itt people who play music

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Iron Mickey, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. BJ

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  2. electronic

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    Nah, he didn't have that one out on display while I was there. He told us that he has a warehouse in downtown LA with 14 10x10 ish crates full of guitars. He has been finding them and stashing them for decades.

    Back when he got started, he'd find old/rare guitars in incredible condition, and then just put them in storage. He goes back from time to time and brings a couple out to the store.
     
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  3. InZahnWeTrust

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    All of the pedal board pics and no TS9s :tebow:
     
  4. electronic

    electronic Fan of the Seahawks and no other teams of note
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    Here are the ones I played:

    https://www.normansrareguitars.com/product/martin-1919-00-42/

    https://www.normansrareguitars.com/product/prairie-state-model-557-fancy-inlay/

    And this is very close to the one I almost bought:

    https://www.normansrareguitars.com/product/gibson-1965-melody-maker-cherry/

    One of the younger dudes in there is apparently updating the inventory right now for the website, so they should have all the cool stuff I saw up in a couple weeks.
     
  5. M'ark Pepperonio

    M'ark Pepperonio Free mahi mahi! Free mahi mahi!
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    Always enjoyed those guitar of the day videos.
     
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  6. White Tajh Boyd

    White Tajh Boyd You've gotta be on the team to get a ring.
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    Had been slacking on practice time but I can now play a few songs without stopping to stare at the tab sheets. I was actually able to play something that sounds like music with my instructor this week. Very simplified versions of some traditional bluegrass tunes but still :feelsgoodman:
     
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  7. TC

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    My band has our first show since April coming up tomorrow. We have practiced exactly once since April :facepalm:
     
  8. Redav

    Redav My favorite meat is hot dog
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    That usually does not turn out very well from my experiences.
     
  9. TC

    TC Wake up, remember. We are born of one breath
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    I know. I'm not happy about it, but I'm in a band with a bunch of young people with busy schedules. 4 of the 5 of us practiced together earlier this week but I won't see the drummer til showtime. I think it's better to not perform at all if you're gonna go up there and suck it up. I'm old and have sense though
     
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  10. White Tajh Boyd

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    What kind of music is it?
     
  11. TC

    TC Wake up, remember. We are born of one breath
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    Popular covers and a few radio friendly originals. Singer is female fronting a band of four guys
     
  12. electronic

    electronic Fan of the Seahawks and no other teams of note
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    The reality of being in a band with parents and folks with day jobs. The good news is that you’ll likely be playing in front of a bunch of drunks and folks who will have no idea. You’ll be mostly fine.
     
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  13. TC

    TC Wake up, remember. We are born of one breath
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    I know, but what about my personal perfectionist standards?? Also, you mean everyone won't hang on every single note I play in my solos?? I was really hoping to impress some girls!
     
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  14. electronic

    electronic Fan of the Seahawks and no other teams of note
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    Not sure if I’ve told this story before, but last year I was playing a show and a SUPER hot/drunk girl came bursting through the doors toward the dance floor and did a somersault. She was wearing a flowing dress. It got caught on a chairback. She was stuck upside down for like 15 seconds. She was not wearing underwear.






    I completely missed it because I was in the middle of a guitar solo staring at my fretboard like a total dipshit.
     
  15. TC

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    :roll:
     
  16. BJ

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    I find it pretty embarrassing if the band is making a lot of mistakes. Last band I was in the drummer was very mistake prone. The average listener probably won’t notice unless it’s a glaring mess up. I’d always tell my wife about parts that we messed us and she was like “really? It sounded fine to me.”
     
  17. Redav

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    Yeah one thing I've learned is the average listener mostly can't tell when you fuck up.
     
  18. bhrangerfan0809

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    Recently bought a used Boss Katana Artist 100w. It’s pretty incredible the amount of tones you can program once you hook up your computer to the amp. You can also download other tone settings from users online, which is nifty.
     
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  19. TC

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    My small Fender amp does this but haven't explored it
     
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  20. bhrangerfan0809

    bhrangerfan0809 Sprinkles are for Spelling Bee Winners™
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    Fender Explore it
     
  21. BJ

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    How did that gig end up going?
     
  22. TC

    TC Wake up, remember. We are born of one breath
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    Went all right, we didn't fall on our faces. Curiously, we had a second show two days after and we played worse at that one. For people at an amateur level I guess that's how it is -- inconsistent performances and you're not sure what you're gonna get night to night.

    Got a 1.5 hour gig coming up Saturday night that we only had 1 hour to practice for :facepalm:

    We're about to shut this band down after the next couple gigs I think because it's just becoming too hard to be on the same page. People only book us because we have a hot chick singer
     
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