“I think Hendrix was an artist that loved to create and didn’t necessarily feel it was about the performing,” explains Catalog Manager John McDermott. Read this month’s cover story in Guitar Tricks Insider for details on Jimi Hendrix’s unparalleled creative process.
Go Inside Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Both Sides of the Sky’ With Eddie Kramer & Janie Hendrix – Entertainment WeeklyMar 28 2018
The years 1968 and 1969 were a period of transition for Jimi Hendrix as he continued to explore new sounds. Eddie Kramer and Janie Hendrix spoke with Entertainment Weekly about some of this groundbreaking music found on the new album, Both Sides of the Sky.
“Jimi’s soul was sweet and genuine,” explains Eddie Kramer. “He had such a passion for not only his music but other peoples’ music as well.”
Check out more to the stories behind Both Sides of the Sky through this Billboard interview.
LATEST ALBUM COMPLETES CHART STREAK FOR TRILOGY OF POSTHUMOUS RELEASES
Released by Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings on March 9, Jimi Hendrix’s Both Sides of the Sky debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200, as well as #3 on both the Top Current Albums and the Top Rock Albums chart.
If you missed last night’s performance of “Red House” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, be sure to check out this video. Buddy Guy is joined by Billy Cox (Hendrix); Mato Nanji (Indigenous); Calvin Cooke & Chuck Campbell (The Slide Brothers); and Tim Austin as they play this classic Jimi Hendrix blues hit in support of the newly released album, Both Sides of the Sky.
Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings have released Jimi Hendrix’s new album Both Sides of the Sky today on CD, digital, and as a numbered 180-gram audiophile vinyl 2 LP set. NPR Music recently declared, “No rock figure before or since could breathe fire like Hendrix does, on his beloved well-known albums and on the assortment that is Both Sides of the Sky.”
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, today announces its most ambitious line-up of collectible releases for Record Store Day, to be released Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the U.S.
“…a chance to be awed, all over again…No rock figure before or since could breathe fire like Hendrix does.” – NPR Music
Head to NPR Music for an exclusive first listen to Both Sides of the Sky. The album is available everywhere March 9!
Exclusively on USAToday.com, listen to the premiere of “Hear My Train A Comin'” from the upcoming new Jimi Hendrix album Both Sides of the Sky, out March 9. The never-before-heard rendition was recorded in New York in April 1969.