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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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Sep 24, 2018



Texas is fading fast

Look at them South Dakota plates

That Caddy is our next blast

Headed west suck the desert dry

The FBI ain't no match for me

Look at old Billy Redfoot fly

Charlene's face is in my lap

Blasting through the Vegas skyline baby

Gonna marry her tonight hope they don't need no birth certificates


I think the preacher's gonna die

He's choking up chunks of lung like chocolate pudding

Me and Charlene got to laugh

I'm glad she snagged some extra napkins from the diner

The organ player she's a whore

She gave Charlene her business card

The ceiling seems somewhat stained

Charlene said "How did those stains get up there?"

I'm gonna marry her tonight hope they don't need no birth certificates

I took her as my lawful wedded wife then I fucked her in the Cadillac

The future seems to be a shining beacon in the night

It is unwritten so a breath of newness flows through me like benign poison

Diamonds sparkle like a Mozart song we're tripping balls so say "so long"

We're in a psychedelic orgasmic euphoria


Dave - guitars, vocals, organ

Brian - bass, engineering, mixing

Andy - drums, percussion

Ian - mastering


Sep 19, 2018

05 - "They're not in the teens."

10 - "Don't talk about it. You just got to do it."

15 - "Twenty years ago it was an island."

20 - "Interdimensional is more along the lines of what's going on."

25 - "...I don't recommend psychedelics to those people."

30 - "Double you, oh, oh, ee, are; 'wooder.'"

35 - "I can dig through my bag and find it."

40 - "I found my notebook from 2003."

45 - "You're doing sepia toned nostalgia."

50 - "January 31st (2003) the Ottobar Clash Tribute Show.

55 - "I got 7 gigs listed on here. I am a nerd."

00 - "That's how I roll, man. I'm a songwriter."

Sep 17, 2018



Roam, suckers, roam through the markets of Chin Pau

With you races full of hope and your pockets full of dollars

Roam, suckers, roam with the freedom of life blood

Sucking face with grace in a love that's blessed by turmoil


Mourn, sucker, mourn 'cause you spit on family blood

And you turned your back on Momma, she never turned her back on you

Mourn, sucker, mourn with your shoulder slinging nine

And that bullet by your heart which your brother broke on purpose

Roam, sucker, roam


Laugh, sucker, laugh, 'cause revenge is blood that boils

And the reason why it is is the reason why we're here

Laugh, sucker, laugh 'cause your life's a twisted mess

Let's look back in anger to how we got here

Roam, sucker, roam


Oh, precious blood

Relinquishing its hold on what's to be

Oh precious blood

New day rising bloody still blood still bloody still

Blood flows through our veins


Picture - "Blood Heart" by Philip Roberts

Dave - vocals, guitars

Brian - bass, engineering, mixing

Andy - drums, percussion

Ian - mastering


Sep 12, 2018

05  "We find out the relationship between Billy and Johnny later."

10  "I'm not going to go up to New York to go to fucking Baltimore."


20  Hidden Waylon Jennings/Slobberbone tributes

25  "It smells like a basement to me."

30  "How the fuck come I wasn't playing!"

35  "I like car songs."

40  "Production of 'The El Camino' I just treated it like a waltz."

45  "...and then it goes crazy at the end."

50  "He couldn't even fathom...nobody can."


Sep 10, 2018



The tale of the El Camino 

She's waltzing and drafting on air

Time and relative dimension in space

With a consciousness tied to my hair

With the breeding of an overhand punch

That pukes up a paisley gold flight

In the form of a youthful arachnid

Opportunity's also called plight

Around and away we go in the bed of an old Chevrolet

Straightening the hill flattening the curve

Doing it all night and day


Some say that the car has a conscience

Some simply say that she's a truck

Stock 305 bolstered by a warp drive

And a temporal matrix of luck

Remote Control found her in the portal

But she's been around lo many years

Here's what she did 'fore the Big Opera Grid

Just a matter of grinding them gears



Dave - guitars, mandolin, vocals

Brian -bass, engineering, mixing

Andy - drums, percussion

Ian - mastering


Aug 27, 2018

00 - "We're talking about Travelogue II"

05 - "We don't need any empirical evidence."

10 - "...user friendly odd..." ; "We don't even remember recording it."

15 - "I'll take the dum dum rolls."

