Prozzäk aka Simon and Milo, are animated pop superstars who defined the 90's with their brand of lovesick cartoon europop. From 1999 to 2002, Prozzäk dominated the airwaves with chart-topping hits like 'Sucks to be You', 'Strange Disease', 'Omobolasire', and ‘Europa', achieving multi-platinum sales, Juno nominations and a sold out national arena tour. Their unique animated personas and infectious sound was a pop culture phenomena experiencedby millions.
Now, creators Jay Levine and James Bryan McCollum are bringing the duo back with new music, videos, a national tour, and the development of an animated series. The possibilities are endless for these beloved characters to have an impact across all social media platforms. They are a meaningful and recognizable brand with a strong enduring fan base that actively seeks their return.
Prozzäk started as a side project of Jay Levine and James Bryan McCollum, while touring together in the 90s pop band Philosopher Kings. From overcoming the challenges of some personal friction they worked together, forming a friendship that combined their unique talents to produce music that is both richly multi-faceted and beautifully harmonious.
Jay Levine aka Simon
- Lead vocals, bass, keyboard. Simon’s character represents desire and loss as he searches for love around the world.
James Bryan McCollum aka Milo
- Vocals, guitar. Milo’s character represents friendship and strength, frequently rescuing Simon during their travels.
- Supporting female vocalists
- Live performances include a supporting DJ
In 2015, Prozzäk announced a reunion show in partnership with Atomic Lollipop, a unique pop/geek culture festival catering to 20-something millennials. The concert announcement went immediately and massively viral with major national media coverage following, causing the festival to sell out for the first time in its 5 year history. With a capacity crowd of nearly 4,000 in attendance, the festivaldemonstrated a major desire among fans to reconnect with a band that maintains an important place in the Canadian cultural landscape.
Now, in conjunction with the release of their first single in over a decade, the band is partnering with The FeldmanAgency, one of North America’s premiere booking agencies to launch a national reunion tour, reuniting Simon and Milo with fans across Canada.
Having garnered significant media attention with its live debut at Atomic Lollipop, the studio version of “Baby I Need your Love (Pussy Cat Pussy Cat)” premiered on CBC music on Sept. 18, 2015, along with a lyric video.
A full animated video is nearing completion, and the single will build to commercial radio by early 2016. Adrian Strong and DMD Promotions, the top radio team in Canada are engaged to promote the single.