This floor filler is a favourite of Pepper Gomez who enthuses that it’s a: “total classic, great tune, best thing about it – makes you wanna dance.” Continue reading Pepper’s Picks Number 17: Black Box-Everybody Everybody
A big favourite of Pepper Gomez’s, the star of Matt Warren’s new album Music Is My Life says of Love Can’t Turn Around: “what a massive tune, will never be played out no matter how many times you hear it – it is just great.” Continue reading Pepper’s Picks Number 16: Farley Jackmaster Funk featuring Darryl Pandy- Love Can’t Turn Around
Number 12 on Pepper’s Picks is D Train’s You’re The One For Me. Pepper says this is: “a great funky house groove.” Continue reading Pepper’s Picks Number 12: D Train – You’re The One For Me
Wake Up! Music USA-UK-Nu-House: The Start Of Something Special. Written By Derek Anderson and Maddy Gomez. Label: Wake Up! Music Group. In early 2018, I was asked by Maddy Gomez, who runs Wake Up! Music Group to write the liner notes to Music Is My Life, the comeback album from Chicago-based DJ and producer Matt Warren. Mostly, when writing liner notes, it’s case of writing … Continue reading WAKE UP! MUSIC USA-UK-NU-HOUSE: THE START OF SOMETHING SPECIAL.
Back in 1986, Mat Warren recorded and released The Way To My Heart on Sunset Records. The Way To My Heart which features legendary Chicago house diva Pepper Gomez who wrote the lyrics to this classic. Despite being regarded as a classic, Matt Warren decided to remake The Way To My Heart when he signed to Wake Up! Music and began work on his comeback album Music is My Life. … Continue reading Matt Warren-The Way To My Heart: What’s Your Favourite?
Pepper Gomez sings, “Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Wake Up! —-Muuuuuuuussssiiiiiic! Happy Birthday FIRST birthday to you! As I tightened up this article, I was hit with the amazing news that Matt Warren’s single, “Get on Up” from “Music is My Life” is NUMBER ONE on the Digital Radio Indie Chart! So, I’m sharing the amazing news and leading … Continue reading Happy Birthday Wake Up! Music-2018.
I’m really so excited to report on our second international review. The first of course was from the UK’s dereksmusicblog.com . The second is from the Netherlands. From that country hails Bunkerheadz, someone whose music knowledge, passion and taste is something that I value to the utmost. He hears a lot of music. So I thought what better person to give a listen to Matt’s … Continue reading Bunkerheadz-Netherlands Renowned Music Expert Reviews His Sneak Peek by Maddy Gomez.
So for our youngsters out there or even those who have grown accustomed to the three-minute radio edit, you may notice that House or Nu-House tracks as you will find on Matt Warren’s “Music Is My Life” are an average of 6 minutes long! Why? Well, let’s tell you why. 1) Until the 70s – you could hear LONG songs on the radio. Songs that … Continue reading What’s Up With the Long Songs-House Music, DJs, Matt Warren’s “Music Is My Life” by Maddy Gomez and Derek Anderson.
Jessica Golich and Amy Cooper of Acronym, both part of the Wake Up! Music team, rolled into town Saturday night from Detroit. Amy was ready to tape and create the music video for Matt Warren’s single, “Get On Up!” featuring Ms. Janis McGee. The ladies stayed at Pepper Gomez’ aka MyMy Lady G’s space in Chicago after eating some tummy-filling Mexican food at Adobo Grill … Continue reading The Matt Warren “Music Is My Life” Album Video Shoot for Single “Get On Up” featuring Janis McGee , October 7, 2018-by Maddy Gomez.