20 - "Each thing kind of morphs into its own feel."

25 - "You're here playing because you come up with good stuff."

30 - "We're just like 'HOLY FUCK!'" ; "...the simplicity of the stupidity..."

35 - "Vegas Marriage turned out a hundred percent different."  

40. "'John Wayne's Lament!' that's too many fucking songs!"

45 - "Eve Plumb is sixty something."

50 - "That is so high and drunk!"

55 - "It's got to be weird to the point where you say 'That's weird.'" 


Aug 20, 2018

00 - "Kuh-veet"

05 - "All he stuff that we did is now finding it's way into the digital media."

10 - "Get the starty going."

15 - "...the funky funky beef get lickin' on the chicken."

20 - "Sobrattic Sunjam song"

25 - "What is that thing that I cannot place?"

30 - "I didn't know the rule was you had to be tere for all my overdubs."

35 - "Porky wrote the 'Brian's Theme Song' melody."

40 - "I really didn't think it was possible."

45 - "It's super narcissistic."

50 - "If you pay attention you've known about it for ten years."

55. - "Wait 'til you hear what we do to it."


Aug 6, 2018

1. Picket's Charge from The War Between the States Disc One South

2. Kiss the Snake from The War Between the States Disc One South

3. Death In America from The War Between the States Disc Two North

4. Educated Man from The War Between the States Disc Two North

5. Sherman's March from The War Between the States Disc Two North

6. Long Walk Home from The War Between the States Disc Two North

7. Fandango from The War Between the States Disc Two North

8. Roam, Sucker, Rome from Travelogue Act 1

9. Here We Go from Travelogue Act 1

10. Trip To the Grocery Store from Travelogue Act 1

11. Zero from Travelogue Act 1

12. Texas Thunderstorm from Travelogue Act 1

Jul 30, 2018

1. Nostalgia from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

2. Soulprice from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

3. Gateway Of the Sun from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

4. The Revolution's Come & Gone from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

5. Come On Now from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

6. Sunday's Blind from If It Was Up Your Ass You'd Know It

7. Roaches from Eutaw Street

8. David Koresh's Last Words from Eutaw Street

9. Update from Eutaw Street

10. Suzi's Not a Virgin Anymore from Eutaw Street

11. Hogneck from Eutaw Street

12. Moai from The War Between the States Disc One South

13. Rebel Stand from The War Between the States Disc One South

14. Miss Kathryn from The War Between the States Disc One South

Jul 16, 2018

1. Roam, Sucker Roam

2. Crazy Fucker

3. Crickets

4. Here We Go

5. The Road

6. Trip To the Grocery Store

7. Troubadour Boston, Riverboat Gambler

8. Saloon Doors

9. Alabama Bar

10. Zero

11. Siren

12. FBI Man

13. New Orleans

14. Texas Thunderstorm

15. D.A.

16. High Noon


Jul 9, 2018

00 - DBTs bringing us into the pod casted into the realm.

05 - "Fucking Gettysburg just happened."

07 - Dave's birthday is on 9/11

10 - Remote Control is the Gettysburg Nurse.

15 - "Yeah the wackadoodle thing."

25 - "You call a shawl a shrug?"

30 - They became outlaws in the west.

35 - "I can't help it if you guys make up boring parts to an awesome song."

40 - "Yeah it's an ungly part of war."

45 - "I's evolved from all that."

50 - "There's a little hippy community repurposing those row homes.

55 - "CSS Virginia had everybody singing on it."

60 - SFPBW

Jun 25, 2018

1. Abe Lincoln Blues

2. Death In America

3. Andersonville

4. An Educated Man

5. Sherman's March

6. Appomattox Courthouse

7. Long Walk Home

8. Risin' Outlaw

9. Rosa Parks Waltz

10. Fandango/Moai Reprise


Jun 18, 2018

00 - "Kiss the Snake"

05 - "The 'Dennis Era' is lone gone and the 'Brian Era' has eased in over EUTAW STREET.

10 - "...Burning every bridge that came our way."

12 - Engineered by Mike Rippe.

20 - "A lot of shit was fucked up in this country."

25 - "It's beyond bonkers."

30 - "He gets sucked in by the grand sweeping tides of history."

35 - The story of Brian's bass part in "CSS Virginia" is told.

40 - "...Big ole mournful cou ntry rock power ballad."

