The Directors Cut Collection – Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper

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The Directors Cut Collection – Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper

There are few people across the globe who will have not been touched by the work of Frankie Knuckles Forever regarded as The Godfather of House for his unrivalled contribution to the house music we know today what started as an underground movement in Chicago has grown to international heights thanks to Frankie His records earned him recognition on a global scale allowing him to work with some of the globes biggest names including the likes of Diana Ross Whitney Houston and Michael JacksonFive years ago Frankie passed away in Chicago on st March leaving behind one of the greatest house music legacies spanning almost four decades Now he is commemorated by long time writing and production partner Eric Kupper Eric himself a seasoned DJ producer and writer has worked on over Billboard Dance Records and played a pivotal role in a many of Frankies productions Having both worked together for many years they established themselves at Directors Cut from and set about producing original releases and remixes based on the classic Def Mix sound while sharing equal credits for their creationsTogether they reproduced and repurpose classic cuts for modern dancefloors with reworks including tracks from Marshall Jefferson Ashford amp Simpson Artful amp Ridney and The Sunburst Band alongside Frankie Knuckles originals These releases have now been brought together by Eric to feature on special album called The Directors Cut Collection on SoSure Music It includes the Directors Cut reworks of Frankies classic cuts such as Your Love and Take You There with Jamie Principle alongside Frankies first single The Whistle Song on which Eric shares writing credits Within a multitude of classic reworks highlights include a previously unreleased version of Ashford amp Simpsons Bourgie Bourgie and a huge Directors Cut Retro Signature mix of Marshall Jeffersons The House Music Anthem Move Your Body featuring Curtis McClainThe Directors Cut Collection is a fitting tribute to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Frankies passing whilst giving Eric a platform to tell his side of the creative story This album is to be released in collaboration with The Frankie Knuckles Foundation who work to continuing Frankies legacy well into the futurebSelected DJ Feedback for The Whistle Song ReDirectedbDixon quotClassicquotThe Black Madonna quotLove you FrankiequotLaurent Garnier quotniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice OHHHH SOOOOO NIIIIIIIIIIIIICE Honey Dijon quotIconicquotAxel Boman quotIts all about love not about emotionsAdam Beyer quotquotSpace Dimension Controller quotAlwaysquotTensnake quotClassic Love ItquotJonny Rock quotHotquotPrins Thomas quotvery nice fresh take on an alltime classicquotLen Faki quotIts been a while listening to this masterpiece and yes its timeless and I love the new touch on the new version thanks Frankiequotrobdabank Radio One of my all time faves and great mixes here Severino Panzetta Horse Meat Disco quotOH YASSquotMatthias Tanzmann quotCant believe it has been five years already LegendaryMichael Serafini quotExcellant Retouch on thisquotEaseNightmares On Wax quotTimeless classic from a true legend RIP xquotTimo Maas quotwellclassicquotTiefschwarz quotbless Frankie KnucklesquotRed Rackem quotLove this new version Really tasteful Well donequotbr

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play epA1 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut The Whistle Song (Re-Directed)

play epA2 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. Jamie Principle Your Love (Director’s Cut Signature Mix)

play epB1 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. B. Slade Get Over U (Director’s Cut Mix – Sami Dee Edit)

play epB2 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. Jamie Principle I’ll Take You There (Director’s Cut Classic Signature Mix)

play epC1 – Ashford & Simpson – Bourgie Bourgie (A Director’s Cut Exclusive)

play epC2 – Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band feat. Donna Gardier & Diane Charlemagne The Secret Life of Us (Director’s Cut Signature Mix)

play epD1 – Artful & Ridney feat. Terri Walker – Missing You (Eric Kuppers Director’s Cut Tribute To FK’ Mix)

play epD2 – Marshall Jefferson feat. Curtis McClain The House Music Anthem (Move Your Body) (Director’s Cut Retro Signature Mix)

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There are few people across the globe who will have not been touched by the work of Frankie Knuckles Forever regarded as The Godfather of House for his unrivalled contribution to the house music we know today what started as an underground movement in Chicago has grown to international heights thanks to Frankie His records earned him recognition on a global scale allowing him to work with some of the globes biggest names including the likes of Diana Ross Whitney Houston and Michael JacksonFive years ago Frankie passed away in Chicago on st March leaving behind one of the greatest house music legacies spanning almost four decades Now he is commemorated by long time writing and production partner Eric Kupper Eric himself a seasoned DJ producer and writer has worked on over Billboard Dance Records and played a pivotal role in a many of Frankies productions Having both worked together for many years they established themselves at Directors Cut from and set about producing original releases and remixes based on the classic Def Mix sound while sharing equal credits for their creationsTogether they reproduced and repurpose classic cuts for modern dancefloors with reworks including tracks from Marshall Jefferson Ashford amp Simpson Artful amp Ridney and The Sunburst Band alongside Frankie Knuckles originals These releases have now been brought together by Eric to feature on special album called The Directors Cut Collection on SoSure Music It includes the Directors Cut reworks of Frankies classic cuts such as Your Love and Take You There with Jamie Principle alongside Frankies first single The Whistle Song on which Eric shares writing credits Within a multitude of classic reworks highlights include a previously unreleased version of Ashford amp Simpsons Bourgie Bourgie and a huge Directors Cut Retro Signature mix of Marshall Jeffersons The House Music Anthem Move Your Body featuring Curtis McClainThe Directors Cut Collection is a fitting tribute to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Frankies passing whilst giving Eric a platform to tell his side of the creative story This album is to be released in collaboration with The Frankie Knuckles Foundation who work to continuing Frankies legacy well into the futurebSelected DJ Feedback for The Whistle Song ReDirectedbDixon quotClassicquotThe Black Madonna quotLove you FrankiequotLaurent Garnier quotniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice OHHHH SOOOOO NIIIIIIIIIIIIICE Honey Dijon quotIconicquotAxel Boman quotIts all about love not about emotionsAdam Beyer quotquotSpace Dimension Controller quotAlwaysquotTensnake quotClassic Love ItquotJonny Rock quotHotquotPrins Thomas quotvery nice fresh take on an alltime classicquotLen Faki quotIts been a while listening to this masterpiece and yes its timeless and I love the new touch on the new version thanks Frankiequotrobdabank Radio One of my all time faves and great mixes here Severino Panzetta Horse Meat Disco quotOH YASSquotMatthias Tanzmann quotCant believe it has been five years already LegendaryMichael Serafini quotExcellant Retouch on thisquotEaseNightmares On Wax quotTimeless classic from a true legend RIP xquotTimo Maas quotwellclassicquotTiefschwarz quotbless Frankie KnucklesquotRed Rackem quotLove this new version Really tasteful Well donequotbr

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A1 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut The Whistle Song (Re-Directed), A2 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. Jamie Principle Your Love (Director's Cut Signature Mix), B1 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. B. Slade Get Over U (Director's Cut Mix – Sami Dee Edit), B2 – Frankie Knuckles pres. Directors Cut feat. Jamie Principle I'll Take You There (Director's Cut Classic Signature Mix), C1 – Ashford & Simpson – Bourgie Bourgie (A Director's Cut Exclusive), C2 – Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band feat. Donna Gardier & Diane Charlemagne The Secret Life of Us (Director's Cut Signature Mix), D1 – Artful & Ridney feat. Terri Walker – Missing You (Eric Kuppers Director's Cut Tribute To FK' Mix), D2 – Marshall Jefferson feat. Curtis McClain The House Music Anthem (Move Your Body) (Director's Cut Retro Signature Mix)

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