Thank you for being part of our zine. Tell us more about your beginnings in the industry! Well, thank you! Sweet to talk to you. My unofficial start was studying the piano, and then the sitar for many years. I always loved singing, too. But, my official start in the music world was really amazing. I had watched bands come and go as there were … Continue reading BSQUARED: Maddy Gomez Wakeup! Express and… “Dance, dance dance!”
GUEST SPOTLIGHT Matt Warren Chicago-based has been a DJ for forty years, and has been a producer since 1984, when he released his debut single “Rock The Nation”. This inspired Matt to cofound Sunset Records in 1985, which released several house classics. However, in 1987, Matt resigned from Sunset Records and founded AKA Dance Music. The first single that AKA Dance Music released was “Bang … Continue reading Matt Warren Drops “How Do I Love Thee” @ CalisBestRadio @MsLashaunTurner 2/20/19
Posted by Randall Radic September 16, 2018 Chicago-based DJ and producer Matt Warren is preparing to drop his new album, Music Is My Life, on October 15. The album features Warren’s first new music in more than a decade. With the goal of transforming dance music, Music Is My Life is the first of its kind – the archetype of a new sound, called Nu House. In 1984, Warren releases … Continue reading Tattoo.com Music Preview: Matt Warren Releases ‘Music Is My Life’ October 15
It had been a long time since I had seen Matt Warren. Our friendship and connection predated the current instant times of connectivity and social media where you can stay in touch and find people and even see what they’re eating. I’m grateful for these new abilities as without them the birth of Matt Warren’s Music is My Life and the Nu-House era might have … Continue reading The Birth Of The Disc That Gave Birth To Nu-House by Maddy Gomez.
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.
Part of Matt Warren’s success with House Music has been his ability to get the vocals front and center in the tunes he produces. “Music Is My Life” is no different with Matt working with a collection of Divas who include; the soulful gospel singer, Janis McGee, the Flamenca from Spain, Elena Andujar, and his long time collaborator, Pepper Gomez. Each Diva brings her flavor … Continue reading Matt Warren’s Nu-House Divas on “Music Is My Life” (Part 1) by Maddy Gomez,