News featuring Jimi Hendrix

The following news stories mention Jimi Hendrix. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated within the last hour.

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Thursday 28th August

  • Lili Haydn - "Elephant Trapeze (Welcome to LiliLand) (ft. Blake Mills)" (audio) (Premiere)

    The latest track from Lili Haydn, the "Jimi Hendrix of the violin", is the tantalizing opener to her latest studio record, Lililand.

    George Clinton (of the Parliament Funkadelic fame) once called violinist and songwriter Lili Haydn "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin", a compliment that's as accurate as it is superlative. Hadyn's skill with the bow and strings can be seen all throughout her latest outing, Lililand, which comprises 12 tracks that highlight her top-notch violin playing, honest lyricism, and musical creativity. (There's a particularly brooding cover of Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir", which takes to the violin quite…

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Wednesday 27th August

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Wednesday 20th August

  • Two out-of-print Jimi Hendrix albums set for re-release

    'The Cry Of Love' and 'Rainbow Bridge' will come out on September 15

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  • Jimi Hendrix's 'The Cry of Love' and 'Rainbow Bridge' Treated to Reissues

    Much of Jimi Hendrix's work was sadly released after his passing so many years ago, but now two of those posthumous releases are getting a new lease on life thanks to some upcoming reissues. New pressings of 1971 releases The Cry of Love and Rainbow Bridge will arrive on September 16 through Experience Hendrix, LLC/Legacy Recordings. These have been remastered from the original analog masters will be released digitally, as well as on CD and vinyl. This is the first-ever official CD pressing for Rainbow Bridge; The Cry of Love hasn't been pressed on CD since...Read More

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Friday 18th July

  • Early Jimi Hendrix Material Set for Reissue Following Lengthy Legal Battle

    The recording catalogue of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is one of the most heavily guarded in music. So much so, in fact, that André 3000 literally became the dude for a new biopic, and that wasn't enough to license Hendrix's music. As such, it should come as no surprise that some early recordings have been the source of a long legal battle, with Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings now finally striking a deal to release the material. Between 1965 and 1967, Hendrix performed as a session guitarist with the New York group Curtis Knight & the Squires. In that time, the band...Read More

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  • Previously unheard Jimi Hendrix recordings to be released

    Forthcoming release will end a decades-long legal wrangle

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