Alex Maher

Hammond/rhodes and synths

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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.

Interview with Alex Maher

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: both - LOL

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: I will do my best. I will give it 100%.

  5. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  6. A: that's its easy

  7. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  8. A: The Nord, the Leslie and a looper pedal. a fridge and beer... Why is the rum gone? Elizabeth

  9. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  10. A: Ive been a working musician for 35 years

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. 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

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Rock Blues and reggae

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: Hammond, Seth's and piano

  17. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  18. A: I can bring ideas, sounds, structure and chords. as much or as little as you want

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. 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.

  21. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  22. A: Pink Floyd, Lachy Doley, Jon Lord... I listen and get influenced by everything

  23. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  24. 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 ...

Be Seeing you again - Katie Richards

I was the synths, hammond and samples in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Jon Lord
  • Lachy Doley
  • Richard Wright
Gear Highlights
  • Nord Electro
  • Nord Stage 3
  • Roland FA-08
  • Roli seaboard rise 49
  • Leslie 2101 Mk2
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