By Neph Basedow
Poet e.e. cummings said, "To destroy is always the first step in any creation." For Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, destruction and creation are a way of life. "A good artist is willing to die many times over," Corgan says. "What's funny is, I've died so many times."
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Jennifer Herrema has helped define the underground rock scene since the 1980s, thanks to her constant pushing forward of both music and style. In her youth, Herrema cavorted with the straight-edge hardcore rascals in D.C. (she felt more at home with the stoners); she scurried off to New York City at ... More >>
On some levels, it's a shame that Versus's reunion in 2009 wasn't met with the same level of enthusiasm as the reconvening of their more famous Amerindie peers. But it's also understandable. For one, if there's such a thing as "lunchpail indie rock"the sort of workmanlike no-frills stuff that ... More >>
And so children's day continues at SOTC...Yesterday an entertaining screed penned by an outraged tenant of the Financial District luxury palace 90W and posted on StreetEasy made the rounds, causing great mirth. "Here's a review of my horrible experience living at 90 Washington Street," it beg ... More >>