Matt Warren-Take It To The Wall (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).

Matt Warren-Take It To The Wall (Kevin’s Mix).

Having founded AKA Dance Music in 1987, Matt Warren decided that the fourth release on his new label would bare his name. He was by then, a successful DJ, producer and remixer with several successful singles to his name. Matt was hoping that his next release would enjoy the same success as Bang The Box which was the first release on AKA Dance Music. For the fourth release Matt decided to to record a cover of Nick H’s Take It … Continue reading Matt Warren-Take It To The Wall (Kevin’s Mix).

Take It To The Wall (Nick’s Mix).

For the fourth release on AKA Dance Music, Matt Warren decided to record a cover of Nick H’s Take It To The Wall at Off World Studios. That was where some familiar faces from the Chicago House scene joined forces with Matt Warren. This included engineer Dane Roewade who had worked on many of Matt’s productions and would edit Take It To The Wall. He was joined by Matt, Kevin Halstead and Nick H who … Continue reading Take It To The Wall (Nick’s Mix).

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)