Jimi Hendrix
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Reviews // 14 Articles
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News // 5 Articles
//Features

Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic London
17 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM

Private Billy Cox stood near an open window of Service Club 1, where he heard a solo guitar playing in a wildly unique manner, as if Beethoven and John Lee Hooker had merged. The guitarist: Private Jimi Hendrix.

God Is Not Dead: The Jimi Hendrix Re-Issues
11 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM

Valleys of Neptune is not the Holy Grail, and it doesn’t need to be. That already exists anyway, and it is celebrated in spectacular fashion with the deluxe CD/DVD reissues of the four proper alums that preceded and followed these ’69 sessions.

//Reviews

Howard Sounes' '27' Has That Train Wreck Kind of Appeal
27 Jan 2014 // 2:05 AM

This is an exhaustive, if exhausting analysis of the debauchery and bad decisions that link the most famous members of the "27 Club".

Jimi Hendrix: People, Hell & Angels
7 Mar 2013 // 5:06 PM

For Hendrix enthusiasts, and the historical record, this latest (and hopefully not last) installment is priceless in its way.

//Blogs

Counterbalance No. 130a: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 'Axis: Bold as Love'
19 Jul 2013 // 1:00 AM

White collared conservative flashing down the street, pointing their plastic fingers at me. They're hoping soon my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high, high—listening to the 130th acclaimed album of all time.

Counterbalance No. 22: Jimi Hendrix’s 'Electric Ladyland'
25 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM

Number 22 on the AcclaimedMusic.net list asks the musical question: “Have you ever been to Electric Ladyland?” Counterbalance’s Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn have—they file this report.

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André 3000’s Jimi Hendrix biopic underway without estate support
14 May 2012 // 2:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — When it was announced that André Benjamin — better known as Outkast’s André 3000 — would be portraying legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic,

Top box sets 2010: From Bowie to Beatles' Apple reissues
3 Dec 2010 // 12:03 AM

Though digital downloads are now the preferred format for many music listeners, you still can't beat the extras that come with a well-conceived box set.

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