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David Hemingway, Record Collector, July 2000

DESPITE WIELDING an acoustic guitar and piano, Bill Callahan of unrivalled miserabilists Smog happens to be one of America's most relevant music makers. With last year's Domino singles 'Held' and 'Cold Blooded Old Times', the new album Dongs of Sevotion, and an appearance at the recent Meltdown 2000 event, the singer finally seems to be approaching something that could almost be called "popularity".

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