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The 25th Anniversary of Smashing Pumpkin’s ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’

Yesterday, The Smashing Pumpkin’s third record Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness was released 25 years ago, making it a staple in the band’s history for years to go back on for music fanatics. The group has been one of my favorites for several years, from Billy Corgan’s unique vocal delivery to the overly fuzzy

Sound Field On How to Get a 10 From The Needle Drop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onAL7uS06RU&t=3s A few months back I saw a video from Sound Field on music criticism and how an artist can theoretically achieve a perfect score from Anthony Fantano, a music critic who runs The Needle Drop. It’s compelling in the sense that Anthony Fantano is one of the most notable critics in the current medium

Live Music Recommendations #29 – American Football: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjCGI4Sgb7k Given that I have a natural love for true emo music from the 1990s and the early 2000s, a live show from American Football will always grant a viewing or two from me, especially when it’s an NPR tiny desk concert. Nevertheless, this particular concert is quite compelling from the group as they perform

BROCKHAMPTON On ‘GINGER,’ Shia LaBeouf and What Inspired “DEARLY DEPARTED”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKbldDfLPnU&t=221s At the end of last year, I managed to catch BROCKHAMPTON in New York City at the Hulu Theatre during their tour for their latest release, GINGER. Today, I stumbled upon a video from Genius that details the group’s creation of GINGER, relationship with Shia LaBeouf, and the inspiration for the track DEARLY DEPARTED