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Linkin Park, Wovenwar & More – Q101 Music News For August 8th 2014

Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars & More – Q101 Music News For August 8th 2014 Hey Chicago, it’s Tiffany, did you know that Q101 features great music channels you can listen to anytime, anyplace. You can listen from our website, in our Q101 app which is available in the iTunes store or, for Android…

Explosive Billy Corgan Interview: The Awakening Has Begun

Infowars.com and Prisonplanet.tv proudly presents Alex Jones’ sit down interview with Billy Corgan, founder of the rock band, “The Smashing Pumpkins”. During this incredible conversation, Alex and Billy discuss the impact social media has on the music business, the role of the musician in society, the ever evolving left-right paradigm, the occupy wall street movement,…

Thinking of Using Kickstarter? See This First!

Gapersblock.com did a nice story about Kickstarter (and interviewed us about our Jamboree 2012 project for this article, which we thank them for!)   Below that are a few items from our own experience you can use to further investigate whether Kickstarter is right for you, including our cautionary tale, and a video to help you…

Corgan To Tea Bag In Highland Park

Billy Corgan is working on opening a cool little tea house in suburban Highland Park. The Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman lives in the tony North Shore burgh and frankly is tired of not having cool cultural things to do. “We want to open it because there’s nothing really to do up here,” Corgan said,…

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Corgan: ‘Siamese’ Was Middle Finger

In speaking about the recording of the Smashing Pumpkins‘ 1993 album Siamese Dream, Billy Corgan described the record as his “middle finger to the indie world.” “Even though it wasn’t the one that sold the most, it’s the one that seems to have come through the best,” Corgan told BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe. “As…

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Chicago’s Heavyweight Rock Champ Flexes Muscles

The first time I saw Smashing Pumpkins perform was at a packed Metro in August of 1993.  It was one of the very first shows of the “Siamese Dream” tour.  That night, well the beginning of it at least, is seared into my memory: they opened with “Soma”.  If you’re familiar with that tune from…

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