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Judy Cheeks

The little girl of soul singer Julius Cheeks, Judy Cheeks covered territory comparable to her father — aswell as her godfather, Sam Cooke — but using the spin of ’90s home/club music being a backing rather than sweet soul music. An infrequent documenting artist through the 1970s and ’80s, Cheeks …

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Frankie Knuckles

The person many call the godfather of home, Frankie Knuckles began DJing in NY in the first ’70s while still an adolescent, years prior to the disco boom which became the first flowering of contemporary dance music. A decade afterwards he is at Chicago, piecing together megamixes of outdated disco …

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Trevor Jackson

Whoever has followed underground dance, rap, and electronic music in the late ’80s with the 2010s likely owns several bits of music touched, in a few type, by Trevor Jackson. The London, Britain native, who began likely to raves at age 14, got into the sector after approaching Tag Moore …

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DJ Vibe

The closest Portugal has ever endured to some superstar DJ, DJ Vibe may be the undisputed figurehead from the Portuguese electronic dance music scene. His drop in to the worlds of music and DJing were only available in his early teenagers while he helped his dad in his record shop, …

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Gilles Peterson

Elevated in South London by People from france/Swiss parents, radio jock, golf club DJ, and compiler Gilles Peterson was raised speaking French in the home and English everywhere else. At 18, Peterson started DJing around London, eventually spinning on the now-famous Dingwalls membership in Camden. His pieces covered the spectral …

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Tom Moulton

Remix innovator, journalist, maker, learning engineer, and Dance Music Hall of Popularity inductee Tom Moulton entered the music market close to the tail-end from the 1950s, when he worked like a 45s purchaser for Seeburg, a jukebox producer. He transitioned into numerous sales and advertising positions, first using the Ruler …

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