Bill Callahan: Expanding Dub

Superhumanoids mesmerize, Bill Callahan's dub fantasy and more in the music we tweeted this week

Texas-based, 47-year-old Drag City artist Bill Callahan has entered the world of dub, finally fulfilling a musical desire he carried with him over the years while making numerous records as his alias Smog, and the four LPs released under his own name. “Expanding Dub”—a drawn-out rendition of the track “Javelin Unlanding” off his forthcoming album Dream River—marries Callahan’s signature monotone voice with muffled cowbell-like beats, for a trance-inducing siren song that begs for lazy days with plenty of time to stop and ponder the music vet’s uniquely ruminative lyrics.