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Spiritual Amnesia 03.21.2006 06:31 PM

Do you have a band?????
 
name?
instrument?
what kind of music do you play?

Alex's Trip 03.21.2006 06:48 PM

No, unfortunately. I really want to though. No one likes any of the same music I do, and when I try to get a band together with them anyway, they don't follow through.

sellouteater 03.21.2006 06:51 PM

i'm in a band although we do not have a name
I play bass
we play alternative rock

youthoftomorrow 03.21.2006 06:57 PM

well, i have some friends who want to start one. i play guitar, one of them plays drums, and the other says he wants to learn how to play bass. i suppose we'll sound like Nirvana, seeing as that's about the only band we all have in common.

Everyneurotic 03.21.2006 06:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Alex's Trip
No, unfortunately. I really want to though. No one likes any of the same music I do, and when I try to get a band together with them anyway, they don't follow through.


ditto

i have a noise project though
i play guitar and program everything else.

www.myspace.com/icoc

i also have a grindcore project, but that's still in the developing stages

screamingskull 03.21.2006 07:01 PM

i really want to start a band with myself at the moment, ive been in bands with other people and i get too controlling. i have to have a say in how everything sounds.

Alex's Trip 03.21.2006 07:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Everyneurotic
ditto

i have a noise project though
i play guitar and program everything else.

www.myspace.com/icoc

i also have a grindcore project, but that's still in the developing stages


What do you use to program?

golden child 03.21.2006 07:13 PM

i have a one man noise project too, im called the barracks of afghanistan

me and my friends talk about starting a noise/pop/glam/grind/dance/hardcore group (we're called whitebelt disco) but we have yet to play togather

Everyneurotic 03.21.2006 07:34 PM

i said "programmed" but it's all sampled, i use cool edit pro and process the hell out of everything. i don't sync anything, partly because one of the basis of my project is chaos.

on my grind project, i program drums using hammerhead and i pretty much play everything else live (rhythm guitar, "noise" guitar and vocals), and then sequence it on cool edit

Alex's Trip 03.21.2006 07:49 PM

That is what I thought, when you said programmed. Anyway...I'm gonna check out hammerhead and cool edit...are they free?

Sheriff Rhys Chatham 03.21.2006 07:52 PM

I'm not in a band but I play guitar, keys/piano, and some other stuff.

Everyneurotic 03.21.2006 07:57 PM

cool edit...nah; actually, i have the last version of cool edit pro ever made since the program got bought by adobe and now it's called something else, it's a bit expensive, i got lucky a friend passed me the discs. hammerhead is free, look for it in www.downloads.com

mynameisbryan 03.21.2006 08:07 PM

I play in a punk rock band. were called batwings
this is from our first show!(I play the guitar and am on the right)
 

scott v 03.21.2006 08:12 PM

Bare Flames (www.myspace.com/bareflames)
I play electric guitars and noise fuzz actions.
We play experimental post art punk rock.

Our drummer is the real "star" he was in a few bands in NYC, before relocating to Buffalo, probably most notably he was in the Wharton Tiers Ensemble for a year, Dymaxion (had a Too Pure 7", Stereolab's label) and Autobody.

dazedcola 03.21.2006 08:19 PM

I play guitar but me and my friend can never find a drummer, that has similar tastes as us. Damn, i really want to start one though, Anyone hear from massachusetts and is a drummer ?

DoubleNickels 03.21.2006 08:34 PM

I have several.

I play bass in A Troop Of Echoes (don't let the sax put you off!)

www.myspace.com/atroopofechoes

And I play everything in House On Fire (electronina/noise/experimental/indie)

www.myspace.com/sexynoisemachine

Disco Chops 03.21.2006 08:36 PM

Im in 3 bands
My soloish group Project Brennan/Tindall I play guitar drums and bass no vocals
Im in Space Geeks i just play guitar
and Disco Chops i play Guitar

Sonic Youth 37 03.21.2006 08:46 PM

I have 2 guitars, some pedals, an amp, a computer, and too much spare time. I am my own band!!:cool: :cool:

porkmarras 03.21.2006 08:52 PM

not a physical one but my head can be capale of things.Things to happen that is.

noumenal 03.21.2006 08:55 PM

My one man band is called Shitspoon.

Electric cello and guitar.

CHOUT 03.21.2006 08:57 PM

I'm in a duo called Small White, and we currently use drum machines for timekeeping, though I think we finally found a drummer who is quite great.

I play both guitar and bass in the band, since we both write songs and switch instruments. I never wanted to be in a band that switches instruments, but it makes for some nice variety.

We don't try to sound like anything in particular, but I guess we would both agree that R.E.M. and Sonic Youth are two of our biggest influences.

http://www.myspace.com/smallwhite

 


I also do my own recordings, which I like to call my 'one man band' rather than 'solo'.

http://www.myspace.com/choutmusic

 


I also have a homemade label where I sell a bunch of mine and my
friends' cds for cheap prices.

http://www.geocities.com/goodenoughrecords

 

Jt 03.21.2006 09:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by noumenal
My one man band is called Shitspoon.

Electric cello and guitar.


Obtuse... :P

For drum programming, I'd look at either Reason (obviously) or FruityLoops (better for my purposes). They take VSTi instruments, do sampling, offer a shit-load of features, allow sequencing... worth checking out.

I use SoundForge to edit mainly.

Of course, you'll be using trial versions of all of these programs. ...Naturally.

HaydenAsche 03.21.2006 09:25 PM

Nah, you can get full versions off of Limewire.

soapbars 03.21.2006 09:48 PM

i play guitar for the oxfam glamour models
www.theoxfamglamourmodels.com
www.myspace.com/theoxfamglamourmodels

and ive been involved in loads of sideprojects im currently working on a solo thing called this colour is mine, which is sort of hard to describe,

www.myspace.com/thiscolourismine

marleypumpkin 03.21.2006 10:29 PM

Not in a band, I just write my own songs, perform (guitar, bass, drums) & record them.

Inhuman 03.21.2006 10:30 PM

I'm in a band that I just play for because I like playing guitar. I don't actually like the stuff we produce, but hey, it's good experience.

marleypumpkin 03.21.2006 10:31 PM

I'm gonna call my solo, one man band, Dislodgement.

John Violence 03.21.2006 10:37 PM

I didn't realize CHOUT was in small white. You guys are good! I play guitar in a band called Sone.

noumenal 03.21.2006 11:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jt
Obtuse... :P



I don't get it. Are you calling me stupid?:confused:

HaydenAsche 03.21.2006 11:16 PM

Inhuman, you look like a total hxc kid. Are you scene as all hell?

Savage Clone 03.21.2006 11:33 PM

My music resume, compiled recently so I don't forget stuff with my old age:

Salamander
CDs:
Red Ampersand- Camera Obscura 1997
Red Mantra- Camera Obscura 1998
Birds Of Appetite- Camera Obscura 2003
Bent Hemlock- Camera Obscura 2005

CDRs:
From The Vault- Camera Lucida (pre-recorded feature piece for KFJC Radio) 1999 (100 copies)
Reclaiming The Language - A Mutant Music Silver Series release 2006 (100 copies)

LPs:
Birds Of Appetite- Camera Obscura 2001 2xLP
Live at SOO Gallery- Mutant Music 2002

Compilation Appearances:
Serotonin Ronin- Camera Obscura "Hazy" 1998
Serotonin Ronin II- Camera Obscura "Old Mister Jones" 1999
Hand/Eye- Hand/Eye "Ghost Riders In The Sky" 2003
WFMU Compilation 2000 "More Music, Less Parking:"
"La Fievre" (huge group amalgam with Overhang Party, Primordial Undermind and Salamander all participating) 2000

