JHM3 Hendrix Univibe LE
Although Hendrix used the Univibe on a handful of studio recordings late in his career, it's "Machine Gun" from the Band of Gypsys album that stands as his ultimate statement with the effect. From the tune's outset, Hendrix's use of space enhances the spookiness of the Univibe's hazy modulation. As the tune ramps up, Hendrix ups the intensity and keeps it there, starting his solo with a single sustained note that tears right through your soul.And who can forget the singular, most important Univibe sound of all? On his version of "The Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock, Hendrix single-handedly created the anthem for a generation. Utilizing the swirly, chewy goodness of the Univibe to great effect, he sent millions into a psychedelic trance that some have yet to return from.