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Celebrity Playlist: The Knocks

The electronic duo creates a classic cardio mix to get your heart rate pumping.

Funny story about the origin of the The Knocks' name: Electronic musicians Ben "B-Roc" Ruttner and James "JPatt" Patterson came up with the moniker as a way to refer to the early period in their career when neighbors would knock on the door for playing music too loudly. These days, no one is complaining about their beats. The New York City-based duo has a new studio album, 55, but they're also well-known for their remixes with with big stars, including Britney Spears, Katy Perry, and Ellie Goulding. Two of their latest remixes include a revamp of Justin Bieber’s “Company,”  and a new version of their single “Classic,” which comes out today. Both songs would fit right at home on a cardio workout playlist, along with these other picks from the band:

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