Frankie Knuckles - Photo by Paul JohnsonA sad day for all lovers of house music. One of the genres most influential artists, the legendary FRANKIE KNUCKLES passed away at the age of 59. The news was first announced via 5Chicago and was later confirmed by electronic producers DAVID MORALES and DJ DEERON. A statement from official sources is still missing but it is rumored that he died from complications related to diabetes.

KNUCKLES was one of the pioneers in the field of electronic house music. He was one of the key figures around the famous Warehouse Club in Chicago. Over the years he worked with all different kind of artists and created classic remixes for artists like MICHAEL JACKSON, DEPECHE MODE or DIANA ROSS. He clearly was an influence to a lot of contemporary producers and will surely be missed. R.I.P., Godfahter of House Music. Enjoy his classic Your Love right here.