Shure Microphones Sponsors Dynasty Podcast With New MOTIV Line Of Mics

Dynasty Podcasts is proud to announce Shure Microphones as a new equipment sponsor. Following a recent Dynasty team visit to the Shure offices in Niles, IL, the legacy audio company is supporting the podcast with gear from their new MOTIV line of mics. The new mics will be used on upcoming Dynasty podcast, panel, classroom, and workshop projects, and include:

  • The Communicator (Top row. For high-quality voice recording while traveling and more.)
  • The Documenter (Middle row. For iPhone recording in the field.)
  • The Narrator (Bottom row. For clip-on hands-free recording.)

Look for more on the Shure MOTIV line on this site and at upcoming Dynasty Podcasts live events!

Dynasty Podcasts Presents: #DYNASTYX - The Digital Box Set


On August 30th, 2005, Dynasty Podcasts launched as the first ever and longest-running music podcast in the City of Chicago’s history. And on August 30th, 2015, Dynasty Podcasts took over a penthouse at the Public Hotel for a ten hour live broadcast to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the podcast. That collection of interviews is now live in the player above, with the tracklist for the ten hour broadcast broken down below.




  • Sean CK: On his creative work at the Apple Store with Chicago's music community.
  • Ganser: Alicia Gaines and Nadia Garofalo on new music and their DIY build out.
  • GlitterGutsEric Strom on bringing GlitterGuts Photobooth to life and building it into a business.
  • Eric Sheinkop: On the development of Music Dealers and the power of music in marketing and Chicago's developing tech community.


  • The Atlas MothStavros Giannopoulos on adjusting to civilian life after an epic run of dates on the road.
  • Hemmingbirds: Frontman Yoo Soo Kim on the creative process behind the band's Half A Second EP. Kim also delivers a surprise acoustic cover.
  • VamosJosh Lambert and Ryan Murphy reflect on a busy year in the wake of their Spiderbait full length.
  • Dani Deahl: On building out her own tour and the DIY development of her career.
  • 1833: Zack Eastman and Zach Sweezyy on the evolution and focus of 1833 as a brand and East Room as a venue.
  • Professor FoxZak Fox Jablow reflects on the Chicago artists he's worked with and his goals for continuing to connect with the city's music community.
  • PHNM: The hard partying DJ shares tales of his Vegas escapades and expresses his love for the Chicago nightlife community.
  • Archie Powell & The ExportsArchie Powell and RJ Export check in during a writing period for the band as they look ahead to new music.
  • Mike Golden: The singer-songwriter delves into the continued evolution of his musical style, as he continues work on new material.


  • Mikul Wing: The Autograf artist and Future Factory founder reflects on his DIY beginnings, and reveals how they motivate him to this day.
  • My Gold Mask: Gretta Rochelle and Jack Armondo speak on the work in progress of their Anxious Utopia album.
  • Celine NeonEmily Nejad and Maggie Kubley talk recording in LA and perform a few acoustics tracks with their guitarist, John Gray.
  • Rapper ChicksPsalm One, Angel Davenport, and Fluffy speak about working on new music, and Psalm One sheds light on how she manages multiple creative endeavors.
  • CHIRP Radio: Jenny Lizak and Shawn Campbell  reveal the incredible process that went into bringing CHIRP to FM Radio, with Lizak remembering providing Dynasty host Jaime Black with his first ever internship at WLUW all the way back in 1998.
  • Chris Payne + Local H: It's a Local 101 reunion when former Q101 DJ Chris Payne co-hosts an interview with Scott Lucas and Ryan Harding of Local H. The group remembers their Q101 studios visits, while Payne recalls bringing Jaime Black on as an intern at Q101 shortly after his WLUW internship. The act also provides the broadcast with a handful of acoustic performances. 
  • Rita + Bruce de'Medici: Jaime Black's parents visit the broadcast to speak on supporting his earliest internship endeavors in radio, and how that lead to his work in podcasting today.
  • The All-New Dynasty: The Dynasty Podcasts summer 2015 producer class speak about working on the podcast, the the behind the scenes work that went into producing and activating a ten hour live broadcast. Featuring Audrey SutherlandIngrid LejinsProv KrivosheyMarcus Carter, and Mary Stavropoulos.



Dynasty Podcasts Presents: Facebook Live + Beyond: Live Streaming + Your Brand | Wednesday, August 31st @ 1871

On Wednesday, August 31st, from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Dynasty Podcasts host and college educator Jaime Black will bring a Facebook Live + Beyond: Live Streaming + Your Brand workshop to 1871. Black has been professionally live streaming across multiple platforms for a half decade, including Ustream, Google Hangouts, Periscope, Facebook Live, and more, at venues like Rockit Bar & Grill, Public Hotel, Chicago Athletic Association, Columbia College Chicago, and more. Details on the workshop are below.

You’ve been hearing about Facebook Live, or maybe you’ve watched live streams of popular events, festivals, or conferences. But what exactly is live streaming and how can it benefit your brand and your business? This workshop will delve into best practices for live streaming, and will help determine which platform and strategies work best for your content. Presented by veteran podcaster Jaime Black (Dynasty Podcasts), who has been live streaming industry events across Chicago for the past five years.

Benefits Of Attending

  • Understand how live streaming is changing the way consumers and customers connect with your brand.
  • Learn how live streaming is changing the definition of a live event.
  • Gain an understanding of multiple live stream platforms and their various benefits and functionalities.
  • Learn how to connect with your audience via Facebook Live and more.

This event is open to members of 1871 Chicago, with registration open now via PeopleVine.