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My Review of the Hammond XK-5

Hammond Organs
Recently I was fortunate enough to meet up with my friends at Hammond UK to have an extended test of the new Hammond XK-5 and XK-Pro systems. I enjoy meeting up with Malc and Barrie and enjoyed having a good “nerd-out” one rainy Thursday I afternoon as took my place on the stool in front…
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Nick Foley Hammond Organ Riff-Off Winner

A Busy New Year

Hammond Organs
Hi guys, Lots to tell you about so far this year, with so little time to tell it you in! I’ve had a good old session with my friends at Hammond UK and have a review of the XK5 in the pipeline, I continue to gig with my band The Quik Beats and continue to…
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S2 E7: Hammond Blog Round Up

Hammond Organs, Video
Hi folks, Now its time for a Hammond Round Up, after 10 or 12 episodes I thought would do a quick round up of what we have talked about so far and put the feelers out for some feedback from you on how you think that it is going? Apologies again for Portrait mode, its the…
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The new flagship Hammond XK-5

Hammond XK-5 the new flagship

Hammond Organs
Morning, So, The new Hammond XK-5 eh? We have waited a while for this, and for good reason, under the hood much has changed. Much has been said too in the technical media about this new offering and as I haven’t yet got my hands on one I will curate opinion for you in these…
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Organ News From the NAMM 2016 Show

Hammond Organs, Leslie Cabs
Hi Guys, A couple of interesting things coming out of NAMM this year that I thought I would quickly mention; There’s the new Electro Harmonix Leslie pedal out Not feeling it myself but it takes al sorts. I think it will work well for guitar players but I am yet to be convinced to throw…
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Jon Lord’s Whitesnake Organ Sound

Hammond Organs
A little nugget of Hammond information that I read recently is that during Jon Lord’s time in Whitesnake he used his heavily modified C3 fed into 4 Leslie cabs. These were fitted with Gauss 15 inch bass units and the rotating horns fitted with JBL 2440 compression drive units and powered by Amcron DC300A’s via an…
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Overdrive – More on Dirty Organs

Hammond Organs
Now where was I? Ah yes, an update. Quite happy I was with the ART tube pre-amp and the level of Overdrive that I was achieving. All was fine. The niggle I had with it was twofold however, its big. There’s a lot of “stuff” going on there and I like the idea of a small,…
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Percussive win

Hammond Organs
Just a mobile quickie; never underestimate how useful air is! I deposited half a can of the compressed stuff all around the percussion unit inside and out and guess what? The percussion now works a treat! Amongst the things I’m learning is always to have switch cleaner, compressed air and a soldering iron to hand.…
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