[…] and in essence go back to celebrating talent and not people who gimmick up one song on pro tools and suddenly they’re a fucking genius. I’m sorry, history has never supported that. And I don’t care if we’re talking about the 1600s, or the 1800s or the 1950s. The talented do, in essence define the aesthetic movement. You’re seeing it in the blogger world, you’re seeing it in the movie world and it will happen in the music world, but we gotta come out of the dark ages here.
— Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)