Contraband by Liz Davinci

The song “Contraband” was originally called “Emergency”. One of the songs originally planned for the EP “Contraband” stopped breathing about 85% of the way to being done and I needed to write a new one – an “emergency” song. At first I didn’t want to give up on the originally intended song and it was…

“And This is their New Hoax” – Spaghetti Eastern Music

A new piece of deep dark and dissonant industrial musika, a hard edged musical editorial on Trump in the true viral era. Composed and performed by Spaghetti Eastern Music (Sal Cataldi). Spaghetti Eastern Music is the solo project of NYC and Woodstock-based multi-instrumentalist Sal Cataldi, combining industrial and funk flavored electric guitar instrumentals like this…

Songs 1978 – 2010 by Richard Sanderson

For the second release in Linear Obsessional’s “Retro Linear” series, we present a collection of songs recorded over a 32 year period by Richard Sanderson. We have taken the unusual step of allowing tracks to be downloaded individually, as there is a wide stylistic variety. “I am now mainly known as an experimental musician and…

Stumpfer Gegenstand by GROTTO TERRAZZA

Transforming from a blunt object into a smoldering saint, just another day thought on the never ending collage of life, a pattern that continuously evolves like Grotto Terrazza, the Munich based art/music/life project of Thomas Schamann. ‘Stumpfer Gegenstand’ (Blunt Object) is his musical debut for Cut Surface and Maple Death, a beautiful intimate album of…

Shifts In Sound… by Mark McConville

In this piece I have written about four bands that changed their sound fully. And you know what, it isn’t always for the best. Funeral For A Friend – Tales Don’t Tell Themselves. Welsh act Funeral For A Friend were known for their brash songs of blood, dramatic sequences of events, and heartbreak. Their debut…

Lotus Girl by Age Of Gold

The  name, Age of Gold comes from the surrealist film by Luis Bunuel (1930). Age of Gold is a trans-global collaboration between Sav (vocals and keyboards) and Doug Maloney (Guitars, bass, embellishments and mixing) The duo go back a long way in their musical partnership, when they were in The Flaming Mussolinis, who released two…

Neon Primitives by Band Of Holy Joy

NEON PRIMATIVES is last part of a thematic trilogy which began with the 10″ Brutalism Begins At Home and continued with 2017’s Funambulist We Love You. Credits Johny Brown – vocals Mark Beazley – bass guitar, backing vocals James Stephen Finn – guitars, piano, backing vocals Peter Smith – organ, synthesizers, backing vocals Inga Tillere…