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Singles was the second movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe. It’s an amiable rom-com starring Campbell Scott and Kyra Sedgwick, and some say a great movie, but is most notable because it was filmed and set in Seattle, 1991, just as that city’s musical subculture was about to explode.

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This next issue of Rolling Stone magazine will include sheets of dead trees stacked and creased at a spine-like center with many words printed on them. (It’s a whole thing, ask your parents.) Sometimes those pages include words about musicians, and often those musicians are Jimi Hendrix, or Led Zeppelin, or the Rolling Stones, or… More »

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here benefit the Socorro island Conservation Fund, and they are cruelty free, except to your eyes.

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Watch André 3000 In The Jimi Hendrix Biopic Trailer

The André 3000-starring Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side is coming out this fall and the official trailer has just been unveiled. While…
James Rettig | July 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Watch André 3000 Play Jimi Hendrix In A Clip From All Is By My Side

We learned last year that André 3000 would play Jimi Hendrix in the new biopic All Is By My Side. The movie faces an unfortunate…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 9:29 am

Watch Janelle Monáe And The Roots Cover Hendrix On Fallon

A record label attempting to promote a new posthumous Jimi Hendrix collection faces obvious problems, since they can't book him on late-night shows or whatever.
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2013 - 11:39 am

André 3000 Plays Hendrix, Big Boi Names Album

It’s been years since the two members of OutKast got together to record an album, and a reunion doesn’t seem to be anywhere on the…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 9:23 am

RIP Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell

The drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience was found dead in a Portland hotel today, according to Bloomberg. Mitchell, 61, is believed to have died…
Scott Lapatine | November 12, 2008 - 5:33 pm

Late Night TV Returns With Beards, Conan On Guitar

Night owls looking for freshly written jokes received a semi-infusion of comedic relief last night when the late night funny men finally returned for duty…
Stereogum | January 3, 2008 - 9:50 am

Are You Liquid Experienced?

At the NAMM music products trade show, Authentic Hendrix and Beverage Concepts announced the launch of the one and only beverage to bear the likene…
Stereogum | January 23, 2007 - 12:52 pm

The 27 Club Set To Meet Off-Broadway

Beginning in March, Jimi, Kurt, Janis, and Jim Morrison will come to NYC in the new play 27 Heaven, which brings you (yes, you!) to…
Stereogum | January 22, 2007 - 10:37 am

Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm

The Golden Road To Unlimited Procrastination

Hope you’re not busy for the next couple of days. We hadn’t been to Wolfgang’s Vault in awhile, but thanks to RS, we discovered Wolfgang’…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 2:21 pm