Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Vol. 1 Album Release

Written by Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros This re-mix album is the first volume of what could turn out to be a classic catalog. After the huge success of Matt Warren’s album, “Music is My Life,”  founder and creative director of Wake Up! Music, Pepper Gomez – aka MyMy Lady G, got more than a bit inspired.  Gathering together a group of the world’s top DJs and giving … Continue reading Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Vol. 1 Album Release

Sometimes–Al Kent Mix

Al Kent, or Ewan Kelly as he’s known to his mom, was born in Paisley, Scotland, and was introduced to music by his father, who loved everything from pop to country, and anything else that could be found in the bargain bin of the local Woolworth’s. Soon, the young Al Kent was following in father’s footsteps and collecting records. At birthdays and Christmas, Al received … Continue reading Sometimes–Al Kent Mix

Going Deeper–That Dude Dom Club Mix

That Dude Dom is one of the monikers used by Texan DJ Dominic Sustaita, whose introduction to Chicago House came when his cousin who lived in the Windy City, sent him a mixtape. This was the first of many mixtapes that Dom received and used to listen to them on his boombox. Soon, he was buying the latest Chicago House releases and spent hours teaching … Continue reading Going Deeper–That Dude Dom Club Mix

Get On Up–Thank God It’s Tal Remix

DJ Lil’ Tal, born and brought up on the South side of Chicago, where he began DJ-ing on his mom’s hi-fi system. Just a few years later,  when the future DJ-producer had grasped the fundamentals of music, a friend introduced him to Walter “Get Down” Brown who taught DJ  Lil’ Tal to DJ in less than twelve hours. Having learnt the basics, he set about … Continue reading Get On Up–Thank God It’s Tal Remix

Catch Me If You Can–John Morales M+M Mix

Legend is an overused word, but it’s the perfect way to describe New York born DJ, and producer John Morales, who is an innovator and pioneer when it comes to DJ-ing, remixing and production. This has been the case since he made a breakthrough in the seventies after playing at clubs like the Limelight and Studio 54. For John Morales this was just the start … Continue reading Catch Me If You Can–John Morales M+M Mix

The Way to My Heart–DJ Spinna Galactic Soul Remix

Brooklyn-born DJ Spinna is another superstar DJ, who first stepped behind the wheels of steel at the age of eleven. Since then, he’s toured the world, with the flamboyant showman spinning everything from hip hop and house to funk and soul during eclectic sets that show off his prodigious skills. However, DJ-ing is just part of DJ Spinna’s story. DJ Spinna was also a member … Continue reading The Way to My Heart–DJ Spinna Galactic Soul Remix

How Do I Love Thee–Ralphi Rosario Big Love Radio Remix

Ralphi Rosario was born in Chicago, where his career began in the early eighties when he started DJ-ing for friends. By then, he was a familiar voice on the radio, and was a member of The Hot Mix Five between 1980-1994, where he showcased his enviable mixing skills. Soon, though, Ralphi Rosario was expanding his musical horizons. He embarked upon a career as a producer … Continue reading How Do I Love Thee–Ralphi Rosario Big Love Radio Remix

Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Volume 1: Matt Warren’s Music Is My Life

Posted by Randall Radic August 5, 2019 A few months ago, Chicago DJ and producer Matt Warren dropped Music Is My Life, a full-length album of contagious Nu House music, on the Wake Up! Music label, founded by MyMy Lady G, aka Pepper Gomez. The album took off and became a hit. Motivated by the album’s storybook outcome, MyMy Lady G elected for an album … Continue reading Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Volume 1: Matt Warren’s Music Is My Life

Matt Warren-Chicago Sounds, Sound Solution Recording

BSQUARED MAGAZINE Thank you for being part of our zine.  Tell us more about your beginnings in the industry! ​ We’re going back a few years when I started out in the industry. Lucky I’ve got a good memory. Originally, I started out playing house parties around the neighborhood, but by the summer of 1982, I was in my freshman year at high school and was ready … Continue reading Matt Warren-Chicago Sounds, Sound Solution Recording

Ralph Rosario-Wake Up Music Group, Grammy Nominations with Rihanna and Future Moves…

BSQUARED MAGAZINE Thank you for being part of our zine.  Tell us more about your beginnings in the industry! RR: My pleasure.  It pretty much all began for me in 1979. Back then, I was working and  playing disco music during the breaks for a band my brothers were in. They played salsa  music at gigs and  for a few weddings and various functions and I … Continue reading Ralph Rosario-Wake Up Music Group, Grammy Nominations with Rihanna and Future Moves…