[ELECTRONIC] The Knocks – “Dancing With Myself”

[ELECTRONIC] The Knocks - "Dancing With Myself"

  I leave the dance floor. Weaving my way to the back bar, I contemplate going back out. I’ve drank myself into another introspective night out and the music is the only thing keeping me company. Thank God for the music. To my left another short skirt orders a vodka water… what a waste. On […]

[DANCE] THE KNOCKS – “Classic” (ft. Powers)


  In one of many upcoming collabs on the Sights and Sounds, two of our writers, James Kabat and Kavit Sumud, tackle the new Knocks single (a band we deeply support here at the Sights and Sounds for bringing intelligence to dance). For this single, check out a letter from the band and the track […]

[DISCO/HOUSE] Mat Zo ft. The Knocks – “Get Down 2 Get Up” [Free Download]

[DISCO/HOUSE] Mat Zo ft. The Knocks - "Get Down 2 Get Up" [Free Download]

  In ’95, Coolio’s hit single “1, 2, 3, 4″ smoothly instructed us that we “Gotta Gotta get up to get down”, and the masses followed to the infectious beat. Almost twenty years later, as electronic music continues to disrupt almost every corner of our lives, The Knocks and Mat Zo turn Coolio’s lyricism on […]

[ELECTRO/DANCE] Borgeous – “Invincible” (Freak Island Remix) [Free Download]

[ELECTRO/DANCE] Borgeous - "Invincible" (Freak Island Remix)

  There are some hot things happening in Chicago at the moment, and I’m not just talking about the temperatures finally breaking 70 degrees for the first time this year. Yes, Chicago has officially joined summer, having made the un-Democratic decision to just forego spring altogether. It makes me feel like dancing all the way […]

[INDIE/DANCE] NoNoNo – “Pumpin Blood” (The Knocks Remix)

[INDIE/DANCE] NoNoNo - "Pumpin Blood" (The Knocks Remix)

  Oh, that whistling. That funky, glitched out beat and the contrasting fluidity of those vocals. I tell you, The Knocks really know how to line ‘em up and shoot ‘em down when it comes to blissful, summer-drenched mixes. The NY duo have another piece of dance floor gold on their hands with this smooth […]

[INDIE/DANCE] Haim – “If I Could Change Your Mind” (The Knocks Remix) [Free Download]

[INDIE/DANCE] Haim - "If I Could Change Your Mind" (The Knocks Remix)

  Picking the right ‘thing’ is important. From your morning cup of coffee to the girl of your dreams to picking your March Madness bracket or Lottery numbers, making sure you select correctly can have a drastic impact on the outcome of whatever it is we’re doing. In that respect, I’d like to recruit New […]



  “In honor of our next release with The Knocks, their very Comfortable EP out next Tuesday, our favorite dynamic duo went and made this this exclusive mix to prep you for the comforts ahead. It’s a special one with some rare cuts, some brand new cuts (including the debut of the EP’s final track, […]

[DANCE/POP] The Knocks ft. Wes Miles of Ra Ra Riot – “Savior”


  It’s truly been a pleasure getting acquainted with The Knocks over the last three years. Not just with their insanely catchy remixes, dance floor perfect jams, and groovy bass lines, but also with the duo behind the name – James “JPatt” Patterson and Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner. Two beyond talented individuals who have kept a […]

[DANCE] The Knocks ft. Sneaky Sound System – “The One”

[DANCE] The Knocks ft. Sneaky Sound System - "The One"

  Cue the bouncy rhythms, upbeat synths and retro vibes – NY duo The Knocks are back with another piece of dance floor gold off their upcoming EP, Comfortable. Teaming up with Australian EDM sensation, Sneaky Sound System, the two groups combine flavors of dance, nu disco and pop for a product that’s as pleasing […]

[DANCE] The Knocks ft. X Ambassadors – “Comfortable”

[DANCE] The Knocks ft. X Ambassadors - "Comfortable"

  Two groups who made my top 20 best tracks list for 2013, NY duo The Knocks and rock troupe X Ambassadors have teamed up for a slick as winter’s ice single titled “Comfortable”. Deep and funky, The Knocks’ JPatt and B-Roc lay down an uber dancey backdrop while X Ambassadors’ upbeat vocals make it […]

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