Tag Archives: Jimi Hendrix

2009 Countdown: Best Cover Songs

On Sunday, we counted down what KEXP listeners said were the Best Cover Songs ever. hands down. You picked Nirvana’s rendition of the classic bluegrass tune, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” and while Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” may have climbed to number 2 on Billboard’s top 100 in 2003, Clem Snide’s version scored spot #41 onRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Despite the indie cred we’re putting on the line by blogging about that damn Twilight sequel for a third straight week, it’s at least worth mentioning that the complete tracklist has been released. In addition to the lead single from the local boys in Death Cab For Cutie, it will feature completely new or remixedRead more...

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Review Revue: Jimi Hendrix - Radio One

Seattle has a funny relationship with Jimi Hendrix. We like to claim him as our own (I believe in the past his records were even in the local section at KEXP/KCMU), even though he didn’t seriously start his music career - never mind become the guitar-burning rock star we see in statues around the cityRead more...

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4th of July Video Roundup

Happy 4th of July, everybody! Here’s a quick roundup of Independence Day related songs (and some not so much) to watch before you fire up the BBQ, head out to view the fireworks, or whatever else you may be doing on this day (just please don’t lose a finger!): Jimi Hendrix playing the National Anthem:Read more...

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Friday Nite Spotlight: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland

Seattle, May 2009. It’s raining. Time to put on my favorite record, Electric Ladyland by Jimi Hendrix. I check to see if my downstairs neighbor is home, her car is gone, so I turn the stereo up until the word “Max” appears and back away. Getting ready for the intense hits of drive-by sound, searingRead more...

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