Get On Up–Thank God It’s Tal Remix

DJ Lil’ Tal, born and brought up on the South side of Chicago, where he began DJ-ing on his mom’s hi-fi system. Just a few years later,  when the future DJ-producer had grasped the fundamentals of music, a friend introduced him to Walter “Get Down” Brown who taught DJ  Lil’ Tal to DJ in less than twelve hours. Having learnt the basics, he set about … Continue reading Get On Up–Thank God It’s Tal Remix

BSQUARED: Maddy Gomez Wakeup!  Express and… “Dance, dance dance!”

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!”

THE “COOL UNCLE OF HOUSE MUSIC”, MATT WARREN RELEASES FIRST NEW MUSIC IN A DECADE, THE ‘MUSIC IS MY LIFE’ LP

There are no two ways about it – Matt Warren was there at the very beginnings of the Chicago House movement in the 1980s and without his influence, the world of dance music would look very different. A generation after the likes of “Bang the Box” and “Rock the Nation” sent the club scene into raptures, Matt Warren releases his first full-length album, one which … Continue reading THE “COOL UNCLE OF HOUSE MUSIC”, MATT WARREN RELEASES FIRST NEW MUSIC IN A DECADE, THE ‘MUSIC IS MY LIFE’ LP

Introducing The DJs: DJ Lil Tal

DJ Lil’ Tal, born and brought up on the South side of Chicago, where he began DJ-ing on his mom’s hi-fi system. Just a few years later,  when the future DJ-producer had grasped the fundamentals of music, a friend introduced him to Walter “Get Down” Brown who taught DJ  Lil’ Tal to DJ in less than twelve hours. Having learnt the basics, he set about … Continue reading Introducing The DJs: DJ Lil Tal

Vents Magazine Interview: Chicago House Legend, Matt Warren

RJ Frometa  Q) Hi Matt, welcome to VENTS! How have you been? Thanks, I’m fine, and I’m really busy promoting my new single How Do I Love Thee and my most recent artist album Music Is My Life which is out now on Wake Up! Music. It’s great to speak to you all at Vents Magazine, and I hope that you’re all having a great … Continue reading Vents Magazine Interview: Chicago House Legend, Matt Warren

Matt Warren – “Music Is My Life”

by Yolanda Steed Matt Warren’s new album, “Music Is My Life”, is the perfect soundtrack for the people who are out there dancing the night away. Welcome to the human machine. Electronic Dance Music, or EDM, has gone through so many mutations since the music started gaining fans and celebrity from the LGBTQ factions in and around Chicago back in the 1980’s. The whole idea … Continue reading Matt Warren – “Music Is My Life”

CHICAGO HOUSE LEGEND, MATT WARREN, RELEASES GENRE-DEFINING NU-HOUSE LP

JIM BROWN APRIL 30, 2019 NEW MUSIC One of house music’s most enduring DJs, remixers and producers, Matt Warren has assembled an impressive supporting cast for his latest album, Music Is My Life. Rather like the finest disco bands of the scene, this record features actual performers alongside the traditional synthesised rhythms and beats. These include vocalists Pepper Gomez and Elena Andujar; soul diva Janis McGee; jazz bassist Wes Nelson and Grammy-nominated … Continue reading CHICAGO HOUSE LEGEND, MATT WARREN, RELEASES GENRE-DEFINING NU-HOUSE LP