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The Shades: The Path Without – NPR Tiny Desk Submission

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We were thrilled when the guys from The Shades told us they wanted our help with creating a submission for the NPR Tiny Desk Concert Series. Check out this beautiful acoustic rendition of their song ‘The Path Without’ performed live in the Big Foot Media office!

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Organically Musical with Greenstar Sessions

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Musicians are some of our favorite people. They tend to be such creative and open-minded people, who appreciate storytelling just as much as we do. Add craft beer and good food to that equation, and that pretty much equals our heaven.

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Mutts' Greenstar Session

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This is our second live Greenstar Session featuring local Chicago artists, the Mutts, with the song “If It’s Hot It’ll Sell.” We loved these guys’ unique sound and eclectic energy. They certainly kept us on our toes, especially when jumping up on their stool and playing the keyboard with their feet!

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Jamie Lono & Noble Heart's Greenstar Session

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This was our third live Greenstar Session featuring local  artists, Jamie Lono & Noble Heart, with their cover of Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams Come True.” We absolutely loved their version of this 1980’s jam and often times would catch ourselves singing while editing.

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She Speaks in Tongues' CHIRP Radio Factory Session

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The sixth video in the series of Factory Sessions we’ve been doing for CHIRP Radio debuted live on the radio today. This one features Chicago’s She Speaks in Tongues. The band features Daniel Majid on Bass, Eric Schmidt on Guitar, Adrian Vigliano on Drums, and Kate McCandless on Vocals.

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Zander Michigan's CD Release Party

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We were super pumped to get the chance to work with Detroit-based folk artist, Zander Michigan, or as we affectionately like to call him, Zander Michigander. Zander heard about us through a friend and wanted to see if we could help do something for a big celebration he was having for the release of his… Read more »

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Havin' a Halla Time in the D

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Recently, Tim and I were talking about Big Foot Media’s mission statement. We knew with our upcoming transitions, we’d need to have a clear idea of who and what we want to be. We decided, in essence, our mission is: “we want to work with cool people on cool projects.” We laughed at first, but,… Read more »

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Big Foot Media gets a Global Appeal

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Two weeks ago, Big Foot Films jumped at a call for videographers in Chicago to shoot a video for rap artist Oddisee. Read all about it in last week’s post. The video for “Own Appeal,” which was released by Mello Music Group yesterday in the US and in Europe on Thursday, opens with Oddisee explaining… Read more »

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Karmin Goes Acapella

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Here at Big Foot Media we like to consider ourselves as non-traditional. That’s why we were so excited to pair up with music duo Karmin to create this non-traditional lyric video. Epic Records’ Karmin is made up of Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan. They are a pop-meets-rap pair that busted on the scene last year with… Read more »

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Chicago ‘Oddisee’

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Sometimes being a nerdy fan pays off. That’s the case for our most recent gig with hip hop artist, Oddisee. You see, our Big Foot Media editor extraordinaire Adam Cate and our ring leader Tim Whalen are pretty big fans. Oddisee is a MC and producer who has a laundry list of a resume, including work… Read more »