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Alex Gutierrez

Happy Birthday Betty Wright  December 21, 1953

Happy Birthday Betty Wright December 21, 1953

Bessie Regina Norris born right here in Miami, Florida. Upon reaching the number 2 position for ” Clean Up Woman”, certified Gold Betty was presented with a GOLD RECORD on her 18th birthday.Clean Up Woman” is a song by Wright herself from her second studio ...

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December 19th, 2014

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Ecstacy, Pete & Lenny’s  “South Florida Disco History”

Ecstacy, Pete & Lenny’s “South Florida Disco History”

When you walked into Pete and Lenny’s you were never really certain if the band or the DJ was playing. Ecstacy were that good. It was rare to find a group performing current material, let alone nightclub hits usually reserved for the club’s DJs . “Of all the ...

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December 17th, 2014

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Leroy Gomez still makes you ” Get Up and Boogie”

Leroy Gomez still makes you ” Get Up and Boogie”

A few years ago on our Disco program Open House Radio we had the pleasure of interviewing one of the early stars of Disco, Leroy Gomez. His project Santa Esmeralda with friends Nicolas Skorsky and Jean Manuel de Scarano, songwriters who had launched their own label was the ...

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November 21st, 2014

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Interview with Mingui Perez

Interview with Mingui Perez

The following is a brief interview I conducted through Facebook Messenger with Miami Guitar legend Mingui Perez regarding Miami’s Open House scene . His most recent accomplishment is playing guitar on Willy Chirino’s 2011 ” My Beatles Heart” CD I was ...

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November 1st, 2014

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Mike ” In The Night” Triay …….Lives on

Mike ” In The Night” Triay …….Lives on

Mike in the Night was an MC, a radio Engineer,a producer, a Remixer a Radio personality he earned each and everyone of those titles with years of hard work and dedication ., but the title that I remember him the most by is ” FRIEND” …..No hard work or dedication there…he was

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October 31st, 2014

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Mantrap Then and Now

Mantrap Then and Now

I could blame Mantrap for introducing me to ” Skipping ” school, but I won’t. You see the first time I skipped class was to go to a Mantrap concert at Miami High. Not only was I risking my life by getting in trouble with my father , but I was also taking a ...

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October 31st, 2014

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Miami Bands of The 70s

Miami Bands of The 70s

Those of us who were privileged to be present during that time can appreciate the frustration of not being able to know the history of our musical roots here in Miami. No books or Google searches can produce any information on this period , a time when we were defining ...

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October 31st, 2014

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Open House Culture

Open House Culture

The many bands that played these venues did more than provide us with musical entertainment, they were also the trend setters , high school and junior high school kids would emulate their style of dress from the ‘ QIANA’ shirts down to the transparent plexi glass

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October 31st, 2014

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DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ

DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ

In 1976 I bought two BSR Belt driven Turntables with no pitch control and a Radio Shack microphone mixer mixer with no CUE, with money I had saved working as a busboy at a restaurant. I was the “man “!! Well at least I thought I was . I had been to a party where ...

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October 31st, 2014

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Open House Radio

Open House Radio

THE OPEN HOUSE RADIO STORY Mike and I have worked in just about every nightclub and every radio Station in Miami. Collectively we share over 30 years in the business. We have been witness to the evolution of dance music ,since the days of Disco to the present. ...

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October 23rd, 2014

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