Archive for the ‘Steampunk’ Category

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 …

Steampunk Valentines!

Feb
14

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Our talented graphic artist Sam Perkins-Harbin has designed two steampunk Valentine’s day cards fr his lovely girlfriend and has shared them with the world!

YouSteamMyHeart Happy Valentines day everyone. To send your steamy lover a valentine, head over to the Steampunk

Portlandia Does Steampunk

Feb
12

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Do you live in Portland? Are you a steampunk? Then its your lucky break! Meet us down at the Portland Double Tree, and we’ll all board my airship. We have to rescue the queen!

Wait, stop shooting your raygun, we’re …

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 …

Tribune Does Not Declare Steampunk Dead!

Jan
15

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In the January 13 Chicago Tribune Magazine article “Punked,” Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz makes a tongue in cheek point about the mainstreaming of steampunk style. ModVic provides salvaged home-restoration. Sherwin-Williams has announced a line of steampunk-inspired colors. Justin Bieber’s Christmas video is …

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 …