As news of drummer Jimmy Chamberlain's recent departure from the Guns N' Roses of 90s alternative rock surfaced a month ago, the words "Smashing" and "Pumpkins" found themselves coupled together and tied to some noteworthy relevance.
Thinking about Billy Corgan and realizing that I'd only ever thought of the Smashing Pumpkins as an act whose welcome had probably been overstayed, they did a couple things right, namely "Cherub Rock," whose thick, arena amplified riffs still give me a nostalgic jolt whenever I hear them.
Letters From A Tapehead
New Selections — Emma Ruth Rundle, Tropical Fuck Storm, Primitive Man, Private Life, Uniform, Erika Wennerstrom, Djrum, Windhand
Starting August off with some new singles. Emma Ruth Rundle: " Darkhorse " (via Rarely Unable / Sargent House / YouTub...
Boston area label, I Heart Noise , will be reissuing Tommy Bell , a highly obscure indie rock album from Boston's own, Turkish Deligh...
As a manifesto for change, there's something interestingly similar to Charlie Haden 's Liberation Music Orchestra I hear with &quo...