Tagged: Frankie Knuckles


Barack and Michelle Obama Remember Frankie Knuckles

After the sad news last month of the passing of Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles, fellow Chicagoans Barack and Michelle Obama have sent a condolence note to friends and family of Knuckles, which DJ David … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 10:45AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House Music, whose legend looms large over electronic music past and present, has passed away at the age of 59. While details remain vague, fellow Chicago house heroes DJ Deeon, … read more »

POSTED April 1, 2014 12:33AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,

FADER Mix: Frankie Knuckles

Where to begin with Frankie Knuckles? As resident DJ in the late ’70s and early ’80s at Chicago club The Warehouse—hence “house music”—then across a long and wonderful career as a producer, Knuckles has done … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2013 11:04AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream: Hurts, “Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)”

Earth’s probably best pop duo Hurts still haven’t released their sophomore album Exile in the States—it came out via Sony in March in their native England—though this new remix of its second single should buy … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2013 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Schnipper’s Slept On: It’s a Cold World

Each Tuesday, FADER editor Matthew Schnipper highlights an underappreciated release he thinks we need to know about. This week it’s Frankie Knuckles’ “It’s a Cold World” 12-inch. Listen to the song below, buy the MP3 … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2010 6:45PM IN SLEPT ON Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Frankie Knuckles’ Resident Advisor Mix

The term “house music” derives from the music played at The Warehouse, a club in Chicago that Frankie Knuckles regularly DJ’d at in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Knuckles, a true pioneer, released hit … read more »

POSTED August 26, 2009 6:07PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Freeload: Roy Davis Jr + Frankie Knuckles Live Sets

When we were young we used to catch bits and pieces of Friday night dance mix shows on radio stations like Z100, and by bits and pieces we mean the time it took to walk … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2008 4:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,