Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

On Nov. 26, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins will release a new album, Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol. 1/LP No Past. No Future. No Sun, coming shortly after their generally well-received and marathon Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour. At first, the tour itself seemed rather surprising, given the tumultuous history between the band […]

Smashing Pumpkins to Release New Album ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ 11/26

Smashing Pumpkins to Release New Album ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ 11/26

Perhaps inconceivably, things are going quite well for the Smashing Pumpkins these days. Billy Corgan and original members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin buried the hatchet and got back together in recent months for the Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour (minus bassist D’Arcy Wretzky), treating fans to marathon, three-plus hour concerts featuring nearly […]

Stream ‘Ogilala,’ the Lush New Album from Smashing Pumpkins’ William Patrick Corbin

Stream ‘Ogilala,’ the Lush New Album from Smashing Pumpkins’ William Patrick Corbin

Billy Corgan is a busy man. Even as Smashing Pumpkins go through another quieter period, the band’s principal member continues forging ahead with new material. On Friday, Corgan’s new Rick Rubin-produced record, Ogilala, was released under his full name, William Patrick Corban. He previewed the record in August with a song called “Aeronaut,” a sweeping, […]

Riffin’ with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, ‘Serving the Song’ and Reunions (Q&A)

Riffin’ with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, ‘Serving the Song’ and Reunions (Q&A)

When I meet up with David Crosby during rehearsals for his fall tour supporting his new solo album Lighthouse, he almost can’t contain himself about the amazing reviews the album had been getting. “Have you read the Rolling Stone review?” he asks me, almost immediately after we say hello. “Woo! Uncut was a blazer, too, […]

New Nashville-Inspired Solo LP from Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to Feature Duane Eddy, Mark Knopfler, More

New Nashville-Inspired Solo LP from Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to Feature Duane Eddy, Mark Knopfler, More

Dan Auerbach, guitar/vocals component of the Black Keys, will be donning the ‘solo artist’ hat one more time with a new album due in spring 2017. The follow-up to his 2009 album Keep It Hid, this new collection of songs finds Auerbach working alongside some all-time greats: Mark Knopfler, Duane Eddy, Gene Christman and Bobby […]

Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, ‘Peace Trail,’ Due in December

Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, ‘Peace Trail,’ Due in December

Somehow, despite decades of music and activism (and with several albums linking the two), Neil Young hasn’t released a record titled Peace Trail — until 2016. Young, fresh off another great Bridge School Benefit and Southern California’s Desert Trip Music Festival, announced that he will release the new album on December 2 via Reprise Records. […]

Top 11 Dancing Songs

Top 11 Dancing Songs

  “Do you think dyslexic people have difficulty dancing to Y.M.C.A.?” — Dave Sokolowski Rock music has filled dance floors since Chuck Berry sang, “Go get your lover, then reel and rock it” in Roll Over Beethoven. No wonder dancing is the subject of so many songs. Here’s our collection of the Top 11 Songs […]

Neil Young’s New Pono Music Player – Kickstarter Launched, Video Released (Watch)

Neil Young’s New Pono Music Player – Kickstarter Launched, Video Released (Watch)

  For months, rumors have swirled regarding Pono, the supposedly revolutionary new portable high-definition music device conceptualized by Neil Young. Today brought with it a slew of updates – as the device is reportedly going to be officially announced tonight at SXSW in Austin, Texas. In addition, the official Kickstarter campaign for Pono has also […]