Smog is composed of singer/songwriter Bill Callahan, born in Silver Spring, Maryland. He basically pioneered lo-fi indie rock and later became signed to thelabel Drag City. His mix of baroque, lo-fi, indie, subtle rock, and his low toned vocals give him a unique yet entertaining sound. He's a great storyteller in hislyrics, using simple words and metaphors to create lucid tales of anything you can imagine. Callahan is widely seen as the pioneer of lo-fi rock and is looked uptoo among 90's rock pioneers. He resides in Austin, Texas.