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.
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.
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).
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)