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The Smashing Pumpkins Review: Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania One confession before I jump into this review: I have pretty much tuned out to anything Billy Corgan has done since he left the Smashing Pumpkins to release Mary Star of the Sea, with his new band at the time, Zwan. Why is this? Partially, it’s because the Zwan project lacked the punch and ingenuity of the Pumpkins, but also, everything I heard from Corgan through his music and through his words made me want to

Top Ten Thursday: Chi-Town Anthems

Top Ten Thursday: Chi-Town Anthems In keeping with our Chicago theme (due to my move there coming this weekend), we will be transitioning from yesterday’s list of songs BY Chicago to songs ABOUT Chicago. The Windy City has boasted its fair share of great artists, from Chicago blues legends Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and Buddy Guy to more modern alternative/indie artists like The Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco, and Andrew Bird to an unbelievably strong hip hop scene including Kanye, Common, Lupe

Top 20 Thursday: 2011 Albums That Will Live In Infamy

Because we at Little by Listen enjoy letting you know what the best of the best is, we have opted to force upon you our Top 20 albums of 2011.  Constructing this list was much simpler than the top 20 songs, and thankfully didn’t end with me burning down Wes’ house or digging up Todd’s childhood pet and leaving it for him to find in his bed.  In fact making this list was a little too easy, possibly because Todd