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the pumpkintube

Thanks to the Austin fanbase, multiple clips from the Smashing Pumpkins 11/13/2007 show at The Backyard are on YouTube. I have cherry-picked some of them to show here. They are arranged by when they were played. Smashing Pumpkins November 13, 2007 | Austin, Texas | The Backyard (The band takes the stage while circus music […]

the (smashing pumpkins live at the backyard in austin texas) audio download

REJOICE! I was able to locate an audio recording of Smashing Pumpkins on November 13, 2007 in Austin, Texas at The Backyard. Thanks to Google Alerts, Sonorama.NET, Internet Archive, BG RAVES, Homeless Crisco & 1st Mate Kate. — Smashing Pumpkins November 13, 2007 | Austin, Texas | The Backyard Track listing 01. United States (cut) […]

the selfish & apathetic

Before I start this post, I’d like to wish my brother Neil a very Happy 24th Birthday! I know it’s almost eight in the morning. I woke up to the theme song of My So-Called Life on repeat since the Play All function did its round and returned to the DVD menu screen. Here are […]

the meaning of life

This post is going to be delivered with photos, captions and some ranting. Enjoy. Flickr’s BLundin took this photo from the Pumpkins show at the Backyard on Tuesday. Myra from Blogspot took this photo of Billy Corgan on bass guitar jamming with Jimmy Flemion from The Frogs on guitar and Jimmy Chamberlain on drums. Jeff […]

the pumpkins in the backyard

Austin Texas holds a reputation for being the live music capital of the world. Unfortunately, they also hold a reputation for having a strict noise ordinance that make shows start earlier than anticipated. Tonight was the night I finally had the opportunity to see one of my all-time favorite bands, Smashing Pumpkins. I was off […]

the scatterpost

The end of the month has finally here. This week has been a little busier than usual. Let’s recap. Sunday: Dinner with the family that involved a long discussion about the plans for October. I’m sure I’ll go into detail here in the near future. Monday: The work week begins. The day is usual, but […]

the eighties

My salad days were in the ’90s, but I have great respect of the decade before. Electronic drums, the overuse of synthesizers and power ballad vocal stylings set the stage to this decade of downfall. eMpTyV debuted which rocketed the music industry, especially pop music. The radio shifted its airwaves to cater to the rockstars […]