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Picks and Pans Review: Hendrix Web Site

updated 12/11/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/11/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

You won't find clips of incendiary guitar solos—or even flaming guitars—in the reverent House Full of Mirrors: The Official Jimi Hendrix Web Site, but you will find lots of semischolarly and otherworldly analyses of the 25-years-dead rock god. The site, sponsored by the L.A.-based Jimi Hendrix Foundation, which is funded by the singer's estate, offers accounts of Hendrix's performances, as well as essays explaining his musical impact. There's even an area in the site that examines the rock star's astrological chart. "The fire element fed not only his artistic vision," one seer writes of Hendrix, a Sagittarius (birth date: Nov. 27, 1942), "but inspired an unquenchable desire...that led naturally to the public stage." Can an online Hendrix seance be far behind? (URL: http://www.wavenet.-com/~jhendrix)

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