Kawasaki KLR 650 Forum - Reply to Topic
The Off Topic Lounge The area for all things off topic. Keep it clean, and keep it friendly.

Thread: Musical interests Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki KLR 650 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
08-16-2017 06:49 PM
Trail Bike Rider I was with my band as teenagers in a recording studio in London when a rather exasperated man came in and asked if he could borrow the bass player (Me), because his band's bass player had not turned up.
I agreed and was paid the princely sum of 25 that was the going rate for a session musician in those days.

We ran through the number a couple of times before recording the number. Any discerning bass players or any musicians with an ear can hear my obvious mistakes

Some of you may recognise this old 60's UK song with
moi somehow struggling through the bass line http://a.tumblr.com/tumblr_lqc9aaw5uk1qbe9t8o1.mp3
08-15-2017 11:18 PM
shinyribs
Quote:
Originally Posted by Squidly View Post
I'm a brass player or used to be anyway. Chicago was my go to music. But I like all kinds of music. Well rap not so much! We have a bluegrass festival that is a nice size for our town that is always a good time.
Obviously you have some skills. Good stuff. Play on!
I have huge respect for horn players. That is an underappreciated art form IMO. Good horns can really make a song.



I grew up watching my Dad bang on drums. I just thought it was normal music, but now it's called classic or southern rock. I have zero musical abilities ( played with a harmonica for a while, but lost interest), but I love a good band with a tight drummer and horns. One of my favorites above.
08-15-2017 04:44 PM
Dicky Good music. I liked the rhythm. Regards.
08-15-2017 12:53 PM
Squidly I'm a brass player or used to be anyway. Chicago was my go to music. But I like all kinds of music. Well rap not so much! We have a bluegrass festival that is a nice size for our town that is always a good time.
Obviously you have some skills. Good stuff. Play on!
08-14-2017 08:23 PM
larry31
Guitar

Very nice!
Some of my best memories were when my late wife's brothers played at family gatherings. Mostly country stuff. They played guitars, and banjos. We would gather in basement playroom of one brother.
Good times.

I love to surf the You Tube channels for music from artists of lesser notoriety. I record, and listen for my own enjoyment. I'll add some of the music to my videos as background audio. I like mostly old country instrumentals, but there's a lot of other genres that appeal to me as well.

maybe you could post a link to some of your other music?

Oh' By the way... I play... Radio, mp3 players, etc. ( I have no natural talent, except for enjoying listening. )
08-09-2017 06:39 PM
Trail Bike Rider
Musical interests

I was just wondering if there are other "musicians" on the forum?

I got my first acoustic guitar when I was 9 years old and soon picked up how to play the pop songs of that time. At School we formed an instrumental group playing just Ventures and Shadows numbers, this progressed to a semi pro band where we supported famous bands at local venues. I could do a lot of name dropping of some of the people that I met and got to know.

These days I still keep my hand in but just playing mostly old instrumental numbers to backing tracks.
I still have all of my kit as follows. 1962 Fender Stratocaster with retro fitted 1957 pick-ups. A 1962 Fender precision base with flat round strings, A 1964 Hofner violin bass and a a modified Les Paul Gibson fitted with a Bigsby tremolo arm.

I use an old tube/valve VOX AC30 with treble boost and one of my many restored and modified Meazzi Tube/valve echo boxes.

If you're not too bored here is an old instrumental that I made as a cross between the Shadows and the Ventures, Walk don't Run. I did the the rhythm guitar, Bass and lead but the percussion is a backing track. I didn't use a Meazzi echo box on this one but an Alesis Q20 Q20 Walk Don't Run 2010

I've got loads more

James.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome