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House Music....Twilight Zone, 23 Hop, Club Z, Boston Garage, Spectrum, La Rotunda to name a few...little Harlem in Buffalo...good times good times in the '90's...House music all night long...

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"Godfather of house" Frankie Knuckles dies aged 59 http://descrier.co.uk/music/godfather-house-frankie-knuckles-dies-aged-59/

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David Mancuso, a DJ and pioneer of '70s-era New York's revolutionary nightlife scene, has died, Billboard reports. The cause of death is unknown. Mancuso was 72. In the early '70s, Mancuso began hosting a series of weekly invite-only parties in his SoHo loft, which came to be known simply as "The Loft." The club was responsible for the growth of disco, and provided a safe haven for queer music communities. Performers included such legendary DJs as Larry Levan, Frankie Knuckles, and Nicky…

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from the Guardian

Frankie Knuckles: godfather of house music, priest of the dancefloor

One year on from his death, the godfather of house is the subject of a new tribute. Fans Elton John and Underworld tell us why his legacy is still being felt musically and beyond

House Legend - The Core of Dance Music serves as homage to the pioneers of the New York classic disco and house scenes. Dance Legends such as Timmy Regisford, Frankie Knuckles, Ron Hardy, Larry Levan, David Mancuso, Walter Gibbons, Francois K, Joe Claussell, Lil Louis, Larry Heard and DJ Harvey are all featured in this particularly detailed trainspotter's guidebook. The Discs section at the back of the book offers a must-have listing spanning three decades of classic tracks.

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