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CollegeBand In Relationship with Finding Jupiter

CollegeBand In Relationship with Finding Jupiter

BEVERLY HILLS, California, March 22nd, 2017 - CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com), the world’s first archival record label to release decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses, has just announced the signing of Stanford University rock outfit Finding Jupiter.“Finding Jupiter is a perfect addition to the CollegeBand roster” said CollegeBand CEO Reed Seerman.“Like the best of bands, you can tell...

CollegeBand Releases Sitewide Update: Features Free and Public Statistical Analysis of Artists On Site, Design Flourishes

CollegeBand Releases Sitewide Update: Features Free and Public Statistical Analysis of Artists On Site, Design Flourishes

Beverly Hills, CA - CollegeBand® today announced the release of Chron Passion 1.8.1 (CP181), the highly anticipated desktop update that’s simultaneously and anecdotally already being referred to as both “interesting” and “colorful.”“CP181 is all about utilizing CollegeBand’s immense data pools to create a fun and self-perpetuating numerical engine,” said project lead Dr. Geoff Abbott. “Ultimately, data will enhance an artist's...

CollegeBand Mervs Into New Territory

CollegeBand Mervs Into New Territory

BEVERLY HILLS, California, February 7th, 2017 - CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com), the world’s first archival record label to release decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses, has just announced a partnership with Stanford University’s very own Merv Spiegel and the Penguins.“Merv is more than a legacy band” said CollegeBand CTO Geoff Abbott. “They're an inspiration to every young...

CollegeBand Gets Gotcha

CollegeBand Gets Gotcha

BEVERLY HILLS, California, February 1st, 2017 - CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com), the world’s first archival record label to release decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses, today announced the signing of late 70's bay area rock outfit Gotcha led by Steve Jubb, Stanford Rose Bowl ’71 football standout, singer and songwriter.“Gotcha is a masterful collection of original songs...

Reel Heroes Reely Signed to CollegeBand

Reel Heroes Reely Signed to CollegeBand

BEVERLY HILLS, California, January 30th, 2017 - CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com), the world’s first archival record label to release decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses, has just gone live with Brown University’s very own Reel Heroes.“Fearless and rhythmic rock” said CollegeBand’s star intern, Spencer Shefa, when asked to give his two cents on their sound. “It’s easy...

Band Signed. Feels Some Type O Way.

Band Signed. Feels Some Type O Way.

BEVERLY HILLS, California, January 18th, 2017 - CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com), the world’s first archival record label to release decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses, has just gone live with Brown University’s very own Type O. Providence’s diverse and dynamic musical baby that is Type O combined multiple styles of rock to form their iconic sound.“Does it...

Aire Gets Aire Time on AMC

Aire Gets Aire Time on AMC

Beverly Hills, CA. – CollegeBand today confirmed that Aire ’80 (University of Pennsylvania) will have their song “Love Can Clear Up Your Head” featured on tonight’s two-hour season three premiere of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire (www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire). “Even with The View still going strong, Halt and Catch Fire is still one of the best shows on TV,” said CollegeBand Engineer Geoff Abbott. “Plus "Love Can Clear Up...

Skinned Knees Tune On AMC’s Halt And Catch Fire.

Skinned Knees Tune On AMC’s Halt And Catch Fire.

Beverly Hills, CA., June 28th, 2015 – CollegeBand today confirmed that Skinned Knees ’83 (Texas State University) will have their song “Freedom in Amerika” featured on tonight’s episode of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire (www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire). “Even with Lifetime’s Little Women: LA in season, Halt and Catch Fire is still the hottest show on TV,” said CollegeBand Principal Engineer Devon Townsend. “I couldn’t be happier the Skinned Knees had their tune...

A Not So Brief History Of Stained Rug Theory

A Not So Brief History Of Stained Rug Theory

I’ve Got a Theory… It’s a Stained, Stained, Stained Rug TheorySRT began in the “City of Hills and Mills – Fall River Massachusetts – as art boy became Arthur Mann – a musician and techno geek living close to Providence and Boston, and not that far from NYC. Art started taking his music to venues in all three cities as...

101: Intro to Southbound

101: Intro to Southbound

By Mark, Brian, Ron and Perry Like many college “garage bands” of its day, Southbound had very humble origins and a history that preceded a band that would, one day, fail to be recognized as a serious contender for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. In its first iteration, the pop band had its roots in a pep band that...

Music by Needle Dik on The Carrie Diaries!

Music by Needle Dik on The Carrie Diaries!

Recorded over 30 years ago, band jumps from shoebox to Network TV in under 6 months Beverly Hills, CA. – CollegeBand today announced that Needle Dik ’80 (Columbia University) will have their music featured on The CW’s The Carrie Diaries (www.cwtv.com/the-carrie-diaries) Monday, March 18th at 8/7c. “Even when ABC’s The Bachelor was in season, The Carrie Diaries was still the best thing...

CollegeBand Songs to Remember:

CollegeBand Songs to Remember: "Won’t Go"

By DAN MALOSSI, CollegeBand Senior Contributor History This striking synth and staccato-guitar romp was penned by Dave Dysart as his Gestures came off a successful cassette release and were considering returning to the studio to record an even-more-ambitious EP. Things were starting to take off for the band, as they started drawing big Seattle-area venues, sharing bills with the likes of...

Old College Try: No-Hit Wonders Get Fresh Shot at Fame

Old College Try: No-Hit Wonders Get Fresh Shot at Fame

By HANNAH KARP, The Wall Street Journal 9/20/13 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Reed Seerman hurried out of his apartment here to meet the lead singer of a band he was hoping to sign to his record label. Mr. Seerman was confident about his prospects, but he did have one concern. The punk band Raw Meat hadn’t been heard from since 1980, when they...

KCRW: Rediscovering College Bands

KCRW: Rediscovering College Bands

By CHRIS MUCKLEY @cmuckley, KCRW Music Blog You probably never thought I’d say this, but it’s time to get the band back together! Ok, maybe that’s taking it a step too far, but it’s at least time to dig out that record that you and your college band made, which has been lingering in obscurity for all these years. There now...

CollegeBand Restores Long-Lost Music In Digital Era

CollegeBand Restores Long-Lost Music In Digital Era

Played with a band back in your college days? CollegeBand wants to help you restore and promote your music. By MARK LIEBERMAN, USA Today 6/14/13 In 2013, college bands can easily distribute and preserve their music using the Internet. But what about bands who jammed when the Internet was mere science fiction? CollegeBand, a new record label dedicated to restoring and...

CollegeBand® Launches Worldwide

CollegeBand® Launches Worldwide

Music Startup Revives Timeless Works Created on College Campuses, Providing Second Chance for Stickmen ’85 (Harvard University), Needle Dik ’80 (Columbia University) and Millions of Other Lost “Classics”BEVERLY HILLS, California, June 4th, 2013 – CollegeBand® (www.collegeband.com) today launched the world’s first archival record label releasing decades of previously unavailable music created on scores of college campuses. Now, alumni of student bands,...

CollegeBand Confirms Halt and Catch Fire Extravaganza!

CollegeBand Confirms Halt and Catch Fire Extravaganza!

Beverly Hills, CA. – CollegeBand today confirmed three more CollegeBand artists have been licensed for AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire (www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire). Stained Rug Theory, Fur Event, Raw Meat have all had songs tapped for the critically acclaimed series' third season.“Even with all the drama of Marriage at First Sight's fourth season, Halt and Catch Fire is still one of the hottest shows on TV,” said CollegeBand Engineer Devon Townsend. “Plus,...