SocietyFringePodcast's podcast

Through this podcast SFP is creating an extended universe through the use of guitar based pop songs. The tale is both episodic and serial. As of the COVID lock down the SFPeeniverse consisted of 7 Broadway style musicals. This is ambitious stuff. The conceit is that an '84 Chevy El Camino acts as a TARDIS catalyst connecting the characters to unlimited story telling opportunities.
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Jan 30, 2017

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My lips taste the gun and it tastes just like salvation

Cold steel on my tongue and it's dogging my salivation

Powder residue and an exit wound will be redemption

Hemmingway, Cobain, and Hunter S the congregation

I'm throwing in the towel, man, I can no longer fight

Too many goddamned hardass daystoo many sleepless nights

Just another suicide will be one in a million

It doesn't matter anyway to the rotting vast cotillion


I'm writing this all down but no one will ever read it

As soon as I'm all done I'm gonna motherfucking burn it

That way it's a gift to all like Jimi's burning Strat

Or maybe it's a gift to none I guess it could be that

I'm sobbing uncontrollably scared shitless of this ending

Just one twitch and soon enough there'll be no more pretending

I can't stop the flow of life remembering through my soul

Goddamn, make it stop, one twitch, oh shit I lost control


Click, combustion, bullet in the head

Yes it is salvation time


Suicide is no joke. If you're feeling like shit call the suicide prevention hotline 1-800-273-8255. Hang in there. Dave

Dave Linantud - guitar and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

C.J. Johnson - drums

Ian Burke - mastering

Recorded and mixed at Possum Studios

Jan 25, 2017


- What is everyone wearing?

- Beatles reference at ONE MINUTE!\

- Stone Dust Riders shout out AGAIN!

- Island Boys and Kona shout outs.

- Dennis recounts his "story" which is in quotes for some reason.

- DoomED Cookie not Doom Cookie.

- The Legend of Sporadic Sunjam

- ...then Murkwood

- ...then CIRCLE FRIGGIN' 9!

- Dave and Dennis mistakenly and repeatedly refer to Paul Ketterman as Paul Kelley, (editor's note: SORRY PAULS!)

- Quick mention of making shirts with Justin.

- Then Dennis took some time off.

- Then Dennis joined Stone Dust Riders (editor's note: they get more mentions than Society Fucking Fringe Players!)

- Brian asks Dennis to discuss his gear.

- "Balance is the key, the Yin Yang."

- How to braid a single pubic hair.

- Circle 9 shenanigans such as Dennis's xylophone part.

- Let's get Todd to digitize the Circle 9 movie THE CRACKER GETS THE CHEESE!

- The fellas reminisce about the CD Release party for IF IT WAS UP YOUR ASS YOU'D KNOW IT

- Then they play "Name That Beatles Song."


Jan 23, 2017


Silent sound don't mean much to me

Silent sound brings out the worst in me

I wonder should I lock my door

And hide away in my hideaway?

Violence found don't mean much to me

Violence found beings out the worst in me

I wonder should I lock my door

And hide away in my hideaway?

Hideaways mean a lot to me

Tidalwaves bring out the best in me

I wonder should I lock my door

And hide away in my hideaways?

In my hideaway





Jan 18, 2017


- What t-shirt is everybody wearing?

- Paul had to talk into the room mic for the drums. It was moved to a stand in front of his chair.

- Drummer problems in common.

- Alaska and "music shed" building.

- CIRCUS Magazine and sewed rats.

- Brian and Dave say "nice" way too much.

- "The Baltimore Band Spiderweb"

- Editor's note: Thank Jeebus for Brian being there to get things back on track.

- "Have yo ever seen Loraine?"

- Stone Dust Riders shout out.

- "Holy shit that's long as fuck!"

- Thunder Muffin.

- Editors note: this is like a bunch of old guys having overlapping conversations about the old days. 

- "Game Of Thrones" meets "High School Musical."

- "There's not going to be any potable 'wooder' so we must drink the blood of the animals we kill."

