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Mark Knight breaks down his debut album ‘Untold Business’ [Interview]

After a career spanning more than a decade and a half, Mark Knight has finally recorded and released his debut album Untold Business. Throughout the record’s 13 tracks, Knight cleverly crafts listener-ready earworms without ever losing his commitment to the dance floor. Although Untold Business‘s main focus is clearly house, Knight dives deep into classic […]

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Splash House shares 2021 lineups with Lane 8, Dom Dolla, Bob Moses, San Holo and more

Back for its eight iteration, Splash House is returning to Palm Springs for two weekends in August. Weekend one (August 13-15) sets the bar high with performances from Dom Dolla, TOKiMONSTA, Whethan, Mark Knight, CRi, Shiba San, Get Real, and a DJ set from Tycho. Additionally, Lane 8, Green Velvet, and Mason Maynard are slated […]

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Mark Knight flips M&S’ house classic ‘Salsoul Nugget (If You Wanna)’

20 years after its initial release, M&S’ timeless house single “Salsoul Nugget (If You Wanna)” has been reanimated thanks to Toolroom luminary Mark Knight. The 2001 production is centered around a timeless funky rhythm full of disco flair thanks to featured artist The Girl Next Door. For his take on the track, Knight keeps the […]

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Mark Knight flips M&S’ house classic ‘Salsoul Nugget (If You Wanna)’

20 years after its initial release, M&S’ timeless house single “Salsoul Nugget (If You Wanna)” has been reanimated thanks to Toolroom luminary Mark Knight. The 2001 production is centered around a timeless funky rhythm full of disco flair thanks to featured artist The Girl Next Door. For his take on the track, Knight keeps the […]

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Up-and-comer HANNS taps LU for progressive lovers’ next fixation, ‘Up High’

German DJ/producer HANNS has teamed up with LU for a versatile new single, and those who gravitate towards progressive energy complemented by flowing female vocals will find their next fixation in “Up High.” HANNS initially teamed up with LU after discovering that she lived just a few miles from him. The duo proves to be […]

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Up-and-comer HANNS taps LU for progressive lovers’ next fixation, ‘Up High’

German DJ/producer HANNS has teamed up with LU for a versatile new single, and those who gravitate towards progressive energy complemented by flowing female vocals will find their next fixation in “Up High.” HANNS initially teamed up with LU after discovering that she lived just a few miles from him. The duo proves to be […]

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Mark Knight shares aced remix of Nathan Dawe and Little Mix’s ‘No Time For Tears’

Mark Knight delivers a jubilant house remix of Nathan Dawe and Little Mix’s single, “No Time For Tears,” via Atlantic Records UK. The Toolroom label boss adds to his list of high-profile remixes as he administers his venerated production talents on Nathan Dawe and Little Mix’s track “No Time For Tears,” spinning the pop variant […]

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Dancing Astronaut partners with Clubbing TV Awards to present 2020 ‘Best Hits Music Video’ award [vote here]

On March 27, Clubbing TV will host the third edition of the Clubbing TV Awards, a ceremony dedicated to celebrating the year’s best music videos. Clubbing TV, the first international TV channel centered on electronic music, established in 2009, has partnered with Dancing Astronaut to present the 2020 award for “Best Hits Music Video,” a […]

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Dancing Astronaut partners with Clubbing TV Awards to present 2020 ‘Best Hits Music Video’ award [vote here]

On March 27, Clubbing TV will host the third edition of the Clubbing TV Awards, a ceremony dedicated to celebrating the year’s best music videos. Clubbing TV, the first international TV channel centered on electronic music, established in 2009, has partnered with Dancing Astronaut to present the 2020 award for “Best Hits Music Video,” a […]

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Mark Knight injects disco into Silience’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Know’

Toolroom head honcho Mark Knight takes a break from his house label to give Silience‘s latest single “I Don’t Wanna Know” a fresh remix. The original track is a groovy cut built around a interpolation of Fugees’ iconic “Ready or Not,” but Knight strips away the hummed melody in favor of the classic disco sound. […]

