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Smashing Pumpkins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Once widely viewed as poor relations to Nirvana’s major label alternative rock, Chicago, USA’s Smashing Pumpkins, led by Billy Corgan (b. William Patrick Corgan Jnr., 17 March 1967,...

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Smashing Pumpkins

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 885 words.

Once widely viewed as poor relations to Nirvana’s major label alternative rock, Chicago, USA’s Smashing Pumpkins, led by Billy

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Smashing Pumpkins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Once widely viewed as poor relations to Nirvana’s major label alternative rock, Chicago, USA’s Smashing Pumpkins, led by Billy Corgan (b. William Patrick Corgan Jnr., 17 March 1967,...

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Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 112 words.

The hardness of the grunge guitar and metal drums of the Smashing Pumpkins are always tempered by an incredibly mellow

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Smashing Pumpkins - Gish

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 117 words.

The Smashing Pumpkins’ debut hit the music world at the height of the grunge phenomenon of the early 90s, and

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Gish (Smashing Pumpkins album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Smashing Pumpkins’ debut hit the music world at the height of the grunge phenomenon of the early 90s, and exhibited most of the usual characteristics - heavy rock riffs ...

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Siamese Dream (Smashing Pumpkins album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The hardness of the grunge guitar and metal drums of the Smashing Pumpkins are always tempered by an incredibly mellow and soft centre. Billy Corgan has a fantastic ability to ...

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Smashing Pumpkins

Rob Jovanovic.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 320 words.

Rock band. It was formed in Chicago in 1988 by guitarist and vocalist Billy (William Patrick) Corgan (b Elk Grove Village, IL, 17 March 1967) and guitarist James (Yoshinobu) Iha (b Chi...

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Smashing Pumpkins

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 311 words.

Rock band. It was formed in Chicago in 1988 by guitarist and vocalist Billy (William Patrick) Corgan (b Elk

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Adore (Smashing Pumpkins album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Billy Corgan had a real problem on his hands attempting to match the brilliant Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness, not least of which was having to summon up the ...

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Smashing Pumpkins - Adore

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 123 words.

Billy Corgan had a real problem on his hands attempting to match the brilliant Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness

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Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 117 words.

A double album was always risky business in the days of vinyl; some of those pompous 70s efforts contained only

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Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (Smashing Pumpkins album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A double album was always risky business in the days of vinyl; some of those pompous 70s efforts contained only four tracks. A double album in the CD age, with ...

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Absinthe Blind

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 383 words.

Sounding at times like Siamese Dream -era Smashing Pumpkins with their use of lush arrangements, varying dynamics and orchestration, Absinthe

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Zwan

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 266 words.

Some observers figured that after the dissolution of the Smashing Pumpkins in late 2000, long-time leader Billy Corgan (b. 17

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Zwan - Mary Star Of The Sea

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 171 words.

Billy Corgan has emerged from his three-year hiatus, following The Smashing Pumpkins’ 2000 break-up, with Zwan and their debut, Mary

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Zwan

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Some observers figured that after the dissolution of the Smashing Pumpkins in late 2000, long-time leader Billy Corgan (b. 17 March 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USA) would launch a solo career....

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Mary Star Of The Sea (Zwan album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Billy Corgan has emerged from his three-year hiatus, following The Smashing Pumpkins’ 2000 break-up, with Zwan and their debut, Mary Star Of The Sea. Rounding out the group are former ...

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Absinthe Blind

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Sounding at times like Siamese Dream -era Smashing Pumpkins with their use of lush arrangements, varying dynamics and orchestration, Absinthe Blind also just happen to come from the same US...

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Garbage

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This US-based rock band, founded in 1993, was immediately heralded in the press as a producers’ supergroup. In addition to several other notable bands (Smashing Pumpkins, U2), Butch Vig (b....

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Salto al vacío: opening up the void

Ann Davies.

in Daniel Calparsoro

February 2009; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 9473 words.

This chapter discusses Calparsoro's first feature film Salto al vacío. Of all the films in Calparsoro's oeuvre, none has had more impact or been more discussed than his first feature-length...

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