We know the old brute suffered from disabling headaches. So did many other composers – Beethoven, Schumann, Mahler, Jimi Hendrix. But new research in the British Medical Journal suggests that Wagner translated his migraines into music. For instance,… Siegfried opens with a pulsating thumping which gradually becomes more intense until it reaches an “almost painful […]
We've all been there. Childbirth, the project of local wonder gals Stacy Peck (who made the video), Julia Shapiro, and Bree McKenna —will be releasing their album IT'S A GIRL! on Help Yourself Records, January 7. Save the (due) date...Show More Summary
Leonardo DiCaprio as Jimi Hendrix? That’s preposterous, though not as insane as Amy Adams as James Brown. Wait. That doesn’t make sense. There are A LOT of music biopics currently in development (I blame CBGB, not because anyone was inspired by that dump but because it’s the cause of everything awful), so to help you guys out, I put together a guide to 10 of the biggest.
We’re continuing the 12 Deals of Christmas by featuring Jimi Hendrix. Today only, purchase a membership and get one of these eye-popping poster reprints featuring the Jimi Hendrix Experience
This photo of Jimi Hendrix was taken the day before his death on September 17, 1970.
Australian psychedelic artist Martin Sharp, a founder of the controversial Oz magazine who designed posters for the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, has died aged 71. His death on Sunday, after a long struggle against emphysema, was confirmed by artist and friend Garry Shead, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Show More Summary
And it didn’t really have to stop, it just kept on going. – Jimi Hendrix, “Castles Made Of Sand” The astrology of the next few days correlates with the rapid transitions that... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
“I’ve always listened to vinyl. My record collection’s early beginnings were started from paper route money—no purchase was ever taken for granted! The first LP I bought was Jimi Hendrix Greatest Hits, and I still own and play it. IShow More Summary
Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon… the list of music legends that left us too early goes on and on. Their early demises prevented us from having richer, fuller, and — in some cases, inevitably — tarnished catalogsShow More Summary
For a limited time, you can watch the new documentary about Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’, for free right here. The documentary, from PBS’ American Masters series and directed by rockumentarian Bob Smeaton (Festival...Show More Summary
In Oct 1967, a 16 date UK package tour with Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Nice and Amen Corner kicked off at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The tour presented two shows a night - and at each gig, the headlining Hendrix was allotted exactly 40 minutes. Show More Summary
PBS’ newest installment of its American Masters series digs deeper into the life of rock icon Jimi Hendrix in Hear… Read More
Bringing the series one step closer to the episode where the Crawleys attend the Monterey Pop festival—and Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess expresses dismay at the racket that passes for music now, shortly before Jimi Hendrix lights Edith on fire—Downton Abbey has been renewed for a fifth season. Show More Summary
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Miami Pop Festival Experience Hendrix/Legacy While a nonbeliever might dismiss the steady stream of reissues and "new" releases that regularly emanate from the Jimi Hendrix archive, they're usually worth investigating if you're the least bit interested in the greatest rock guitarist ever. Show More Summary
Last night, One World Trade's spire lit up Manhattan's night sky for the very first time. Up close, it was impressive, but perhaps a little lost amid the city's bright lights. From a distance though, it looked like a lightning bolt frozen in the midnight sky. A theme perfectly captured by the Voodoo Child himself. Read more...
From the very first notes of "Wild Thing" electrifying the crowd at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 Jimi Hendrix fans will be riveted by a new two-hour "American Masters" documentary, "Jimi Hendrix -- Hear My Train a Comin'," premiering...
""From when he came to London in September of 1966, [Hendrix's recording career lasted] like four years, four albums, numerous tours," notes Bob Smeaton, the director of "Jimi Hendrix: American Masters." "And you forget, when he came [to London], he was like 23 years old, and then he died at 27."
The venerable PBS series American Masters — deep-dish documentary portraits of American artists — has a tradition of healthy eclecticism,
I'm from Woodstock. Yes, that Woodstock. The famous Woodstock -- the most famous small town in the world, some people say. Former home to Bob Dylan. Jimi Hendrix lived there for a summer. Levon Helm lived two miles from my place before his recent passing. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With a soft voice and a downward gaze, Jimi Hendrix seemed to shrink in his pastel blue kimono-like shirt as talk show host Dick Cavett called him one of the best guitarists in the world in 1969.