In a live panel recorded at the offices of experiential marketing agency Mosaic in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood, representatives from live music production powerhouse C3 Presents join Dynasty Podcasts for a discussion on the creation of the annual Lollapalooza festival. Featuring Senior Artist Relations Manager Tami Blevins, Sponsorship Operations Manager Sam Elkin, Festival Director Lindsey Sokol, and Video Director Daniel Gibbs. The panelists speak on all aspects of activating Lollapalooza, from managing talent to securing permits, and everything in between. The speakers also weigh in on what keeps audiences coming back to Lollapalooza, with 100,000 people attending each day over four days.
In a live panel recorded at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Dynasty Podcasts and Twitter's @Blackbirds presented a conversation on minority representation and diversity in Chicago's tech culture. Featuring Bridget Johnson, Account Manager at Twitter, Jasmine Smith, Sales Planner at Spotify, Jared Hunter, Sales Development Specialist at LinkedIn, and Fabian Elliot, co-founder and CEO at Black Tech Mecca. The panelists share how they each got their start in the tech industries, speak on the importance and impact of diversity within the digital fields, and offer their advice for anyone looking to start their own career in tech, within an established company or as an entrepreneur.
In a live panel recorded at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, four of Chicago's leading maker talents come together to speak on the craft and strategy that goes into producing furniture and machinery, leather and stitched apparel, hospitality experiences, and streetwear apparel. Featuring Nadiah Shalabey (Bangtel), Kacy C. Middleton (Wayward Machine Co.), Manny Rodriguez (Jugrnaut), and Emma McKee! The panelists reflect on how they got their start as creators, share the challenges that come along with producing their craft, open up about funding strategies, and offer advice for anyone looking to start creating today.
In a live panel recorded at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, a collection of the city's leading production talents come together to share insights into their craft. AmbI Lyrics, Papi Beatz, Thelonious Martin, BoatHouse, and Jack Red each share how they got their start as producers, in addition to weighing in on the challenges facing artists and producers alike in the music business today. The group also offer their best advice for any aspiring artists and producers, starting to make music right now.
Singer-songwriter Uma Bloo closes out Dynasty Podcasts' 2017 programming with an interview the night before New Years Eve. The artist speaks on developing her passion for singing in private throughout her life, finding the courage to perform on stage through her burlesque work, and working with a band versus performing solo.
Chicago artist and producer Ikon visits Dynasty Podcasts to discuss his AURAGAMI project, and delve into his love of producing electronic music. The artist speaks on his work with Chicago's PVTSTCK organization, and reflects on being present for the fire that struck at the PVTSTCK studio in Fort Knox in 2016. Ikon also previews plans for upcoming music collaborations and more.
Chicago music tech figure John Williamson speaks about his new company Songfinch, which produces custom made songs for individuals and corporate clients. Williamson speaks on the inspiration for the company, delves into how the songwriting process works, reflects on the impact the finished product has made on grateful customers, and speaks on potential partnerships in the works.
Dynasty Podcasts, the first ever and longest-running music podcast in the City of Chicago's history, is seeking a showrunner for 2018 programming.
The showrunner would be involved with major Dynasty Podcasts initiatives and activations, including podcast and live stream programming, live event production, partnerships and sponsorships, classes, panels, and workshops, and more.
The ideal candidate is ambitious, self motivated, and knowledgeable about Chicago music and culture, as well as digital media platforms and innovations. Additionally, the ideal candidate can produce results, from concepting to activating a fully realized podcast, live stream, panel, or workshop.
This position has potential to become paid, depending on involvement and experience. Candidates are encouraged send a resume and/or digital portfolio to Dynasty@DynastyPodcasts.com, addressed to Jaime Black.