ChicagoVerseUniteD: Chicago Scene Salvation

New CVU Podcast Album: CMJ 2012!

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: CVU: The CMJ 2012 Album, featuring interviews recorded at and around this year’s CMJ! Host Jaime Black checks in with Santah, Scott Lucas, Into It. Over It, and Gemini Club! Stream or download those podcasts above.

Dynasty Podcasts: The CMJ 2012 Album

CVU220 – Santah @ CMJ
In an interview recorded outside of Pianos, Stan McConnell, Vivian McConnell, Steve Plock, Otto Stuparitz, and Tommy Trafton of Santah discuss their new You’re Still a Lover EP, released on the day of the interview.

CVU221 – Scott Lucas @ CMJ
Scott Lucas sits down with CVU in Union Square Park to delve into Local H’s new full length, Hallelujah! I’m a Bum, including revealing how the album connects to 2008′s 12 Angry Months effort. The multi-band frontman also reveals his reasoning for more making a more politically charged record, and how Chicago plays into Hallelujah! I’m a Bum.

CVU222 – Into It. Over It @ CMJ
Into It. Over It frontman Evan Weiss discusses the band’s new 52 Weeks reissue box set, as well as the adjustments that come with performing with a full band in a live setting.

CVU223 – Gemini Club @ CMJ
Standing outside of Webster Hall, Tom Gavin and Gordon Bramli of Gemini Club discuss their road travel misadventures, in addition to weighing in on how the band has been able to procure official showcase slots at both CMJ and SXSW.

CMJ

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black. 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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

New Rockit.LIVE Video Panel: How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business!

Posted in Dynasty Podcasts,Rockit.LIVE by Jaime Black on November 5th, 2012

This month on the Dynasty Podcasts Rockit.LIVE series: the How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business panelcast! In a live podcast panel filmed in September at Rockit Bar & GrillWilliam BeckettJohn Williamson (Music Dealers), Miss Alex White (White Mystery), and Mark Rose (DownWrite) discuss new revenue channels for artists, including music licensing, monetizing live digital performances, custom songwriting, and more. Dynasty Podcasts’ Jaime Black hosts that industry panelcast discussion. Watch that panel below, followed by the panelcast download.



Rockit.LIVE is a monthly music industry live podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and produced by Leyla I. Royale. Rockit.LIVE features panel discussions 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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

Rockit.LIVE

New CVU Podcast: California Wives @ JBTV!

Posted in California Wives,ChicagoVerseUniteD,Dynasty Podcasts,JBTV by Jaime Black on November 1st, 2012

CA Wives

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Jayson Kramer, Joe O’Connor, Dan Zima, and Graham Masell of California Wives! In a special JBTV interview produced in part with Dynasty Podcasts, Jaime Black checks in with the members of California Wives about the making of their new album, Art History, the experience of working with Vagrant Records, and their thoughts on being involved in a Sharpie campaign. Stream or download that podcast below. And watch the group’s performances on JBTV, as well as video of the below interview, at the JBTV site.

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black. 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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Hemmingbirds!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,Hemmingbirds by Jaime Black on October 31st, 2012

Hemmingbirds

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Zach Benkowski, Timothy Cap, Yoo Soo Kim, and Matt McGuire of Hemmingbirds! Recorded backstage at Metro before the group’s recent headlining set, the band delves into its new album, The Vines of Age, the concept behind the record, and the Kickstarter campaign that funded the effort.

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black. 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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

New CVU Podcast: Fake Shore Drive!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,Dynasty Podcasts,FakeShoreDrive by Jaime Black on October 10th, 2012

FSD

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Andrew Barber from Fake Shore Drive! In a live broadcast originally sent out through the Dynasty Podcasts Mixlr page, Barber weighs in on Fake Shore Drive’s past, present, and future, in observance of the site’s five year anniversary. The writer also reflect’s on Chicago’s role in the hip hop game in 2012, and shares his thoughts on a number of rising hometown artists, including Rockie Fresh, YP, and the ever-polarizing Chief Keef. Barber also answers questions tweeted in during the live broadcast. Stream or download that podcast below.

New Rockit.LIVE Panelcast: How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business!

