Post Paradise at Hodi's

Celebrate 11 years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show

Eleven years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show is February 15, 2019, at Hodi’s Half Note. It started randomly, get a few friends together, play a few tunes, have a good time, celebrate, and live. It evolved into a yearly explosion that the music community looked forward to, especially the local friends and fans. The last 18 months  Post Paradise focused on writing and recording a new record, […]

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KCSU: Live in Studio, Volume 1

By Steve Graham Those scrappy student DJs at CSU are playing in the big leagues with the KBCO crew. Much like the “world-class rock” station’s sought-after live Studio C compilations, KCSU has released the first volume of its live in-studio recordings. And the KCSU version offers the same top-shelf production values as the KBCO discs, with more variety and a bigger sense of discovery. Listen While You Read As someone […]



Post Paradise w/ Lord of the Trident, and Stella Luce    Downtown Artery is bringing big talent to their stage on August 3. With Post Paradise, Lord of the Trident, and Stella Luce, this is a night that won’t leave any gaps in entertainment. Post Paradise brings together an indie and alternative rock sound, both unique and memorable. The well-known Colorado band will be accompanied by Stella Luce, a band […]


BY: JEREMY FLEISCHER    3/5 STARS Since forming in 2009, alternative rock band Post Paradise has been one of the most popular bands in Northern Colorado. The radio-ready alternative rock featuring a cello has inspired loyal fans who flock to their electric shows. Now, the band is set to release the “Side B” companion EP to 2015’s Bring It to Life (Side A) release, and fans will likely be thrilled. As with previous albums, Post Paradise delivers alternative […]


Post Paradise – Bring It to Life (Side A)

3.5 stars our of 5 Nearly two years after the release of Digging Secrets, Fort Collins’ own Post Paradise is back in the driver’s seat. Side A of the two-part EP showcases the distinct vocals of Nick Starr Duarte, and, of course, the staple of Post Paradise in the cello of Amy Morgan, backed by Mark Roshon on drums and Chris Santolla on bass. Bring It to Life holds the […]

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SpokesBUZZ Bandswap

  by Mary Willson Fort Collins, Colorado; Chico, California; Portland, Oregon; Nashville, Tennessee; Lafayette, Louisiana; Ashville, North Carolina; and Madison, Wisconsin range thousands of miles and many accents apart but have one rockin’ thing in common: they are all part of SpokesBUZZ BandSwap. In its second year, the non-profit music incubator, SpokesBUZZ is heading up the national project BandSwap that is gaining speed and legitimacy across the nation. The concept […]


The Music Garage

Located in the music section of the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (408 Mason Court), the Music Garage is the most educational place in town to jam. Nick Duarte, museum music department head and Post Paradise frontman, as well as a team of local musicians, have been working for the past two years to create 6000 square feet of interactive music for people of all ages to explore, play, learn […]


Post Paradise – Digging Secrets

Only weeks after a string of incredibly strong showcases at SXSW in Austin, TX, local favorites Post Paradise are ready to release their follow up to 2011’s The New Normal. The release date set for May 18th, Digging Secrets picks up where we were last dropped off by Post Paradise; a late-nineties alternative utopia, a place where indie brilliantly fuses with hard rock. Of course, this sound is a sound […]

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Sharing Fort Collins Talent Across the Nation

By: Amy Schakel As of this last weekend of September, five of the best live Fort Collins bands  have ventured far and wide to team up with different cities’ best local bands: The Lindsey O’Brien Band went to Boise, Fierce Bad Rabbit traveled to Lafayette, Common Anomaly to Memphis, Post Paradise visited Milwaukee, and Wire Faces appeared in Portland. Now, in a unique exchange program, the musicians that the Fort […]


Into the Community: Taste of Fort Collins

It’s that time of year again; Taste of Fort Collins is back! Get ready to participate with the community at this two-day festival on June 9th and 10th. Try some great food from local and national restaurants, be entertained by regionally and internationally acclaimed musicians and take a look at eclectic displays from different artisans and the region’s best crafters and artisans. This year the headliners are Everclear (pictured here) […]