What’s Up With the Long Songs-House Music, DJs, Matt Warren’s “Music Is My Life” by Maddy Gomez and Derek Anderson.

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.

The Matt Warren “Music Is My Life” Album Video Shoot for Single “Get On Up” featuring Janis McGee , October 7, 2018-by Maddy Gomez.

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’s Picks 8: Liz Torres featuring Edward Crosby-Can’t Get Enough (Club)

Rick says: “Recorded in Chicago and released in 1987, Can’t Get Enough was a dancefloor filler, especially in Detroit, where it was a favourite of DJs and dancers,” Continue reading Rick’s Picks 8: Liz Torres featuring Edward Crosby-Can’t Get Enough (Club)

Rick’s Picks No 6: Kariya-Let Me Love You For Tonight (Original House Club 12” Mix)

Rick says: “The soulful side of UK house from 1988, featuring a vocal powerhouse from  Kariya. Thirty years later, and it’s a timeless track and a reminder of the glory days of UK house.”   Continue reading Rick’s Picks No 6: Kariya-Let Me Love You For Tonight (Original House Club 12” Mix)