Sweetwater synth guru Daniel Fisher shared this in-depth tour of the Hammond Novachord, one of the first polyphonic synthesizers.
Hollow Sun has introduced Novachord – the first and only soundset from the legendary Hammond Novachord: Using divide-down oscillators (the world’s first?), the Novachord was fully polyphonic. These pass through resonators, hi-and lo-pass filters and a simple but effective envelope shaper. What is particularly impressive is that the Novachord had LFOs and envelope shapers for… Read More Hammond Novachord, The First Synthesizer, Now Available As A Virtual Instrument
Free Music Software: Hollow Sun (the sound developers that are working on the Hammond Novachord sample library) have released a free sound pack that features bass synth samples from the Novation Bass Station: What’s on offer here are 30 excellent synth bass sounds that cover a wide range of genres, uses and applications and which… Read More Free BassStation Sound Pack
This video offers a taste of what may be the ultimate vintage synthesizer – the Hammond Novachord.
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This is a new photo, via sound developers Hollow Sun, of the extremely rare Hammond Novachord – considered by many to be the first polyphonic synthesizer (1939). Pretty sexy for a 70-year old – but it’s a sexy beast! Check out the demo below for a taste of the Novachord sound:
Hollow Sun, the guys that are sampling an extremely rare Hammond Novachord polyphonic synth from the 1930s and recreating it as a virtual instrument, have released a new audio demo based on the samples they’ve made: [display_podcast] Let me know what you think of the sound of a 70 year-old synth!
Hollow Sun has announced plans for a new virtual instrument based on the rare and amazing Hammond Novachord – a polyphonic analog synthesizer released in 1939! The Novachord is sort of the B3 of synthesizers – a huge, unwieldy beast that sounds like nothing else. Unlike the B3, though, the Hammond Novachord has largely been… Read More The Hammond Novachord, A Polyphonic Analog Synth From 1939, Goes Virtual