45 - "They're a hindrance to menow."

50 - "...The ancient pre war fire dance."

55 - 60 - The fellas go over the CD credits.

Jun 11, 2018

1. Moai

2. Freedom Africa

3. Fort Sumter Breakdown

4. Rebel Stand

5. You Reap What You Sow

6. CSS Virginia

7. Miss Kathryn

8. Cheyenne Reverie

9. JEB

10. Picket's Charge

11. Kiss the Snake

Jun 6, 2018

00 - "My Oh My"

05 - "We scanned the barcodes, yo."

10 - "Blood allover the place."

15 - "Put It In Your Butt" off of THE DREAD PIRATE DIABLO

20 - The story of busking at Fell's Point on Preakness Day

25 - How to approximate a bullwhip sound with two 2x4s AND a shout out to Dana -HEY, DANA!

30 - Andy Och's favorite tack is the Chris Plummer phone call.

35 - "We were using the slap boards from Porky's slap."

40 - "This is the only Circle 9 record with a denouement, 'Love Lois.'"

45 - What songs do Brian and Dave want played at their respective funerals?

50 - Dave and Bri pitch their Netflix show baxsed on this album.

55 - "The alley giveth and the alley taketh away."

60 - Eutaw Street Pilot Pitch

Jun 4, 2018

1. My Oh My

2. Roaches

3. Hey, Fuckhead

4. David Koresh's Last Words

5. Update

6. Suzi's Not a Virgin Anymore

7. Chris's Phone Call

8. Hogneck

9. Song To Kass

10. Tale Of Souls

11. Love, Lois

May 30, 2018

Brian adds to his encyclopedic take upon the intertwined nature of good ole B'more players.

May 23, 2018

1. Stars and Bars

2. Let's Smoke Some Reefer.

3. Drivin' Again

4. Day To Day

5. To Be a Badass

6. Joh MacKaye Am I

7. Open Road

8. Let Me Plug Your Product

9. Home Is Home

10. Dirty Shame

11. Piano


Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brendan Tobin - bass, engineering, mixing, mastering

Ryan Bowen - drums

May 21, 2018


Love and hate



Love and Hate


Dawn don't feel so good

'Cause nothing's understood

And she's been wasting time

And she's been forced to find a new time

Barely holding on

Tracking footsteps in the rain

Of a darkness spawned

Never going home again

She's insane

Midnight's broken

The highway's spoken

"I don't have a soul"

Thought Remote Control

Heaven's cruelest joke

Crossroads sign is broke

Dawn breathes reprieves

Remote just eaves

Dawn burns best at night

When she feels it's right

From her flows a glory

Hellkind's meanest story

Dawn wakes up beneath Remote Control

Knows that she's there just to play her role

Naked oozing love she becomes night

Leaves her drooling walks out through the night

To the show

Remote Control never will wake up

Dawn's spent ashes combust and erupt

Become one with everything and sing

Desperate for the hope tomorrow brings

To the show


She's reading Dharma Bums 

Preaching with a gun

Haiku in the sun oh my sweet Jesus

Flower petal burns

Crash a sharp right turn

Nothing's what you earn when you're in pieces

Maybe she met you

Made you join her crew

Poetry for you that's nothing special

Crack the whip and dash

Where the sorrows clash

Happiness is what she did embezzle

Naked on the TV screen

Dawn hit the mainstream

I saw her on the magazine

Freak in the mainstream

Everybody's angst

Is all but a prank

Payed by you on you in times of vigor

Dogma by the ton

Everyone got one

Shouting it about al full of rigor

So be a Dharma Bum

Suck your goddamn thumb

Curl into a ball that's like a fetus

Where's her zen cash crew?

They don't know what to do

Baby, we just need someone to lead us

Give me fish I'm on my knees

Freaks in the mainstream

I saw her on the magazine

What does it all mean?


And when the lights go down

We're lying naked on the ground

And when the lights come up

We mean to interrupt

And when the light does bend

Then we're you're only friends

And when the light does fade

We sing our serenade


In my fantasy dance billions 

Chilling in a skinless ville

Come forth and feel the beating of the drums

When orgasmic screams of passion 

Happen and the waves crash at

A distant forest fire that's just the sun

In an ancient land a man stood motionless

He called forth all the powers of the devil

To his hand

In a modern time cry people looking for a savior

Find the strength to live

You got it

Form a band


War torn like a tenement 

It's all a big experiment

There ain't no wrong or right when you hate god

Evil seeps like rotting corpses

Lectured on in college courses

Piling up as if it were not odd


Underneath the circus tent

There sits a man his back is bent

And in his hand his only son he holds a knife

He says "hey, son, go on and do

the job it's just begun

and slice the trapeze rope it's all, yeah, just a life"


Inside a cab a slab of meat

Drives aimless through the city streets

He works for nothing gunfight all the time

Then one fine day he snaps

And wraps his hand around a nine and zaps

A gas and go quadruple murder crime


Walls of water feed corruption

Deconstructed interruptions

Naked timeless tunnels of the soul

Band and pop and cry

The sky shines on newborn forgotten son

To teenage momma born from rock and roll



Welcome to the Vacuum

A song for all the hearts that are departed

Welcome to the vacuum


Walking through ancient Rome everything's the same

So I turn my back to the riverbed and children and their games

Hello, friends, I'm here to please to break the wickid ways

Life's a myth and so is this and so is judgement day

I seen too soon another swoon running from a gun

I felt the world shrivel up hell I'm only having fun

Interviewing Dawn on judgement day

Subadai took Europe's sons and put them in a grave

Built a world on top of them vanished in the haze

The Khan he sighed 'cause he was bored and turned his mind to east

Crushed their souls, drank from bowls, took pleasure in the feast

Interviewing Dawn on judgement day

"What you done?" asked Caesar's son and plunged the knife in deep

The Gallic ones were slaughtered by the Roman Nobilise

Nobody lived to tell the tale history turned her back

IRL for you and me it started in Iraq

Interviewing Dawn come judgement day


A song for al the hearts that are departed

A prayer for those who never got it started

A valentine for all the broken hearted

A joke for all the bitterness departed

A blindman's leap into a void suggestion

A glimpse of hope for all thoise in depression

No answer to the everlasting question

Bask, become a target, no regression

Welcome to the vacuum


If the world were perfect the dodo would live

Brotherhood and sisterhood woud be the words to give

Laughter would float endlessly up through a tearless sky

Giant trees would shade a peace that never says "goodbye"

In a world levitation

Don't stand in line to find regeneration in all human kind

You need no explanation

Feel free to see reality and be for what you want to be

Although I know the show won't start

Take aim and touch my bleeding heart

If the world were perfect I wouldn't lose my keys

War would be a rhyme for door and there would be no need for peace

A skinless man and woman would be all that we would need

Money would be funny and we'd all say "what is greed?"

