Dynasty Podcasts Is Seeking Audio Production College Interns

Dynasty Podcasts, the first ever and longest-running music podcast in the City of Chicago's history, is seeking audio production college interns for spring 2017.

This internship involves recording podcast sessions, managing live stream broadcasts, and editing/producing digital media content. The ideal candidate is enrolled at a Chicago city college or university, is familiar with Garageband, ProTools, or equivalent recording software, and has a passion for Chicago's music and creative cultures and communities.

Candidates should send a resume and one or more audio production samples to Jaime Black via the Dynasty Contact form. This position is for spring 2017, with potential to become ongoing.

Chicagoverse 119 - Ravyn Lenae

In an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels Chicago, singer-songwriter Ravyn Lenae looks back at her Moon Shoes release, which originally dropped in 2015, and then saw a rerelease in 2016.

Lenae explains why she feels a distance from that material in the present day, and hints at new music on the way in 2017. The artist also details how she had to move through a number of creative endeavors, before falling in love with singing.

Chicagoverse 118 - Roger Tino Morales

Multi-media journalist Roger Tino Morales visits Dynasty Podcasts at Virgin Hotels Chicago to talk about his work with the Chicago Tribune and more.

Morales recalls how he got his start as a photo and video journalist, and reveals how he began working with the Chicago Tribune. The visual artist also speaks on Chicago talent he's produced stories on, including Elise Swopes, Saba, Malcolm London, and more. Finally, Morales speaks on how he chooses his story's subjects.

Chicagoverse 117 - Elizabeth Wheeland

In an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels Chicago, model and actress Elizabeth Wheeland checks in with Dynasty Podcasts.

Wheeland speaks on how she initiated her modeling career, and why it's important to her to regain control of her brand. She also discusses building up her Instagram to 218,000 followers, delving into how she cultivates her visual brand online. Finally, Wheeland reveals plans to pursue further acting work, to compliment her modeling.

Chicagoverse 116 - Logan Cage

Logan Cage makes his Dynasty Podcasts debut in an interview recorded at the Virgin Hotels Chicago.

The rapper speaks on his 2016 releases, Still Iconic and The New Wave, revealing the therapeutic value of those records. Cage also sheds light on surviving a shooting in 2015, sharing how that incident altered his perspective on life and family. Finally, the artist reveals his dream collaborators in Chicago's music scene.

Chicagoverse 115 - Cole Bennett (Lyrical Lemonade)

Creative Chicago entrepreneur Cole Bennett makes his Dynasty Podcasts debut, in an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels Chicago

Bennett reflects on the beginnings of his music and culture site, Lyrical Lemonade, recalling how he moved into the blog space as an extension of his music video work. He also speaks on his learnings from managing rising artist Warhol.ss, in addition to previewing upcoming plans for Lyrical Lemonade, including an upcoming magazine edition. Finally, Bennett weighs in on his directorial style when directing music videos, in addition to previewing plans to expand Lyrical Lemonade beyond Chicago.

Chicagoverse 114 - Chris Minto x Brandon Brown (Prime Fortune)

Chris Minto and Brandon Brown of Chicago culture site Prime Fortune visit Dynasty Podcasts to discuss their goals for curating and connecting with Chicago culture.

Minto and Brown delve into the origins of Prime Fortune, and how the current Chicago culture renaissance inspired them to get involved. The pair also shed light on developing Prime Fortune into a professional operation, and reveal what sets them apart from other Chicago culture sites.

Chicagoverse 113 - Fatimah Asghar x Sam Bailey (Brown Girls)

Writer Fatimah Asghar and director Sam Bailey visit Dynasty Podcasts to discuss the behind the scenes details of the forthcoming Brown Girls web series.

Asghar and Bailey share why the web is the right platform for the show, and discuss the advantages of maintaining creative control of the series. The duo also speak on the crowdsourcing campaign for the program, and discuss the role of Chicago-based talents like Jamila Woods and Kevin Coval.