probably the most hard-working man in house music today. Which is why as much as I sometimes question the label…

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Not bad for someone who died this week! Carl Craig is the latest announced for Defected Croatia 2022 – and it won’t just be Unkle Carl representing Detroit…

This has been quite the eventful week for Carl Craig. It started with Craig complaining about a post on this blog with the juvenile "Haters gonna hate" caption. Then it emerged he had died - only for the man himself to confirm later that he most definitely wasn't dead. Anyone…

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Now what’s going on here, then? Defected promote Damon C Scott singing “Look Right Through” on their social media platforms – yet he claims he’s never earned a single penny from the track…

Early last summer, your favourite blog ran a story all about comments made on social media by Damon C Scott. He was the man who sung on Morgan Geist's Storm Queen project - "Look Right Through" was originally released in 2010, then picked up by Defected and remixed by Marc…

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As Defected’s Simon Dunmore reveals he’s retiring from the touring DJ world, how long until one of the last barons of house music hands control of his empire over to the next generation?

Last summer, I received a few emails alerting me to a whisper going around that Defected boss Simon Dunmore was going to announce his retirement this year. After much thought, I decided not to run the story - mostly because I couldn't quite get things to stack up and more…

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Straight from Defected’s boss, one large portion of word salad! Simon Dunmore explains why he thinks England not imposing new rules is “the right call” – so nothing to do with your Printworks shindig this weekend, then?

Queen Elizabeth II has now been the ruling monstch since 1952 in the United Kingdom and numerous other countries around the world - yet over 70 years, we have learnt almost nothing about her views or how she sees the world. And by the looks of it, Defected boss Simon…

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