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    Default Frankie Knuckles has passed away

    No April's Fool's here. Several confirmations have come through to confirm that the "Godfather of House Music" has indeed passed away at the age of 59.

    Fuck, I'm speechless, I don't know what else to say.

    RIP homie, you're up in house heaven dancing the night away with all of us in spirit

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    Wow that sucks. RIP
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    They check your age at a rave? That means its not a rave.

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    http://5chicago.com/news/2014/03/31/...s-passed-away/

    They were the first to break the news of Romanthony passing away last year and now this.

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    RIP


    8/25 Kamasi Washington @ Blue Note
    8/28 Hernan Cattaneo b2b Guy J @ Verboten
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    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    Yeah, I'd like to see some of those sources.
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    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    http://www.factmag.com/2014/04/01/r-...les-1955-2014/

    There ya go

    It was first reported by DJ Deeon, David Morales, Junior Sanchez, and Paul Johnson, to name a few.

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    Well I hope this isn't true. He was just here a few months ago.

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    This is dumb. RIP.

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    Shocked and bummed! RIP Frankie knuckles
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    Is that written in some sort of underground rat language I'm not familiar with?

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    Fucking sucks. RIP.
    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Such a shame.

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    Listened to this on my way to work. You moved us all!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    a serious bummer RIP
    will redo my mixes for the rest of the year to honor this great man during my sets

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    Thank you for all that you have done. The countless you have inspired, the music and the memories. May your body rest in peace, because your soul will forever rock the dance floor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marooko View Post
    Thank you for all that you have done. The countless you have inspired, the music and the memories. May your body rest in peace, because your soul will forever rock the dance floor.
    Well put sir
    Superfan will be in front of the Fonda masturbating furiously to a photo of him taking a photo of a band. Set is from 8:05 to approximately 8:05:15. Guest list only.

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    He's up there spinning epic sets for Travis. RIP


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    Default Re: Frankie Knuckles has passed away

    And doing b2b sets with his old mate Larry Levan up in house heaven

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    Heaven got a whole lot louder.
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    holy shit dude
    ^I earned this.^

    "Oh this uncertainty is taking me over"

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    he paved the way for guys like martin garrix and skrillix! smh

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    rip....the Sahara should be renamed the Knuckles for this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marooko View Post
    Thank you for all that you have done. The countless you have inspired, the music and the memories. May your body rest in peace, because your soul will forever rock the dance floor.
    Quote Originally Posted by shoegazer76 View Post
    Heaven got a whole lot louder.
    Quote Originally Posted by crazzz2007 View Post
    rip....the Sahara should be renamed the Knuckles for this year.
    Word. A legendary indvidual. RIP.

    HOUSE MUSIC ALL NIGHT LONG!!!

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    Default Re: Frankie Knuckles has passed away

    Let's get Frankie's "Your Love” with Jamie Principle to No. 1 in the UK!

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Let-G...20406801550846



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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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