“Shake It” Michaelangelo featuring Pepper Gomez

Chicago House History: Michaelangelo aka Miguel Garcia and Matt Warren who recently released (2018) Music Is My Life have been life long friends and created some hot tunes during the days when House was just coming into play. Michaelangelo’s grooves and ear worm repetitive hooks gave the music his own trademarked style though the sound was clearly House. These are the roots of Chicago House. … Continue reading “Shake It” Michaelangelo featuring Pepper Gomez

Pepper’s Pick Number 5: Michaelangelo feat Pepper Gomez-Shake It

Pepper Gomez remembers the story behind the oft-overlooked house classic Shake It: “This tune was lost due to AKA folding. I forgot I even did this tune!  I wish I had sung more verses but what a jam!  The vocals are so pure and yet arranged and the percussion, classic House sounds from Chicago.”  While Shake It was recorded in 1986, it was twenty-seven years before the song was … Continue reading Pepper’s Pick Number 5: Michaelangelo feat Pepper Gomez-Shake It

Matt Warren’s Nu-House Divas on “Music Is My Life”  (Part 2) by Maddy Gomez,

Diva # 3 – Pepper Gomez   Who is Pepper Gomez?  No one really knows.  She and Matt go back a few decades from their days of early house and collaboration on tunes including, “Electric Baile” (Master Plan), “Way to My Heart” (Matt Warren), “Fusion Dance” (Mario “Smokin” Diaz), “Face the Music” (Tony Boom Boom Badea)  and “Shake It” (Michaelangelo).  They have experienced the joy … Continue reading Matt Warren’s Nu-House Divas on “Music Is My Life”  (Part 2) by Maddy Gomez,