Tag: Billy Corgan

Happy Record Store Day

Tomorrow, April 17, is Record Store Day – a day to celebrate and support your favorite local independent record store. More than 700 independently owned record stores across the U.S., and hundreds of international stores, will take part in this event. The goal is to bring customers into shops who now have to compete with…

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“Just As Radio Promotes Music, Music Promotes Radio”?

Billy Corgan was in Washington DC yesterday speaking up to Congress (in a suit!) on behalf of the right for musicians to receive royalties from traditional radio. This legislation, the Performance Rights Act [H.R 848] (check pg 3), first introduced then rejected by Congress in December of last year, would make the US the last of the…