Frankie Knuckles


Larry Heard Talks Us Through the Making of "Can You Feel It"

Ahead of his performance at Sunfall, we spoke to the house pioneer about how one of the 20th century's greatest works of art came to be.
Josh Baines
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Watch an Unearthed 30-Minute Frankie Knuckles Interview

The clip was previously bonus material from Nicky Siano's documentary 'Love Is the Message: A Night at the Gallery.'
Alexander Iadarola

11 Songs That Sample Sex The Right Way

This Valentine's Day, dive into the seedy bliss of a few ecstatic tracks that aren't "French Kiss."
Best of 2016

Artist of the Year: The Black Madonna On the Beautiful Paradox of Being a Catholic DJ

"I poured myself into dance music and discovered God isn't silent. God is loud."
The Black Madonna
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Watch an 'Unsung' Documentary Profiling Frankie Knuckles and the Birth of House Music

Featuring interviews with Jamie Principle, Marshall Jefferson, and archive footage of Knuckles himself.
Angus Harrison
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Thanks to This Blog, Old Haçienda Nightclub Sets Are Timeless and Available for Download

You've got the retrospective compilations, but now you know how those tracks sounded played to the floor.
Alexander Iadarola
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Here's a Brief Animated History of EDM, as Told by Spotify

The first episode of the streaming platform’s new web series teaches the roots of dance music.
Krystal Rodriguez

The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet Last Week

From dance floor romance to Frankie Knuckles, here's our list of the best things for the week.
Britt Julious
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Behind-the-Scenes of a New Exhibition Celebrating the Life of Frankie Knuckles

Chicago artist Theaster Gates gives us a tour of his thought-provoking Canadian show "How To Build a House Museum."
THUMP Canada Staff
Jamie Principle

The Story of Jamie Principle and Frankie Knuckles' “Your Love,” The Sexiest Dance Cut of All Time

Chicago legend Jamie Principle discusses collaborating with Frankie Knuckles and a lifetime of liberation on the dancefloor.
Alex Frank

An Oral History of the Legendary 80s Club That Introduced Toronto to House Music

Before the raves and entertainment district, the Twilight Zone was the city's answer to New York's Paradise Garage.
Benjamin Boles

Detroit's Most Unheralded Techno DJ Works in a Nursing Home

His fans include Carl Craig, Derrick May, and the late Frankie Knuckles—why isn't Al Ester a household name?
Erik Leijon