jimi hendrix

Noisey News

Woodstock Will Return This Summer to Help Your Freak Flag Fly

Michael Lang, the organizer of the original Woodstock, is bringing the festival back for a three-day 50th anniversary celebration in August.
Alex Robert Ross
Remembering Things

A Purplish Haze: The Science Fiction Vision of Jimi Hendrix

Fifty years ago, Hendrix combined his longtime love of sci-fi with his guitar-shredding abilities on "Purple Haze," blasting him into the stratosphere of superstardom.
Jason Heller

Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” Soundtracks a Film About Black Spiritual Power

Inside the sampled world of filmmaker and cinematographer Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death,' on view at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in Harlem.
Antwaun Sargent

The Trippy Life of the LSD Manufacturer Who ‘Helped Create the 60s’

Augustus Owsley Stanley III not only created the Grateful Dead's "Wall of Sound" and inspired the band's dancing bear iconography, but also crafted the drugs that sparked the "spirit of that era."
Seth Ferranti

The First Days of Woodstock

Photographer Baron Wolman documented the hippie love fest for Rolling Stone magazine.
Baron Wolman, Words by Fernando Bernal
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Covers, Classics, and Tributes: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean reviews releases from Gary Lucas, Del McCoury, Jimi Hendrix, Willie Nelson, and Loretta Lynn.
Robert Christgau

Valentine's Day Hangover? Try Hoverboard Porn: Last Week in Art

And Johnny Depp as Donald Trump signals a happy President's Day for all!
Sami Emory

Coming Soon: A Jimi Hendrix Museum

Hendrix's old apartment in London will become a permanent museum, where you can chill in his living room and see cool memorabilia.
Beckett Mufson

We Asked Musicians in Their 20s What They Think of the '27 Club'

What do Brodinski, Zola Jesus, Bobby Brackins, and more think of their impending 27th birthdays?
Lauren Schwartzberg

Coffee Paintings Give Pop Culture Its Caffeine Fix

Pharrell, Jimi Hendrix, and Robin Williams get their morning buzz in Dirceu Veiga's coffee art.
Beckett Mufson
Deep Ass Questions

New England vs. Seattle: Who Will Win the Super Bowl (of Music)?

Determine who will win Super Bowl XLIX by voting for which team has the best music.
Luke O'Neil
A Few Impressions

Jimi Hendrix, Behind the Music

The new Jimi Hendrix biopic starring André 3000 in the lead role succeeds despite the potentially fatal flaw of failing to secure the rights to the rock legend's music.
James Franco