Unplugging: The Siamese Dreams of the Smashing Pumpkins

This week is all about old material, legends and events making righteous and vicarious comebacks to feed our musical passion and revive nostalgia.

Unplugging: RIP Gil Scott-Heron

It is with a heavy heart that we report on the death of legendary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, author of the acclaimed work “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.”

Unplugging: Remembering Nate Dogg

Not all news in the music world can be good news, and mxdwn.com delivers some sad news in this week’s Unplugging column.

Punk Songstress Ari Up Passes Away at 48 & more [Unplugging]

Time to dig into the world of music with this week's unplugging column. Some sad news this week as one of the true legends of the original punk movement has passed away.

Ted Leo Refutes Retirement Rumors and More [Unplugging]

For Ted Leo fans, this week was a lovely sigh of relief. Last week, Leo made several comments in an interview with Louisville's Velocity that seemed to suggest that the indie rocker would be retiring from the music business - but this is not the case.

Doom...Now for the Zune HD!?

Do you remember 1993? Dimly lit, smoked filled rooms and teeming mosh pits. Nine Inch Nails, Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins. And Doom.