Netphoria Message Board


Go Back   Netphoria Message Board > Smashing Pumpkins Boards > Smashing Pumpkins/Billy Corgan Discussion
Register Netphoria's Amazon.com Link Members List Photo Album Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-28-2018, 07:02 PM   #1
Kumar Littlejeans
Demi-God
 
Kumar Littlejeans's Avatar
 
Posts: 305
Default Timely new GQ article on Matt Sweeney out today

https://t.co/Txxd8dj3dA

Quote:
​“One of the big things that happened in the two or three years leading up to writing and then making the Superwolf record was that Matt's old acquaintance Billy Corgan invited him to be a part of this new project that he was doing, which ultimately was called Zwan,” Oldham said. “Early on— it was right after September 11— I got asked to play a benefit for this organization called RAWA, which was the Revolutionary Afghani Women's Association or something like that, in Los Angeles. And it was the beginning days of Zwan. I talked to Matt, and Zwan volunteered their services to be the band. So we go into a rehearsal hall and I'm in there with Matt and Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlain and we're working out all these songs that I wrote, and Billy Corgan is very generous and very sweet, and he comes up with some incredible guitar parts for songs. And it was a great experience.

So Matt's getting involved with this thing and I'm trying to be excited. But I have reservations because​ I've never fully embraced the musical world of Corgan. And I also know that it can be encompassing. And [Matt and I] just got this musical relationship going, and I'm aware that it's about to go on a serious hiatus. And I want to be positive, but again, I'm not thinking that they're necessarily going to be making music that I'm going to be wrapping my ears around with full glee. And indeed it has its peaks and valleys. But ultimately it's a rocky road that does not end in the success I think Corgan wanted. But essentially Matt was kind of M.I.A. in some ways for a couple of years, and I know it had some great rewards, but I think it was also very, very challenging and distressing in a lot of ways, and didn't necessarily end on a high note.”

 
Kumar Littlejeans is online now
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2018, 03:03 AM   #2
Rairun
Ownz
 
Posts: 896
Default

I still can't believe there isn't a recording of that show. Would love to hear it.

 
Rairun is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2018, 03:37 PM   #3
slunken
Virgo
 
slunken's Avatar
 
Posts: 38,909
Default

Matt rules

 
slunken is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2018, 09:20 PM   #4
Kumar Littlejeans
Demi-God
 
Kumar Littlejeans's Avatar
 
Posts: 305
Default

I think it’s become clear in the subsequent years that Sweeney can’t say anything about Zwan for possibly legal reasons so it was a good move just asking his friend

 
Kumar Littlejeans is online now
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2018, 11:51 PM   #5
Funbags
Apocalyptic Poster
 
Funbags's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,810
Default

I'd say Matt's future royalties depend on not breaking a NDA, but damn, I bet he could leak some stuff!

 
Funbags is offline
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Google


Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ganddddolppppppphhhhh hhhhhhhaaa sickbadthing General Chat Archive 35 11-11-2010 01:17 AM
Matt Sweeney is getting desperate. avsfan7733 Pumpkins Archive 37 05-22-2008 03:34 AM
fine i'll just make another one Floppy Nono General Chat Archive 42 03-16-2007 01:19 AM
I can't stop listening to beyonce in spanish. Geek USA General Chat Archive 21 01-31-2007 08:11 PM
3 prisoners dead at gitmo transluscent General Chat Archive 148 06-25-2006 03:56 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:03 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Smashing Pumpkins, Alternative Music
& General Discussion Message Board and Forums
www.netphoria.org - Copyright 1998-2014