Archive for the 'Will Johnson' Category

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Over the course of two decades Will Johnson fronted the Denton, TX based yin and yang that was Centro-matic / South San Gabriel. Ever prolific, the songwriter also took part in a number of collaborative projects in addition to recording music under his own name. With Centro-matic having shuttered in 2014, Johnson returns next month […]

Monday, September 10th, 2012

It’s been a minute, but with both Patterson Hood and Will Johnson having solo records out this week (Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance and Scorpion, respectively), it seemed like a good time to bring back Longshots — an AD feature in which we step back and let artists interview one another. I kick things […]

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Will Johnson on the collaboration with Jason Molina: “For ten days we wrote, co-wrote, workshopped, complimented, scrutinized, drank, invited friends to come play music, smoked, made lots of notes and drawings, drank a little more and shot the BB gun off the back porch when we just needed some time and space. In the throes […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

A strong, if hefty, follow up to 2006’s excellent Fort Recovery, Will Johnson and company lay it all out on Dual Hawks, the new two disc affair that stables Centro-matic on disc one, and their softer side project, South San Gabriel, on disc two. With a total of 23 songs it’s admittedly a lot to […]