What’s Up With the Long Songs-House Music, DJs, Matt Warren’s “Music Is My Life” by Maddy Gomez and Derek Anderson.

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.

Matt Warren’s All Vinyl Set Live in Zurich, Switzerland, 2005

By 2005, vinyl had fallen out of favour, and the majority of record shops were full of CDs. Some record shops weren’t even interested in stocking vinyl, and wouldn’t even buy collections of vinyl. It looked it was the end for vinyl. Especially when many DJs turned their back on vinyl. Before long, many clubs no longer had turntables in the DJ box. Many of the clubs that still had turntables … Continue reading Matt Warren’s All Vinyl Set Live in Zurich, Switzerland, 2005

Matt Warren Live At Rednofive, Chicago, In 2003.

After spending the best part of two decades travelling the world, Matt Warren got the chance to play at Rednofive, in Chicago, in 2003. The local boy who had made good, and was now an international DJ enjoyed playing in front on a local audience. That night, Matt played  a set they featured Lisa Shaw, Afromento and Kathy Brown which went down well the partygoers in the Windy City.  Continue reading Matt Warren Live At Rednofive, Chicago, In 2003.

Matt Warren Live At Harry’s Velvet Room, Chicago 2001.

For the last three decades, Matt Warren has been a globetrotting DJ, whose played in clubs all over the world. In 2001, Matt played a set at of house music in his how city of Chicago at Harry’s Velvet Room.  During what was a flawless mix he spun tracks by Belezamusica, Paul Johnson and Crystal Waters. However, that night at Harry’s Velvet Room there was a very special guest playing live. This was  legendary Roy Ayers … Continue reading Matt Warren Live At Harry’s Velvet Room, Chicago 2001.