::James Iha


Album::pumpkins    Smashing::james    Title::perfect    Corgan::category    Billy::circle    Tinted::first

{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }}

James Yoshinobu Iha (井葉吉伸 Iha Yoshinobu?){{#invoke:Category handler|main}} (born March 26, 1968) is an American rock musician. He is best known as former guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins and for his eclectic musical projects of recent years, most notably being a permanent fixture of A Perfect Circle. He was most recently a member of Tinted Windows, a 1960s/1970s inspired group with members of Cheap Trick, Fountains of Wayne, and Hanson.

He also co-owns independent record label Scratchie Records with Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne and a recording studio with Schlesinger and Andy Chase of Ivy called Stratosphere Sound in Manhattan. Bands on the Scratchie label include The Sounds, Albert Hammond Jr., and Office.

Iha has produced songs, contributed guitar and vocals, and produced remixes for acts around the world, including L.A.'s Midnight Movies, Scottish singer Isobel Campbell, Marilyn Manson, and Michael Stipe. Iha currently lives in Manhattan.

James Iha sections
Intro  Early life and background  Smashing Pumpkins  Post-Pumpkins work  Discography  Videography  Smashing Pumpkins songs written, co-written or covered by Iha  Equipment  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Early life and background