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[17 May 2010 | Comments Off on Hendrix’s London Home Open To Public | 3,335 views]
Hendrix’s London Home Open To Public

Jimi Hendrix’s home in London is to open to the public as part of an exhibition to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of his death.
The Handel House Museum will host the exhibition which includes clothing and memorabilia as well as handwritten lyrics by Jimi himself.
Hendrix lived in a flat in 23 Brook Street, back in 1968, with his girlfriend at the time, Kathy Etchingham. Handel House Museum is, strictly speaking, at number 25 Brook Street but the buildings at 23 and 25 now form a single building. The top-floor …

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[8 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Free Stuff: Win Hendrix Back Catalogue | 2,307 views]
Free Stuff: Win Hendrix Back Catalogue

Wanna win Hendrix’s entire back catalogue of music?
‘Course you do.
to mark the release of the Valleys Of Neptune album, Sony Music Ireland are giving away all of Jimi’s work.  Sweet.
To be in with a chance to win, pop off or Sony Ireland and answer the simple question asking when Jimi Hendrix was born (Wikipedia is your friend if you don’t know the answer).
Closing date is 12th of March so get your rocket-powered skates on.

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[27 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Win Tickets To Experience Hendrix | 1,919 views]
Win Tickets To Experience Hendrix

With the Experience Hendrix Tour getting ready to hit to roads in March, Fender have snaffled tickets for six of the nineteen shows and are giving them away, the crazy bastards.
If you feel you’d like to watch, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brad Whitford, Doyle Bramhall II, Ernie Isley, Living Colour- Double Trouble’s Chris Layton, Los Lobos, Susan Tedeschi, Sacred Steel and Hubert Sumlin all do Hendrixy stuff, you need to get yourself over to Fender and enter the competition.
Fender have two tickets for each …

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[19 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Featured Video: Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Train A Comin’ | 2,476 views]
Featured Video: Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Train A Comin’

Featured video time.  This week(ish) is Jimi Hendrix who is, lets face it, the guitarist who needs very little introduction.
Something just a little different though.  This is an acoustic rendition of Hear My Train A Comin’ on a 12-string guitar.  I think this video is from the film, See My Music Talking.
A similar, acoustic 12-string version can be heard on the Blues album, which is a compilation released in 1994.  It contains versions of Hendrix playing, as you might expect, blues songs – originals and covers.  Despite the cynical nature …

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[10 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Special Offers on IK Stuff | 1,525 views]
Special Offers on IK Stuff

Year-end periods are often great times for good deals.  IK Multimedia already have a couple of great offers and now they’re adding more.
Until the end of the year, you can get some of their software plugin bundles for half-price.  Fifty percent off.  Not to be sneezed at.
Their Total Guitar & Bass Gear Bundle includes Amplitube, Ampeg SVX, and the Jimi Hendris, Metal and X-GEAR versions of Amplitube.  That’s five plugins and more than 150 gear models that you can use live or in the studio.
The offer also applies to their …

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[2 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Free Stuff: IK Multimedia Keep On Giving | 1,759 views]
Free Stuff: IK Multimedia Keep On Giving

Not content with their AmpliTube-related giveaway to the end of October, IK Multimedia have extended it until December 31st, ’09.  That’s two more months of freebies from the Amplitube people.
And, as if that weren’t enough, they’ve also upped the giveaway ante by now offering 4 for the price of 1 instead of the 3 for 1 they had been doing.
If you buy one item from a selection of AmpliTube products they’ll give you, for no extra monies, three – that’s three – other AmpliTube products.
There’s a small catch.  You’ll only …

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[21 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on Rotosound British Steel Guitar Strings | 3,071 views]
Rotosound British Steel Guitar Strings

Rotosound launch their British Steel guitar strings and provide a, rather splendid, picture of Hendrix and chums too.  Click on it for the big image.  No doubt it’s cool.
The British Steel strings are based on Rotosound’s original, Stainless Steel Electric Guitar Strings from the 60’s but are manufactured with modern, improved processes and better materials.  The new British Steels are designed to give brilliant tone, sustain and volume.  Rotosound use stainless steel with the highest possible iron content to provide better magnetic properties.
The originals were used by Hendrix (hence …

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[20 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on 3 For 1 AmpliTube Products | 1,800 views]
3 For 1 AmpliTube Products

Been thinking about getting yourself some shiny (or, in the case of software, virtually shiny), new AmpliTube kit? Now’s the time to do it.
Until the end of October, IK MultiMedia (the modelling boffins that give us AmpliTube) are offering a 3 for 1 deal on selected products.
All you need to do is to buy one AmpliTube product from the list below and register it.

StealthPedal
StealthPedal Deluxe
AmpliTube 2
AmpliTube 2 Crossgrade
AmpliTube Fender™
Ampeg® SVX
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™
AmpliTube Metal

Once you do, you can download – completely free – any two of the following:

AmpliTube 2 Crossgrade
Ampeg® SVX
AmpliTube …

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