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Remembering Jimi Hendrix’s Best Live Performances

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

The 2015 Independent Spirit Award Nominees

2 days 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

11 Worst Mugshots of Rock Stars in the Past

Here's a list of 11 worst Rockstar mugshots in the past and cause of arrest are included... Jimi Hendrix was arrested at Toronto International Airport airport in May 1969 after customs inspectors found heroin and hashish in his luggage. Show More Summary

Baron Wolman: Unseen Woodstock

Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine's first photographer, working with stars such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and all the greats of the day. In 1969 he was on the road photographing...Show More Summary

Sketch o’the Week- Jimi Hendrix!

This week’s subject is the late, great Jimi Hendrix. You have to wonder what music today would be like if he had lived to influence it further. I think it would be VERY different had he never lived at all…

Rocksmith 2014 Launches on PS4 Today

Well, here's good news: as of today, you'll be able to pick up Rocksmith 2014 on PS4 -- and if you do, a dozen Jimi Hendrix songs are headed your way next month, for free.

Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: "Purple Haze"'Scuse me while I kiss this guy.

"The idea that a New York teen-ager in 1981 would turn to Bob Dylan — after Dylan had turned to Jesus — rather than to rap or hardcore punk, was illogical."

"The only Dylan song I liked was Jimi Hendrix’s version of 'All Along the Watchtower,' and even that was stuffed with clunky Biblical references to princes and thieves. Dylan seemed like a square or a failed hippie, and I found both equally hard to take. Show More Summary

A Look Back at David Redfern’s Classic Beatles Photographs

David Redfern — the prolific music photographer who captured snapshots of such monumental artists as the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Duke Ellington, and Nina Simone, among others — has died at the age of 78. NME reports that Redfern, who had cancer, died at his home in France. Throughout a career that began... More »

Rdio Helps Create Immersive Music Marketing Breakthrough for Hendrix Film JIMI [CASE STUDY]

The Marketing team behind the new Jimi Hendrix biopic JIMI: All Is By My Side - written and directed by John Ridley and featuring Outkast’s André Benjamin - offers an interesting case study into the future of film soundtracks; a future...Show More Summary

Hear This: Some Stones-style guitar helped Primal Scream get its “Rocks” off

In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, we’re picking our songs that highlight some of our favorite guitar riffs. I’ve never been one for really ripping guitar riffs. I like Jimi Hendrix just fine, but all that noodling around never really got me going. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Led Zeppelin

He's also worked with bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and many more. So, in appreciation of him coming down to the AES convention yesterday and sharing some of his wisdom, I'm posting my favorite cut off ofShow More Summary

Alex Gordon, king of baseball, rules 3rd inning of ALCS Game 1

The Royals outfielder had a very good third inning to break open Game 1 of the ALCS. Saying "Alex Gordon is a Gold Glove outfielder" is like saying "Jimi Hendrix played guitar": it explains what they did, but it doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of what exactly that means. Show More Summary

André 3000 Talks ‘Jimi Hendrix’ With David Letterman… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Actor/Musician André Benjamin aka André 3000 of the legendary group Outkast was spotted in New York City yesterday (October 2, 2014). Dré appeared on ‘Late Night w/David Letterman’ last night were he discussed his starring role in the Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side which hit theaters last Friday. Show More Summary

Andre 3000 Explains What It’s Like To Be Jimi Hendrix On ‘Letterman’

AlongwiththemassivetourwithOutkast,Andre3000’sleadingroleintheJimiHendrixbiopicAllIsByMySidehasbroughthimbackintothepubliceye.OnThursdaynight,3StackswasaguestonLateShowwithDavidLettermanwherehegaveaverysinceretakeonwhatitmeanttoplaythelegendarymusicianinthenewlyreleasedfilmandit’seasytotellhowseriouslyheapproachedtherole.

Video: Andre 3000 Talks Hendrix Role on Letterman

2 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

Andre 3000 was Dave’s guest on the Late Show last night and he spoke extensivley about his role as Jimi Hendrix in the soon to be released biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side. Previously: Andre 3000 on Ellen

A Few Impressions: Jimi Hendrix, Behind the Music

André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix. Photo courtesy of Darko Entertainment There’s a new film out about Jimi Hendrix, written by the guy who adapted Twelve Years a Slave from the Solomon Northup memoir. But you wouldn’t know by the title, Jimi: All is by My Side. Show More Summary

How André 3000 Mastered Jimi Hendrix's Voice For A New Biopic

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Outkast's André 3000 (real name: André Benjamin) didn't have to physically change much to play Jimi Hendrix in the film Jimi: All Is By My Side—he didn't even have to wear a wig! But as a Southern-born-and-raised musician, mastering the accent of the Seattle native was a bit more difficult. Read more...

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Opens Today... Without Any Jimi Hendrix Music, Thanks To Copyright

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As you may have heard, there's a new movie opening today about a transformative year in Jimi Hendrix's life, called Jimi: All Is By My Side. The story sounds pretty interesting, but there's one big element that's missing: Jimi Hendrix's original music. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Favorite Rock Guitar Solos

Like many rock fans from yesteryear after I heard Jimi Hendrix I fell in love with guitar solos. Whether it was Frank Zappa, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmore, Carlos Santana, Angus Young, Joe Walsh, Johnny Winter, Keith Richards, Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Joe Satriani, Tommy Bolin or whoever rocks your boat. Show More Summary

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