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SpokesBUZZ at South by Southwest 2012: A Recap

By Amy Schakel Sitting on a bus with people you just met for 22 hours makes you quick friends. The group is a mix of musicians and people just along for the ride. Our destination is Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest festival. We get there at about four in the afternoon on Thursday, March 15. We do not have much time once we get there to fix ourselves […]

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Austin or Bust: SpokesBUZZ Bands Return to SXSW to Represent NoCo Music Scene

By Molly McCowan Nine SpokesBUZZ bands. Two stages. New Belgium beer. Coyote Gold margaritas. A vibrant, two-story venue in Austin, Texas, overflowing with musicians and music lovers. All during the annual South by Southwest festival: A gigantic yearly event that draws more than 50,000 people from around the world and upwards of 17,000 music industry professionals over a ten-day period. Put it all together and what do you get? The […]

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Post Paradise: Enjoying the Here & Now

By Emily Clingman Since 2009, Post Paradise, a five-piece indie rock band, has evolved from an experimental group to an official representative of Fort Collins culture. The band was recently chosen to participate in SpokesBUZZ’s 2012 tour to Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival with nine other local bands. (SpokesBUZZ is an organization that handpicks local musical talent to nurture, promote, and to be a […]

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Celebrate the Fort Collins Music Scene

Looking for a place to get your jam on in this cold weather? Look no further, for the Second Annual SpokesBUZZ CD Release Party is coming up. Hodi’s Half Note is hosting the night of music of December 7, and a handful of SpokesBUZZ bands (including Musketeer Gripweed, Peace Officer, Trichome, Post Paradise, Common Anomaly, The Lindsey O’Brien Band, The Honey Gitters, Constitution, The Holler! and more) will be playing all […]

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Post Paradise – The New Normal

By Dusty Ray A cello-driven pop/post-punk quintet that rocks out with an ear for the symphonic, Post Paradise is a tight outfit whose aspirations are far reaching but accessible. With The New Normal, they belt out fifteen strong and diverse tracks, showcasing their copious catalogue and songwriting abilities. “Sex Panther” sets the stage with a hard going cello and bass combination that chugs along into a heavy yet subtle sound […]

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Scene Speaks with Fort Collins Indie-Rockers Post Paradise

By Dave Schutz Since hitting the scene in 2009, Post Paradise hasn’t wasted any time getting out in front of people, gracing stages from Bohemian Nights to the Greeley Stampede. The band’s success shouldn’t be a surprise – the combination of big hooks with Amy Morgan’s prominent, melodic cello playing is accessible and often compelling. The band is following up on their From Here to Anywhere EP with a new […]