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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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AmPm masters the Spotify game

The Japan Times - 14 Feb 2018
He loves all types of music but says house legend Frankie Knuckles inspired him to start DJing. K, 33, became a fan of J-pop producer Tetsuya Komuro's various projects, before going through a British phase inspired by Jamiroquai and the Beatles. (“I ...
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Review: We Are Ian

The Adelaide Review - 21 Feb 2018
The pounding acid house that peppers Gluttony's Parasol Lounge confirms that this is the closest theatre will get to replicating Manchester's famed club The Hacienda, the spiritual home of the Madchester scene. Three 20-something women in white ...
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Electric Zoo 2018 Announces Official Dates for #EZooTen

EDM Identity - 14 Feb 2018
Electric Zoo started off back in 2009 and gave attendees performances by deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Ferry Corsten, Frankie Knuckles, and more for two days. The festival has made its way to select cities across the world such as Shanghai, Tokyo, Sao Paulo ...
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Vanderpump Rules Recap: This Grill Is on Fire

Vulture - 06 Feb 2018
Watching this episode of Vanderpump Rules, a morality play starring crash-test dummies, is a little bit like trying to make a meal out of passed hors d'oeuvres: As soon as we get a tasty morsel of one story, it is whisked away and we are presented with ...
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The PLUR Pioneer: DJ Marques Wyatt to perform on Maui

MauiTime Weekly - 14 Feb 2018
House music DJs of Marques Wyatt's caliber are the pioneers of the whole house music culture. They DJ'ed all types of gigs, produced records and promoted underground parties before they became more mainstream. Wyatt belongs in the same category of ...
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Calling Leeds disco divas for a glitzy night

Yorkshire Evening Post - 17 Feb 2018
Over 20 years she has worked with a who's who of dance, from Paul Oakenfold and Frankie Knuckles to the present day with DJ Spen, Jamie Lewis and Juan Kidd. On the night, the historic party venue will be transformed into a disco paradise, complete with ...
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Bestival reveal first headliners and huge line-up for 2018

NME.com - 06 Feb 2018
Slacker: Ratboy, Shame, Superfood, Black Honey, Confidence Man, Touts & whenyoung / We Are Scientists / Nilüfer Yanya / House Gospel Choir – Frankie Knuckles Special / Hak Baker /Adrian Sherwood / Caravãna Sun / Grace Carter / Mellah / The ...
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ELECTRIC ZOO Announces 'ELECTRIC ZOO: THE BIG 10' Aug 31, Sept 1 & 2

VENTS Magazine (press release) (blog) - 13 Feb 2018
All those moons ago, who would have thought that the weekender that roared to life on NYC's Randall's Island in 2009-which featured a fresh faceddeadmau5, a pre-cake Aoki and the late-great Frankie Knuckles-would become a household name in the global ...
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Do you have to do drugs to enjoy dance music?

Mixmag - 29 Jan 2018
The vibrancy of New York's disco scene in the 1970s was fuelled by rampant LSD use. Frankie Knuckles and Larry Levan's first club job saw them employed to spike drinks with the hallucinogen by Nicky Siano at The Gallery. After Frankie made the move ...
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Groovejet Launch Party tickets

Skiddle.com - 10 Feb 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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Take Manchester Opening Party with Sam Divine tickets

Skiddle.com - 09 Feb 2018
A weekly warm-up at Mambo ensued, opening for legendary names like Kenny Dope and Frankie Knuckles, as well as hosting the weekly Defected Radio show that currently holds the #2 spot on iTunes in the UK Music Podcasts chart. The real turning point ...
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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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Intertops and Juicy Stakes announce $1000 slots raffle

Casino City Times (press release) - 20 Feb 2018
The Slotfather is back with all his henchmen, including Snake Eyes Sammy, Frankie "Knuckles" and Fat Tony, in The Slotfather: Part 2. The dark and seedy crime underworld comes to life in gorgeous high definition animations and graphics. Free Spins and ...

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