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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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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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A Family Affair at Flatiron Side Door in Kew

Broadsheet - 21 May 2018
As for the playlist, you might get Frankie Knuckles one night, and Teddy Pendergrass or French '70s radio the next. “At the moment we're listening to a bit of the Harpoons. The building is also home to a clothing and homewares store owned by Emma's ...
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Jianna Justice Jams Again, and More Music News

Flagpole Magazine - 16 May 2018
This is a straight-up house-music record of classic variations—think shades of Frankie Knuckles as filtered through an extremely relaxed Happy Mondays—but it still has some slices of King's dubby fingerprints. All in all, it's a fairly ambitious ...
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Record Shopping with Fickle Friends at Rough Trade NYC

The 405 - 15 May 2018
Ultimate Production by Frankie Knuckles. Sam: This record is just classic. This is obviously a compilation, but it's got the one on it, it's got 'Your Love' the original mix, which is a house classic. When this guy died a couple years ago it was all ...
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DJ Nune/Lamar Harris Is One of 2018's STL 77 Honorees

Riverfront Times (blog) - 01 May 2018
Once again in 2018, ​the RFT recognizes ​St. Louis' ​unparalleled musical talent by presenting the STL 77, ​our list of 77 acts who did big things in the last twelve months. From now through June 16, the kick-off date of our huge two-day music festival ...
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Avicii: Forever young

The Standard - 26 Apr 2018
House music forerunner Frankie Knuckles and New York party organizer David Mancuso have both died in recent years, but both were considerably older. Avicii's death puts him nearly in the so-called 27 club—celebrated musicians who have died at age 27 ...

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