Stoner/Doom Bassists 72: tubes and pubes

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Sartori, Sep 10, 2013.


  1. Sartori

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    No Shave November's coming up. Interpret that as you will.

    Continued from here.

    Never made one of these before, but here's some admittedly non-doom but cool music to listen to while you guys all post more relevant stuff:

  2. demon666

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  3. Sartori

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    Been on a Wardruna kick the last couple of days.

    Also wish BurningWorld records would put more stuff on their bandcamp.
  4. Rushing

    Rushing Supporting Member

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    Speaks back in the cab and ready for practice tonight.

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  6. Lazarus.Bird

    Lazarus.Bird Mr. Personality Supporting Member

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  7. Sartori

    Sartori

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    I like the color of that tolex.

    What speakers are in that cab?
  8. Samsquanch1972

    Samsquanch1972 Supporting Member

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    Nice looking Squier, and rig!
  9. askrere

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    Man I'm on a roll, never had a thread named by me now I got two in a row. Toobs n Poobs

    What had happened to them? I missed the diagnosis.
  10. mbelue

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    You checked they are inphase right?
    I always forgot that when I was in a hurry.
  11. Auspex

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    New shirts just got made. Awesome having a graphic designer in the band!!
  12. JoeVictim

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    Nice!
  13. Auspex

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    Doing some research on creating a LLC, or something similar for the band. I just picked up a van yesterday, made some shirts today, and will be putting a couple thousand miles on the odometer for some shows this upcoming weekend.

    Anyone have some more experience doing this? Ron, you guys have something similar setup for Bongripper?

    This may all be unnecessary, but everyone in the band is putting their pocket books on the line and I want to make sure we're all covered.
  14. askrere

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    Can you get short term insurance or something until then? Creating a company seems like it'd take at least 5 business says.
  15. Auspex

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    I'm thinking long term.

    I was just mentioning the kind of **** we're getting to in one weekend. THe future plans will be much more involved.

    Essentially, we'll be buying more gear, more merch, might need to fix the van, would like to deal with $$$$ like pros instead of having some fall outs.

    Covering our asses per the laws of the United States of 'Murica.

    Basically want to run this like a business taking advantage of any possible tax laws. For someone wondering why in blue blazes would I want to do that?Well, I'm just trying to best prepare us and this kind of shvt is kinda fun for me. In my band we've got a graphic designer, IT guy, music shop guy, and business guy. Obviously, it would be best to talk to some sort of tax/business lawyer, but looking at these resources to get a basic idea.

    http://www.lawbass.com/LawNotes-LLC.html

    http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/form-llc-how-to-organize-llc-30287.html

    http://cincymusic.com/resources/forming-an-llc-for-your-band
  16. DethByDoom

    DethByDoom Supporting Member

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    Awesome!
  17. JoeVictim

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    Who did a live recording and then over dubbed guitar and vocals here? Corey, Beebass, someone else...? Any special tricks/foreseen circumstances in doing this?

    This seems to be the only way we are going to be able to get anything.
  18. The_Janitor

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    So we had a show on the 21st with two other local bands, got told today that the venue had a "scheduling snafu" and the gig is cancelled. They offered up the next saturday, but there's conflicts with everyone's schedules so us and one of the other bands can't do it . I don't think we would have done it anyway. Flyers made and posted already, Facebook event was done, it's way too late to try and change the date. ********.
  19. Ron Now

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    We got reported by Paypal to the IRS this past year. But instead of starting an LLC we filed the band expenses under my name as a sole proprietor. Now we switch track and switch accounts so it doesn't happen again.

    We do pretty alright as a band, but not so much that we can afford to let them take all our profits that go back into making more records for taxes.
  20. mc_muench

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    Turned our first >5 minuter into 7+ minuter tonight at practice. How needs short songs anyway...
  21. mbelue

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    Snitches get stitches....
    Or in the case of a faceless corporate entity...nothing. Bastards.

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