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I Play In a Band

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    Rocking For Rhinos

    My band, Aiming at Shadows, have been put on the bill for a Rhino benefit concert called Rocking for Rhinos! This is probably going to be the biggest show we have ver played! Damn its exciting! I just dont believe that in this day and age people still believe in such rubbish...
    Kornographer Kornographer 26-30, M Jul 29, 2012

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    A Jazz Band

    It's a small band, me on Clarinet for instrumental solo, A female vocalist, a bass, drums, and guitar. We play a lot of swing and some slower jazz as well, I love it; I pretty much improvise everything I play. I play the harmonies while she sings with what I see fit(and chords of...
    otter3 otter3 18-21, F Dec 31, 2010

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    Seven, Actually...

    Well, now I'm being very boastful, not something I particularly appreciate in my character. But I do collaborate with about 7 musical groups over the course of a month. There's my country stuff, in which I play bass and sing backup for separately a male and female vocalist with a...
    GeorgeMichaelson GeorgeMichaelson 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    Recovery

    This past saturday, out of all of the great experiences that I've had through out my musical career, marks the pinacle of it, and this was just a private party. False Hope, the band I play and sing in, put on a great...no...magnificent show! Not sure if I mentioned this before...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Sep 28, 2009

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    Awesome Gig

    This past weekend, the band I'm in played a gig at the bar where I got my semi-professional start. Let me explain...this bar is known for having just older country music, and the regular patrons prefer it that way. But as I said, it's where I got my start, so it was pretty...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Dec 11, 2009

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    Finding My Band

    My wife and I were having coffee and visiting with friends after church one Sunday.  The conversation got around to learning to play instruments.  At the time, I was learning bass, and my wife was taking fiddle lessons.  Another lady had her guitar stored in the closet.  She...
    steelhead01 steelhead01 70+, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    Recording Album

    We are finishing the recording of our first Album! Our genre is somewhere between indie rock and britpop. If you want to listen to something of us, google Ocean Lips... Feeling happy about the album
    davidlopezd davidlopezd 18-21, M Aug 3, 2013

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    Debut Gig

    The AC/DC cover band I wrote about in an earlier story had our debut gig lastnight. We had quite a few more people there than we were expecting, made a few mistakes here and there, but it was very well received. The venue is one typically frequented by local musicians which...
    me69sa me69sa 36-40, M May 5, 2012

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    Ac/dc Covers

    Over the years I have generally played with another guitarist and as we have written enough material to try get the remaining members invariably that member leaves the country. It reached a point where I stopped playing guitar all together. Last year my brother in law asked...
    me69sa me69sa 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Musical Rolloer Coaster

    I play in a band in the big middle of the USA. We have and I quote from our fans "A very unique sound.". We play a mix of country, classic rock and southern rock, and we also have about twelve original tunes which I have either written or co-written all of them. I also...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Jul 27, 2009

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    Any Advice?

    this is a goal for me because i jam with my band but live to far away for us to do much (1 and a bit yrs till i cn move :-) ) but my problem is we do a lot of guns N' roses, mötley crüe, sabastian bach ect and i cn get high but cnt get that gravely sound if anyone can help...
    nobstick nobstick 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Couldnt Be More Proud

    Last night, the band that I play in played a gig at a small comunity style byob party that we play every few months. What makes this one so different is, we had major power amp problems after our last gig, and hadn't had an oportunity to test them before this gig last night. Also...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    The Stillframes

    Hey, I play guitar in a band called The Stillframes. We just finished up some new recordings in the studio, and put them up on our myspace and facebook pages. Give us a listen! :) http://www.myspace.com/thestillframes We play only music we've written and we are kind of like a...
    mistakenstrangers mistakenstrangers 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    The New Guy

    Last night at rehearsal, we were in the process of doing a recording session, when the bass player called saying he was running late because he was waiting on someone. We have been trying to start the audition process for a second lead guitar for quite a while and had almost...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Oh Crap

    I am the rhytm guitar palyer and singer for a small time local band...a pretty good one...well here's the situation, I also work in contruction full time...we have a two night gig this weekend and yesterday I smashed my left hand....my fretting hand...with a hammer!!! At this...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    Recording Is a Haroing Experience

    Picture this, if you will. You are the singer in a band, you ate also the primary writer who gives creative license on most of the arrangements, which most of the time are exactly what you had heard in your head when you wrote it. Now practice the songs for weeks and maybe even...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    The Start Of My Band, Tzar.

