Defected Records is an independent British record label specialising in house music recordings, an internationally syndicated broadcasting platform, events, publishing, marketing, and artist booking. Established in 1999 by former AM:PM and Cooltempo A&R Simon Dunmore, Defected has a number of sub-labels including DFTD, 4 To The Floor, Glitterbox, Classic Music Company, Sondela, Faith, D4 D4NCE, and The Remedy Project. Defected also owns and manages over 30 catalogues for heritage house imprints. The Defected catalogue includes singles from artists such as Bob Sinclar, CamelPhat, Kings of Tomorrow, Masters At Work, Dennis Ferrer, Mike Dunn, MK and more recently The Martinez Brothers, Boys Noize, Peggy Gou, Jamie Jones, Honey Dijon, Gorgon City, Purple Disco Machine, Vintage Culture, and many more.
Defected run events globally including stages at major music festivals and standalone club nights, as well as residencies in Ibiza since 2003. They also host Defected festivals in London, Croatia, and Malta, drawing people from the UK, Australia, North America, South Africa and all corners of Europe. Defected’s mission is to service our community whilst helping artists build longer lasting, more impactful, and more profitable careers.