Wednesday, April 2, 2014
RIP Frankie Knuckles
5 Magazine: House Music from Chicago offers a tribute:
This Entire Scene Was Frankie's Dance Floor
You'll find discussion of him in several of our books:
Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton wrote about Knuckles in Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey (ML3470 .B74 2000) and The Record Players: DJ Revolutionaries by (ML406 .B74 2010)
The Evolution of Electronic Dance Music edited by Peter Kirn (ML3540.5.E96 2011), in a chapter taken from Rule, Greg. "Dance Music History: The Fathers of Chicago House." Keyboard Aug. 1997: 64-67, available electronically in the International Index to Music Periodicals or in print our periodical collection, but you'll need to request it from the Annex.
Some other articles on Knuckles available via our e-Resources:
"Frankie Knuckles: The Godfather of House." Mixmag 09 2013: 82-3.
Paoletta, Michael. "The House that Frankie Built." Billboard May 15 2004: 30.