SpokesBUZZ Blog

Promoting the Global Visibility of Fort Collins Sound and Culture.

The Buzzword: Deadwood Fiasco, Mesh-iness

We’re big fans of collaboration here at SpokesBUZZ, and we like nothing more than bands coming together to multiply their musical magic. This is a GREAT week for *that*. Check it out! On Fri. 9/26, The Deadwood Saints are celebrating the release of their new album, 6th Street and Trinity … and it’s gonna be one helluva night…

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Copyright vs. Registering Songs with ASCAP

As part of the SpokesBUZZ incubator program, the bands have a monthly incubator session which is generally a panel of presenters who talk on subjects ranging from band management, recording, social media or legal issues. July’s focus was on publishing and music rights. The presenters were: Dave Ratner – a recovering band manager who is…

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The Buzzword: Fests — Riot, FORTober, Mani

Tons of stuff going on across the country — and this week, even internationally! — for SpokesBUZZ bands: Saturday 9/20 finds Wiredogs playing Riot Fest in Denver with SO MANY AMAZING BANDS. So many *other* amazing bands, that is. We’re so proud of them — you really should go. Unless, of course, you’re committed to enjoying FORToberfest in Fort Collins this weekend…

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Publishing, Co-writers and Licenses for Bands

As part of the SpokesBUZZ incubator program, the bands have a monthly incubator session which is generally a panel of presenters who talk on subjects ranging from band management, recording, social media or legal issues. July’s focus was on publishing and music rights. The presenters were: Dave Ratner – a recovering band manager who is…

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The Buzzword: Alumni Attack and Mad Max!

Alumni Awesomeness Our current SpokesBUZZ bands are quite busy with BandSwap kicking off this week. BUT: as always, our alumni are also movin’ and shakin’. Two new album releases this weekend at Avo’s feature musicians who were part of the SpokesBUZZ scene in earlier years: one of our favorite Nicks, Wild Wombat from Peace Officer and…

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How To: Create an LLC and Band Agreement

As part of the SpokesBUZZ incubator program, the bands have a monthly incubator session which is generally a panel of presenters who talk on subjects ranging from band management, recording, social media, legal issues and more. July’s focus was on publishing and music rights. The presenters were: Dave Ratner – a recovering band manager who…

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The Buzzword: Road Trips and Block Parties

We’ve got a few SpokesBUZZ bands on the road and some a little closer to home this week, with BandSwap peeking over the horizon and one helluva party happening in … Greeley. Really! On the Road Again Gasoline Lollipops are on the road to Lafayette, Louisiana — touring in for their outbound BandSwap dates with…

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