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Frankie Knuckles Talks House in Resurfaced Footage



We love Frankie Knuckles here at DT. One of the music industry’s truly unique individuals we can’t really thank the house music innovator enough for his contributions towards electronic music. But how did the man from New York with an affinity with Chicago become the ‘Godfather of House Music’ we know him as today?

Now following his tragic passing fans have poured tributes on the house legend with many people revisiting the many riveting facets of his incredible career. Classic footage from the opening of Chicago’s Power House Club in 1986 has now surfaced, featuring the recently deceased Frankie Knuckles along with a number of Chicago’s early house pioneers who provide a fascinating insight into the early developments in the scene.

Check it out below:

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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