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Sunday Longform: I Wrote A Letter To A Wildflower

Inspired by the release of a lovely and fun cover of the late David Berman, we are inspired to take an afternoon’s trip into the ominous woods one must lurk through in the dark night of the soul.

3/45: Smog “A Hit” c/w “Wine Stained Lips”

In our continuing series examining classic 45 singles, we step back to 1994 an anthem for low self-esteem.

Lost Singles: Smog “A Hit” c/w “Wine Stained Lips”

  In 1994, Drag City released this little slab of vinyl from the lo-fi troubadour Bill Callahan. Though he had already released two albums and a handful of singles, it was “A Hit” that garnered him the world’s notice. It’s not hard to understand why this song quickly became popular in the underground. Callahan’s dour,… Read More ›