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The Knocks

c. 2008 | ORIGIN: NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

The Knocks is an American electronic music duo consisting of Ben "B-Roc" Ruttner and James "JPatt" Patterson. They are known for their own releases on labels such as Kitsuné, Big Beat Records, Neon Gold and Atlantic Records and for their remixes featured on HypeMachine, Beatport, and various DJs' set lists. They are also known for their singles "Classic", featuring POWERS, "I Wish (My Taylor Swift)" which was collaborated with Matthew Koma and "Kiss The Sky", featuring Wyclef Jean. Their debut album, 55, was released on March 4, 2016.
The duo's name, "The Knocks", refers to the early days in their career when neighbors would knock on their door for playing music too loudly. Before focusing on their own music and remixes, they were producing beats and remixes for the likes of Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Marina & the Diamonds, Flo Rida, Sky Ferreira, Theophilus London, Ellie Goulding, and others.
NME magazine named The Knocks as one of the "20 hottest producers in music" in 2010, and the group was featured frequently in New York Post's "Popwrap" the same year. (Wikipedia)

REVIEWED

Classic (feat. Powers)


"The track is undeniably dance-driven"

CF | 453 DAYS AGO