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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 and Honey Dijon bring down the house

Document Journal - 19 Sep 2018
Frankie Knuckles and Honey Dijon bring down the house. Read time 6 minutes. Frankie Knuckles and Honey Dijon bring down the house T-shirt by Calvin Klein. Text by. Austin Downey. Photography by. Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello. Fashion by
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The Ephemeral Legacy of Detroit Music Legend Ken Collier

Out Magazine - 30 Aug 2018
In Chicago, there was Frankie Knuckles. New York City had Larry Levan. And in Detroit, it was Ken Collier who helped shape the sound of the city, whose Club Heaven was a place for queer people — largely queer people of color — to come together during ...
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Groovejet Glasgow - November tickets - 23 Sep 2018
A musical experience of Basement Jaxx, The Shapeshifters, Bob Sinclar, Frankie Knuckles, Daft Punk, Disco Edits, 80's edits, Whitney Houston, Todd Terry, Sister Sledge, Afro House, Masters At Work, Michael Jackson, Ultra Nate, Barbara Tucker, David ...
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New Frankie Knuckles Mural Going Up in Chicago

Billboard - 15 Aug 2018
Give it up to Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House. Without his innovation and tireless work ethic, dance music culture as we know it today wouldn't exist. He helped push the sound of four-on-the-floor toward funkier heights, and when he died in ...
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Drag, trans, next gen artists share the stage at Wigstock 2.HO

The Villager - 06 Sep 2018
There was no shortage of middle-aged queens talking about how the city used to be cooler in the Back When times; back when Frankie Knuckles was DJing, when Union Square was still a “needle park,” and when the Club Kids roamed the streets from the ...
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Frankie Knuckles tribute mural rises again in Chicago

Resident Advisor - 16 Aug 2018
Now, as reported by 5 Magazine, the Frankie Knuckles Foundation has settled on a new home for a reproduction of the mural. The location hasn't been revealed just yet, but the foundation this week suggested a celebration for the new work is being ...
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Chicago's famous Frankie Knuckles mural has found a new home

Mixmag - 15 Aug 2018
Chicago's Frankie Knuckles mural has found a new home in the Windy City. The original tribute piece, which went up three months after the house legend's passing back in March 2014, was completely covered up following a string of building repairs in ...
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Watch This Face: Marta Gawron - 05 Sep 2018
Frankie Knuckles, Massive Attack, Run the Jewels, the Dead Weather (I can go on for ever).” …movies? “Taxi Driver, Only Lovers Left Alive, Dirty Harry and Eyes Wide Shut. ” …books? “The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov.” …food? “Broccoli ...
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Christine And The Queens – Chris

The List - 11 Sep 2018
'Doesn't Matter', hailed by Letissier as a 'cathedral', is her hooky, staccato musing on faith in a higher power, and she references north African vocal traditions alongside a spare funk bassline (think Frankie Knuckles' 'Your Love') on 'Goya Soda ...
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Rare Frankie Knuckles Remixes Reissued

The Quietus - 08 May 2018
Melodies International, the label run by Floating Points, Mafalda, DJ Love On The Run and Elliot Bernard, is to reissue two rare remixes of Womack & Womack's 'MPB (Missin' Persons Bureau)' by Frankie Knuckles. The original pressing of the record ...
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Electric Zoo Celebrates “The Big 10” This Weekend - 27 Aug 2018
The festival has come a long way from its first event in 2009, where pre-cake Aoki, fresh-faced Deadmau5 and late legend Frankie Knuckles were on the bill. Since then, Electric Zoo has hosted astounding artists like Carl Cox, Moby, Skrillex, pre and ...
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Party On With Cut Snake's Summer Jams Playlist

Magnetic Magazine (blog) - 06 Jul 2018
In honor of the three track EP titled Want It All, we had Cut Snake keep us jamming for these summer BBQs, pool parties and rooftops nights with a summer jams playlist that includes tracks from Peggy Gou, Weiss, Frankie Knuckles and more.

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