Beat-driven acts Out Hud, 2 Many DJ's, Radio 4, UNKLE and Dan "The Automator" Nakamura's Head Automatica and Handsome Boy Modeling School projects have signed on for an Oct. 4 concert at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Prospect Park to benefit the environmental group Renewable Brooklyn.
Billy Corgan's post-Smashing Pumpkins band Zwan has broken up, he told Chicago's WGN this morning (Sept. 15). "A couple of people asked me, 'Why didn't you tell anybody?' I'm sort of out of the period of my life when I run around trying to generate news," he said. The band canceled its planned summer tour and recently lost bassist Paz Lenchantin.