But all the time my optimism fades

And I get too hung up to struggle for the shade

The world seems so unkind

Build the nerve to climb out of this hole

If the world were perfect I wouldn't sing this song

If the world were perfect we'd be one big dancing throng

In a world levitation


Packed in the slave ship side by side

The slave ship Captain enjoy the ride

They bought and sold him flesh on leash

From his home on the African beach

And they trade his heart for gold

What the white man sold

The war was fought bondage gone

1860s protest song

General Lee to MLK

Elvis Presley in the USA

And the time she rumbles on

Hatred not long gone

And she knows what she knows

At he dawn of our millennium

Bottled water and titanium

Packed in the ghetto side by side

His father owned his father they're side by side

Neither one can make the rent

Hatred raging action spent

Cry forgotten son


I can walk away disgusted

It ain't us against them

It's us against us

It's friend against friend

So you know everything

So you have got it done

So your world will live on

Cry forgotten son

Your world is so mapped out

From what your father planned

Smile at the face of sickness

It bites the other hand

'Cause your world ain't my world

But my sun is your sun

And I guess that it always was

Cry forgotten ones


Your world ain't my world

Killing for your god

Written in the scriptures

Your word is a lie

People work and people play

People sing and people dance

People love and people hate

People live and people die

Your world ain't my world


Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, production

Wilmer Berry - drums

Joe Gallagher - spiritual assistance

Ian Burke - mastering and sound effects



May 16, 2018

1. Another Spot from Act 11 Dawn City

2. Paranoid from Act 11 Dawn City

3. Won't You Come Back Home from Act 12 Westward

4. Town To Burg from Act 12 Westward

5. Hey, Groupie from Act 12 Westward

6. Fund the Triumvirate from Act 12 Westward

7. Remote Control from Act 13 Space and Time

8. Let Her Know from Act 13 Space and Time

9. Seven from Act 13 Space and Time

10. Portal from Act 13 Space and Time


Act 11 Dawn City and Act 13 Space and Time

Dave Linantud - guitars, vocals, mandolin, banjo

Brian Litz - bass, engineering, mixing

Andy Och - drums and percussion

Ian Burke - mastering

Act 12 Westward

Dave Linantud - guitars, vocals, banjo

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

Wilmer Berry - drums

Ian Burke - mastering

May 14, 2018

1. Meltdown from Act 9 Atlantis

2. The Roar Of the Drunken Gods from Act 9 Atlantis

3. Atlantis from Act 9 Atlantis

4. Karma Wrecker from Act 9 Atlantis

5. Frontline from Act 10 Battle

6. Hell On Earth from Act 10 Battle

7. Rust from Act 10 Battle

8. Meltdown Heavy from Act 10 Battle

9. Dawn City Overture from Act 11 Dawn City

10. Atom Bomb from Act 11 Dawn City


Act 9 Atlantis and Act 10 Battle

Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering,mixing

Sharon Santos - drums

Ian Burke - mastering

Act 11 Dawn City

Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

Andy Och - drums and percussion

Ian Burke - mastering

May 9, 2018

1. Epilogue from Act 6 Baby Blue

2. The Orphan from Act 6 Baby Blue

3. Tidalwaves from Act 7 Hopeless

4. Homeless from Act 7 Hopeless

5. Fuck the Herd from Act 7 Hopeless

6. All Fall Down from Act 7 Hopeless

7. How Do You Like That from Act 8 Breakdown

8. Crank It Up You Fucking Whores from Act 8 Breakdown

9. Edge City from Act 8 Breakdown

10. Highway Home from Act 8 Breakdown


Act 6 Baby Blue

Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

Andy Och - drums and percussion

Ian Burke - mastering

Act 7 Hopeless

Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

C.J. Johnson - drums

Ian Burke - mastering

Act 8 Breakdown

Dave Linantud - guitars and vocals

Brian Lutz - bass, engineering, mixing

Wilmer Berry - drums

Ian Burke - mastering

May 7, 2018

1. The Glow from Act 1 Dawn 

2. If I Die Tonight from Act 1 Dawn

3. Dreamgirl from Act 2 Angel White

4. Shadows from Act 2 Angel White

5. Desperation Waltz from Act 3 Old Man Blues

6. Disaster Time from Act 3 Old Man Blues

7. Dawn's Eulogy from Act 3 Old Man Blues

8. Baby Blue from Act 3 Old Man Blues

9. Bring the Mall from Act 6 Baby Blue

10 Why from Act 6 Baby Blue



Act 1 Dawn

Dave: guitars, vocals, bass

Brian: engineering, mixing

Ryan: drums

Drew: mastering


Act 2 Angel White

Dave: guitars, vocals

Brian: bass, engineering, mixing

Ryan: drums

Rob: sax

Drew: mastering 


Act 3 Old Man Blues

Dave: guitars, vocals

Brian: bass, engineering, mixing

C.J.: drums

Ian: mastering


Act 6 Baby Blue

Dave: guitars, vocals

Brian: bass, engineering, mixing

Andy: drums

Ian: mastering



May 2, 2018

o  - What do we got here? Sunken treasure.

5  - Sorry to throw you on the train.

10 - Once you're in you can pretty much do whatever you want.

15 - I'm still kind of behind the train.

20 - Or as Ochster would say "Een."

25 - I know these words are English but I have no idea what they mean in that order.

30 - Where does the song take me?

Hey, this is a pretty good encapsulation of Brian and Dave's approach to recording and mixing.

Compress the atom Bomb!

Apr 30, 2018

0  - Theme is "The Glow."

5  - Gimme a beat!

10 - It's nice to be in this power trio that's gelled so nicely.

15 - I'd forgotten that he was Leonardo DiCaprio.

20 - Have you been to the Filmore before?

25 - I'd never seen Camper Van Beethoven.

30 - the Who when they did the halftime show.

35 - It was beyond their capabilities.

40 - Utter horseshit so it's like...

45 - Like that roller skating Fugazi song!

50 - "I want to fuck her in the sand."

55 - My sexual luge maneuver.

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