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
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.
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
Pepper says: “You Used to Hold Me which is a powerful house lament by the powerhouse Ralphi Rosario, featuring Xavier Gold which was release on Hot Mix 5 Records” Continue reading Pepper’s Pick Number 4: Ralphi Rosario–You Used to Hold Me
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.
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.