Paige Tomlinson, Kitty Amor and Archie Hamilton readied ravers for Defected Croatia last week, soundtracking the warm-up party as Ballantine's flowed.

On a Thursday afternoon in the heart of Shoreditch, Defected Records brought some much-needed heat to London’s chilly temperatures. Celebrating the 2023 edition of Defected Croatia, an event quickly becoming the global epicentre of house music, the night invited revellers for a festival pre-drinks, with a stacked line up of the label’s familiar faces.  


Hosted with Ballantine’s, who provided the finest blends of scotch whisky, the night saw performances from Paige Tomlinson, Kitty Amor and Archie Hamilton. Honouring the festival’s full ‘23 line up, the event welcomed a limited number of fans to get a taste of what’s to come this August, where Defected will host thousands of house lovers to the Adriatic shores.  

Archie Hamilton opened his set with “Let The Light In”: a forthcoming release on Defected Records set for April 21. You can catch his set from the Basement below.

Since its inception, Defected Records has become one of the most respected brands in global house music. Pushing the scene forward by championing its heroes and the next wave, the label consistently delivers quality club music. Defected Croatia 2023 supports a diverse range of DJs, who’ll undoubtedly bring the vibes to the coastline between 3-8 August.  


More information and tickets can be found here. 

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