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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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The Beat Goes On Playlist Sat 10th Nov '18

TodayFM - 12 Nov 2018
Seven Davis Jr. The House Music Track-FCL; Over-Krewical; Walking On Sunshine-Rocker's Revenge; You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine-Lou Rawls (Frankie Knuckles, Eric Cooper & Kenny Summit Mix); Citizen Kane-Nightmares On Wax feat. Mozez ...
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Lisa Stansfield digs 'Deeper' on new material and tour

Chicago Sun-Times - 18 Oct 2018
In the 1980s, as house music was exploding in Chicago under the watchful eye of DJs like the late Frankie Knuckles, across the pond Lisa Stansfield was fast becoming a European dance queen with a mix of groovy soul, R&B and Brit pop that would lead to ...
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Frankie Volo

Resident Advisor - 21 Oct 2018
Lou Rawls. You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (Kenny Summit, Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper's Unreleased Anthem). Good For You Records. 2. Josh Butler, Hanlei. Feels Good. Defected Records. 3. Piem, Allaia & Gallo. All The Things.
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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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Channel Tres on his way Down Under

The Sydney Morning Herald - 29 Oct 2018
Growing up, he listened to Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Outkast, J. Dilla and NERD, as well as jazz, gospel and G-Funk, but, in latter years, he's immersed himself in Detroit and Chicago electronic dance music history, discovering the likes of Frankie ...
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Frankie Knuckles and Honey Dijon bring down the house

Document Journal - 19 Sep 2018
Frankie Knuckles and Honey Dijon may be from different generations, but both can be credited for keeping Chicago house music going in New York and throughout the world—at everything ranging from sweat-filled, bass-pumping nightclubs to exclusive ...
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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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In Conversation With Alex Jukes

House of Frankie (press release) (blog) - 15 Oct 2018
House of Frankie is a digital platform dedicated to Frankie Knuckles, and more in general, a tribute to house music. What do you think about our project? I think it is fantastic! You can tell from the people who work here have a real passion for house ...
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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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