Review: Smashing Pumpkins – Adore (re-issue)

In what has become a very canny move by Billy Corgan, the Smashing Pumpkins reissues continue apace. Next up, Adore, the oft maligned follow up to the monster that was Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It has become a canny move for many reasons. Corgan himself said he has had to fight tooth and nail with record bosses to have them continue with the … Continue reading Review: Smashing Pumpkins – Adore (re-issue)

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Looking back at: Zwan – Mary Star of the Sea

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I remember it as it was yesterday. I was living in Beeston, in Uni accomodation. It was exam season in the University of Nottingham and while reading papers and making notes for a Soil Chemistry final, a very familiar voice on the radio sung a happy song. Continue reading “Looking back at: Zwan – Mary Star of the Sea”

Wake up song for today – 46

The theme song for our very own comic. It’s Billy Corgan and Spirits in the Sky with this mammoth jam that includes the underrated Dave Navarro, the amazing Mark Tulin and all around nice guy Kerry Brown (aka Studiodog) And if you think we love the Smashing Pumpkins too much as of late, howzabout THIS piece of counterprogramming? Continue reading Wake up song for today – 46

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Looking back at … Smashing Pumpkins – Machina

MACHINA/The machines of God “tired of fighting the good fight against the Britneys of the world” — Billy Corgan joking about why SP broke in 2000. The year was 2000, the world didn’t end, shattering the dreams of many a nerdy prophet of doom and the date was 29 of February. Amongst the hellish landscape that was the ubiquitousness of boybands and dressep up tarts, … Continue reading Looking back at … Smashing Pumpkins – Machina

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