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The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Are You Experienced?/ Axis: Bold As Love/ Electric Ladyland

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1993

THESE DIGITAL remasters are diamonds in the tottering junkpile of Hendrix re-releases and cutting-room floor detritus. Augmented by both sides of the first three singles (‘Hey Joe’, ‘Purple Haze’, ‘The Wind Cries Mary’), Are You Experienced? Becomes the complete showcase for massive, never-matched earthquaking guitar sounds in improbably balanced dialogue with the laconic voice of a man who genuinely believed he couldn’t sing.

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