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
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.
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.
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."
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.
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!
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.
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?
Coffee Paintings Give Pop Culture Its Caffeine Fix
Pharrell, Jimi Hendrix, and Robin Williams get their morning buzz in Dirceu Veiga's coffee art.
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.
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.