Landline is today’s hottest long-distance collaboration

Landline, the duo of Oakland's Matt Ferrara (Toyota) and LA's Zoe Zag (Shirley Mistaken), just released their debut full length on Discontinuous Innovation. The two met in Chico in 2011, had a brief falling out, but reconnected in 2017 and started making an album over the internet, coordinated over late-night phone calls. Unlike more famous long-distance collaborations, this isn't some sort of sappy sentimental project; these songs evoke an air of a couple that kinds of hates each other but they know they've got too much chemistry to quit making music together. Landline's self-described genre of "New Wave Punk Rock" [...]

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