    As you may of guessed my name isn't Gilbert Gilbertson as I don't want to share my identity online all people mentioned in this article have had their identities covered up with pseudonyms. But anyway I'm in a band called Tzar which is pretty big in our area. It all started many...
    GilbertGilbertson GilbertGilbertson 22-25, M Aug 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'll start off with some background information first. Neutral Milk Hotel is an indie/fuzz-folk band from Athens, GA who made music in the late 1990s, comparable to bands such as...
    queenofcarrotflowers queenofcarrotflowers 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Yesterday was our acquaintance party. Every section was expected to have their acoustic band with a maximum of 5 members. We were just three in the band. Two were the vocalists and...
    MyGosh MyGosh 16-17, F Jul 25

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    I went to Bandos in Maldives , it absolutely was good choice in terms of more than all and benefit , as the island is good though easy and never expensive to reach from airport...
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    For all those friends who like high-quality-eating Using the contact of elegance and artwork will adore this restaurant. At this cafe There's a choice of eating indoors or outdoor...
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    Benefit from the unique environment barefoot about the sand ground sipping a tropical consume from our big choice. Our Reside band invitations you to pay attention or dance the...
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    There was a little gang of us deviant kids on my block and the next one over also. The older kids would look after the young ones and we learn to hopscotch, jump rope, play with...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    I live in Danville Illinois and I'm looking to start a band I can sing and I'm learning how to play guitar. I want to be in a band that is serous about music and is willing to do...
    swssavedme13 swssavedme13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Amazing household reef, very helpful and medical center team, proximity to airport 9.7 Bandos is a lovely white rimmed sandy island just 15 minutes through the airport. The...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Bandos Island Resort and Spa characteristics roomy rooms with balconies overlooking the backyard or beach. A drinking water sports centre and dive university can be found. The...
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    Nice beach and residence reef, Children routines , a great deal of greenery within the island eight My loved ones relished ourselves greatly during our stay on Bandos...
    Gilmaoq1174 Gilmaoq1174 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Two bars – a single poolside, just one over drinking water together the jetty – deliver great destinations to appreciate a sundowner or signature cocktails late into...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been playing every since sixth grade (now I'm in eight) when I was in seventh grade my band director moved me and an few other students to the 8th grade band (symphonic...
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I play guitar, bass and do vocals. I live near Baltimore, MD. I'm really inspired right now by ambient music/shoegaze/metal, etc. I currently play guitar in and write for a...
    SwampWhompa SwampWhompa 13-15, M Jul 20

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    Wendigmn Wendigmn 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    The Sand Bar is intended with exciting in mind and we assure you that our visitors would have an exquisite time possibly with our top-notch karaoke facilities, Stay band or...
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    Two bars – a single poolside, one around drinking water along the jetty – present best spots to delight in a sundowner or signature cocktails late to the night. There...
    Stephanzt506 Stephanzt506 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Providing lots of juice drinks to comfortable ice creams and milkshakes, the pool bar would make certain you are very well cared for and seemed right after- giving for all your...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M a week ago

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    Low Brass Section Leader 2014-2015. Being in band has changed my life in crazy amazing ways. The people that I've met as a result of band have grown to become a part of my family...
    Maximum1397 Maximum1397 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Make sure you contact the hotel Business applying the knowledge on the reservation affirmation gained right after reserving.Sorry, we had been not able to send an SMS. Please check...
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    The rooms are very nicely appointed and also the team are extremely helpful and useful. We had an excellent time and will definitely return. Report this overview Pei L...
    Tonetteqc Tonetteqc 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I play gta v and black ops 2 and do game plays for my youtube channel Add me my psn bellow andrew12346 send me a message if you want to be in one of my youtube videos
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Hi! Help me get my band to the #1 spot on reverbnation for metal/hard rock in Melbourne. We are so close!!! Check us out, play or like some tunes I will love you forever if you...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 22-25, F Jul 21

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