ChicagoVerseUniteD: Chicago Scene Salvation

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: YP!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,DYNASTY,Podcast,YP by Jaime Black on September 28th, 2011

YP Still Awake (Front)

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: YP! The Chicago MC visits the CVU podcast at The Music Garage to discuss the creation of his recently released mixtape Still Awake, working with DJ Timbuck2, and how the mixtape is modeled after The Notorious B.I.G.‘s classic Ready to Die record. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by a CVU video feature produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World, as well a brief Elephilms feature on the rapper and the official treatment for “Who I Be.” And hear material from Still Awake live when YP opens for Mobb Deep on Friday, October 21st at Metro.


CVU112 – YP

YP Still Awake (Back)

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and hosted by Jaime Black, with video by Colleen Mares of The Axis World. 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, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New TM♥TD Podcast: GlitterGuts!

Posted in DYNASTY,GlitterGuts,Podcast,The Ministry Of The Dynasty (TM♥TD) by Jaime Black on September 27th, 2011

GlitterGuts

This week on The Ministry Of The Dynasty audio podcast: the recently relaunched original Dynasty Podcast series continues with special guest host Eric Lab Rat of GlitterGuts! The tireless event nightlife photographer joins hosts Jaime Black and Marchelle “Stormy” Fuller at The Music Garage to discuss his thoughts on taking pictures of drunk party patrons and his favorite kind of events to shoot, as well as revealing how messed up he can be while still pulling off a successful photobooth.

TM♥TD01 – GlitterGuts

The Ministry Of The Dynasty is a weekly scene and culture roundtable podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and hosted by Jaime Black, Desiree/Lady D, and Marchelle “Stormy” Fuller. TM♥TD is published through the Dynasty Podcasts network. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

TM♥TD

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Blane Fonda!

Posted in Blane Fonda,CVU Cover Story Series,DYNASTY,Podcast by Jaime Black on September 21st, 2011

Blane Fonda

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Mark Wetzel, Charlie Nadler, and Matt Witt from Blane Fonda! The trio discusses the soft release of their new album Foolish Croon, creating a cohesive listening experience, and their thoughts on utilizing Kickstarter to fund the record. Stream or download that podcast below, following four cuts from Foolish Croon and preceding the band’s cover of The Eagles‘ “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Mr. Jones” by Counting Crows. And catch Blane Fonda live this Friday, September 23rd at Subterranean for the Foolish Croon record release event.

CVU111 – Blane Fonda

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and 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, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New CVU Podcast Album: North Coast Music Festival 2011!

North Coast Music Festival

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: CVU: The North Coast Music Festival 2011 Album, featuring interviews recorded live on location at this year’s North Coast Music Festival! Host Jaime Black checks in with members of Midnight Conspiracy , The Hood Internet, Perfect Kiss, Gemini Club, California Wives, BBU, Loyal Divide, and Team Bayside High! Find the collection as a Soundcloud album or individual podcasts below, or download the entire collection as an album at the Dynasty Podcasts Bandcamp page!

CVU – The North Coast Music Festival 2011 Album

CVU: The North Coast Music Festival 2011 Album Intro

CVU103 – Midnight Conspiracy @ North Coast Music Festival
Following the completion of the first day of North Coast Music Festival, Mikul Wing and Louis Kha of Midnight Conspiracy discuss their expanding set production, pursuing the festival circuit, and what’s next for the DJ outfit’s stage show. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the At Dawn We Rage Remix remix from the group’s forthcoming Discord EP, set for release on Killpop Records later this month on September 27th.

Midnight Conspiracy – Discord (At Dawn We Rage Remix)

CVU104 – The Hood Internet @ North Coast Music Festival
At the completion of day one of North Coast Music Festival, DJ STV SLV of The Hood Internet reveals why he’s okay with early festival slots, discusses his evolving stage set up, and names some big names set to appear on the forthcoming Hood Internet full length album. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by The Hood Internet’s “All Of The Lights” treatment mixing Ellie Goulding, Portland Cello Project, and Kanye West.

The Hood Internet – All Of The Lights (Ellie Goulding x Portland Cello Project x Kanye West)

CVU105 – Perfect Kiss @ North Coast Music Festival
Just before the group’s Cobra Lounge after-party set, the members of Perfect Kiss, including Alfonso Mayen, Leo “Akira Smith” Saucedo, Ray Mora, and Danny Boy Lucero share details about new Perfect Kiss songs, the group’s upcoming EP, and whether they see Perfect Kiss as a live band or a DJ outfit. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the band’s latest single, “There’s No Time To Waste.”

