Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Unwoman’s “Snowstorm” Music Video

Mar
22

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Unwoman is a magnificent cellist who has played Chicago on several occasions, and often graces events and productions by Steampunk Chicago.

Recently, a snowy Chicago day was the backdrop for her latest music video “Snowstorm”, shot by our videographer Daria

Mid-March Wonder Weekend!

Mar
11

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On March 15th prepare to experience an electro-swing cabaret unlike any other!

ROUGE!

FEATURING…

ELECTROSWING & FRENCH HOUSE by DJs

Vourteque
www.Vourteque.com

Mr. Automatic
www.Dead2MeRecords.com

LIVE MUSIC BY

The Ford Theatre Reunion
(Lexington, KY)
www.TheFordTheatreReunion.com

Environmental Encroachment
(Chicago, IL)
www.Encroach.net

Polka! Polka! Polka!

Mar
04

One-and two-and three-and four-and, let’s all dance the polka!

Despite the attempts of our illustrious Lord Baron Joseph CR Vourteque IV to push four-on-the-floor microgenres like steamstep kitchensink dubhouse, one style of music remains inherently Chicagoan: the polka! This oft-maligned …

Eliza Rickman’s New Video Kickstarter

Feb
25

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Here at Steampunk Chicago we’re long standing fans of Ms. Eliza Rickman, having written about her in the early days of our website.  As it turns out she’s now working on a new music video to follow up her …

Villains Thwarted!

Feb
18

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Nick Santiago of V Is for Villains announced that they had to cancel their March 1 show at The Cubby Bear and their April 6 show at The Hard Rock Café. There was an accident in Peoria that has affected …

Vagabond Opera Free* Show

Jan
28

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As part of their World Music Wednesday series, the Old Town School of Folk Music present Vagabond Opera. The show is free, with a * suggested $10 donation.

The six-piece bohemian ensemble is no stranger to Steampunk Chicago, having …

Steampunks well aware of IBM predicted trend

Jan
21

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So the eggheads at International Business Machines have spun the cogs of their infernal contabulation machine, and declared that steampunk is an up and coming trend, and will reach new heights this year.

Well, yes. Of course.

Analysts have gone …

Spears & Gears Looking for Musicians

Jan
02

Spears & Gears: the steampunk Britney Spears Tribute is looking for musicians to flesh out the band’s sound.

We’re a new band. We’ve just begun (having our fun) and would like additional people to join us. Currently the band consists …

My Field Trip to Borri Audio Laboratories

Dec
24

Princeton, IL, is a two hour drive from Chicago. Down the street from the antique shops, upstairs from the dance studio and down the cramped hallway, you can find Borri Audio Laboratories. It’s the home of Shawn Borri, who …

The White City Rippers Release Old-Timey Mad Scientist Music EP

Dec
17

Releasing music is not magical.  You don’t need some record label A&R rep discovering your band and signing you over to the label’s indentured servitude. It’s all business. If you want to record, you book time in a …