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.
In 1985, DJ and producer Matt Warren founded Sunset Records with Miguel Garcia, Alex and Robert Rojo who were three of his closest friends. Within just two years, Sunset Records had released several important tracks and was an influential label within the Chicago House scene. Meanwhile, Matt was enjoying a success career as a DJ and producer by 1987, and was just about to record a new track which he hoped to release on Sunset Records. This was Bang … Continue reading AKA Dance Music The Story In Pictures.
Bennie Colvin wrote the house classic House Ain’t Givin Up which was recorded by BnC and released on AKA Dance Music in 1987. The single featured four mixes and included Dean’s Mix, the Jackin’ Mix, Matt’s Mix and the Edit Mix. Matt Warren and Dean Anderson had mixed the single which would quickly become a favourite of DJs and dancers. Especially Matt’s Mlx Continue reading BnC-House Ain’t Givin Up (Matt’s Mix)
When Matt Warren released Take It To The Wall as a single on AKA Dance Music in 1987, it featured three mixes of the track that had been written by Nick H. The two mixes that featured on the A-Side were Take It To The Wall (Nick’s Mix) and Take It To The Wall (Kevin’s Mix). This meant that Take It To The Wall (Matt’s Mix) which featured on the B-Side. … Continue reading Matt Warren-Take It To The Wall (Matt’s Mix).