Fuel for the Fire:

“Steal a little, and they put you in jail. Steal a lot, and they make you king.”
– Bob Dylan


Gibson has penned a deal with Hendrix’ estate to churn out “Jimi Hendrix Experience Guitar Packages.” A Strat made by Gibson. What’s next, Diet Pepsi made by Coke? – http://su.pr/5tuD0U

On a related note, there apparently is unreleased Jimi Hendrix music coming out (again). Janie Hendrix, the president and CEO of Experience Hendrix and Authentic Hendrix, said she wants to release new material every 12 to 18 months for the next 10 years. Is this all a publicity stunt for profit? As Janie Hendrix puts it: – http://su.pr/5OIcAE

Our goal is to make sure Jimi’s legacy stays intact and that his music is put out in an authentic way — not the way the old administration did it.

We want fans to be able to hear his music in the best possible way. With technology as good as it is, we can bring Jimi’s music — we have hundreds of original masters — to people in a pure form using those masters.

The hype surrounding the Beatles on Rock Band eclipsed the really exciting development in Beatles history earlier this month: Their CD catalog has finally been remastered. Anyone more interested in audio than avatars will appreciate this review. – http://su.pr/AgSdZy

Guitar Video of the Day:

Yuto Miyazawa – 8-Year Old Japanese Guitar Phenom

Yuto Miyazawa – 8-Year Old Japanese Guitar Phenom! from Metal Edge TV on Vimeo.