"Here is No Why" by Smashing Pumpkins Drum Cover

This is my cover of "Here is No Why" by the Smashing Pumpkins, a song I forgot how amazing it is. It really encapsulates the genius of Billy Corgan, his insane guitar sound, his song composing and arrangement, his vocal melodies and lyrics. Everything is just perfect in this song. And Jimmy Chamberlain's parts just tie the whole thing together.


I did my best to sound as good as Jimmy, but I know that will never happen. I hope you enjoy this one. I also did a couple stick flips in honor of the Stick Flip Master, Steve Osborne. Steve, I hope you have a laugh or two!


I am also dedicating this one to my wife. Her favorite band growing up was the Pumpkins, and I'm sure this was one of her favorite songs. I hope you enjoy:

Song: Here Is No Why

Artist: The Smashing Pumpkins

Album: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (1995 Virgin Records)

Original Drummer: Jimmy Chamberlain

Music: Drumless track via XTRAX Stems

Take Count: 10

Stick Flip Count: 3


Equipment:

- DW Design Piano Black Drumset

9x10, 10x12, 14x16, 18x22

- Ludwig Black Beauty 5x14 Snare Drum

- DW Blue Pearl Oyster 5x12 Side Snare

- Zildjian Cymbals

6" A Custom Splash

10" A Flash Splash

14" K/Z Hi-Hats

16" A Custom Fast Crash

16" A Sound Effects Oriental Trash China

18" A Custom Fast Crash

20" A Ping Ride

- RhythmTech Mounted Tambourine

- Pearl HH3 ChaBELLa Horatio Hernandez Cowbell

- ProMark 5B Balance Rebound Wood Sticks

- DW Hardware & drumheads

- Audix drum microphones (i5, D2, D4, D6)

- MXL microphones (Mogami 603S)

- Røde NT1-A vocal microphone

- Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera

- GoPro Hero 5 Black

- GoPro Hero 8 Black

- Behringer U-Phoria UMC-1820 Interface

- Apple iMac 27" Retina 2019

- Logic Pro X

- Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2021

- Adobe After Effects CC 2021

- Adobe Photoshop CC 2021

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