Transliminal Criminal

by Bonfire Madigan Shive



Portrait of the Artist as a Transliminal Criminal music was written and performed on cello by Bonfire Madigan Shive for the short film collaboration entitled Transliminal Criminal. The film was written & directed by Clement Hil Goldberg with Bonfire Madigan Shive. All images captured on actual film by Clement Hil Goldberg 2007-2008 in NYC & upstate NY. Red Hook - Red Hook. Heart & Eye Present

"(Clement) Hil Goldberg and Bonfire Madigan Shive's short, Transliminal Criminal, a beautiful meditation/dance around gender fluidity and multiplicity, outsider trajectories, and transgressive states of consciousness."


released January 1, 2017

written & performed by Madigan Shive for cello. (c) moonpuss music ascap. recorded & mixed at Studio Paradiso, by Shawn Biggs for Little Echoes 2008.



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Bonfire Madigan San Diego, California

Singer-composer-vocalist Madigan Shive is Bessie Smith reincarnated as a punk rock cellist, as progressive and liberal as they come. Her powerful voice conveys irresistible emotion and her music creates a new language that is as ancient as the oldest Indian medicine woman and as modern as intergalactic space travel. — Tricia Halloran, "Brave New World" KCRW-FM ... more

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