The Knocks are an electronic music duo consisting of Ben "B-Roc" Ruttner and James "JPatt" Patterson. They are known for their own releases on labels like Kitsune, Neon Gold and A&M Octone-Interscope and for their remixes which feature prominently on HypeMachine, Beatport and various DJs... The duo's name, "The Knocks," refers to the early days in their career when neighbors would knock on their door for playing music too loudly.The band have actively encouraged fans to set up after parties following their shows where they DJ. Typically these are at colleges, dorms, late night spots or anywhere available.
The Knocks’ first US tour was opening for Ellie Goulding.