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I 'm a Musician

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    EllyC EllyC 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Just Getting Started

    I've lived in Austin, TX for 21 years and love music.  I play guitar, bass, and sing.  I prefer to write songs rather than just be a player.  I've recently finished a 5 song demo CD which I'm moderately happy with.  It was recorded on a 16 track digital...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 18 Responses May 11, 2007

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    I am a musician .I study Thai music in

    Bunditpatanasilpa Institute Ministry of Culture Thailand. I love to play' listen all music.But I was just playing Thai classical music.I play Saw ou. Saw ou is a Thai is a Thai bowed string instrument.I love it and want to learn something new.
    Sponge24 Sponge24 18-21, M Jan 5

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    Music Is Life Mathematically Syncopated! Lol!

    I play oboe and clarinet, I can play piano, and I'm fairly good on the acoustic guitar! I am not a musical prodigy of any kind, I just have a musicians brain! I enjoy music, it is a favoured language to me, and I do practice m instruments every day! I am keen to sing the merits...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    I took piano lessons

    for around 10-11 years. I cannot play by ear but only sheet music.
    prettyteach prettyteach 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I've played the flute

    since I was 12, have been in marching bands, small chamber orchestras and currently play professionally in a wind orchestra and as a soloist. I've also doubled on piccolo for ages and really want to get both an alto and bass flute to further expand my range when needed. I play...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've played the French horn

    for almost 6 years now. There's just something about reading something from a sheet of paper and turning it into a sound that I found exhilarating. I also love reading and writing, so the fact that I love music kind of makes sense. I wouldn't say I'm the best by a long hall, but...
    LivinInTheClouds LivinInTheClouds 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Violin

    I've been playing for eight years. I love it, especially when I'm playing a song I like. I hate being forced to play a song I don't like but it's not too bad. It feels so good to play and it's calming to me. I haven't played in like 3 months but occasionally I'll pull it out...
    lifesaversgummies lifesaversgummies 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Musician, Writer But Down to Earth (hopefully)

    From Detroit area I've had my music played all over the world. That's largely due to online sites like myspace, mp3.com, last fm. It's pretty cool to know there's someone listening to your songs at almost any moment. Quite a few folks have bought my albums over the years as well...
    suchahermit suchahermit 56-60, M Aug 2, 2009

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    I've been playing piano

    since 3 years old the. I picked up classical guitar at age 12 then I think I mastered it as well as bass when I was about 13, I'm still learning all the time, I love it and I consider myself talented, I picked up ukulele at age 14 (turning 15 soon) my friends taught me and I can...
    MusicHead9 MusicHead9 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    Transcendence

    I'm from N. Yorkshire, England and have been playing music in some form or another since I was 7.   Right now I play a lot of jazz tenor/baritone sax and sometimes a bit of classical flute on the side.   Music really seems to bridge the gap...
    Skardebourg Skardebourg 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    Being a musician is the best thing in the world I'm not even kidding! As soon as you pick up that guitar or pen and paper or start singing, it's like your worries just flow out...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Music is the air I breathe, it is the blood that courses through my veins and it, is what I live for. I play piano, violin, guitar, cello and basically any instrument I can get my...
    Katastr0ph3 Katastr0ph3 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am in band and the original instrument I was taught was the euphonium. Then I was just inspired by how music can create many things like a story or a mood. So I began to look for...
    Joelb8545 Joelb8545 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    This is an altered recording of - The Beatles - Blue Jay Way its in fact -[800% Slower than the original. It's entrancing.
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I love music that is original and I love music that is covered. I love the lyrics, the musical chords, the tunes, the singing ranges, the fluctuations if they're there, the...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    It is not a movie and it is not on now, but I see it often enough on TV and keep forgetting to write it down to post it here to help spread the positive inspiration. On one of my...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 4

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    The definition of real music is relative, so i wanna be kind enough to say that my definition of real music is when a song is played by real musicians, on real instruments, with...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Excerpt from MUSICALITY-- The moment Clive's fingertips touched the piano, I was certain that I could love him. The music was poetic, filled with more feeling than words could ever...
    Bluestrings Bluestrings 16-17 2 days ago

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    I think the first time I experienced playing guitar was when I was younger and had my neighbours boyfriend give me 'a lesson', basically I think he showed me some chords and things...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I am so excited. Many years ago, one of my favorite actresses, singers and musicians was thought by me to be a Christian. She didn't mention it. She was on Disney at the time. Many...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Shortly after my son was born, I noticed something striking about his appearance. His eyelashes were long, thick and dark. By the time he was four, they looked like he was wearing...
    TandSMichael TandSMichael 51-55, M 10 Responses Apr 7

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    My fiancée is officially a nutjob. I told her I really love this new musician I found and bought her album. Apparently this isn't allowed because my fiancée has loved this...
    CantChooseAGoodUsername CantChooseAGoodUsername 18-21, M Apr 12

