‘Seek’ music video screening at Roswell Film Festival

‘Seek’ music video screening at Roswell Film Festival

Captain Squeegee’s music video for ‘Seek’, off the album To The Bardos!, will be screened at Roswell Film Festival on Friday, April 28th at 2 pm! The music video is the love story of an alien and a human placed on Earth with the idea that the human would help the alien escape so she can go back home to her planet of Bardonia. If you haven’t seen the video check it out below:...
Founder Mike Zimmerlich mentoring at SXSW

Founder Mike Zimmerlich mentoring at SXSW

We’re extremely excited that our fearless leader, Mike Zimmerlich, will be mentoring at SXSW this year! The session is on Thursday, March 16th during the music conference with six openings. Here is the link: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2017/events/PP95280   UPDATE:  All sessions are booked but hopefully you’ll catch him and his fedora in downtown...
Endorsement Panel selected at NAMM 2017

Endorsement Panel selected at NAMM 2017

Founder Mike Zimmerlich will be speaking and moderating at the panel How to Land and Enhance Brand Partnerships at NAMM 2017 with reps from Hammond Organ and Alesis.  The panel will be on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 3 pm.   Panelists: Mike Zimmerlich (Moderator) – 80/20 Records Gabe Kubanda – Epic Proportions Tour Chandra Lynn – Glow Marketing Emiko Carlin – Hammond Organ USA Stephan Fyock  – Alesis   Description: The endorsement relationship between the artist and a company has been changing.  What do brands look for in 2017 with the artists they partner with?  How can an artist strengthen the relationships they already have?  What should an artist ask for in return for their support?  This panel addresses how to successfully pitch to brands and the vital, symbiotic role that a brand partnership plays in an artist’s...
Captain Squeegee celebrates their 10th Anniversary

Captain Squeegee celebrates their 10th Anniversary

Captain Squeegee’s 10th Anniversary show will be a LEGENDARY event. Expect songs throughout the years from their ska origins up to their latest. There will be special guests from previous members of the band and because it’s Squeegee lots of suprises as well. Joining forces with Captain Squeegee are Fayuca, Bear Ghost and Hideout. Sponsored by Bravo – Tip or Pay. Download their app and get a free Captain Squeegee 10th Anniversary poster at the merch booth! Presented by Psyko Steve and 80/20 Records. Details: Price: $10 pre-sale; $15 door Age: 16+ Event link here. Congrats Captain...
Lobate Scarp’s New Single ‘Beautiful Light’ now available

Lobate Scarp’s New Single ‘Beautiful Light’ now available

We are proud to be distributing the new single “Beautiful Light” from progressive rock group Lobate Scarp!  It is now available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, and other major stores. “Beautiful Light” is the first single from their upcoming second album, You Have It All. It was engineered, mixed and produced by Rich Mouser (Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic, Neal Morse Band), and co-produced by Steven Leavitt (Producer of their debut full-length album Time and Space).     If you haven’t already checked it out there’s an exclusive version on Bandcamp.   Beautiful Light (Bandcamp ver.) by Lobate...
Guilty Pleasures Show Third Edition

Guilty Pleasures Show Third Edition

We are so excited to announce our third Guilty Pleasures Show on Friday, October 28th at Shady Park, Tempe!  It features local acts Black Bottom Lighters, Dirt Moon, The Redemptions, Harper and The Moths, and Weslynn.  Each artist performs covers of songs that we consider to be our “guilty pleasure” such as Miley Cyrus, Seal, and The Jonas Brothers. For this event we partnered with KWSS 93.9 FM and BRAVO Tip or Pay which if you pay through their app the show is only $1.  Make sure to RSVP via facebook here. Details: Location:  Shady Park, Tempe, AZ Date/Time:  10/28/16  Doors 8:30 pm | Show 9:00 pm Cover:  $1 through BRAVO Tip or Pay app or $7 at the door 21+ rain or shine, no...
Captain Squeegee unleashes ‘Dually Noted’ music video

Captain Squeegee unleashes ‘Dually Noted’ music video

After one year in the making we are excited to release Captain Squeegee’s latest, and last music video for the critically-acclaimed album To The Bardos!, Dually Noted.  It was directed by the incredibly talented Freddie Paull from Electric Legend Pictures, who’s previously done music videos for bands such as Bogan Via and Harrison Fjord. It was premiered on Phoenix New Times by Mitchell Hillman.  Official press release below the video.   —————————————————————————————————————————— Captain Squeegee Release Music Video For “Dually Noted” Full-length Album To The Bardos! Available Now   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Captain Squeegee is thrilled to release the music video to “Dually Noted,” the definitive single off their full-length album To The Bardos! The music video was directed by filmmaker Freddie Paull. “Dually Noted” is a zany satire of popular talent shows such as American Idol, The Voice, and America’s Got Talent. The video features lead singer Danny Torgersen as one of the contestants and discovers that not everything is what it appears to be. From spectacle dance-numbers on the stage to meeting the deity Baphomet in the bowels of Limbo, this video will take you on journey that only Captain Squeegee can guide you through. Electric Legends Pictures’ founder Freddie Paull has directed successful music videos, such as Bogan Via’s “Kanye” and Harrison Fjord’s “Approximately 906 Miles.” Paull has won several awards including 2013 RAW Arizona’s Filmmaker of the Year, as well as having his films screened at the Other Venice Film Festival and the American Online Film Awards. This is the fifth music video for Captain Squeegee’s To The Bardos! album. The previous videos for “The Factory” and “Seek” were directed by Matty Steinkamp, while “Inevitable” and “The Farce 500-Million” were directed by Johnny McHone, animator of Adult Swim shows Mr. Pickles and Robot Chicken. All four have been screened at the 2016 Phoenix...
Three submissions to SXSW Panel Picker

Three submissions to SXSW Panel Picker

Our fearless leader, Mike Zimmerlich, is being pitched in three different panels to SXSW.  He’s teaming up with Epic Proportions Tour, Hammond, and Pledge Music discussing various topics such as how to get an endorsement deal and how to crowd fund your album. Now we need our help!  From now until September 2nd vote for any (or all if you feel generous) listed below that you would like to see at SXSW in 2017.   New Methods For Crowdfunding Your Album – Click to Vote Now! With so many campaigns over the years trying to raise funds it is no longer feasible to continue with old techniques. Musicians have to find new ways to attract an audience and convince them to support their album in a saturated space. Why do some modern campaigns succeed and others fail? Partnering with Pledge Music, this workshop will go over how to effectively prepare, launch, and promote a crowdfunding campaign for a music album using new and creative approaches. In addition we will showcase examples of recent successful campaigns.   Endorsements in 2017: The changing relationship – Click to Vote Now! Gearing up for the new Endorsement model The endorsement relationship between artist and company has been changing. They are also getting more savvy about using social media with their artists so they look for artists who bring a strong social media component to the table. Partnering with Epic Proportions Tour, KHS Music, and Hammond; this panel will serve to inform artists what the new deals are and how to get them.   Maximize Your Career Through Brand Partnerships – Click to Vote Now! Endorsement...
Captain Squeegee performing at Summerfest

Captain Squeegee performing at Summerfest

Captain Squeegee will be venturing towards Milwaukee to perform at Summerfest, the World’s Largest Music Festival!  They are in good company with artists like Fitz and The Tantrums, Blink-182, Selena Gomez, Weird Al, Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, Blake Shelton, and many more. They will taking on this adventure thanks to the Epic Proportions Tour and performing alongside Gabe Kubanda and Halocene. Make sure to follow Captain Squeegee and Epic Proportions Tour for upcoming dates....