G'day - Al here. Complete keyboard nerd/hammond player with a love of that swirlishous sounds that only the real deal can give.
G'day. Im keys player with more than 30 years experience (although im a recycled teenager at heart). Ive done big shows and small shows, from 1 person int eh audience, through the 60,000 open air live concerts. I can lay down a track or tracks for you covering synth, pianos, Rhodes and Hammond organs with a creative flair.
Got a bare bones idea... shoot it over and lets see what we can create.
Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.
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Interview with Alex Maher
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: both - LOL
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will do my best. I will give it 100%.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: that's its easy
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: The Nord, the Leslie and a looper pedal. a fridge and beer... Why is the rum gone? Elizabeth
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Ive been a working musician for 35 years
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: less is often more. Its too easy to over think and over produce. I like to record like its 1970, but with a 2023 twist
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock Blues and reggae
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Hammond, Seth's and piano
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I can bring ideas, sounds, structure and chords. as much or as little as you want
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have the Nords (electro and stage 3) as my main setup, for piano work I im running them, or the various VST's (Neo soul lets of fantastic) through the Roland FA-08 (love that action) - for the weird stuff there's the role seaboard rise. I record using Logic Audio. If you want the hammond sound, Mixing up the Leslie is no problem.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pink Floyd, Lachy Doley, Jon Lord... I listen and get influenced by everything
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Generally I get sent a bare bones track, then add what's needed. From a simple piano track, right through to drums, bass, synths and Hammonds ...