The Knocks

In 2010, NME Magazine named The Knocks as one of the "20 hottest producers in music," and the group was featured frequently in NY Post's "Popwrap."

Their single "Make It Better" was released on Neon Gold Records in July 2010. It was subsequently used for nationally televised Corona campaign.[6] Philadelphia hip-hop band, Chiddy Bang, sampled The Knocks' "Blackout" for their single "Here We Go (Feat Q-Tip)" off their release, Chiddy Bang: The Preview Chiddy Bang subsequently sampled The Knocks' "When You've Got Music" and "Dancing with the DJ" for their mixtape, Peanut Butter and Swelly.

The Knocks garnered increased visibility for their single "Dancing With The DJ" in October of 2010. A year later, "Brightside" was released and brought further recognition. On February 1, 2012, they uploaded their cover of "Midnight City" by M83 to SoundCloud, featuring vocals by Mandy Lee. In its first week alone, the song had 10,000 downloads. In June, the duo took the number one spot on HypeMachine with the track "Learn to Fly," which reached 100,000 plays on SoundCloud within a week of its release.
The Knocks then returned to the studio to work on songs for the their forthcoming EP and full album for A&M/Octone Records. In July 2012, The Knocks' newest single, "Geronimo," a collaboration with French-Producer Fred Falke, was released on Kitsuné Records. That same summer, The Knocks opened for Dragonette's American/Canadian tour and played alongside Diplo, Justice, Boys Noize, and Knife Party on the Holy Ship!. The following year brought another successful single as "Modern Hearts" earned the group another number one on HypeMachine and reached the 100,000 plays mark on SoundCloud in just four days. During this time, The Knocks also began touring with Alex Clare.

The Knocks have shared the stage with artists such as Deadmau5, Skrillex, Big Boi, M.I.A., Sleigh Bells, Tiesto, Martin Solveig, Weezer, Die Antwoord, Two Door Cinema Club, and Calvin Harris

Title Album Genre Tools
Hit The Spot Endisco Dance, Electronic
Artist:
The Knocks
Era:
2010s
Genres:
Dance and Electronic
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electronic, and Synth
Keywords:
Feel-Good, Funky/Groove, Party, and Percussive/Drums
Scene Descriptions:
Frat Party, Make-Out, and Night Club
Subgenres:
House and Indie-Electronic
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Endisco, #1
Release Year:
2013
Track ID:
53598
main mix 1:00 160k MP3
Kiss The Sky (feat. Wyclef Jean) Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop
Artist:
The Knocks
Era:
2010s
Genres:
Hip-Hop/Rap and Pop
Instruments:
Bass, Drums, Electronic, and Synth
Keywords:
Bright, Dramatic, Driving, and Feel-Good
Scene Descriptions:
Frat Party, In Love, and Night Club
Tempo:
Moderate
Vocal Types:
male
BPM:
110
Release Year:
2016
Track ID:
91974
Main Mix 3:35 160k MP3 44.1k AIF
Instrumental 3:35 160k MP3 44.1k AIF
Take Me Back