Out on November 9th – 50 years ago, Hendrix began work on the final album Electric Ladyland – Massive Reissue Anniversary
The Electric Ladyland deluxe edition will include the original album remastered, high-res audio, a 5.1 surround sound mix by Kramer, a disc of demos and outtakes and a live recording from about a month before its release along with a documentary about its creation. (according to Rolling Stone)
The package, which comes out November 9th, will be available either as a three-CD and one Blu-ray set or a six-LP and one Blu-ray set.
The box set is the remastered album from the original analog tapes and carried out an all-analog, direct-to-disc transfer for the vinyl edition. In addition to the documentary, titled At Last … the Beginning: The Making of Electric Ladyland, the Blu-rays contain the 5.1 surround sound
“Jimi was very much in the realm of experimentation,” says one of the album’s recording engineers, Eddie Kramer. Kramer is seated in the control room of Electric Lady Studios, the New York studio Hendrix opened shortly before his death in 1970. “When I first started working with him, [Hendrix manager] Chas Chandler told me, ‘The rules are, “There are no rules.’ We could just kick down the doors to convention and experiment with wild things and Jimi’s sound.”
On June 2017 it was celebrated the 50th Anniversary to the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s debut album Are You Experienced, originally released May 12, 1967. Listen full LP below.
On May the 12th1967 The Jimi Hendrix Experience burst onto the scene with the release of their debut album Are You Experienced. Just a little less than a month before The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band wento out.
The album is considered one of the greatest debut albums in the history of rock music. After leaving Little Richard’s band in 1965, he formed his own band, Jimmy James and The Blue Flames. Hendrix’s arrival in London to set the new band for few gigs to attack the british records market. And so it was.