This Week: Japanese weirdo rockers Boris’ third album for 2011; Gorillaz look back at 10 years of hits with a box set of singles; The Smashing Pumpkins remind you how great they were with reissues of Gish and Siamese Dream; Wilco puts out special vinyl for Record Store Day’s Black Friday.
There’s something about those familiar asphalt driveways and picket fences that put us in a certain mindset—video directors know this well and push the button often. And it still works, even now as we’ve been swept back to suburbia too many times to count. Instead of calling trite!, we’ve compiled a few all-time favorites for your viewing pleasure.
This week sees new album releases from Marina and the Diamonds, Smashing Pumpkins, Hank Williams III and more.
You’ve probably heard about the rising feud between Billy Corgan from The Smashing Pumpkins and Courtney Love. They’ve used the mediums of Facebook, Twitter, radio and whatever else they could. Here’s the gist of the entire situation.
Check out the Smashing Pumpkins’ new song “A Stitch in Time.” Singer/guitarist Billy Corgan told Rolling Stone that he wrote the lyrics and the music in between sound check and a show during a “stream of consciousness” moment. “The whole process took…
Okay, this is just weird. Bubble-headed pop starlet and Trainwreck 100 inductee Jessica Simpson has returned to the studio to start work on a new album. The weird thing? Who she’s doing it with. New boyfriend Billy Corgan. Yes, the Smashing Pumpkins guy….