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Axis: Bold as Love

  • London Notes: Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Axis: Bold As Love’ Released

    New LP comes with freaky tracks, beautiful packaging

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  • Jimi Hendrix Coming to “Rock Band” With Full “Axis” Album, More Exclusives to Follow

    Jimi Hendrix is the greatest guitarist of all time and current Rolling Stone cover star, and now RS can reveal that his legendary albums are coming exclusively to Rock Band with a wave of downloadable content thanks to Harmonix, MTV Games and Experience Hendrix. The guitarist's entire second LP Axis: Bold as Love will be […]

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  • Axis: Bold as Love (Reissue)

    "I wanna know about the new mother earth/I wanna hear and see everything," announced Jimi Hendrix on "Up From the Skies," the mission statement of Axis: Bold As Love, his second album with his band the Experience. Hendrix's delicate touch on the wah-wah pedal (a recent invention in 1968) glides and teases airily, drawing the […]

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  • Axis: Bold as Love

    Jimi Hendrix sounds like a junk heap (Ben Calder crushed monolithic mobiles bulldozed), very heavy and metallic loud. Rock's first burlesque dancer, superman in drag, his music is schizophrenic. Axis: Bold as Love is the refinement of white noise into psychedelia, and (like Cream) it is not a timid happening; in the vortex of this […]

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  • Jimi Hendrix On Early Influences, ‘Axis’ and More

    "I heard one of Muddy Waters' old records when I was a little boy and it scared me to death, because I heard all of those sounds. Wow, what is that all about?"

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