Category Archives: Blues

Fantastic Negrito: The Duffler (Official Video)

Fantastic Negrito’s official video for “The Duffler” uses footage from his concert at Switzerland’s Blues Festival Baden last month. The camera follows him before he gets onstage and the actual show. Fantastic Negrito’s Please Don’t Be Dead came out today. 


Fantastic Negrito: The Duffler (Audio)

 Fantastic Negrito’s blues resurgence is charming, funny and aware all at the same time. The Oakland native is getting ready for the release of his sophomore set Please Don’t Be Dead next month. “The Duffler” is a funky rock and roll song about trying to get past despair. It is the second single coming after “Plastic Hamburgers” and both songs reflect Negrito’s consistent focus on highlighting issues with raw truth. Pre-order Please Don’t Be Dead and catch Fantastic Negrito on tour this summer. 


Fantastic Negrito Looks At America’s Social Problems In Video For Plastic Hamburgers

 Fantastic Negrito’s “Plastic Hamburgers” puts homelessness, Big Pharma, gun violence and racism in the spotlight. The video is a melange of his live performances put together in a fast-moving clip. The singer’s next album, Please Don’t Be Dead comes out June 15th. 


Jimi Hendrix’s Both Sides Of The Sky Has A New Video For Lover Man

 Jimi Hendrix’s Both Sides Of The Sky came out today as well as a new video for “Lover Man.” The album is the latest posthumous release from his estate and it has 10 never heard songs from Hendrix including “Jungle” and “Cherokee Mist.” This version of “Lover Man” was recorded at New York’s Record Plant studio in 1969 with the Band Of Gypsys. The session took place before their famous concert at The Fillmore East that was used for the first Band Of Gypsys album. The video for “Lover Man” consists of old footage of Hendrix, photos, and home movies. On March 13th, some of the Experience Hendrix band members will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! 


Listen To Jimi Hendrix Cover Muddy Waters’ Mannish Boy

In April of 1969 Jimi Hendrix recorded a cover of Muddy Waters’ “Mannish Boy” at The Record Plant studios in New York with Buddy Miles and Billy Cox. The recording happened before they became the Band Of Gypsies.

“Mannish Boy” will be on Both Sides Of The Sky, a collection of unheard recordings Hendrix created between 1968 and 1970. There are collaborations with Johnny Winter, Lonnie Youngblood and Stephen Stills.

Both Sides Of The Sky will be released March 9th.