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Eden Movie Soundtrack

GIVEAWAY: Win Free Copy of 'Eden' Movie Soundtrack Feat. Daft Punk, MK, Frankie Knuckles

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This Friday, June 19, the film about the 1990's French house scene EDEN that has a brief cameo appearance form robot super duo Daft Punk will open in select theaters here in the United States after touring the globe being premiered at various film festivals. The film will premiere in Los Angeles and New York City and since it is a movie about music, the film has put together a soundtrack filled with some of the best songs of the era from the likes of Daft Punk, MK, Frankie Knuckles, The Orb and others.READ MORE

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All Time Low, Underworld Tops First Vinyl Sales Charts from UK Official Charts Company

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The Official Charts Company of the UK has taken the continued rise of vinyl LPs into consideration and has introduced a new list tracking sales of the format every week. The first rendition of the chart was revealed Sunday night (the same time that the rest of the UK charts are exposed), featuring All Time Low and Future Hearts as its first no. 1, mirroring the band's performance on the overall Albums Chart.READ MORE

Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender at Turnmills nightclub on May 6, 2007 in London, England.

Frankie Knuckles 'House Masters' Compilation: CD to Benefit Elton John AIDS Foundation, Frankie Knuckles Fund

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A posthumous CD compilation crafted by the godfather of house music, Frankie Knuckles, is being released by Defected Records with all proceeds of the sales going to the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Frankie Knuckles Fund. The 'House Masters' compilation was originally started in February 2014, shortly before the Chicago DJ died. The project, which includes handpicked singles and remixes from Knuckles's career, was sidelined when the "Whistle Song" DJ died March 31, 2014.READ MORE

Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender at Turnmills nightclub on May 6, 2007 in London, England.

Film Focused on Frankie Knuckles and The Warehouse in the Offing

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2014 saw dance music lose one of its greats. Frankie Knuckles, known as the godfather of house music, died unexpectedly at 59 March 31. Now a movie, titled "The Warehouse," is being made about him and the place that inspired the house music movement -- the club The Warehouse in Chicago, which gave the genre its name.READ MORE

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Remembering Musicians Who Died In 2014: Phil Everly, Bobby Womack, Pete Seeger, And More

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2014 saw the passing of a fair share of aging musical legends, but it tragically also saw the deaths of many relatively young artists well before their time. This list honors just some of the artists who passed away this year, so if there are any that you think we may have missed, you can post your tributes down in the comments section below.READ MORE

Frankie Knuckles

President Barack Obama honors the late Frankie Knuckles in a letter to the Godfather of House's friends and family

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Following the death of Frankie Knuckles, the revered "Godfather of House" who passed away three weeks ago from complications with diabetes, a letter has surfaced from President Barack Obama that pays tribute to the late Chicago DJ/producer and offers support to his friends and family.READ MORE

Frankie Knuckles performs during 2008.

Frankie Knuckles, Chicago DJ and 'Godfather of House Music,' passes away at 59

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Frankie Knuckles, a Chicago DJ acknowledged as the "Godfather of House Music," died unexpectedly at the age of 59 Monday evening.READ MORE

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