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  1. Rockin' Joe Maddon opens camp

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- With Jimi Hendrix blaring in the background as the Chicago Cubs went through their warm-up drills, the Joe Maddon era began in earnest with the team's first full-squad workout on Wednesday. "I wanted to have the stretch louder," Mad...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. What’s Going On: Kendrick Lamar, D’Angelo, J. Cole, K...

    Vann R. Newkirk II

    "I'm letting you know / that it ain't no gun they can make that can kill my soul." No other lyrics more perfectly captured the spirit bubbling under the surface of hip-hop in the latter half of 2014 th...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: 'Jimi: All Is by My Side...

    Wesley Morris and Alex Pappademas

    This week, Alex and Wesley discuss Jimi: All Is by My Side, a drama that studies Jimi Hendrix during a year he spent in London in 1967. The film is by the entertainment industry veteran John Ridley, who wrote 12 Years a Slave, and stars...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  4. The Wind Cries Jimi: ‘All Is by My Side,’ André...

    Alex Pappademas

    The cultural object that says the most to me about the vexed question of Jimi Hendrix's place in the present is a T-shirt originally produced in 2008. The graphic on the shirt is a black-and-white portrait of Hendrix. He's smoking, pensive,...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  5. Benjamin, André as Hendrix, Jimi: First Watch

    Rembert Browne

    First there were rumors. And then photos. But today, we finally got real video evidence of All Is by My Side, the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre Benjamin, one half of Outkast. Two clips were recently released, both...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  6. Toronto Film Festival Diary: Oscar Tyranny, Andre 3000 as Jimi He...

    Wesley Morris

    When this vast, important film festival - street name: "TIFF" - moved its hub to downtown Toronto, it was a win. The streets are smaller. The food is better. And so are the multiplexes and nightlife. There are also fewer businesspeople to...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Famed N.Y. tennis bowl plans revival as music venue

    From Billie Jean King to The Beatles, Jimmy Connors to Jimi Hendrix, Chris Evert to The Rolling Stones.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  8. The Top 10 Songs in ... THE BLUES

    Molly Lambert

    1. Gary Clark Jr., "Ain't Messin' Round Gary Clark Jr. is a guitarist and singer based in Austin who is typically described as "the future of Texas blues." At his best he resembles his heroes Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. At his worst he so...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  9. 'New' Jimi Hendrix Song Not Really That New, But Let's Listen to ...

    Steven Hyden

    Had he lived, Jimi Hendrix would've turned 70 this week. But Hendrix, of course, did not live — he 'scused himself to kiss the sky 42 years ago this past September. This means that Hendrix's posthumous career has now lasted 150 percent longer t...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  10. PodKast: Rock photography legend Henry Diltz

    Andy Kamenetzky

    Henry Diltz is a name you might not immediately recognize, but if you're a fan of rock music, you likely know his work. Diltz is among the most famous and successful of rock photographers, whose stunning portfolio includes iconic images of, among oth...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  11. Andre 3000s Jimi Hendrix Movie Is Really Happening

    Amos Barshad

    It's been a couple of years now that Andre 3000 has been associated with a lead role in a Jimi Hendrix biopic, and that delay - plus Three Stacks' general on-and-off reclusivity — meant it sure felt like this project was never actually going to...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  12. PodKast w/Ben Harper: Lakers, Kobe and the art of cover songs

    Andy Kamenetzky

    It's always fun when friend-of-the-podKast, two-time Grammy winner and die hard Laker fan Ben Harper visits the studio. We sat down for an extended conversation about the state of the Los Angeles Lakers (Ben's a little worried) and, of course, music....

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  13. John Buccigross examines the early success of Boston Bruins forwa...

    John Buccigross

    What if Tyler Seguin was never drafted by Boston and his draft pick still belonged to Toronto? Would he have thrived with the Leafs? Tough question. But as with everything in hockey, luck and timing are everything.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  14. Shaun White talks gum, training, playing his guitar

    Lynn Hoppes

    Shaun White has a new brand of gum for Stride and hangs with a Yeti.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  15. For Braves and Red Sox, no easy answers

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- A Jimi Hendrix song played in Fenway Park after the Red Sox failed to score in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday night, after Boston had fallen behind again, and at the moment the music died -- that instant of transition when there ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  16. MLB - No easy answers for Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for reeling wild-card leaders Boston and Atlanta, there is little time to find answers.

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2011