Perfect Kiss – “There’s No Time To Waste”

CVU106 – Gemini Club @ North Coast Music Festival
Hours after the group’s early afternoon set on day two of North Coast Music Festival, Tom Gavin, Daniel Brunelle, and Gordon Bramli of Gemini Club reveal specifics about the band’s new music set for release in 2012, share how their live set up is like that of a sushi chef, and state why the act is moving away from being a “DJ band.” Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the trio’s most recent single, “Ghost.”

Gemini Club – Ghost (Original Mix)

CVU107 – California Wives @ North Coast Music Festival
In the hours before the group’s performance on the second day of North Coast Music Festival, Jayson Kramer, Dan Zima, Hans Michel, and Joe O’Connor of California Wives share preliminary details about the band’s debut full length, set to drop in 2012. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the group’s most latest offering, “Tokyo.”

California Wives – Tokyo

CVU108 – BBU @ North Coast Music Festival
On day three of North Coast Music Festival, BBU’s Epic, Illekt, Jasson Perez, and DJ Esquire share details on the group’s forthcoming mixtape Bell Hooks, set for release next month in October, tease an upcoming full length album, and discuss…other topics they didn’t see coming. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by video of the group shot and produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World.

CVU109 – Loyal Divide @ North Coast Music Festival
Immediately following the group’s performance on day three of North Coast Music Festival, Loyal Divide’s Jon Notowidigdo and Andrew McCarthy talk about the long-awaited release of their debut full length, Bodice Ripper, set to surface next month on October 4th, teaming with Kilo Records for the album, and working on new music while waiting for the record to drop. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by video with the band shot and produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World.

CVU110 – Team Bayside High @ North Coast Music Festival
On day of three of North Coast Music Festival, Derek Berry and Rick Carrico of Team Bayside High reflect on their festival closing DJ set the evening before, tease upcoming developments within the group, and share their thoughts on the ever-increasing DJ talent pool and event culture in Chicago. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the DJ duo’s recent cut, “Spaghetti Western.”

Team Bayside High – Spaghetti Western

CVU: The North Coast Music Festival 2011 Album Outro

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black, with video by Colleen Mares of The Axis World. 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, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New CVU Podcast: Mike Kinsella, Bob Nanna, Joe Trohman, Mark Rose, & Drew Brown!

Posted in Bob Nanna,CVU,Drew Brown,DYNASTY,Joe Trohman,Mark Rose,Mike Kinsella,Podcast by Jaime Black on September 2nd, 2011

The Cure
(Not actually guests on this week’s show.)

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Mike Kinsella (Joan Of Arc/Owen), Bob Nanna (Braid), Joe Trohman (The Damned Things/former Fall Out Boy), Mark Rose (solo artist/former Spitalfield), & Drew Brown (Weekend Nachos)! The collection of Chicago talent bands together just before taking the stage for their The Cure tribute act, discussing how the grouping came together, what to avoid when covering another artist’s material, and what each member is up to in their primary projects. Stream or download that podcast below.

CVU102 – Mike Kinsella, Bob Nanna, joe Trohman, Mark Rose, & Drew Brown

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Ornery Little Darlings!

Posted in CVU Cover Story Series,DYNASTY,Podcast by Jaime Black on August 29th, 2011

Ornery Little Darlings
(Photo via I Shoot Rockstars)

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Emmi Chen of Ornery Little Darlings! The artist discusses the group’s new album, O Is For Ornery, the band’s speedy production timetable, and incorporating multiple genres into the act’s sound. Catch the band live at the O Is For Ornery record release show tomorrow, Wednesday, August 31st atThe Empty Bottle, and stream or download the Ornery Little Darlings CVU podcast below, immediately following three O Is For Ornery cuts, via the group’s Bandcamp.

CVU101 – Ornery Little Darlings

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and 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, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

O Is For Ornery

New TM♥TD Podast: The Zero Show 2011!

