The Smashing Pumpkins (promo)

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The Smashing Pumpkins
Promotional release by
StudioReel Time Studios
ProducerMark Ignoffo, Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins (also known as the Gish Basement Tape or 5 Song Sampler) is a self-titled promotional release by The Smashing Pumpkins. Around 400 cassettes with handwritten labels were created for booking purposes and distributed to people close to the band as well as at least one radio station.[1] The radio station had a weekly program called Down On The Corner which highlighted artists performing in the area. The recordings are all from the 1989 Reel Time sessions, the same sessions that made up the Moon Demo cassette.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

1."I Am One"Billy Corgan, James Iha4:18
2."Bury Me"Billy Corgan4:01
3."Not Worth Asking"Billy Corgan4:13
4."Rhinoceros"Billy Corgan5:20
5."Daydream"Billy Corgan1:54

Release history[edit | edit source]

Released Label Catalog ID Format Country External sites
1989 Self-released Cassette Discogs [1]

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