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Q&A: Satoshi Tomiie Releases New Day
A decade and a half after his full-length debut, the house-music vet's second album is finally here.

If there were any justice in the world, Satoshi Tomiie would be exalted as one of house music’s prime movers, a towering figure gazing over the clubbing realm like a …

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Interview: Virgo Four's Merwyn Sanders
Heading into a live gig at Warm Up, the Chicago house veteran tells his side of the story.

If Merwyn Sanders knows that he’s one of Chicago house music’s most formative producers, he certainly doesn’t act like it. His work with Virgo Four spawned some of the genre’s …

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"Tears": An Oral History
As a new Frankie Knuckles retrospective hits the shops, Satoshi Tomiie, Robert Owens and Judy Weinstein look back at the making of one of house's seminal songs.

Just over one year on from the Frankie Knuckles’s untimely death, the Defected label, in collaboration with Def Mix, is about to release a retrospective of the Godfather of House’s …


Listen to Two Previously Unheard Frankie Knuckles Mixes
Over the weekend, BBC Radio 1's 'Essential Mix' broadcast a pair of recordings from the late Godfather of House.

To mark the one-year anniversary of Frankie Knuckles’ passing, BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix has aired a pair of previously unheard mixes from the so-called Godfather of House. The first mix was recorded …


Podcast 336: Frankie Knuckles

The history of house music is littered with iconic characters, but the influence of Frankie Knuckles can’t be understated. Often referred to as “The Godfather of House Music,” the Bronx …


Frankie Knuckles A New Reality

There are plenty of “Legends of House,” but only one Frankie Knuckles. After a lengthy break from recording, the don is back with an album full of his patented big …