Articles tagged smashing pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins Rock for Revolution at Irvine Meadows

You know Corgan isn’t just going to play a greatest hits set and that’s to his credit, for a formidable catalog of deep cuts the Smashing Pumpkins have.

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Smashing Pumpkins: The Aeroplane Flies High (Deluxe Edition)

Despite a wealth of songs, the tactile experience associated with The Aeroplane Flies High disintegrates when translated to a digital format. A once prized item becomes empty.

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Knight Music: The Top 10 Batman Music Tracks

As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.

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Yuck: Yuck (Deluxe Edition)

The shoegazing Brits re-release their excellent February debut album along with a bonus EP; a nice addition for fans, a must-have for the uninitiated.

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The Smashing Pumpkins Release More Rare Material Again

Rolling Stone is reporting that Smashing Pumpkins are planning an elaborate remaster campaign that will, of course, find them releasing additional rarities and “bonus material”.

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Smashing Pumpkins announce new album, extensive reissues

CHICAGO — The Smashing Pumpkins delivered a double dose of news Tuesday about past and future recordings. In a video posted on the band’s Facebook

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Fourteen years ago this week: the Smashing Pumpkins released their third album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, on Virgin Records. For the first and

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Grunge by Michael Lavine and Thurston Moore

Sub Pop's first lens on the grunge scene offers an early look at the signs of flannel to come, and the distinctive regional imprints on the sounds that followed punk.

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The Smashing Pumpkins - “Hello Kitty Kat”

If I were to pick a definitive Smashing Pumpkins song, it would be the overlooked nugget “Hello Kitty Kat”, originally released as a b-side to

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Did you hear the one about the creatively spiraling rock star who wrote a letter to Congress expressing his support for the proposed merger between

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Tinted Windows is a power-pop supergroup made up of the odd-until-you-really-think-about-it crew of Taylor (the middle one) Hanson, Fountains of Wayne tunesmith Adam Schlesinger, former

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7 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan’s new experiments rock like the older hits but they lack the secret ingredient that makes past Smashing Pumpkin tracks transcendent -- melody and a compelling emotional storyline.

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Are rock bands meant to last 20 years? “No, no, they’re not,” Billy Corgan said backstage last week at the Auditorium Theatre. Which sounds a

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23 Nov 2008 // 5:35 AM

Smashing Pumpkins Call in Sick

Smashing Pumpkins Fans Speak Their Minds.

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Smashing Pumpkins: If All Goes Wrong

This may not show Corgan in the most favorable light, but it shows him in an honest one, making for a surprisingly humanizing viewing experience.

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Smashing Pumpkins: American Gothic

Billy Corgan celebrates the beauty of an acoustic guitar after the big bang of Zeitgeist... to little effect

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6 Aug 2007 // 1:00 AM

Smashing Pumpkins

As Smashing Pumpkins prepare for the fourth night of their historic 12-show residency at rock’s most hallowed hall, questions abound. What will be the effect of its two new members, and can version 2.0 match the legendary intensity of the original?

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Smashing Pumpkins: Zeitgeist

What Zeitgeist is really about, what all Pumpkins albums are really about, is Billy Corgan.

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8 Jun 2007 // 3:37 AM

Rocking the boat on rock band reunions

After the Smashing Pumpkins broke up at the end of 2001, leader Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin joined up with three other musicians to form

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

// Sound Affects

""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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