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by Carly Schorman – Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra Laugh to Keep from Crying Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra is more than a band; it’s a social force for good that started right here in Arizona… in case you didn’t glean that from the name. PAO brought down the house at The Van BurenRead More →

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Scattered Melodies “You Bad” Helen Kelter Skelter “GUUD” Captain Squeegee “Our Children” KNIFE FIGHTER “For Profit Prophet” Handsome Naked “CATZ” Daniel “Best Damn Party” Ori Dagan “Bibimbap”Read More →

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20 Sundressed “Autopilot” Directed by Cory Davis 19 Sugar Skull Explosion “I Don’t Want To” Directed by Plastic Monsters 18 Confetti Club “Clutches of Emotion” Directed by Justin Humbert 17 Dadadoh “Do It” Directed by Bryan Preston 16 The Brothers Comatose “Black Light Moon” Directed by Colin Blackshear 15 Injury Reserve “All This Money”Read More →

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Captain Squeegee “Dually Noted” Hinds “Bamboo” Foeva “Puppy” Qais Essar “Poppy Flowers Bloom in the Springtime of My Love” Lucky Beaches “Who Do You Love?” pierre XO “disappear” Esbie Fonte “Yesterday’s News”  Read More →

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All photos by Matty Steinkamp Contributing Photographer The McDowell Mountain Music Festival (or M3F), invaded Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix this past weekend for three days of music, hula-hooping, craft beer, food trucks, and, of course, more music. National acts like Animal Collective, Beck, Kid Cudi, and the Avett Brothers (myRead More →

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Danny Torgersen came down to Phoenix Center for the Arts for a new episode of Rise! He brought along a lot of swell tunes to share and filled us in on the Captain Squeegee happenings. The complete playlist can be found below. Listen here… Complete Playlist: Captain Squeegee “Seek” FairyRead More →

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Best Music Videos of 2015: 15. Numb Bats “To Die” Director: Michelle Blades 14. MRCH “Highway Drivin’” Director: Frank Thomas 13. decker. “O.D.B.” Director: Matty Steinkamp 12 Giant Sand “Transponder” Director: Lucy Dyson 11. PRO TEENS “Mona” Director: Michael J Buckius 10. Captain Squeegee “Seek” Director: Matty Steinkamp 9. Gardens & Villa “Fixations” Director: Austin M. Kearns 8.Read More →

Captain Squeegee “Seek” PRO TEENS “Mona” Lara Ruggles “Moon in My Heart” The Ghost Ease “Qwi Mai Yab” Strange Lot “The Horror”Read More →

Song River interviews Danny Torgensen, the trumpet-wielding frontman of Captain Squeegee. The band just returned from New York and will be playing Apache Lake Music Festival this weekend!  – Song River: Since Captain Squeegee’s inception, around 2003, the claim of no original founding members taunts your bio headline. How hasRead More →

decker. “Patsy” Captain Squeegee “Farce 500 Million” The Love Me Nots “You’re Not Giving Me Enough” JJCnV “Real Boy Appeal” Hy Brasil “Tightrope”Read More →

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The Prowling Kind “Melted Together” Director: Frank Thomas Futuristic “That Thang” Director: Jakob Owens Prom Body “My Paradise” Director: Ryan Glenn Burning Palms “Pyramids” Director: Rory O’Rear Captain Squeegee “The Factory” Director: Matty Steinkamp The Thin Bloods “Peter Was A Virus” Director: Ryan Lee Caldwell Samuel L Cool J “Slip and Slide” Director: GrantRead More →