Thirty year old James Flowers is an up-and-coming DJ-producer and musician who was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1988 and discovered music at an early age. His American mother and Vietnamese father loved music, and James heard all types of music from an early age. By the late-eighties, James discovered hip hop and its culture, and soon, began collecting vinyl, which he added to his … Continue reading Musica Es Mi Vida–James Flowers Remix
When Fusion Records’ Miguel Rodriguez was working on the release of Angels by M Theory, which featured Matt Warren and was being recorded at his Warzone Studios, a four year old boy sat in the corner taking everything in. As Michael A. Garza watched his father and Matt worked on the track, this was the future producer’s introduction to house music. By 2003, Chicago-based Michael … Continue reading Introducing The DJs: Michael A. Garza
Release Date: ‘19th’ July 2019. Label: Wake Up! Music. Buoyed by the success of the Matt Warren’s critically acclaimed Nu-House classic, Music Is My Life, Wake Up! Music’s founder and creative director MyMy Lady G aka Pepper Gomez, decided that the Chicago-Miami based label’s next project would be an album of remixes. This, she decided wasn’t going to be just another remix album. Instead, some … Continue reading Coming Soon From Wake Up! Music: Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Volume 1: Matt Warren’s Music Is My Life.
The James Flowers remix clip of Matt Warren’s “Musica Es Mi Vida” – title track from the disc, Music Is My Life featuring Pepper Gomez, has beats that will not be denied. Get ready to dance even in your chair! James Flowers traces his intense love of music and vinyl to the young age of 11. Still a young DJ himself, James Flowers says, “There … Continue reading Matt Warren Musica Es Mi Vida Feat Pepper Gomez Remix Clip James Flowers
It had been a long time since I had seen Matt Warren. Our friendship and connection predated the current instant times of connectivity and social media where you can stay in touch and find people and even see what they’re eating. I’m grateful for these new abilities as without them the birth of Matt Warren’s Music is My Life and the Nu-House era might have … Continue reading The Birth Of The Disc That Gave Birth To Nu-House by Maddy Gomez.
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.
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.
In 2001, the members of Africanism recorded Trompeta Alegres with producer Rafael “Lego” Rodriguez. However, when it came tine to record Ron Haynes’ trumpet parts they were recorded by engineer Matt Warren. These parts were sent to producer Rafael “Lego” Rodriguez. Later in 2001, Africanism released Trompeta Alegre as single on Yellow Productions. Trompeta Alegre is a fusion of house and Latin from the multitalented Africanism. … Continue reading Africanism-Trompeta Alegres
When Légo recorded their album Mad Flava, they needed someone to record the horns and vocals. The person they chose was Matt Waren, who recorded the horns and vocals on Monkey Jazz and Spread Love at M Theory Studios, in Chicago. In May 2000, Légo released Mad Flava on the Afterhours label. It was a genre-melting dance album that featured elements of disco and house, … Continue reading Légo-Mad Flava