Backwards Clock Society

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Backwards Clock Society was a single-show side project consisting of Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Mark Tulin of The Electric Prunes (bass), and long-time associate Kerry Brown of Catherine (drums). The band was formed to pay tribute to Laura Ann Masura,[1] a former Smashing Pumpkins Fan Club chief, who suffered from a serious motorcycle accident.[2] The performance took place at The Echoplex in Los Angeles on November 8, 2009.[1] Future bass player of The Smashing Pumpkins Nicole Fiorentino was performing with Light FM at this show, and was pointed out to Corgan by Kerry Brown at this show.



  1. "Tom Tom"
  2. "Levitation" (The 13th Floor Elevators cover)
  3. "Make It Happen"
  4. "When The Cock Crows"
  5. "Plastic Fantastic Lover" (Jefferson Airplane cover)
  6. "Into The Light"
  7. "It Never Rains In Southern California" (Albert Hammond cover)
  8. "Little Girl" (The Beatles cover)


Debut performance of "Tom Tom", which later appeared on Teargarden by Kaleidyscope


  1. 1.0 1.1 Singh, Amrit. "Backwards Clock Society @ The Echoplex, Los Angeles 11/8/09". Stereogum. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  2. "About Us - Laura Anns Jams". Retrieved May 1, 2020.