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: 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 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

CVU Presents: The Streets Are Hot Tonight: Dynasty Podcasts’ Six Year Anniversary | August 28th @ Simone’s In Pilsen!

Posted in DYNASTY,Simone's,The Streets Are Hot Tonight,Trancid by Jaime Black on August 17th, 2011

TSAHT

CVU is proud to present the return of The Streets Are Hot Tonight, Pilsen’s only monthly indie party! Featuring sets from DJ Trancid (Androides Paranoide) and CVU‘s Jaime Black, the night happens Sunday, August 28th at premier South Side establishment Simone’s (pictured below). Local talent is encouraged to come out and submit their music to CVU!

RSVP now on Facebook, download Trancid’s March Mini Mix below, and watch this site for more on this free Sunday night indie event in Pilsen!

Trancid – March Mini-Mix

Simone's

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: The Island Of Misfit Toys!

Posted in CVU Cover Story Series,DYNASTY,Podcast,The Island Of Misfit Toys by Jaime Black on July 12th, 2011

The Island Of Misfit Toys

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Anthony Sanders of The Island Of Misfit Toys! The frontman discusses the band’s debut full length, Bear Hair, his background in music, and how the group came to work with Chicago label Tandem Shop. Check out the group’s Kickstarter video for their east coast tour fundraising project, Bear Hair track “Hermit Crab,” the CVU podcast, and the video for “Beginnings of a Beard” below.

The Island of Misfit Toys – “Hermit Crab”


CVU90 – The Island Of Misfit Toys

 

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.

New Local 101/CVU Podcast: Pete Wentz!

Posted in Audio Archive,Black Cards,DYNASTY,Fall Out Boy,Local 101,Pete Wentz,Podcast by Jaime Black on July 11th, 2011

Pete Wentz

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: a special episode produced in part with Q101‘s Local 101, featuring Pete Wentz! Following an edit of this interview airing on last night’s Local 101, Dynasty Podcasts: CVU delivers the complete interview! The former Fall Out Boy/current Black Cards artist discusses shares his memories of Q101, his feelings on playing Lollapalooza next month, and why he appreciates the Midwest’s attitude towards fame. Stream or download that podcast below.


CVU89 – Pete Wentz

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, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.