Lol Hammond

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Lol Hammond
Origin London, England
Genres Electronica, ambient
Occupations Musician, producer, DJ
Instruments Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer
Years active 1991–present
Labels Big Chill Recordings
Associated acts Spiral Tribe, Drum Club, Retribution, Slab!

Lol Hammond (born 1965 in London, England) is a musician, producer and DJ.

Hammond's career in electronic music started in the sound system Spiral Tribe in 1991. Simultaneously he created the production/remix act Drum Club together with London DJ Charlie Hall. Drum Club toured with Orbital in 1993 and released the studio albums Everything is Now and Drums Are Dangerous.[1] In 1995 Hammond and Nina Walsh formed the Brithop group Slab!. He has also remixed artists such as Killing Joke, The Fall, Lush, Republica, Brian Eno, Chapter House, Curve, Jah Wobble, Experimental Keyboardist Brian Graves, and Alabama 3.

Hammond has released records under his own name, most notably the album All This is Bliss in 2001, and together with Roger Eno the album Damage in 1999. Lol Hammond is interested in film and filmmaking and has worked as a music supervisor for several feature films.[2] He has also had his music featured in movies such as The World Is Not Enough and It's All Gone Pete Tong.[3] Hammond has also worked for the British music festival The Big Chill.[2]

His Film Music Supervisor credits include: South West Nine, The Football Factory, It's All Gone Pete Tong, Sparkle, The Escapist, The Business, London to Brighton, Dirty Sanchez: The Movie, Heroes and Villains, Faintheart, Bronson, Pusher II, WAZ, The Children, Summer, The Firm, and Monsters.

He has recently worked on 3D dance movie StreetDance, writing and recording the 'Live for the Moment' with Pixie Lott for its soundtrack.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Drum Club allmusic.com
  2. ^ a b Lol Hammond – A Profile bigchill.net 9 May 2005
  3. ^ Clubs preview: The Guardian 14 February 2009

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