Pepper’s Picks Number 10: Boom Boom and Master Plan-Face the Music.

“Ok Boom Boom and Master Plan’s Face the Music is a Pepper tune again but I love it!  It’s about being in love with a cocky person who could actually care less about you but is soon about to be forced back to earth. Deep reality and should have gotten more airplay in the day.  Loved working with Tony Boom Boom Badea.” Continue reading Pepper’s Picks Number 10: Boom Boom and Master Plan-Face the Music.

Matt Warren-The Way To My Heart: What’s Your Favourite?

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?

Pepper Gomez Talks About the Creative Process Of The Master Plan Photos

The Master Plan photos were a result of my view of the music and the knowledge I had gained in a year of college photography applied to my vision.  I had watched as many a fine musician simply not get their foot in the musical door.  I always thought that there had to be a way – even though in those days, there weren’t the … Continue reading Pepper Gomez Talks About the Creative Process Of The Master Plan Photos

Pepper Gomez Tells The Story Behind Master Plan.

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’s Pick Number 5: Michaelangelo feat Pepper Gomez-Shake It

Pepper Gomez remembers the story behind the oft-overlooked house classic Shake It: “This tune was lost due to AKA folding. I forgot I even did this tune!  I wish I had sung more verses but what a jam!  The vocals are so pure and yet arranged and the percussion, classic House sounds from Chicago.”  While Shake It was recorded in 1986, it was twenty-seven years before the song was … Continue reading Pepper’s Pick Number 5: Michaelangelo feat Pepper Gomez-Shake It

Matt Warren-Catch Me If You Can from the album Music Is My Life.

Matt Warren’s new artist album Music Is My Life was released to widespread critical acclaim on the ‘19th’ of October 2018. Less than two months later, and Music Is My Life is is riding high in the chill, electronic, hip hop and Latin charts, while the lead single Get On Up is number one for the second week on the DRT Indie Charts. It’s one of many songs that caught attention of critics. So was Catch … Continue reading Matt Warren-Catch Me If You Can from the album Music Is My Life.