Current musical obsessions of Adam Schubert from Cafe Racer, Magic Ian of the Maximum Pelt label, and Reader staff writer Leor Galil
Original guitarist James Iha is back, but can that prevent Billy Corgan from continuing to suck the life out of Smashing Pumpkins?
Going by William Patrick Corgan won’t improve his terrible taste.
Erotic Harry Potter fan fiction, the case of a missing Georgia beauty queen, and other best bets for the Chicago Podcast Festival.
Also, former mayor Richard M. Daley’s photo has finally been added to the wall of mayors at City Hall.
The Smart Studios Story, opening the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, revisits the Madison recording studio that nurtured the indie rock of the 90s.
The first new song from the forthcoming Smashing Pumpkins album Monuments to an Elegy hones in on the placid side of Billy Corgan’s songwriting.
Nope, the dude’s still terrible.
Billy Corgan’s selling one of his houses.
Tim Kinsella talks Cap’n Jazz, “Bartok rockers” Reds and Blue finally release their first album, Kings of Leon get a thumbs-down from the pigeon community, and more.
Vice Cooler survives a Texas humping, Billy Corgan buys his way into Art Shay’s portfolio, and more.
This week’s Early Warnings concert announcements include Capitalist Casualties, the Chieftains, Gilberto Gil, Shellac, the Ex, Woods, and Real Estate.
Lady Gaga is an Illuminati agent, Billy Corgan’s got his doubts about the H1N1 vaccine
Relive the hope and devastation of the Cubs’ 2008 season in the new documentary “We Believe: Chicago and its Cubs,” premiering Friday at the Chicago Theatre.
Billy Corgan is auditioning drummers next week.