Monthly Archives: January 2012

Happy Birthday Laurens Hammond (January 11, 1895 – July 3, 1973)

Laurens Hammond (January 11, 1895 – July 3, 1973), was an American engineer and inventor. His inventions include, most famously, the Hammond organ, the Hammond Clock, and the world’s first polyphonic musical synthesizer, the Novachord.   Laurens Hammond was born in Evanston, Illinois, to William Andrew and Idea … Continue reading

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Hammond XK3c Review from Australian Mixdown Magazine December 2011 edition.

Hammond XK3c Review from Australian Mixdown Magazine December 2011 edition. The depress­ing his­tory of the organ has been a steady but relent­less reduc­tion in qual­ity, orig­i­nat­ing with gar­gan­tuan pipe organs, which believe it or not can be traced back to … Continue reading

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