The Aftershow: Simon Dunmore

Andre Paine

Defected Records is marking 20 years of dance anthems from the likes of Roger Sanchez, Bob Sinclar and CamelPhat & Elderbrook. Here, former A&M exec and DJ Simon Dunmore looks back at the hit-making history of the label he launched in 1999, calls out the majors for poaching his acts and admits to still going raving in his sixth decade...

I had to choose between DJing and dry-cleaning….

“That was the first job I had when I left school. I ...

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