This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: CVU: The Metro 30th Anniversary Album! Featuring interviews recorded live at the Metro‘s Metrospective 30th anniversary event in downtown Chicago, including Kirstie Shanley, Steve Reidell and Dan Polyak, and Joe Shanahan and Ryne Estwing. Stream or download that podcast album above, and watch a short film of the Shanahan and Estwing interview below, filmed and produced by Chelsey Morin.
Dynasty Podcasts: The Metro 30th Anniversary Album
CVU197 – Steve Reidell and Dan Polyak
The former Metro/Smart Bar art director (Reidell) and current Metro/Smart Bar assistant designer (Polyak) discuss their artistic contributions to Metro’s graphic work over the years.
CVU198 – Kirstie Shanley
Chicago photographer Kirstie Shanley reveals the stories behind her photos on display at the Metrospective.
CVU199 – Joe Shanahan and Ryne Estwing
Metro/Smart Bar owner Joe Shanahan and Metro/Smart Bar art director Ryne Estwing revisit the Metro’s 30 year history, discussing everything from easter eggs hidden in show posters to the venue’s long-running support of the DJ scene. Shanahan also reflects in on artists like Kurt Cobain, The Smashing Pumpkins, R.E.M., and Kill Hannah, in addition to weighing in on what keeps artists and audiences keep coming back to Metro.
ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black, with video filmed and produced by Chelsey Morin. CVU features interviews with the premier talent and tastemakers in the Chicago music and nightlife communities, and is published through the Dynasty Podcasts network. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, and Tumblr.