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.

Modern Mechanical Music-Doo Doo Daa (Bonus Beats)

In 1986, three familiar faces from the Chicago House scene made their way to Reid Hyams’ Chicago Trax Recording Studio to begin work on a new project. This included Matt Warren and Nick H who joined forces with Miguel Garcia a.k.a. Michaelangelo, and became Modern Mechanical Music. The newly named Modern Mechanical Music recorded Persia (Club Mix) and Persia (Dub) but needed a B-Side. Both songs were written arranged, mixed and produced by Matt … Continue reading Modern Mechanical Music-Doo Doo Daa (Bonus Beats)

Modern Mechanical Music–Persia (Dub Mix).

In 1986, Modern Mechanical Music released Persia as their debut single Persia on Sunset Records. It was written by Matt Warren and Nick H who joined forces with with Miguel Garcia a.k.a. Michaelangelo and became Modern Mechanical Music. They made their way to  Reid Hyams’ Chicago Trax Recording Studio and were joined by some familiar faces on the Chicago House scene. This included Joe Pusateri who added percussion and Tom O’Callaghan was responsible for the sequencing. They … Continue reading Modern Mechanical Music–Persia (Dub Mix).

Modern Mechanical Music–Persia (Club Mix).

A year before the release of Pleasure Dome, Modern Mechanical Music released Persia as their debut single on Sunset Records in 1986. Persia was written by Matt Warren and Nick H who joined forces with Miguel Garcia a.k.a. Michaelangelo to record the single at Reid Hyams’ Chicago Trax Recording Studio. Joining Modern Mechanical Music were percussionist Joe Pusateri and Tom O’Callaghan who joined with Matt and Michaelangelo to add vocal chants. Tom O’Callaghan took charge of sequencing, while Matt and Michaelangelo mixed and produced the … Continue reading Modern Mechanical Music–Persia (Club Mix).

Modern Mechanical Music Featuring Matt, Nick and Michaelangelo–Pleasure Dome (Dub Mix)

With AKA Dance Music up and running, and already having released four singles, Matt Warren was ready to record a new track that he had written. To do this, required a little help from two of friends who were familiar faces from the Chicago House scene. They were Nick Huminsky a.k.a. Nick H and Miguel Garcia who had dawned the Michaelangelo moniker. The two producers joined Matt at Modern Mechanical Music, in Chicago, where they … Continue reading Modern Mechanical Music Featuring Matt, Nick and Michaelangelo–Pleasure Dome (Dub Mix)

Modern Mechanical Music Featuring Matt, Nick and Michaelangelo–Pleasure Dome (Club Mix)

The fifth release on Matt Warren’s new label AKA Dance Music was Pleasure Dome, which was recorded and mixed at Modern Mechanical Music, in Chicago. That was where Matt Warren, Nick Huminsky a.k.a. Nick H and Michaelangelo joined forces to record Pleasure Dome with engineer Dane Roewade. Pleasure Dome was written by Matt Warren and Nick H who took charge of production. However, Matt and Nick H both mixed the four … Continue reading Modern Mechanical Music Featuring Matt, Nick and Michaelangelo–Pleasure Dome (Club Mix)