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Golden Smog

Golden Smog
Formed: 1989
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Chris Mars, Kraig Johnson, Gary Louris, Marc Perlman, Jody Stephens, Jeff Tweedy, Noah Levy, Jarret Decatur, Michael Macklyn, Leonardson ...See All
Biography: A boozy, side-project covers band that gradually evolved into a kind of roots rock supergroup, Golden Smog was a loosely affiliated unit comprised, at various times, of members of Soul Asylum, the Replacements, Wilco, the Jayhawks, Run Westy Run, and the Honeydogs. The group first came together in the ...Read full biography
Down By The Old Mainstream
Released: 1995
Label: Rykodisc
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Like most supergroup projects, Golden Smog's Down By the Mainstream is a loose, relaxed affair that sounds like it was a lot of fun to record. Unlike most supergroups, the members of Golden Smog improve ...Read full review
Blood on the Slacks
Released: 2007
Label: Lost Highway
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Golden Smog introduces their fans to the "post-Jeff Tweedy era" on this eight-song EP, the first release from the semi-supergroup to not feature the Wilco frontman as part of the lineup since 1995's Down ...Read full review