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Insomniac shares lineup for virtual Nocturnal Wonderland event: Mark Knight, Justin Martin, Drezo, and more

Insomniac has done an incredibly commendable job rapidly pivoting to digital spaces this year, following a cancelled 2020 festival season in the wake of COVID-19. It looks as though the pandemic could even be forcing 2021 postponements as next year’s EDC Mexico may be on the hunt for new dates already. Though, as the North […]

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First Listen: Gene Farris rocks back onto Toolroom roster with ‘Nursery’ [Stream]

If you really live for house music, you’re already well-acquainted with Gene Farris. Always serving as a living link to the metronomic genre’s historical beginnings, Farris is an example of a four-on-the-floor jockey who honors his funk-ified Chicago roots with every track and every set. It doesn’t matter whether he’s topping the bill or kicking […]

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Mark Knight’s Toolroom Academy: learn to produce from the best

Toolroom Records has bred house and techno connoisseurs alike since its 2003 foundation. Headed by UK-born DJ/producer Mark Knight, the label has launched booming careers for the likes Dombresky, Weiss, Danny Howard, and more—outside irs. In an effort to nurture more rising talent, Toolroom Academy recently announced some new production courses for beginners. These courses […]

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Mark Knight’s Toolroom Academy: learn to produce from the best

Toolroom Records has bred house and techno connoisseurs alike since its 2003 foundation. Headed by UK-born DJ/producer Mark Knight, the label has launched booming careers for the likes Dombresky, Weiss, Danny Howard, and more—outside irs. In an effort to nurture more rising talent, Toolroom Academy recently announced some new production courses for beginners. These courses […]

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Mark Knight paints a retro house track with ‘Mona Lisa’

One of the most persistent and longest lasting forces in house music, Mark Knight offers his first track of 2020. “Mona Lisa” is built for the dance floor, with a dance-commanding vocal overlaying a classic four-on-the-floor rhythm. The ever-touring Knight has been testing his new bop at clubs across the world for months, but only […]

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Mark Knight paints a retro house track with ‘Mona Lisa’

One of the most persistent and longest lasting forces in house music, Mark Knight offers his first track of 2020. “Mona Lisa” is built for the dance floor, with a dance-commanding vocal overlaying a classic four-on-the-floor rhythm. The ever-touring Knight has been testing his new bop at clubs across the world for months, but only […]

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Mark Knight paints a retro house track with ‘Mona Lisa’

One of the most persistent and longest lasting forces in house music, Mark Knight offers his first track of 2020. “Mona Lisa” is built for the dance floor, with a dance-commanding vocal overlaying a classic four-on-the-floor rhythm. The ever-touring Knight has been testing his new bop at clubs across the world for months, but only […]

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Discovering Amsterdam through ADE’s wide venue menu [2019 Review]

Words by: Josh Stewart & Bella Bagshaw For a festival older than many of its attendees (including a co-author of this review), Amsterdam Dance Event hasn’t lost an ounce of prerogative in the electronic music space across its 24-year tenure. Much like its increasingly international soil, ADE is voraciously traveled to by electronic infatuates across […]

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Exclusive: All night dancing on the menu with Mark Knight’s extension of ‘Let It Go’

Out of Toolroom‘s sonic toolbox Mark Knight lifts a bustling house jewel: his remix of C.O.T.’s “Let It Go.” The edit has become a staple of Knight’s live sets of late, and in this time it’s proven infallible in its ability to draw club crowds to the dance floor in droves. Now, in the titular […]

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Exclusive: All night dancing on the menu with Mark Knight’s extension of ‘Let It Go’

Out of Toolroom‘s sonic toolbox Mark Knight lifts a bustling house jewel: his remix of C.O.T.’s “Let It Go.” The edit has become a staple of Knight’s live sets of late, and in this time it’s proven infallible in its ability to draw club crowds to the dance floor in droves. Now, in the titular […]

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