Posted in Podcast,The Ministry Of The Dynasty (TM♥TD) by Jaime Black on August 27th, 2011

TM♥TD

This week on The Ministry Of The Dynasty audio podcast: The Ministry Of The Dynasty, the original Dynasty Podcasts network program, returns for the sixth anniversary of the Dynasty Podcasts network. Featuring Jaime Black, Lady D, Darsee, Marchelle Fuller, and Zarin Finesse. Stream or download that podcast below.


TM♥TD00 – The Zero Show 2011

And come out for the Dynasty Podcasts sixth anniversary event, The Streets Are Hot Tonight, happening tomorrow, Sunday August 28th at Simone’s (960 W. 18th Street) in Pilsen! It’s Pilsen’s only monthly indie party, with no cover and featuring DJ sets from Trancid and Jaime Black!

TSAHT

The Ministry Of The Dynasty is a bi-monthly Chicago scene podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and hosted by Jaime Black and The Dynamic Dynasty. TM♥TD is published through the Dynasty Podcasts network. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New 100th Episode Of The CVU Podcast: Chris Payne!

Posted in Chris Payne,DYNASTY,Local 101,Podcast,Q101,The Music Garage,Uncategorized by Jaime Black on August 26th, 2011

Chris Payne
(Photo credit John Gaskill)

This week on the extra sized 100th episode of the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Chris Payne! In an interview recorded at Chicago’s Music Garage, the new home of the Dynasty Podcast network, the former Local 101 host looks back at his career in radio, how he got his start in the industry, and what brought him to Chicago. Payne also reflects on his ten year run as host of the late great Q101′s Local 101, being on air last month to close down the station’s two decade run, and whether Q101′s last broadcast was really his last, as well. Find that podcast below, following video from the interview, in which Payne recalls shrugging off Disturbed‘s David Drainman during the band’s early days.

CVU100 – Chris Payne

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and hosted by Jaime Black, with video by Colleen Mares. 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, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Blah Blah Blah!

Posted in Blah Blah Blah,DYNASTY,Podcast by Jaime Black on August 26th, 2011

Blah Blah Blah

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Solomon David of Blah Blah Blah! The frontman discusses his band’s new EP Thank You, Thank You, out now on The Propelr, working with Matt Walker and Sean O’Keefe, and how they really don’t make them like they used to. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the EP’s streaming player, a download field for Blah Blah Blah cut “Why Am I The Only One Laughing,” the JBTV performance of that song, and its official video, as well. And catch the band tomorrow, Saturday, August 27th for the the Thank You, Thank You release party at Double Door.


CVU97 – Blah Blah Blah

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and edited by Kelly Jaeck. 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, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

 

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CVU Announcement: Dynasty Podcasts Network Teams Up With The Music Garage For Ongoing Partnership!

Posted in Chris Payne,CVU,DYNASTY,The Music Garage by Jaime Black on August 22nd, 2011

100th CVU Podcast W/ Special Guest Chris Payne Drops This Week!

Music Garage

Dynasty Podcasts, Chicago’s first music podcast network, is celebrating its six year anniversary at the end of this month by partnering with The Music Garage, Chicago’s professional music rehearsal space! The partnership will find Chicago music journalist and Dynasty Podcasts host Jaime Black recording Dynasty Podcasts episodes at The Music Garage through 2011 and into 2012! The partnership starts with the 100th episode of Dynasty Podcasts series ChicagoVerseUniteD, which features guest Chris Payne, the long-running host of Q101’s Chicago music program, Local 101. That podcast will drop before the end of this week.

This partnership comes off the end of Black’s thirteen year career at the late great Q101, the last ten of which was spent as producer of Chicago music program Local 101. In 2005, he launched Dynasty Podcasts, Chicago’s first podcast network focused on music and nightlife culture. In 2009, Black launched the ChicagoVerseUniteD podcast series, which features interviews with the premier talent and tastemakers in the Chicago music community.

Dynasty Podcasts will celebrate its six year anniversary at the end of this month at Jaime Black’s residency, The Streets Are Hot Tonight, Pilsen’s only monthly indie party. The event happens at Simone’s (960 W. 18th Street) this Sunday, August 28th, and features sets from Black and DJ Trancid, whose latest offering, Abstract Science Radio Mix, can be found below.

Look for CVU episode 100, featuring an interview with Chris Payne, to drop this week. And watch http://chicagoverseunited.com for more digital media offerings from this exciting new partnership!

Trancid – Abstract Science Radio Mix

TSAHT