Jan 16, 2017

The trio discuss working out, AZT as sinus medication,and then Dave has mic problems. With tech issues resolved they resume the conversation by pining for a Circle 9 reunion. Then they do math, discuss construction projects, badmouth painkillers, breakdown SFPodcast005 (NARCISSISTS!), get into the several Star Trek TV shows, break KAYFABE, what part Brian would play on the TV show "Vikings," and Jon Snow says hello.

Jan 11, 2017

- Beatles mention in the first seconds

- Star Wars or Firefly realm?

- After this Dawn's jettisoned, Elvis is jettisoned, Angel White is jettisoned, and Baby Blue takes center stage.

- Dave talks about the first 3 times he saw the Replacements

- Brian talks about skating in DC

- Then the fellas talk about game and Filipino food.

- Brian talks about In Droves' last show and Secret Crush Society Fringe Players

- AJ from the beatings

"I'll put my rock and roll boots on to get the paper."

- Then they do math to try to figure out the years of cars.

Jan 9, 2017



Affectation to affection can you find a new direction

From obliterated years in a lifetime full of tears

Crawling from the wreckage of forgiven sin

Oh, sweet addiction, I can't stand rejection

Well I tried to choose a wish but I hope it don't come true

'Cause every life's a style, everyone but you

Don't you know that I wrote this for you to listen to


Contrivances breed gloom

Swooning like a groom with a shotgun in his mouth

Who's my momma and my poppa?

Why we never met?

Even so I ain't dead yet

Were you hungry or depressed?

Do I have your eyes?

Either way your souls are blazing through my skies

Don't you know that I wrote this for you to listen to

Affectation to addiction placate fact from friction

And a lifetime came and went in solitude

Can you hear me?

Are you blind?

Words jump down around around around around

A quietness

a Whisper

I wrote this for you to listen to

Every night the light dims more

I'm wondering what my life is for

I feel like a failure and I wonder why

Something inside says I gotta try

I'll slide on by

Well you could say in my life I ain't accomplished a thing

Maybe a little too scared of what the day may bring

But come on and try to tell me that this ain't my time

You can see it in the sunset every single night

I'll slide on by

I hoped you'd say when I couldn't find my way

That you'd be there for me

Glory is gone

It never was an option

What can I say

It ain't free

You know I'm scared

More fragile than a notion

Afraid of love and trust


Confusion is reality

I'm overwhelmed 

You and us

So fuck you all

You turned your back on someone 

Needing hope and peace 

Go run and hide

Blame it on rebellion

That's bullshit, man

At least

Suit of armor forged in fires of spite

Revenge is true violent love

Don't give a fuck

Existence is a lie

From underneath

And from above

So go on and leave

Take your shit and go

I don't care

That's a lie

Leave me be

Leave me the fuck alone

Sit on down

And fucking cry

I'll slide on by


Dave Linantud: guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz: bass, engineering, production

Andy Och: drums

Ian Burke: mastering

Made Hood: cowriting

Recorded and mixed at Possum Studios


Jan 4, 2017

Well, back to work and school for everyone, right? We'll drop the finale to Act 6:Baby Blue next Monday. In the meantime, this is the legendary "Brian Surgery Podcast" from the late winter or early spring of 2016. Brian and I had yet to actually undertake our schedule of releasing a song and a song commentary on our podcast each week. We were recording a handful of "theme" podcasts that weren't "opera specific" in case we hit a snag somewhere along the line. We recorded this a couple of days after Brian had hip surgery. We shared his drugs and experimented with a remote set up. We had yet to hit upon a formula. Along with Brian's doctor subscribed addictive narcotics I made some edibles to push us further into "I don't think this makes sense" territory. For the record I channel my inner Ian MacKaye/CM Punk, straight edge icons they be, whenever we play or record music or podcasts. Likewise I channel my inner Graham Hancock when I'm writing or doing research. I'll include my original notes in full. I hadn't yet worked up a formula with which to publish the commentary tracks. Enjoy!


From the original notes: Dave's mic's fucked up some. Is it aimless? Pretty much but Brian just had surgery! "Death In Her Heart" - collage audience. "Good music ain't ever gonna stop being made." Entertainment Weekly respects Science Fiction. Cigar tobacco is the dumbest drug in the world besides junk food.