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The Smashing Pumpkins vs Nirvana


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My head says Nirvana - bigger influence, I guess you could say more artistic integrity, less overblown, cooler inspirations...




The Pumpkins were 1,000x more important to me as a teen. Gish came out when I was 11 and I pretty much kissed goodbye with Machina as a 20 year old. In between times I loved SP so much it was almost unhealthy.


So heart says SP.


In hindsight I can see how ridiculous the Pumpkins and Corgan were to the proper (jaded) indie set back then.. but my god it was fun to grow up with them. A generation before it would've definitely been the Smiths, Cocteau Twins and the Cure.

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