While disco music is long gone, many of the elements from disco are still around. While many types of music are hard to pinpoint when it started, this is not the case for house music.
House music started in the early to mid 1980s in Chicago with the help of Frankie Knuckles. If James Brown is the godfather of soul music, then Frankie Knuckles is the godfather for house music.
Watch as Point Blank discusses about the origins of house music and the physical tools that helped influence electronic music in the 80s and 90s and the audience that it would typically attract in the documentary below.