Pepper’s Pick’s Number 9: Mario “Smokin” Diaz–Let’s Do It.

For her next Pick, Pepper Gomez chose Mario “Smokin” Diaz’s Let’s Do It, which was released on DJ International Records in 1987.  Pepper says: “It features  Matt Warren in the mix with fellow DJ and friend, Mario “Smokin” Diaz. When those two get together only great is coming out of it!” Continue reading Pepper’s Pick’s Number 9: Mario “Smokin” Diaz–Let’s Do It.

Pepper’s Picks Number 7: Julian Jumpin’ Perez–Jack Me ’Til I Scream (Jack Me Baby)! 

Pepper Gomez remembers: “one of my favourites house tunes from 1987 was Jack Me ’Til I Scream (Jack Me Baby). It’s a reminder of the heady days when Chicago house provided the soundtrack to dancefloors the world over.   Continue reading Pepper’s Picks Number 7: Julian Jumpin’ Perez–Jack Me ’Til I Scream (Jack Me Baby)! 

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)

The Night Writers Let The Music (Use You) and BnC House Ain’t Givin Up.

In 1987, house music was huge in Britain and somewhat belatedly, British DJs were catching up with their American counterparts. A generation was spending weekends on a magical mystery tour round the British countryside knowing that at the end of the journey, they were going to dance until dawn. It took time to get there, as the organisers played a game of cat and mouse with the police. They would eventually clamp down on … Continue reading The Night Writers Let The Music (Use You) and BnC House Ain’t Givin Up.

Sunset Records-The Matt Warren Years In Pictures.

Matt Warren founded Sunset Records in 1985 with his friends Miguel Garcia and brother Alex and Robert Rojo who ran the Sunset Mobile Disco. The Rojo brothers were the go-to-guys for anyone wanting a lavish and extravagant party in Chicago. Sunset Records was a new venture for the brothers and one that started with a successful release…Pump It Up. It was the first of six singles released by Sunset … Continue reading Sunset Records-The Matt Warren Years In Pictures.