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The News

Hammond Organs
Hello, There are a couple of items of news that need to be dealt with, the first being our first proper look at the new Burn Leslie Sim: [youtube=http://youtu.be/MtCAJjECfnM”>http://youtu.be/MtCAJjECfnM] On first glance its not too bad at all, the things I like are the tube OD in the right place, the flexibility in tone of…
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Festival Gigging a Hammond Organ

Gigging, Hammond Organs
Hi Folks, My band The Quik were fortunate enough to be asked to play the Moduska Festival in Alverchurch, West Midlands last weekend and even more fortunate to have possibly the hottest, finest day of the year so far in which to play it! As it was a large outdoor event I was conflicted, this…
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A message from Lars Ulrich

Hammond Organs, Inspiration
“Ever since my father took me to see them in 1973 in Copenhagen, at the impressionable age of 9, Deep Purple has been the most constant, continuous and inspiring musical presence in my life. They have meant more to me than any other band in existence, and have had an enormous part in shaping who…
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Pure Purple

Hammond Organs
So, I went to see my new top friend Oz Gillan’s band Pure Purple the other night. He very kindly put me on the guest list and I had an excellent night. Deep Purple were on first then Rainbow then Whitesnake. An odd order really as I would have put Deep Purple on last but…
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The Hop Pole – 4th February

Gigging, Hammond Organs
Hello all, how the devil are you? My second gig with The Quik was just as much fun as my first to be honest and I was really looking forward to it as it was in my old stomping ground of Bromsgrove. In fact it was on February 14, 2008 that I came out of “retirement”…
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The Quik Beats

Gigging
Hi guys hope you I’ve had a great Christmas and an even better new year, It was quite a quiet Christmas for me which mainly consisted of mince pies and learning songs from a new band called The Quik Beats. We have had 7 hours of rehearsals so far and I have learnt of 38…
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That Hammond Sound (part 2)

Hammond Organs
Hi folks, In the second part of this series I want to talk about how the way you play the organ, the drawbars, the chorus and Leslie, percussion etc… together with styles and techniques effects the overall sound and perception of the sound that the audience here. As I see it the sound of the…
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Hal Leonard Books Publishes The Hammond Organ

Hammond Organs
Hello all, Checkout Sonistate.com and their advertisement of an interesting new book on Hammond Organs: “Hal Leonard Books has published The Hammond Organ , by Scott Faragher. With a foreword written by Al Kooper, the book covers virtually everything one could want to know about the Hammond Organ, from it’s technical components to it’s history…
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Hammondforhire gig Bag

Essential Kit bag items?

Gigging, Hammond Organs
This is by way of catharsis an explanation to all the people I have played with in the late 80’s and early 90’s as to why I toured the West Midlands with a hair dryer and talcum powder in pride of place in my kit bag. As you play and gig you accrue the odd…
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