Oct 25 2013

Jimi Hendrix was one of the first artists to build his own recording studio. Electric Lady Studios, his state-of-the-art recording facility in Greenwich Village in New York City, was designed entirely to suit Hendrix, both in its technology and atmosphere.

In two outtakes from Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’, Eddie Kramer, Hendrix’s longtime sound engineer, and John Storyk, architect and acoustic designer for Electric Lady Studios, reveal the history of how the legendary studio at 52 West 8th Street came into being.

Join Eddie Kramer, plus the film’s director Bob Smeaton, producer John McDermott, and Jimi’s sister Janie Hendrix for a live Q&A on Twitter. Have a question for them? Ask it in the comments section here at PBS.org and join them Wednesday, October 30 at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST! You can follow the discussion under #HendrixPBS.

Read more and watch both videos now at PBS.org.

 Eddie Kramer and John Storyk interview outtakes

The film will premiere November 5 on PBS, and an expanded edition of the film will be released on DVD/Blu-ray that same day.