Monday, December 17 2012
Another year, another round of disappointments. While previous years may have been more obvious in their selections, this year’s list is fairly fortuitous, blending a variety of genres and artists.
Tuesday, June 12 2012
With the news that the Smashing Pumpkins leader is developing a reality television series around his Resistance Pro imprint, it's hard to bet against the singer's success as a businessman.
Thursday, July 25 2013
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.
Tuesday, December 13 2011
Freak out, give in: these generous repackages of the Chicago alt-rock heroes' first two albums chart the upward trajectory that took them from a promising-yet-overextended debut to one of their genre's all-time greatest masterpieces.
Wednesday, January 7 2009
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.
Monday, November 10 2008
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.
Thursday, February 7 2008
Billy Corgan celebrates the beauty of an acoustic guitar after the big bang of Zeitgeist... to little effect
Friday, November 22 2013
Freak out and give in. Doesn't matter what you believe in. Stay cool and be somebody's fool this year—possibly while listening to the 154th most acclaimed album of all time. I want a walk-in humidor!
Sunday, July 21 2013
Enter to win this massive new Smashing Pumpkins set releasing next week.
Thursday, June 14 2012
The Smashing Pumpkins have always exhibited grandiose ambitions, from their album concepts to their song titles. To commemorate the release of their new record Oceania -- the latest installment in their Teargarden by Kaleidyscope song cycle -- Sound Affects counts down the alt-rockers' ten best six-minute-plus tracks.
Tuesday, November 29 2011
Contest is now closed! Please be sure to check pick up SMiLE on compact disc or vinyl! Today marks the day that EMI releases the
Friday, April 22 2011
An obscure Smashing Pumpkins track is covered...
Friday, October 19 2012
ST. LOUIS — Smashing Pumpkins fans have been clamoring for the rock band to jump on the bandwagon and perform one of its classic albums in
Tuesday, November 29 2011
Smashing Pumpkins’ debut, “Gish,” wasn’t the cool, everybody-has-to-hear-it album of 1991. It gave a passing glance to the emerging alternative-rock culture that worshiped Pacific Northwest “
Wednesday, April 27 2011
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 page,