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Starting a Band

Post by nohomo420 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:52 pm

Hello humans, I’m new to this but I would like to start a four piece 90s alt/avant-garde hardcore punk rock band (Nirvana, Pixies, The Cribs, Mudhoney, Fugazi etc) I’ve got 2 90s lefty Jaguars and if you got Jaguar with humbuckers and live in the Los Angeles area come and jam with me any further questions DM me on instagram @schoolrules420

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by panoramic » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:17 am

why does your other guitarist have to play the same guitar as you?
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by Larry Mal » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:11 am

Well, I was going to say for reasons of homogeneity, but the user name is clearly "No Homo" so I guess that can't be it.
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by Danley » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:20 am

So I actually applaud op for making a post like this - for the amt. of time in the last twenty years being on guitar forums, I’ve seen very few posts anywhere about musicians who *actually* want to gather and play music. There’s a lot of potential in that concept - yet it seems most people are too shy or something; or perhaps want to give the illusion their social lives are too complex to solicit such things.

That said; forming a band with Nohomo420 because I look good with an HH Jaguar strapped on me sounds like a weird life choice that would bear explanation.
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by parry » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:31 am

Danley wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:20 am
So I actually applaud op for making a post like this - for the amt. of time in the last twenty years being on guitar forums, I’ve seen very few posts anywhere about musicians who *actually* want to gather and play music. There’s a lot of potential in that concept - yet it seems most people are too shy or something; or perhaps want to give the illusion their social lives are too complex to solicit such things.
I get what you're saying - there isn't nearly as much talk about making music, as there is worship of the objects on forums - but i think most people who do make ads about starting a band, post them in local classifieds to attract people near them. If it was just about finding people with pretty guitars, Pano and I would've been making music nobody cares about, years ago.
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by Danley » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:35 am

Good point - I put my ‘resume’ on a (physical/material) bulletin board at Guitar Center in the early 2000s and wound up with a band. But nowadays, the internet seems like the easier place to find musicians - just as it is the case with random sex.
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by nohomo420 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:10 am

Lol I was only suggesting a Jaguar because I like the sound of short scales especially with humbuckers but if anyone is serious about a band contact me
Ps my name is only a joke, happy pride month y’all

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by mbene085 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:56 am

If you can reliably pick out a shortscale playing Nirvana with a DS-1 or Fugazi with a Big Muff, I will eat my hat, pay you a million dollars, or otherwise offer to do something I clearly never intend to do. I say this as someone who owns about 8 shortscale acoustics and electrics.

Having said that, I hope you get your band together and have some fun.

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by panoramic » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:13 am

nohomo420 wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:10 am
Lol I was only suggesting a Jaguar because I like the sound of short scales especially with humbuckers but if anyone is serious about a band contact me
Ps my name is only a joke, happy pride month y’all
are you ScottT?
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by Jaguar018 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:10 am

OSG: Old Surly Grouches.

Neat! Someone here is talking about forming a band and making new music and they like jaguar guitars-- FOR SHAME! Let's take him apart for his perceived ignorance and cluelessness. ::)

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by panoramic » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:44 am

Jaguar018 wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:10 am
OSG: Old Surly Grouches.

Neat! Someone here is talking about forming a band and making new music and they like jaguar guitars-- FOR SHAME! Let's take him apart for his perceived ignorance and cluelessness. ::)
username nohomo420 = perceived ignorance and cluelessness
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Re: Starting a Band

Post by Jaguar018 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:51 am

^ My general understanding of the "no homo" thing is that it is a joke about getting away with perceived 'gay' activity. Like if one guy sucks another guy's dick and says "no homo" at the end of the deed then it's not gay -- even though everyone knows that is gay and okay.

I'm pretty sure it's not something said out of ignorance, but I won't be surprised if some OSG soothsayer tells me the error of my ways.

Would I chose it for my user name? No, but then again, I've never smoked pot either, so I wouldn't slap that ol' 420 at the end of my name.

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by druunkonego » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:02 am

Shit. Where's my popcorn. This is going to turn into a great thread. :D

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by jthomas » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:55 pm

Check this out to find local musicians who want to put a band together.

https://www.bandmix.com/search/results/ ... t=activity

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Re: Starting a Band

Post by mezcalhead » Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:48 am

panoramic wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:17 am
why does your other guitarist have to play the same guitar as you?
Isn't it much better if they don't? I was playing a Strat in one band and we took on a guy who also played a Strat, sounded kinda weird to me so I switched to something with P90s.

Saw an ace band a few months ago, one guitarist played a few tentative chords on the rhythm circuit on his JM and I thought "that sounds horribly muffled", the other did the same on a solidbody Ric and I thought "and that sounds way too glassy" - then they started off together and the overall sound was incredible.

Jaguar018 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:51 am
Would I chose it for my user name? No, but then again, I've never smoked pot either, so I wouldn't slap that ol' 420 at the end of my name.
Sure .. so what drug is denoted by the number 018?
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