ChicagoVerseUniteD: Chicago Scene Salvation

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 Cover Story Series: Audiences!

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

Audiences

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Billy, Brian, Bobby, and Stephen of Audiences! Recorded backstage at Metro before the group’s recent set, the band discusses their new self-titled EP, the celebratory feeling in finally releasing a recorded effort, and the steps they took to play the Metro.

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: EchoDroides!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,EchoDroides,Trancid by Jaime Black on August 29th, 2012

EchoDroides

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Miguel Martin (aka DJ Trancid) and Frank De La Mora of EchoDroides! The longtime collaborators discuss the origins and evolution of their EchoDroides project, breaking down the differences between DJ and studio production set ups. Find that podcast below. And check out a lo-fi stream of the group’s Umbra EP, out now exclusively on Beatport, with a full release through all digital retailers on September 4th.


New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Emmi Chen

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,Emmi Chen by Jaime Black on August 24th, 2012

Emmi Chen

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Emmi Chen! The songstress delves into her new solo effort, Songs By Emmi Chen,  revealing just how far back her new material dates, and discussing her reluctance to release her more personal songs. Chen also sheds light on her acting work, as well as departure from Ornery Little Darlings. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by a full stream of Songs By Emmi Chen, as well as the videos for “They Call Me Lizzy” and “Song #3.” And catch Chen live this Sunday, August 26th, at Brownstone on Lincoln, as well as September 6th at Empty Bottle (tix) for the artist’s final performance with Ornery Little Darlings. RSVP for free entry to that show at rsvp@emptybottle.com.


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.

Songs By Emmi Chen

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Gold Motel!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,Gold Motel by Jaime Black on August 15th, 2012

Gold Motel

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Greta Morgan and Eric Hehr of Gold Motel! The duo discuss Gold Motel’s newly released self-titled sophomore record, the impact of positive press and performing at Lollapalooza 2011, and misconceptions about the group’s sound. Find that podcast below, followed by a behind the scenes look at the group’s involvement in the Supercuts Rock The Cut campaign (more on that here).


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: Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce!

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce! In an interview recorded at Code Of Conduct, the MC and producer team of Show You Suck and Stefan Ponce discuss their new Girls Girls Girls EP, how the collaboration came together, and the improvisational nature of the effort. Stream or download that podcast below, following the exclusive CVU premiere of Show You Suck and Stefan Ponce’s “All Love Everything” track. And look for Girls Girls Girls to drop on August 3rd.

Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce – “All Love Everything”

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: The Shams Band!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,The Shams Band by Jaime Black on July 27th, 2012

Shams Band

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Donnie Biggins, Paul Gulyas, Doug Hill, Brian Patterson, and Ben White of The Shams Band! In an interview recorded in the green room of Schubas, the band talks about their month-long residency at the venue, discuss the array of genres on their new album, Cold City, and preview upcoming plans for after their residency wraps. Stream or download that podcast below, following Cold City‘s title track and “Wake Up.”



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, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Supreme Cuts!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,Supreme Cuts by Jaime Black on July 18th, 2012

Supreme Cuts

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Austin Keultjes and Mike Perry of Supreme Cuts! In an interview recorded onsite at their recent Empty Bottle show, the pair discuss their debut full length, Whispers In The Dark, delve into the record’s many Chicago references, and preview a slew of upcoming Supreme Cuts releases and plans. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by streams of Whispers cut “Belly” and the duo’s treatment of Maroon 5‘s “Payphone.”

CVU Exclusive Premiere & Podcast: Chrissy Murderbot: ‘Friendship’ EP!

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This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Chrissy Murderbot! The DJ visits the CVU podcast in support of his new release, The Friendship EP, premiering below at this site. The artist discusses his new EP, his festival experiences this year at SXSW and Detroit Electronic Music Festival, and how Siberia is like the Midwest. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the exclusive premiere of The Friendship EP, set for release on July 24th through Halo Cyan.


New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Save The Clocktower!

STC

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Jimmy Shenk, Greg Newton, and Sean Paras of Save The Clocktower! The trio visit the CVU podcast to discuss the creation of their new album, Through The Glass, the record’s more accessible sound, and working with Genevieve Schatz of Company Of Thieves. Stream or download that podcast below, and catch STC live on August 10th at Double Door (tix) for the Through The Glass record release show.


STC

STC