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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Monday 15th December

  • Premature Evaluation: D’Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah

    Every once in awhile, an artist somewhere on the R&B/soul/black music spectrum releases an album that’s simultaneously an attempt to come to grips with America, and to tell America to go fuck itself. Among the totemic examples are Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland, Sly And The Family Stone’s There’s A Riot Goin’ On, Funkadelic’s America Eats [...]

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Monday 1st December

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Friday 28th November

  • In defence of the viola

    The viola was the instrument of choice for Mozart, Haydn, Bach, Dvorák and Beethoven; Jimi Hendrix and John Cale both played it; violinists turn to it to improve technique. So why is the viola the butt of jokes? Tabea Zimmermann defends her instrument

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Tuesday 25th November

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Thursday 13th November

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Thursday 6th November

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Monday 27th October

  • Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce, RIP

    Jack Bruce, singer, bassist and one-third of classic power trio Cream (as well as a successful solo career), died Saturday (10/25) at age 71:

    His family announced the death on his website. A spokesman said the cause was liver disease; Mr. Bruce had received a liver transplant several years ago.

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Saturday 25th October

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Tuesday 14th October

  • The Bots: Tiny Desk Concert

    A Jimi Hendrix influence informs The Bots' bluesy moments, both in the guitar and in Mikaiah Lei's voice. There's also a great rock-duo punch that recalls The White Stripes or JEFF The Brotherhood.

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Friday 3rd October

  • Andre 3000 Talks New ‘Jimi’ Movie On ‘David Letterman’: Watch

    Andre 3000 stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman last night (October 2) to discuss his role playing Jimi Hendrix, in the biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side. Calling him “the coolest person in the world,” the entertainer said he was nervous to take on the part. He also talks about discovering Hendrix’s music later on in […]

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