- Alt-rock behemoths Smashing Pumpkin s will reissue their beloved ’90s albums starting in the fall. 1991 debut “Gish,” 1993 classic “Siamese Dream” and 1994 B-sides collection “Pisces Iscariot” will all be released in expanded and remastered form later this year. The rest of the band’s catalogue and more new music from Billy Corgan will follow.
- Rap phenoms Odd Future have signed with Sony/RED, but not really. Or so they say. The collective will retain full creative control, own their own masters and simply use Sony as a distribution channel. That Seems Like A Pretty Swag Deal.
- It doesn’t have quite the same ring as “Animal Collective at Merriweather Post Pavilion,” but Kings of Leon are visiting Jiffy Lube Live on Aug. 9 with Band of Horses opening.
- “The Upsetter: The Life & Music of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry,” a documentary about the singular dub/reggae legend will screen on May 12 and 13 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in D.C.
Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Wednesday morning:
- The Allman Brothers, “Please Call Home”