ChicagoVerseUniteD: Chicago Scene Salvation

New CVU Podcast: Scott Lucas With Special Guest Co-Host Allison Hagendorf!

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(Scott Lucas at The Music Garage – Photo credit: CVU)

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Scott Lucas of Local H and Scott Lucas & The Married Men, with special guest co-host Allison Hagendorf of AOL’s Signature Sounds! The multi-band frontman comes up to The Music Garage to talk with the CVU podcast and Signature Sounds about The Married Men’s new record, Blood Half Moon, out today. Lucas discusses the album’s desert influence, reflects on the Chicago alternative scene in the ’90s versus now, and shares details on Local H’s forthcoming record, Hallelujah! I’m A Bum.

Stream or download that podcast below, followed by Lucas’ CVU live session performances of “Blood Half Moons” and “Heavy Lidded Love,” performed and recorded at the Music Garage.

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and produced by Leyla I. Royale, and  recorded out of The Music Garage in Chicago. 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.

Dynasty Podcasts’ Jaime Black Joins JBTV

Posted in Dynasty Podcasts,Jaime Black,JBTV by Jaime Black on May 29th, 2012

JBTV

ChicagoVerseUniteD is proud to announce this site’s Jaime Black will be an on-camera contributor on Chicago’s longest-running music television program, JBTV. Black will be conducting artist interviews on the program, which airs nationally on NBC Nonstop. Additionally, certain interviews will post as both Dynasty Podcasts and JBTV content, with audio posting via the Dynasty Podcasts network, and video airing on JBTV. Watch CVU and JBTV for upcoming guest announcements and local artist performances and interviews!


New CVU Podcast: Elephilms!

Elephilms

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Davy Greenberg of Elephilms! In an interview recorded at a local cafe, Elephilms founder Davy Greenberg goes into detail about his video production operation, including how the endeavor started out, his thoughts on working with local artists, and his philosophy on making his shoots a party. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the Greenberg-directed videos for Mike Golden & Friends‘ “No Name” and Kidz In The Hall‘s “Occasion.”


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: Young Wonder!

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,Dynasty Podcasts,Eva Dubovoy,Krewella,Young Wonder by Jaime Black on December 21st, 2011

Young Wonder

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Chandler Lass and Eva Dubovoy of Young Wonder! In an interview recorded at a local cafe, the pair reveal how video production outfit Young Wonder first started, reflect on the outfit’s fast-paced rise in a short amount of time, and weigh in on being treated differently as an all-girl operation. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by two Young Wonder clips, including the band’s Krewella-centric episode.


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 Album: Lollapalooza 2011!

Lollaplooza 2011

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: CVU: The Lollapalooza 2011 Album, featuring five interviews recorded live on location at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival! Host Jaime Black checks in with members of OK Go, Kids These Days, Maps & Atlases, Gold Motel, and Dani Deahl! 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 Lollapalooza 2011 Album

CVU: The Lollapalooza 2011 Album Intro

CVU91 – OK Go @ Lollapalooza
On the eve of Lollapalooza, OK Go’s Tim Nordwind and Dan Konopka reveal how they landed on the bill for President Obama’s birthday bash last week, what went into the making of the band’s new video, “All Is Not Lost”, and how they plan to top performing for the President and playing Lollapalooza in one week. And find NBC Chicago video of the group singing “Happy Birthday” to President Obama in the clip below the podcast.

CVU92 – Kids These Days @ Lollapalooza
Vic Mensa, Liam Cunningham, Macie Stewart, and Nico Segal of genre-spanning outfit Kids These Days discuss hometown love, not fitting in one sound or scene, and being underestimated due to their age. Find the group’s new track “Clear Eyes,” as well as behind the scenes and performance video from their Lollapalooza set, following their podcast.

Kids These Days – “Clear Eyes”

CVU93 – Maps & Atlases @ Lollapalooza
Onsite at Lollapalooza, Maps & Atlases’ Dave Davison and Erin Elders weigh in on the band’s work ethic, what they’ve learned on tour, and the slow burn of the group’s 2010 record, Perch Patchwork. Find that album’s latest video, “Israeli Caves,” below the band’s podcast.

CVU94 – Gold Motel @ Lollapalooza
On day three of Lollapalooza, Greta Morgan of Gold Motel revisits her reaction upon finding out her band would perform at the festival. The frontwoman also sheds lights on the band’s sophomore record, and the group’s plans up to 2012. Find Gold Motel’s new single, “Leave You In Love,” following the podcast.

CVU95 – Dani Deahl @ Lollapalooza
Veteran Chicago DJ Dani Deahl discusses her more visible performance slot at this year’s festival, how DJ’ing has changed over the last decade, and her thoughts on Serato and the new class of DJs. Find her recent Ghetto House Radio mix after the podcast.

Dani Deahl - Ghetto House Radio

CVU: The Lollapalooza 2011 Album Outro

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.