Posts Tagged ‘jimi hendrix’

The Best Live Albums of All Time

They’re not for everyone. To some, live albums are nothing but contract-fulfilling stop-gaps in an artist or band’s discography, filled with either self-indulgent jamming or a glorified greatest hits set interrupted by crowd noise. Worse, many... Read more »

Watch André 3000 Play Jimi Hendrix in Hendrix Biopic “All is By My Side” Trailer

Finally, after much anticipation, the trailer for the forthcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic—which features André 3000 as the legendary artist—is here. Directed by 12 Years a Slave‘s John Ridley, All is By My Side focuses on the... Read more »

20 Unmissable Record Store Day Releases

On the third weekend of April of every year comes the day that all music loving record collectors should be especially excited about. This Saturday, April 19, 2014, is the seventh annual Record Store Day. Each... Read more »

20 of the Most Surprisingly Awesome Genre-Crossing Covers

Artists putting their own twist on a favorite is nothing new, but most of the time they stick to their lane, even if they are "making the song their own." An R&B singer pays homage to... Read more »

Watch Footage of André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix From Upcoming Biopic

We’ve known for a while now that André 3000 was set to star as Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic about Hendrix called All Is By My Side, and we’ve seen the pictures. Today we get... Read more »

The Best Guitar Solos in Classic Rock

Ah, the guitar solo. It can serve so many functions: a space for a guitarist to demonstrate his technical prowess and (ideally) serve the song itself; a chance for the lead singer (or even the entire... Read more »

Soundtracking Freedom: Struggles and Celebrations in American Independence

Today is the 4th of July, which means it's America's birthday. Which means it's the anniversary of freedom, independence and rocking in the free world. In honor of this momentous occasion we've compiled the best songs... Read more »

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing” On Fallon

Last night Grammy nominated songstress Janelle Monáe stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon where she performed a cut to celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s posthumous album People, Hell and Angels. Alongside Fallon house band The Roots and... Read more »

Jimi Hendrix – “Earth Blues”

The long-time-coming posthumous album of Jimi Hendrix songs recorded between 1968 and 1970, People, Hell, and Angels, is set to drop on March 5 digitally and April 1 physically. The first single was “Somewhere,” and today... Read more »

Hear “Somewhere,” an Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Song

On March 5th, we’ll get to see what Jimi Hendrix had in store for the album he never got to release. Previously unheard recordings from ’68 and ’69 will be included on the album, People, Hell,... Read more »