The prolific multi-platinum selling NYC dance music luminaries The Knocks deliver a carefree electronic sound that draws from soul, funk, disco, hip hop, house, and pop.
Comprised of James Patterson and Ben Ruttner, the duo have been producing a dizzying array of danceable New York inspired music for a decade now, bringing their DJ sets and live performances all over the world alongside industry heavyweights such as The 1975, Justin Bieber, and Ellie Goulding among others.
They have released 2 full length albums, 5 EP's, and performed their hit singles on US late night TV shows including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Seth Meyers. Known for their collaborative prowess, The Knocks have worked with artists across the musical spectrum, ranging from indie [Foster The People, MGMT, Will Butler of Arcade Fire], hiphop [Cam'ron, Big Boi, Method Man], dance [Purple Disco Machine, Mat Zo, Sofi Tukker], and pop [Carly Rae Jepsen, MNEK, Charli XCX]. In addition, the guys run the GRAMMY-nominated record labels HeavyRoc Music/Black Clay.