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The Economist (blog) - 31 Mar 2014
Just as Buddy Bolden can be considered year-zero in the life of jazz, so Frankie Knuckles, who died unexpectedly on March 31st, was the man most commonly credited as the godfather of house music. House eventually conquered the world. It is now the ...
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Frankie Knuckles benefit honors 'godfather of house music'

Chicago Tribune - 06 Sep 2017
The second annual Frankie Knuckles Foundation benefit was held Aug. 25 at Untitled. Nearly 200 fans gathered at the River North nightclub to celebrate the life and legacy of the "godfather of house music," Frankie Knuckles. The event raised over $10 ...
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Dallas Observer Mixtape with Joe Castillo

Dallas Observer - 21 Sep 2017
Joe Castillo is a seasoned vet who cut his teeth when disco was a new thing and Radio Shack existed. Although Castillo is best known for house music, his knowledge reaches into a multitude of niche genres, from country to drum and bass. These days, he ...
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An artist has turned your favourite DJs into dot drawings

Mixmag - 18 Sep 2017
If you ever wanted to see your favourite artists drawn entirely out of dots (and let's face it, who hasn't?) then today is your lucky day. Tim Stoakes, an artist who constructs images entirely out of dots, has inked images of Frankie Knuckles John ...
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Return of the House of Love with: Eric Kupper

Resident Advisor - 13 Sep 2017
The ORIGINAL House of Love returns this Saturday with two-time Grammy Award winning Producer/Remixer and partner in Director's Cut ERIC KUPPER, who joins residents Jon Martin and Shifty Kid to kick off the Autumnal party season in the best possible ...
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Point Blank Tutorial: Creating Classic Synth Sounds

DJ Mag - 15 Sep 2017
Sounds on the shortlist included the reece bassline from Ray Keith's 'Renegade Terrorist', the pads from 808 State's 'Pacific State', the arp sound from Frankie Knuckles 'Your Love and the bassline from Mr Fingers' seminal 'Can you Feel It'. See the ...
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Chicago house legend Mike Dunn releasing first album in 27 years

The Vinyl Factory - 11 Sep 2017
Dunn, a contemporary of Larry Heard, Ron Hardy and Frankie Knuckles during the explosion of house music in the late '80s and early '90s, was a seminal progenitor of acid house. Operating under his own name, as well as pseudonyms QX-1, The Jass Man, ...
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Hercules & Love Affair

Drowned In Sound - 05 Sep 2017
'Blind', and its masterful remix by Frankie Knuckles released in 2008, is probably still Butler's most masterful production. Much like Frank Ocean's 'Pyramids' and Julio Bashmore's 'Battle for Middle You', 'Blind' is one of those iconic tracks which ...
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Across The Multiverse with Dent May

The Local Voice - 05 Sep 2017
I like danceable tunes, but I prefer the underground tracks that Larry Levan and Frankie Knuckles would play. And I love a lot of European disco from producers like Claudio Simonetti and Alexander Robotnick.” May will return to Oxford September 14 for ...
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Get a glimpse of Frankie Knuckles' record collection

Mixmag - 19 Apr 2017
As “The Godfather Of House Music” Frankie Knuckles helped establish the genre's presence on dancefloors around the world. At a time when music was distributed via physical mediums, he amassed thousands of vinyl records. Now this priceless collection ...
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Mike WiLL Made-It, DJ Drama to Jam Red Bull Culture Clash - 26 Aug 2017
Former lecturers include Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Erykah Badu, Ryuichi Sakamoto, D'Angelo, George Clinton, Nile Rodgers, Frankie Knuckles, Giorgio Moroder, Questlove, Steven O'Malley, Rakim, RZA, Steve Reich, M.I.A., and pioneering synth inventors Bob ...
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Hercules And Love Affair – Omnion - 31 Aug 2017
Controller sounds like something you'd expect to hear in a Berlin discotheque back in the '80s, or the Chicago of Frankie Knuckles; a rather fruity number that would be at home soundtracking a spot of BDSM. Badwan brings effortless confidence to the ...

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