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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: I-missRichardTee] #2974564 02/08/19 05:46 PM
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you're not alone, i stay well away from that registration, too cheezy and greasy.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Pigmeat] #2974567 02/08/19 05:53 PM
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In just quick playing around while live, I really am liking something like 00 8800 555 for pads in a rock setting, maybe a little 2' in there to give it some edge. It's also an extremely quick registration to construct on the fly. No perc, maybe some C3. Someday I'll fine tune it in a quieter setting, but it's quickly becoming one of my go-tos for background stuff.

Sadly, I still spend most of the night wide open, the band is so loud I feel like that's what I gotta do to cut through the mix.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: I-missRichardTee] #2974568 02/08/19 06:16 PM
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I'm not a squabble fan either. I never use it.

I mostly play:
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plus some Overdrive


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Sundown] #2974570 02/08/19 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted By: Sundown
To be fair, I was checking out an XB-5, and I just happened to hear the sound. I’m sure a genuine tonewheel would have been a better example.
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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: waygetter] #2974580 02/08/19 06:45 PM
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Y'all sound like a bunch of piano players. Don't overthink registrations. Just grab and pull.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: CEB] #2974581 02/08/19 06:47 PM
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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Tom Williams] #2974719 02/09/19 09:02 AM
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The Hammond sound I don't like is the vibrato.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: marczellm] #2974722 02/09/19 09:43 AM
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folks forget that the playing of any sound on any instrument is effected by the way it's played.... even without velocity or aftertouch… you are the other half of the equation.

Legato, Portamento and Staccato touches all come into play here even on a Hammond...



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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Legatoboy] #2974723 02/09/19 09:46 AM
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The squabble setting is used a LOT in gospel and reggae music (I think the reggae setting uses 00 8000 888. with the 8’ drawbar instead of the 16’).

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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: marczellm] #2974743 02/09/19 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted By: marczellm
The Hammond sound I don't like is the vibrato.


I’m not really a vibrato fan either. Leslie yes, vibrato no. But a lot of it is due to the genre I play.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: konaboy] #2974761 02/09/19 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted By: konaboy
you're not alone, i stay well away from that registration, too cheezy and greasy.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: samuelblupowitz] #2974774 02/09/19 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted By: samuelblupowitz
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A little off the beaten path which I picked up from Breaking Bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxf1IFgPH5s
I know I'm a Hammond geek because that performance of "On a Clear Day" also stopped me in my tracks when I saw that episode, and a few other major events were also happening at that point in the show!
its when I listen to things like this that I start to think my NE2 is actually not adequate. That percussion and click is THICC, and the Nord 2 just don't do that.

And... I too am in the "not a fan of the squabble" club. Again, maybe its that I've been on a NE2 for a decade and it just doesn't do that sound well... but in this song, the Hammond sound on the intro is something I live for, the squabble solo is a bit offputting.

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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: scottasin] #2974812 02/09/19 04:56 PM
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Not a fan of the squabble either, or much if any vibrato. I hate sounding like some theatre organ sounds, you know, where full tilt vibrato and fast leslie are used throughout.

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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Synthoid] #2974855 02/10/19 12:38 AM
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Originally Posted By: Synthoid
Originally Posted By: konaboy
you're not alone, i stay well away from that registration, too cheezy and greasy.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Sundown] #2975043 02/11/19 09:31 AM
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Oh come on... you can never have enough pizza. cheers




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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Music Bird] #2975064 02/11/19 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted By: Music Bird
The squabble setting is used a LOT in gospel and reggae music (I think the reggae setting uses 00 8000 888. with the 8’ drawbar instead of the 16’).


No not for Reggae really. There is very little drawbar pulled out for the bubble sound.


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Re: The one Hammond sound I can't stand... [Re: Outkaster] #2975113 02/11/19 05:15 PM
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Brian Auger has a version of "Listen Here" that will piss off most you guys.
No Leslie , vibrato , "squabble" type db settings, smears.......
Yet, I find it a jaw-dropping solo. Mileages vary.


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