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James Iha

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Born Mar 26, 1968

James Yoshinobu Iha in Chicago, Illinois) is a Japanese American rock musician. He is best known as having been a guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins and for his electric 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 60's/70's inspired group with members of Cheap Trick, Fountains of Wayne and Hanson.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1968 Birth Born on March 26, 1968.

TEENAGE

1987 19 Years Old In 1987 Iha, then playing guitar in the Chicago band Snake Train, met Billy Corgan via a friend. … Read More

TWENTIES

1992 24 Years Old Iha later became romantically involved with the band's bassist D'arcy Wretzky, but the couple broke up just prior to the band's performance at the Reading Festival in 1992. … Read More

THIRTIES

1998 30 Years Old In 1998, Iha released a moderately successful solo album, Let It Come Down. … Read More
2000 32 Years Old After the Pumpkins' breakup in 2000 Iha pursued many projects.
He continues to contribute to other artists' recordings, such as "Don't Be Sad" on Whiskeytown's Pneumonia released in 2001 and further guest appearances for bands Ivy and Fountains of Wayne, both of which he remained close to, appearing on virtually every release by both bands since 1997. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old Iha scored the Japanese film Linda, Linda, Linda, released in late summer of 2005. … Read More
Iha produced two tracks on the 2006 tribute album to Serge Gainsbourg, Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited, "I love you (me either)," that featured Cat Power and model Karen Elson singing and "L'Hotel" with Michael Stipe on vocals. … Read More
In February 2007, Side-Line announced that James Iha delivered a remix for the Ladytron single "Weekend Mixes" out on March 9 via Smoke & Mirrors.

FORTIES

2008 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 42 Years Old In April 2010, the official James Iha Web site reopened. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Iha's second solo album titled Look to the Sky was released in March 2012.
2014 46 Years Old In 2014 Iha scored the soundtrack to Lionsgate/Hulu series Deadbeat. … Read More
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