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    so i'm in a strange place. I have completed alot of my general education credits and can get pretty much any undergrad degree in about 2 years. I play and compose music. I love...
    Jimmyjazz9 Jimmyjazz9 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    this is one powerful epic band not everyone has heard of them the sound reminded slightly of Nine Inch Nails but with middle eastern guitar influences - this song is a great...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Mar 23

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    Women are privileged and men need help Feminists present women as victims of male suppression, but many statistics show that this is no more true and that in Western countries...
    femalefreedom femalefreedom 56-60, M 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I have this method of interacting and understanding people. It has a lot to do with music and how we consume it. Now, most songs (not all songs, I understand) have an intro...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Hi! I'm from MA and I am trying to round up a group to escape with :) I'm 16 and have been dreaming of escaping my mundane and boring life from quite some time now. Also, school is...
    musicaddict69 musicaddict69 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    This Is The Soundtrack Of My Life Living With Schizoaffective Disorder Every song I post is an excellent representation of what I went through living with Schizoaffective disorder...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F Mar 24

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    I saw a movie earlier that touches heart strings big time. In it, a junior high boy was witnessed with blue prints of his school and a hit list of various classmates and people he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have been through a bunch of oilfield, hard labor jobs, broken bones, still get high on pain killers and used to be a musician.... I want to ******* kill myself and my old lady...
    bwellsius2000 bwellsius2000 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    My daughter is now 22, she has met a very unsavoury chap, a musician, who is a drug and alcohol addict and also verbally and physically abusive, basically a typical sociopath, he...
    keptout keptout 51-55 1 Response Mar 25

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    I went through a breakup about 7 months ago. It was for the better because she cheated on me months before and we tried to make it work because we said we were in love with one...
    Hman32 Hman32 22-25, M Mar 26

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    "They were at Voisins waiting for Nicole, six of them, Rosemary, the Norths, **** Diver and two young French musicians. They were looking over the other patrons of the restaurant...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M Mar 26

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    If I Could Tell You - W.H. Auden http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmArhniFZOo&list=PL14DABD8952EDB079 Time will say nothing but I told you so Time only knows the price we have to...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm 20 years old sad **** , everyday passes through , I look at it and get the feeling of how looser I am , and how I'm getting more every time I pass a day. I joined University...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've been livin' for the moment, but I just can't have my way and I'm afraid to go to sleep 'cause tomorrow is today People tell me, life is sweeter but I don't hear what they say...
    RVBmaniac21 RVBmaniac21 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I have my parents to thank for my fan appreciation of Michael. It started with me going down the corridor to my dad's office, where I hear him playing Billie Jean on his music...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 27

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    The Artist You are a gifted artist or musician (though your talents may be dormant right now). You enjoy spending your free time in nature. You are good with animals and children...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Your personality type: "Social Realist" Warm-hearted, popular and conscientious. Tend to put the needs of others over their own needs. Feel strong sense of responsibility and duty...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    The most fundamentally trans-formative decision I ever made was to learn to play. Every aspect of my life has been changed since from who I know, what I have done and future...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    1. I'm Breanna 2. I'm super weird! 3. I love screamo/heavy metal/hardcore music!! 4. I love mosh pits! 5. I think body mods are super cool 6. I have gauges (2G) 7. I talk a lot...
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Less that am month ago my old friend and bandmate, Bruce died of cancer. He lasted less than eight months. We're having a memorial jam for him tomorrow. He played with a ton of...
    guitardave guitardave 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    140329-0307 I awoke last night about 3 am. I don’t remember looking at the clock, but I know it was about 3 am. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit, really, if it were just a minute...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 29

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    I am inspired most by music... And especially the script. They're my idols and one of the main reasons I'm in music and I want to be a musician. Music is an escape, it's a way to...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F Mar 29

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    ive always wanted to be a successful musician, solely to influence others to live a better and happier life. that despite of all the bullshit the world throws at you, somehow, love...
    delacruz88 delacruz88 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I am sitting at work right now while my older sister sits in her chair and bosses me around; "Do this, call this guy, drop this off". I can't take it. I am a musician and the only...
    Lorenzo23 Lorenzo23 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I think seasoned dj's are the true music lovers. the ones that have collections of albums that they can tell you about. they know of artists that no one's ever heard of. they know...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    TV talk show host Joe Pyne was a decorated WWII hero who lost his leg in battle. He had a wooden leg. Musician Frank Zappa was a guest on his show when Frank was wearing long hair...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    So, my grandma isnt in the best shape. She sits in her chair all day and can never really leave her house. She gets pretty bored and unhappy sitting there all of the time. Im a...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I was diagnosed last year, I have typical symptoms but my doctor said its extreme, my hands get a little cold and got pure whit e and when they warm the pins and needles start. It...
    indigo21 indigo21 16-17, F Apr 3

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    Without a doubt. I am an old fart. Maybe not a maggot, a fly by now.lol. I was lucky enough to see this band rip before (Paul Grey had passed. Rest in Peace my man. See you on the...
    ambull1 ambull1 31-35, M Apr 3