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Bob Marley's Heirs Win Trademark Dispute at 9th Cir.

Another day, another iconic 1960s musician's image going to federal court over trademark disputes. In August, the Ninth Circuit said that Jimi Hendrix's post-mortem publicity rights survived in Washington state, thanks to a state statute allowing it (otherwise, publicity rights don't normally survive death). Last week, the Ninth Circuit affirmed......

Madison Rising's Star Spangled Banner Makes it Cool to be Patriotic Once Again

The Star Spangled Banner - our National Anthem - has been a part of our American culture since it was written. Many musicians have given their own rendition of this song, some great ( Jimi Hendrix, Whitney Houston) some horrendous (Christina Aguilera, Rosanne Barr) ( ok - Rosanne not a musician - but by far the worst). Show More Summary

Music - Richard Thompson

Wed 11 Mar He's earned comparisons to Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, is considered a founding father of British folk rock and has had his tunes covered by the likes...

VSCO Profiles GoldLink and Rick Rubin in “A New Wave of Hip Hop”

Washington D.C. producer GoldLink now joins the ranks of Jimi Hendrix, Rage Against the Machine, Kanye West and many more as a guest at Rick Rubin’s Shangri La Ranch. After GoldLink’s self-released project The God Complex caught… The post VSCO Profiles GoldLink and Rick Rubin in “A New Wave of Hip Hop” appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Johnny Cash, Winston Churchill and Jimi Hendrix’s Greatest Love Letters Will Melt Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Love is such an overriding theme in art that it’s no surprise some of its most iconic figures created their best work because of it. Of course, musicians like Johnny Cash and Jimi Hendrix or famed writers Ernest Hemingway or John Keats...Show More Summary

Bob Dylan Thanks Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash At MusiCares Person Of The Year Awards

Bob Dylan was given the MusiCares Person of the Year award in Los Angeles on Saturday, and the acclaimed songwriter paid tribute to fellow renowned musicians in a heartfelt acceptance speech. After being presented with the award by former...Show More Summary

You are forever becoming who you are

French actor Gaspard Ulliel in new advertising for Bleu de Chanel, directed by James Gray. Plus, Jimi Hendrix covering Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower. Below the jump, an interview with Mr. Ulliel. (You can see his original 2010 Martin Scorsese ad here).

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 295

For this week’s prompt, write a free poem. Think free parking or a free space (in a board game). Think fat free, care free, or stone free (for all the Jimi Hendrix fans out there). Or think words with free in them, a la Freedom of Information Act. You’re free to take it in any free-wheeling direction you wish. Get Started in Writing! Take your writing to new levels […]

Baku : Jimi Hendrix Would Approve of The Razzmatazz Bar at JW Marriott Abershon Baku

last monthTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Wowie zowie! We thought we had exhausted our hand-picked list of hotels worthy of a little friendly poke on Funky Friday. Well, lo and behold, a new supply may be surfacing as 2015 gets under way. We love it so bring it on. But for now, we?ll keep things informal with an occasional visit to Funky Friday. Show More Summary

New Artist Reviews: RxGF

Seattle has always had a finger on the pulse of alternative music. From Bing Crosby to Jimi Hendrix to Nirvana (although technically from Aberdeen but more significantly connected to Seattle), the city has played a large part in the evolution of music. Show More Summary

A River Runs Through It

last monthHumor : The Hairpin

by Haley Mlotek And I think this is what makes Jimi Hendrix such a popular figure for canonization, besides his sheer genius: we also admire just how many qualities he was able to let coexist in his playing, his style, and his way of being. Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix Memorial in Renton, Washington

Famed musician and scarf-fanatic Jimi Hendrix died on September 18th, 1970 after overdosing on prescription drugs and the beloved artist was buried in a simple family grave in the same Washington cemetery as his mother. However this was not quite enough for his family or his fans. Show More Summary

Marshall Woburn: This Bluetooth speaker is built to rock

Everybody who’s really into rock knows the Marshall brand. Marshall made the amps that guitar legends like Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Deep Purple’s Richie Blackmore used for their classic recordings. Now you can find the Marshall moniker applied to headphones and Bluetooth speakers, too. Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix DLC Pack Trailer

Learn to play "Purple Haze," "The Wind Cries Mary," "Foxey Lady" and nine other classics.

Outkast’s André 3000 Plans T-Shirt Line From Jumpsuit Slogans… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Another day, another entrepreneurial venture for André 3000 of Outkast. The legendary rapper has gone from music to movies to fashion and back again. Now, after starring in the Jimi Hendrix biopic and celebrating Outkast’s 20th anniversary by touring with Big Boi, 3000 has even more tricks under his sleeves. Show More Summary

David Strange - Aztec Corn

Sounds like: Brian Jonestown Massacre, Jimi Hendrix Song: David Strange - Aztec Corn What's so good? This is David Strange and his new single, "Aztec Corn." Opening with a wailing guitar riff straight outta Hendrix's back catalogue,Show More Summary

Jameson, The TVD First Date

“I didn’t listen to vinyl when I was growing up. I listened to the Beatles on cassette in my Dad’s car. I listened to Jimi Hendrix on CD in my room for hours trying to learn how to play guitar. Then when I was about 16 my friend showed up at my house with a […] The post Jameson, The TVD First Date appeared first on The Vinyl District.

Remembering Jimi Hendrix’s Best Live Performances

TodaywouldhavebeenJimiHendrix’s72ndbirthday.Widelyconsideredtobethegreatestguitaristofall-time,Hendrix’suniquestyleofplayinghashadaprofoundeffectonmusicforthepastfivedecades.Whilehewasbrilliantinthestudio,hiselectricliveperformancesoftendefieddescription.Let’slookatsomeofhismostmemorablestageperformances.

The 2015 Independent Spirit Award Nominees

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Best Actor nominee Andre Benjamin as Jimi Hendrix in All Is by My Side These were announced yesterday, when America was busy with other stuff, so allow me to direct you today to the full list of nominees for the 30th Independent Spirit...Show More Summary

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