June 23, 2005
Bitch & Moan, a woman-centered "vagazine," offers a special music issue this month.
Meanwhile, Darnielle isn't so big on "Cubs in Five" these days. "I'm a Cubs fan, but the song is something of an albatross around my neck now," he e-mails. "When Tampa Bay was a great team a couple of years ago, I wished I'd never written it."
Do you still get asked about gender issues and being a female band in a male-dominated scene?
"I’d like people to let go of gender issues. I think we’re always three women onstage, but we’re also three musicians onstage. You never think about male rock bands, like, 'Oh, there’s four guys onstage.'"
Bypass any Smashing Pumpkins reunion tour and visit the Reborn Smashing Pumpkins Audio Archive instead (a repost for me, but timely).