Jimi Hendrix

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Announces New 50th Anniversary Electric Ladyland Reissue Boxset

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's 1968 masterpiece Electric Ladyland and to celebrate the occasion, Legacy Records will release a…
Rob Arcand / September 13, 2018

Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, & Janis Joplin’s Chelsea Hotel Doors Sold At Auction

The legendary Chelsea Hotel has been under renovation since 2011, and a couple years ago a former resident noticed that the construction workers were planning…
James Rettig, Stereogum / April 13, 2018

Julian Casablancas Has Some “Voidz” in His Understanding of Rock History

Voidz frontman and sometime Stroke Julian Casablancas is the latest subject of David Marchese's revealing—sometimes too revealing—interviews with notable musical figures for New York magazine. Casablancas has pop music…
Anna Gaca / March 12, 2018

New Album of Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Music is Coming in March

Sony Legacy Recordings has announced Both Sides of the Sky, the final installment in the label's trilogy of archival Jimi Hendrix albums. The posthumous project will feature 13…
Tosten Burks / December 6, 2017

Remember When Jimi Hendrix Protested the National Anthem on a National Stage?

One day in August, a young black man at the top of his game stood on a field in front of hundreds of thousands of…
Andy Cush / September 12, 2016

Andre 3000 Shreds in Trailer for Jimi Hendrix Biopic

Almost two full years after Andre 3000 first talked to us about his role in the new Jimi Hendrix biopic, Jimi: All Is By My…
Colin Joyce / July 5, 2014

Andre 3000 Prepped for Jimi Hendrix Role With Six-Hour Guitar Sessions

The Jimi Hendrix biopic starring André 3000 won't hit theaters until June, but the little footage we've already seen shows promise. In a clip shared…
Kyle McGovern / March 10, 2014

Here Is Andre 3000 Playing Jimi Hendrix, at Last

At last, we can see André 3000 in action as Jimi Hendrix. We've known about the All Is By My Side biopic since 2012 —…
Chris Martins / March 6, 2014

SXSW Films: Andre 3000 as Hendrix, A$AP Rocky, Swedish House Mafia, More

With a guestimate of 1,789,579 bands (give or take) attending Austin's South by Southwest in March, it's easy to forget that the event also includes…
Chris Martins / January 31, 2014

Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Appeal in $1.7 Million Lawsuit for Unlicensed Merchandise

In the decades since Jimi Hendrix's death, the classic rock icon's likeness and work have been revived many times over. See the embattled, Andr…
Kyle McGovern / January 29, 2014

Tim Heidecker’s History of Embarrassing Beatles Dolls and Terrible Band Names

Tim Heidecker has been an Adult Swim and alternative-comedy staple for nearly a decade, working with collaborator Eric Wareheim to creating absurd and cringe-inducing hilarity…
Luke McCormick / November 5, 2013

See Andre 3000’s Uncanny Jimi Hendrix Transformation in First Official Biopic Photo

Following a few leaked photos from the set, fans can now get their first official glimpse of André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming…
Dan Reilly / July 24, 2013

Watch Janelle Monae and the Roots Respectfully Cover Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Little Wing’

Janelle Monáe paid tribute to the late, great Jimi Hendrix on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (April 1), performing a Roots-assisted rendition of the…
Kyle McGovern / April 2, 2013

Jimi Hendrix Rifles Vintage Vinyl on Limited-Edition Record Store Day Poster

Jimi Hendrix will return on March 5 with the release of People, Hell and Angels, the first compilation of previously unreleased Hendrix recordings in more…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2013

Jimi Hendrix’s Grave Is Robbed Again With Latest ‘Earth Blues’ Exhumation

Jimi Hendrix returns on March 5, with the release of People, Hell and Angels, billed as the first compilation of previously unreleased Hendrix material since…
Marc Hogan / February 19, 2013
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