The prolific GRAMMY-nominated and multi-platinum selling NYC dance music luminaries deliver a carefree electronic sound that draws from disco, house, hiphop, soul, indie, 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 around the world alongside industry heavyweights such as The 1975, Ellie Goulding, and Justin Bieber, among others.
They have released 3 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, MUNA], hiphop [Cam'ron, Big Boi, Method Man], dance [Purple Disco Machine, ODESZA, Sofi Tukker], and pop [Carly Rae Jepsen, MNEK, Charli XCX]. In addition, they founded and run the independent record label Black Clay/HeavyRoc Music.