“Plastic pop stars,” “faceless posers,” and cat videos, yes, even cat videos, are all targets of the grunge rocker’s rage. And along the way he also talks about his earliest musical influences, why the Smashing Pumpkins faced criticism for being “too good” and how Generation X had no central values. But contrary to sounding like the harangues of a cranky old man, Corgan, who has always placed his musicianship and music above all else, delivers a sobering critique of where music is headed in the 21st century. Hear what Billy Corgan has to say and keep an eye out for future installments of Playback, where music’s greatest talents reflect on their artistic evolution, and offer insights into the creative process.
Billy Corgan Blasts Faceless Posers And Plastic Pop Stars In Playback Interview
See what Billy Corgan has to say about the state of music.