Music Gear News
Billy Corgan plays ukulele at Smashing Pumpkins gig
Smashing Pumpkins' frontman Billy Corgan surprised fans at a recent gig by playing the ukulele.
After going through the band's back catalogue in an 80-minute performance at the Sunset Strip club in Los Angeles, Corgan put down his guitar and picked up a ukulele for the last song of the evening, reports Spin magazine.
He told fans at the 200-person capacity venue: "I've waited a long time to play this thing."
Corgan then employed the musical instrument for a solo rendition of Love is the Sweetest Thing.
The intimate show was a warm-up gig for a 15-date tour of the US that is taking place this month.
Earlier this year, Smashing Pumpkins added a new bass guitar player to their line-up.
Former Veruca Salt bassist Nicole Fiorentino has joined the alternative-rock band as a replacement for Ginger Pooley, who left the group to spend more time with her husband and baby.Posted on 2 Jul 2010 16:10 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
With great discounts on Toontrack EZmix 2 Mix Software, Toontrack EZmix 2 Mixing Software EZmix Preset Pack Bundle and Toontrack EZmix Presets Bundle for EZMix 2 Mixing Software the choice for great and affordable mixing software has never been clearer!
Trade in your old interface for a 20% discount on the Fireface UFX
Through registering with Focusrite you can expect a multitude a number of unique and exclusive plug-ins every month
The company's first 100% analog drum machine, the DrumBrute packs a dynamic punch
Today Izotope have launched Neutron. A dynamic and multi faceted mixing control that provides the user with boundless space for musical creativity
For those looking to buy a pair of ADAM Audio studio monitors and save cash, look no further! ADAM Audio have just launched their Student Cashback Program.
Recent Music News
Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table
With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.
His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material
Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package
A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218
Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.