The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania

This exists: a new Smashing Pumpkins album which is not terrible, not in the least.  The band whose output sustained my entire teenage existence is back (metaphorically) and making music worth hearing.  I was embarassed listening to 2007’s abysmal Zeitgeist, feeling my soiled adolescence paraded before the entire world.  I swallowed any hope for something … Continue reading The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania


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