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
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
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
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
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
Indie Music Discovery by Joshua (J.Smo) Smotherman July 22, 2019 11:44 am Wake Up Music Group and Matt Warren are back with an all-star cast of DJs for their new album: DJ Wall of Sound Volume 1: Matt Warren’s Music is My Life.If you’re wondering about Matt’s Music Is My Life album, wonder no more. I’ve already written an in-depth article about that release. In … Continue reading Wake Up Music Remixes DJ Wall of Sound Volume 1 – Matt Warren’s Music Is My Life Like You’ve Never Heard Before!
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