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?
Master Plan Part 1 Master Plan was the 80s duo made up of Tom O’Callaghan and Pepper Gomez. Tom was a multi-instrumentalist who could virtually play anything he touched and had been a violin player in the Chicago Civic Orchestra which was the training orchestra for the Chicago Symphony. Pepper Gomez was a sitar player, poet, singer and songwriter who joined forces with Tom after … Continue reading Pepper Gomez Tells The Story Behind Master Plan.
One of Pepper Gomez’s favourite house classics is Matt Warren’s Bang the Box: “I love the original, I love the Nu-House version and I just want to dance and bang it baby when I hear this tune!” Continue reading Pepper’s Pick’s Number 6: Matt Warren–Bang the Box.
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.
Rick says: “William Stover with a Prince-inspired vocal I’ll Never Let You Go released on Trax Records in 1987.” Continue reading Rick’s Picks 9: William-I’ll Never Let You Go (Vocal Mix).