Posted in Dynasty Podcasts,Rockit.LIVE by Jaime Black on October 8th, 2012

This month on the Dynasty Podcasts Rockit.LIVE series: the How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business panelcast! In a live podcast panel recorded in September at Rockit Bar & GrillWilliam BeckettJohn Williamson (Music Dealers), Miss Alex White (White Mystery), and Mark Rose (DownWrite) discuss new revenue channels for artists, including music licensing, monetizing live digital performances, custom songwriting, and more. Dynasty Podcasts’ Jaime Black hosts that industry panelcast discussion. Stream or download that podcast in the player above.

Rockit.LIVE is a monthly music industry live podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and produced by Leyla I. Royale. Rockit.LIVE features panel discussions 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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

This Monday, September 17th: Rockit.LIVE: How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business

Posted in Dynasty Podcasts,Rockit.LIVE by Jaime Black on September 14th, 2012

This Monday, September 17th at 6PMDynasty Podcasts returns to Rockit Bar & Grill for another Rockit.LIVE industry panelcast.

Rockit.LIVE: How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business
A live panelcast with Chicago artists and industry weighing in on music licensing, monetizing digital performances, artists self-managing, and more.
Featuring…

William Beckett
(Former The Academy Is… / solo artist)

John Williamson
(Co-founder/COO at Music Dealers)

Miss Alex White
(White Mystery)

Mark Rose
(Former Spitalfield / solo artist / co-founder DownWrite)

The 18+ event is free to attend, and will also be streamed live via the Dynasty Podcasts Mixlr and Ustream channels. Additionally, the panel event will later be released as an audio and video Dynasty Podcast. RSVP on Facebook here, and come out Rockit River North on Monday, September 17th at 6PM for Dynasty Podcasts & Rockit Ranch Productions present a Rockit.LIVE panelcast: How Artists Make Money In The New Music Business

New CVU Video Podcast: Felix Da Housecat @ North Coast Music Festival!

Felix Da Housecat

Recorded backstage at this year’s North Coast Music Festival is the CVUIllinois Entertainer interview with Felix Da Housecat. The hometown electronic music icon reflects on his time growing up in Chicago, in addition to sharing his views on the American media’s coverage of his music. Watch that interview below.

(Video filmed and produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World and Lewis & Clark.)

CVU & Dynasty Podcasts Present: California Wives Live At JBTV!

Posted in California Wives,CVU Presents,Dynasty Podcasts,JBTV by Jaime Black on September 10th, 2012

California Wives

ChicagoVerseUniteD and Dynasty Podcasts are proud to present California Wives performing live this Thursday, September 13th at JBTV! The indie pop group arrives at Chicago’s longest-running music television program hot on the heels of their debut full length, Art History, which dropped earlier this month. Audio of the group’s JBTV interview with this site’s Jaime Black will also be released as an episode of the Dynasty Podcasts: CVU series.

Catch the band live this Wednesday, September 12th at Lincoln Hall (tix) for the Art History record release show, and then head to the JBTV site for a chance to gain entry to the group’s intimate JBTV performance this Thursday, September 13th! And stream Art History in its entirety below, following the new video of AH cut “Purple,” which premiered during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

New CVU Podcast Album: North Coast Music Festival 2012!

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: CVU: The North Coast Music Festival 2012 Album, featuring interviews recorded live on location at this year’s North Coast Music Festival! Onsite for Illinois Entertainer, host Jaime Black checks in with Fei TangMatt Boy WhiteFelix Da Housecat, and Orville Kline! Stream or download that podcast album above.

Dynasty Podcasts: The North Coast Music Festival 2012 Album

CVU212 – Phives
DJ Fei “Phives” Tang reflects on his busy year, including his involvement with Chicago’s Red Door restaurant and EvilOlive, as well as his role with the ever-growing Porn and Chicken nightlife operation.

CVU213 – Matt Boy White
Matt Boy White discusses his increasing profile in the local music scene, as well as his work with acts like Mic Terror and Hollywood Holt.

CVU214 – Felix Da Housecat
Chicago electronic music icon Felix Da Housecat looks back at his time growing up in Chicago, in addition to sharing his views on the American media’s coverage of his music.

CVU215 - Orville Kline
On the third day of North Coast, DJ Orville Kline delves into his start in the local music scene, as well as his ambitions for Porn and Chicken.

NCMF