Defected Records is a UK-based independent label that specializes in electronic music.
Founded by Simon Dunmore in 1999, Defected has worked with artists including Bob Sinclar, Kings of Tomorrow, Masters At Work, Inner City, Dennis Ferrer, Lenny Fontana, and Marc Kinchen (MK).
The label scored its first UK No.1 record in 2001 with Roger Sanchez’s Another Chance, which sampled Toto.
Covid-19 Virtual Festival success
During the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, Defected launched a nine-week Virtual Festival online event.
The series raised over $1.2million for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund .
It drew over 30 minutes average viewing time, with over a million people tuning in to watch Defected’s hand-picked roster of artists.Music Business Worldwide