Tag: Jimi Hendrix

  • How To Sound Like Jimi Hendrix: The Essentials

    How To Sound Like Jimi Hendrix: The Essentials

    Wanna sound like Jimi Hendrix on guitar? Here’s all the gear you’ll need (and tips on how to do it on the cheap)… Jimi Hendrix is a legend. One of the greats. For many, Hendrix is The GOAT. We’re big fans of his playing here at ELECTRIKJAM, especially his role in popularising fuzz which helped…

  • Why Did Hendrix Play in E Flat Tuning? The 70 Year Old Strat Secret!

    Why Did Hendrix Play in E Flat Tuning? The 70 Year Old Strat Secret!

    So, why did Hendrix play in E Flat tuning? Why do other players use this tuning as well? Does it have something to do with Stratocasters? Today we find out! Why Did Hendrix Play In E Flat Tuning? A TON Of Reasons! Jimi Hendrix changed electric guitar forever in the late 60’s when he and…

  • The Beatles Made Jimi Hendrix Famous – Here’s How It Happened…

    The Beatles Made Jimi Hendrix Famous – Here’s How It Happened…

    The Beatles were the first choice to headline Woodstock but the band declined the position, suggesting Jimi Hendrix replace them… During the years leading up to 1969, The Beatles had given up on playing live after a problematic farewell tour of Asia and the USA. The band, led by McCartney and Lennon, and a newly…

  • The Guitar Pedals Jimi Hendrix Used To Create His Iconic Sound

    The Guitar Pedals Jimi Hendrix Used To Create His Iconic Sound

    Jimi Hendrix had an iconic guitar tone, a deafening, heavy, fuzzed-out sound that redefined an entire genre of music. But what pedals did Jimi Hendrix actually use? Jimi Hendrix is one of the key influences of nearly every guitarist working today, whether they know it or not. Hendrix’s flair for ripping through pentatonic scales, for…

  • Jimi Hendrix’s PREFERRED Guitar Tuning – And Why He Used It…

    Jimi Hendrix’s PREFERRED Guitar Tuning – And Why He Used It…

    What guitar tuning did Jimi Hendrix use? Here’s an overview of Hendrix’s preferred guitar tuning and why he used it… Hendrix was one of the greats, a legendary pioneer when he was alive and he is now regarded as one of the greatest of all time. During his all-too-short career, Hendrix redefined rock music from…

  • Why Jimi Hendrix ONLY Played Fender Guitars

    Why Jimi Hendrix ONLY Played Fender Guitars

    Jimi Hendrix was one of the finest guitarists to ever walk the earth. We lost him early. But his legacy and influence lives on. But why did Jimi Hendrix only ever use Fender guitars? As of 2022, Fender is one of the biggest, most well-known, and, compared to Gibson, one of the most profitable and…

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