Live Music

The End Times Tour 2015 : Dates Added

2016.04.13

The End Times Tour 2015 Dates Added!  Add the concert(s) to MyConcerts and see who else attended! 2015.07.07 Concord Pavilion Concord, CA, US 2015.07.09 Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Irvine, CA, US 2015.07.10 The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV, US 2015.07.11 Comerica Theatre Phoenix, AZ, US 2015.07.13 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO, US 2015.07.15 Gexa Energy Pavilion Dallas, TX, US 2015.07.16 NRG Arena Houston, TX, US 2015.07.18 Freeman Coliseum San Antonio, TX, US 2015.07.19 The Moody Theater Austin, TX, US 2015.07.20 Champions Square New Orleans, LA, US 2015.07.22 Miami Bayfront Park Amphitheatre Miami, FL, US 2015.07.24 MidFlorida Credit Union

Revisiting the Live Compilations No 4

2013.01.18

Compiled by Arthur van Pelt Hosting by Alberto “So if I feel like playing ‘em, I’ll fucking play ‘em. My mentality has always been, ‘okay, you want it? We’re going to shove it down your throat.’” (1) Between 2008 and 2010, SPfreaks put together 4 compilations of Smashing Pumpkins live songs and made these available as mp3s. In these months we present a run-down of them. #4, being the last one in the series, was originally posted on 2010.06.22. For all these live compilations, jewelcase artwork has been created. The artwork is included in the downloads. The booklets need to be

Revisiting the Live Compilations No 3

2012.12.17

Compiled by Arthur van Pelt Hosting by Alberto “I don’t have to play by these rules or do these things… I can actually have my own kind of version.” (1) Between 2008 and 2010, SPfreaks put together 4 compilations of Smashing Pumpkins live songs and made these available as mp3s. In these months we present a run-down of them. #3 was originally posted on 2009.11.28. For all these live compilations, jewelcase artwork has been created. The artwork is included in the downloads. The booklets need to be printed @ 240 mm x 120 mm & folded to fit inside a

Revisiting the Live Compilations No 2

2012.11.17

Compiled by Arthur van Pelt Hosting by Alberto  “We ain’t fuckin’ dead yet!” (1) Between 2008 and 2010, SPfreaks put together 4 compilations of Smashing Pumpkins live songs and made these available as mp3s. In these months we present a run-down of them. #2 was originally posted on 2009.02.11. For all these live compilations, jewelcase artwork has been created. The artwork is included in the downloads. The booklets need to be printed @ 240 mm x 120 mm & folded to fit inside a jewelcase. The back inlays need to be printed @ 150 mm x 117,50 mm, then folded

Revisiting the Live Compilations No 1

2012.10.18

Compiled by Arthur van Pelt Hosting by Alberto “You look better when you keep your mouth shut!”* Between 2008 and 2010, SPfreaks put together 4 compilations of Smashing Pumpkins live songs and made these available as mp3s. In the upcoming months we present a run-down of them. #1 was originally posted on 2008.08.17. For all these live compilations, jewelcase artwork has been created. The artwork is included in the downloads. The booklets need to be printed @ 240 mm x 120 mm & folded to fit inside a jewelcase. The back inlays need to be printed @ 150 mm x 117,50

The Ultimate Smashing Pumpkins Radio Show

2012.09.26

Article by Arthur van Pelt Hosting by Alberto “I’ve often felt that our B-sides show more of our true character than some of our albums.” (1) Many fellow SPfreaks members will remember the SPfreaks Live Compilations that were available for download on SPfreaks.com from 2008 through 2010. Here, we present a starting point to revisit those Live Compilations in the upcoming months, but we also present an ending point. There was always the idea of closing the series with a fifth edition, but it never took proper shape. However, that has changed: we managed to get permission* to spread a six-hour

Get Your Pumpkins Faster

2012.08.14

Article by Arthur van Pelt Sourced by DutchCowboys, ComputerWorld, Archive.org Since The Internet Archive and BitTorrent Inc. announced a partnership last week, and sealed that cooperation with already over 1.5 million torrents available on Archive.org, the fans and collectors of Smashing Pumpkins live music can benefit from the move forward of these two parties. The vast majority of internet users think, and know, BitTorrent and other torrent tools are used for illegal-or-not downloads of all kind of files, in a wide variety of software programs, movies, music, books and other digital media.  While BitTorrent is often in the news because

Behind The Black Curtains Of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Smashing Pumpkins @ Melkweg, Amsterdam (NL)

2009.04.20

Article written by Arthur van Pelt Smashing Pumpkins @ Melkweg, Amsterdam (NL) – Part I This is Part I of a series of 2, about the Smashing Pumpkins playing in the Melkweg venue in Amsterdam, the so-called “Capitol City of Sin of The Netherlands”. Part I is about the history of this special building, Part II will contain an interview with John van Luyn, the music programmer of Melkweg that hired the Smashing Pumpkins in 1991, but also in 1995, for their famous secret gig that turned out to be the start of the Mellon Collie world tour that lasted

SPfreaks interview with Nugs.net Founder/CEO Brad Serling

2009.02.21

Article and interview by Arthur van Pelt Recently, we have seen a lot of discussion going on about the new digital road the Smashing Pumpkins are following, releasing their music. Their latest release, the 20th Anniversary Tour in both a digital format: FLAC & MP3, but also still on a physical medium: the CD, was done by NUGS.NET. SPfreaks.com asked the Founder/CEO of NUGS.NET, Mr. Brad Gregory Serling, a few questions. Here is his insightful information from the side of NUGS.NET. By the way, he mentioned as an important sidenote “Yes, you may post my responses in their entirety, as long