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Albert Louis Hammond, Jr. (born April 9, 1980) is an American musician and member of the indie rock band The Strokes, in which he plays the guitar, and the keyboard. His father, Albert Hammond, whose career was primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, had great success on the singles charts as a songwriter and occasional singer. Hammond, Jr. released his debut album Yours To Keep in 2006 and followed up with A?CA?mo Te Llama? in 2008 and his EP, AHJ in 2013. The Beach Boys, Buddy Holly, Frank Black, Guided By Voices, John Lennon, Matthew Sweet and The Velvet Underground are often cited as his major influences.


Hammond was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of British-Gibraltarian singer/songwriter/musician Albert Hammond and Argentine former model and beauty pageant winner Claudia FernA?ndez. Hammond, Jr. was sent to the elite boarding school Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland at the age of 13. While there, he met Julian Casablancas, who would go on to be a fellow band member.
In 1998, Hammond met up with Casablancas in New York City and together they formed The Strokes with Casablancas' former schoolmates Nikolai Fraiture, Nick Valensi, and Fabrizio Moretti.
His trademark is wearing formal three-piece suits, and has been said by bandmate Julian Casablancas to be the most influential on the band's style. Hammond is usually seen playing a 1985 '70s reissue Olympic White Fender Stratocaster or Gibson Les Paul Jr. that is sometimes used by bandmate Nick Valensi. On the majority of The Strokes' songs he plays rhythm guitar, and solos are played by Valensi. The songs in which Hammond does play solos are "Last Nite", "Trying Your Luck", "Take It or Leave It", "Under Control", "The End Has No End", "Ize of the World", and "Vision of Division". His solos tend to focus largely on more emotional, "bluesy"-type melodical work, and the guitar tends to have a cleaner, softer tone in comparison to Valensi's (with a notable exception found in "Vision of Division"). H

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The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Announces Splendour In The Grass 2018 Sideshows

Albert Hammond Jr., the almighty lead guitarist for The Strokes, has just announced some headline shows for this July while he’s in Australia for Splendour In The Grass. Hammond Jr. will be in the country for a brief run of shows in Sydney and Melbourne ...
Posted: May 24, 2018, 4:24 pm

Albert Hammond Jr. on Meet Me in the Bathroom: “The media has fun creating their own stories”

The debauchery, tumult, and dynamics of New York City’s alternative rock scene in the early 2000s were vividly chronicled in Lizzy Goodman’s oral history Meet Me in the Bathroom last year. Of the many illuminating anecdotes included, one which has ...
Posted: March 17, 2018, 12:27 pm

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