Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

[New] Chamberlin in Modern Drummer Interview

HERE in the online portion of their 'Influences' feature
MD: ...What’s your attitude toward other drummers picking up on things you’ve played?  

Jimmy: ...My thing is that I don’t want to sound like anyone else. Even if I have to play sloppy to do it, I’m prepared to do that, because first and foremost what’s important to me is to not sound like anyone else... I often get chastised for telling people that the only point to practising is to learn to be yourself. But I really feel that way. 
Looks like the interview will be expanded in the November issue of MD

Thank God JC already ruled this out... unlike some

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Smashing Pumpkins Record Club

Smashing Pumpkins are opening up the archives, at last. Head over to and subscribe now for a previously unreleased and unheard version of Drown and there's an Easter Egg of an early version of Chamberlin's monster grover Geek U.S.A. to boot ...