Matt Warren founded Sunset Records in 1985 with his friends Miguel Garcia and brother Alex and Robert Rojo who ran the Sunset Mobile Disco. The Rojo brothers were the go-to-guys for anyone wanting a lavish and extravagant party in Chicago. Sunset Records was a new venture for the brothers and one that started with a successful release…Pump It Up. It was the first of six singles released by Sunset … Continue reading Sunset Records-The Matt Warren Years In Pictures.
Having founded AKA Dance Music in 1987, Matt Warren decided that the fourth release on his new label would bare his name. He was by then, a successful DJ, producer and remixer with several successful singles to his name. Matt was hoping that his next release would enjoy the same success as Bang The Box which was the first release on AKA Dance Music. For the fourth release Matt decided to to record a cover of Nick H’s Take It … Continue reading Matt Warren-Take It To The Wall (Kevin’s Mix).
After Matt Warren released Rock The Nation on Alwan Records in 1985, Kenny Jason remixed this electro house classic. It’s very different to Matt Warren’s original, but this funky remix found favour with the “party people” in Chicago and beyond. Continue reading Matt Warren Rock The Nation (Kenny Jason Remix).
Having written Rock The Nation, Matt Warren entered the studio with this friend Miguel Garcia who would co-produce the track. This was fitting, as it was Miguel Garcia who had suggested Matt who was now rapping record a single. The pair recorded what was going to be Matt’s debut single. Now all Matt Warren needed was a label to willing release his single Rock The Nation. Enter Alwan Records … Continue reading Matt Warren-Rock The Nation.