Captain Squeegee, the Lonesome Wilderness, RPM Orchestra, Doug Preston and Fear and Love are among the local acts releasing music this month. The list also includes Alice Cooper’s annual Christmas Pudding and performances by Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers and Jared & the Mill (to name a few).Here’s a look at those and other local highlights.As Captain Squeegee’s madcap mouthpiece, Danny Torgerson, explains, “With this EP, we wanted to blast out a bold jolt of Squeegee lightning – five short banger songs showcasing some of our favorite genre planets, from funk to ska to prog to rock to jazz… boom-boom-boom, Squeegee-splosion.”Those genre planets to which Torgersen refers would appear to reside in a musical universe unique to Captain Squeegee on “Harmony Cure,” produced once more by Mesa’s own Bob Hoag.Last month, they shared a video for “Our Children,” which made our playlist of the month’s best singles.”Imagine,” I wrote, “a New Orleans funk band playing jazz as aliens invade during Mardi Gras. The groove is undeniable, especially the horn arrangement. A baritone sax riff takes the lead, the other horns providing accents, offset by the sort of sonic eccentricities we’ve learned to expect from Captain Squeegee.” Torgersen summed up that song as “the uneasy anthem of passing on a broken world to… Read full this story
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