Music : The Smashing Pumpkins

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The Smashing Pumpkins was one of the most influential bands in the 90’s their timbre often fell under alternative rock. Musical preferences are formed at an early age, unknowingly the people in your environment help develop how partial you are to any genre. Growing up my mother, and older sister listened too very diverse, and progressive music. So majority of that exposure helped me at an early age identify what kind of “tone colors” I preferred making it easier to pick the type of music I liked. Alternative rock, Synth, Goth Rock, Metal, Pop just about anything with a beat is ok with me, but Alternative Rock, and Synth Pop are a theme to most of my playlists. Certain bands take you home, you go to that place in your mind, where its going to be ok, on a rough day that’s all you can do to get by. The first cassette tape I ever received from my mom was a Smashing Pumpkins tape of their 1995 album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. This cassette got me through most of my young adult life up until now, your taught many coping mechanisms throughout life, I like to think that music is the most natural one.
Billy Corgan grew up in Elk Grove, which was planned in 1956 in Elk Grove Township as a planned suburban community. Majority of the houses were built by Centex Corporation. As a part of the original concept, the village was to be home to separated residential and Industrial areas later becoming one of the largest contiguous Industrial parks in North America. The

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