Skye Klad
CDs:
Skye Klad- Mutant Music 2001
Skye Klad II- Mutant Music 2002
Skye Klad Plays The Musick Of Cupid's Orkustra Asleep Within The Magick Powerhouse Of Oz- Hand/Eye 2004

CDR:
subZero- Skye Klad live at Soap Factory, 24 Feb 2001
A Mutant Music Silver Series release

CDR Single:
Mind's Eye/ Kindred Raga- private 1999 (30 copies)

Compilation Appearances:
Hand/Eye- Hand/Eye "Widdershins" 2003
Hungry Ghosts- Mutant Music "AWAKE!" 2004
Twin Town High "Mind's Eye" 2001
Hard Times All Around "Vespers" (live) 2001


Gentle Tasaday
CD:
In The Mind's Eye Of A Blind Tasaday- Camera Obscura 1998

Lathe Cut 10":
Trouble At The Caves- private 1994, split EP w/ Revival Time Choir, edition of 50

Compilation Appearances:
For The Dead In Space vols II and III (Tom Rapp Tribute)- Secret Eye "Snow Queen" 2004
Serotonin Ronin II- Camera Obscura "Walking On Coals to the Coldest Despair" 1999


Barlow/Petersen/Wivinus

CD:
The Transparent World- Hand/Eye 2002

CDRs:
S/T- Asymmetry/Stick It To The Man 2000 (100 copies)
Hypnography- Stick It To The Man 2003 (100 copies)
Narwhal- Stick It To The Man 2004 (100 copies)

Compilation Appearance:
Hungry Ghosts- Mutant Music "Flooded Forest" 2004

Dorothy Flight Pattern
Compilation appearance:
Serotonin Ronin- Camera Obscura "We Watched Them" 1998

Entrance:
CDR:
S/T- Last Visible Dog 1999

Forgotten Works (solo project)
CDR:
"Two Miles Long and Green" 2005

Played on:
Vortex Navigation Company: Things Make Patterns As They Fall- Camera Obscura 1998
The Satyrswitch: The High Lonesome Sound of The Satyrswitch- Camera Obscura 2004
Stone Breath: The Long Forgotten Friend- Perun (Poland) 2004
The Amputease: Rape- E/F tapes C60 1995

hey alex 03.22.2006 12:55 AM

I have my 4-track project, electric kites
http://www.myspace.com/electrickites
Someone on the old board said it "sucks with potential" and that'sa bout right. I play everything and what not... and once I get around to doing some more recording I'll start talking about it again.

I jammed with some friends today and it was really awesome. We got this one very yo la tengo-like groove going on that we jammed on for like 10 minutes, and with barely changing the bass line ^_^. Next time we jam I'm setting up my 4-track.

Everyneurotic 03.22.2006 01:04 AM

skye clad and salamander rock!!!

krastian 03.22.2006 01:36 AM

Fuck yes.....even though we have been on and off for the past 5 years.....I play drums.

A Thousand Threads 03.22.2006 02:38 AM

my band:
InDelirium

i play guitar and sing

Trasher02 03.22.2006 08:16 AM

Edited this embarrasment.

contrelefuckingsexisme 03.22.2006 08:31 AM

si, i kind of do. I have projects, not bands i guess.
Freeze Starpek; Noises from the Flora & Fauna; and my personal stuff too.

nicfit 03.22.2006 11:05 AM

i play bass in my pop-post rock band Bezdomnyj ...no website till now,i'll keep you updated (if you want...)

Rob Instigator 03.22.2006 01:06 PM

I have always wanted to be in a band. I played cello for 7 years. I can play the bass.
My friend willord who is the new bassist for P.M.R.C. (out of houston) http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=508 95868
is teaching me Misfits bass, so I can join his Misfits cover band. so far it is just two of us, but I will be singing and playing bass. I cannot wait!!!!

Everyneurotic 03.22.2006 01:11 PM

"i'll do anything to exterminate the whole human race"

good luck cheeto-lay!!


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