Billy Corgan Returns to Reverb

Billy Corgan returns to Reverb once again, re-opening the virtual doors of The Official Billy Corgan Reverb Shop.

It's full of gear from throughout his career, including guitars, synthesizers, amps, pedals, and other equipment Corgan used on albums and tours behind The Smashing Pumpkins' Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Siamese Dream, Gish, and more.

The Official Billy Corgan Reverb Shop features more than 100 pieces of music gear, including a pair of Kurzweil K2500 synthesizers he used on Adore and the Machina albums (Machina/The Machines of God and Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music).The synths were also used on tour to support Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Adore, and the Machina albums.

Kurzweil K2500 Sequential Circuits Prophet-10 1976 Fender Stratocaster Stickers on the '76 Fender Strat Drawmer 1960 Stereo Compressor Marshall JMP-1 Harmony Rocket Yamaha SA-2200

Other finds in the shop include:

  • Two gold Marshall JMP-1 preamps. "These vintage pieces are straight out of the '90s and were used in the studio and on tour to support Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness," Corgan says.
  • Three 1980s ADA MP-1 preamps, two of which were used on The Smashing Pumpkins' debut album, Gish. "I would run it into a Marshall head. That was my main sound from '89 or '90 through '92," Corgan says.
  • A Drawmer 1960 stereo compressor that was the main compressor in Corgan's home studio. "I used it on all my home demos, from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness to the Machina albums," he says.
  • A Sequential Circuits Prophet-10 that was featured on Adore and the Machina albums, as well as the recent CYR album, according to Corgan.
  • 10 guitars, including a 1976 sunburst Fender Stratocaster, a Yamaha SA2200 custom-made for Corgan, a Harmony Rocket used on the Oceania album and tour, and a Taylor 855 12-string used in both studio and live renditions for songs from the Machina albums.

This is the second time Corgan has partnered with Reverb to sell gear from his personal collection. Don't miss out on this chance to own pieces from Smashing Pumpkins history. The Official Billy Corgan Reverb Shop is live now.

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