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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.)

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.

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CVU Exclusive: Team Bayside High feat. Hollywood Holt x Show You Suck – “Get Buck” (Live @ North Coast Music Festival 2012)

Team Bayside High

(Photo via Mad Lab Photography)

Exclusive here at CVU is HQ video of Team Bayside High‘s recent live performance with Show You Suck and Hollywood Holt. The performance comes from TBH’s headlining set Friday, August 31st at North Coast Music Festival, and features the MCs joining the DJ team for “Get Buck,” Bayside’s recent collaboration with Holt. Watch that performance below, followed by a download of the track. And watch for more North Coast 2012 content to post this week at CVU.

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

Van Ghost Feature The Occupy Movement In New Treatment For “Cage”

Posted in North Coast Music Festival,North Coast Music Festival 2012,Van Ghost by Jaime Black on April 30th, 2012

Van Ghost

North Coast Music Festival 2012 talent Van Ghost has posted its new video “Cage,” off the group’s recent The Effect EP and its forthcoming full length, The Domino Effect. The treatment was filmed in abandoned north shore Chicago Mansion, as well as at Occupy rallies both here in Chicago and in New York. Find that clip below, and catch the group later this summer at North Coast Music Festival, happening August 31st through September 2nd in Union Park.

North Coast Music Festival Announces First Wave Of 2012 Acts

Posted in North Coast Music Festival,North Coast Music Festival 2012 by Jaime Black on April 17th, 2012

Eclectica experience North Coast Music Festival has announced the first wave of its 2012 line-up, which includes Chicago acts Felix Da Housecast and Van Ghost. The festival is set to happen August 31st through September 2nd, once again in Union Park. A Groupon deal on tickets has also just gone live. Find the full currently-announced line-up below, and watch for much more on NCMF right here at CVU.

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