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 less than 170 hours ago.

’15 Jul 26 Sun

Sunday 26th July

  • Chemical Brothers: Born in the Echoes review – a victorious racket

    (Virgin EMI)

    If you view pop music as a perpetual war between the Oceania, Eurasia and East Asia of guitars, dance music and hip-hop/R&B, it might appear as though dance music has won. Out there it’s all rave builds and Alton Towers bass drops, house revivals and wall-to-wall superstar DJs. Even the frat boys of the US, who for years viewed electronic music as some decadent European affectation for ambisexuals, have now succumbed to EDM.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’15 Jun 24 Wed

Wednesday 24th June

  • Wes Montgomery: In the Beginning

    For Montgomery and those of the era, music was one of the dominant ways in which black Americans could show their pride and sense of accomplishment.

    Most jazz guitar fans consider Wes Montgomery one of the genre’s legendary heroes because of a string of excellent albums he made as a band leader during the sixties before his untimely death in 1968. His influence extended far beyond jazz as rock legends such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix have cited Montgomery’s importance to their style of playing. Resonance Records has collected 26 rare and never-been-released tracks spanning 1949 to 1958 on…

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

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Friday 12th June

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Thursday 4th June

  • Supergrass Celebrate 'I Should Coco' with Deluxe Reissue

    Though the members of Supergrass recently lamented how they didn't have a 20th anniversary edition of their debut I Should Coco ready in time to mark the original's official street date of May 15, 1995, the release has now been confirmed to arrive later this month. Both a vinyl reissue and an expanded three-CD edition of the classic '90s Britpop album arrive June 15 through Parlophone. The vinyl edition marks the first time the album has been available on wax since its initial pressing. Like back in the day, it comes with a bonus 7-inch featuring a cover of Jimi Hendrix's "Stone...

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Tuesday 2nd June

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Monday 25th May

  • Joy Williams: What got me through the Civil Wars breakup? Friends, therapy – and red wine

    The singer had to reinvent herself after the dramatic implosion of the Civil Wars. Now she has returned with the solo album Venus, full of music that just spilled out of her

    Joy Williams had an unusual journey into music, because pop and rock were strangers in the family home when she was growing up in California. Her mother knew one Beatles song, I Want to Hold Your Hand, and the Beach Boys were considered acceptable, but that was pretty much it. Until one day the teenage Williams went for a meeting with her drama teacher about a play her high school was putting on.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’15 May 8 Fri

Friday 8th May

  • Jimi Hendrix's Estate Approves Official Biopic

    There have been a couple of Jimi Hendrix biopics over the years — like 2013's André 3000-starring Jimi: All Is by My Side and 2000's Hendrix — but these weren't approved by the iconic guitarist's estate and didn't feature any of his original music. Now, finally, it seems that a planned biopic has secured the approval of Jimi's estate. The film is due to be directed by Paul Greengrass (the Bourne movies, United 93, Captain Phillips). It will feature a script from Scott Silver (8 Mile) and will arrive through Legendary Pictures. ...

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

  • Jimi Hendrix Biopic Moving Forward

    Read the complete article at www.contactmusic.com

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