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Articles Tagged “Frankie Knuckles”

  • Godfather Lost: In Praise of Frankie Knuckles

    Frankie Knuckles showed me that a dance floor can be transcendent, that there’s real drama in extending and rearranging a song that’s layered over and reshaped by a persistently soulful groove. Frankie knew the operatic seduction of anticipation. A ten-minute remix of his could start off with seven of intro and leave you aquiver with the song’s delayed opening line. A Frankie set wove moments like this together to showcase the passion, disappointment and joy of everyday living.

  • WATCH: Pump Up The Volume: The History of House Music (Full Length)

    The Channel 4 documentary “Pump Up The Volume” tells the story of the social and cultural explosion that is House. From its roots in Chicago, where it grew out of the ashes of Disco. House music has risen to become the soundtrack to every fashion show, after-show party, premiere and club opening around the world.

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