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  1. BassGuyFL replied to the thread Responding to "the bass is a lesser instrument" comments.

    I think that it's not seen as a lesser instrument but just not as important because it's not a "feature" instrument. It sometimes grates...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:17 PM
  2. BassGuyFL liked s0c9's post in the thread IEM Fail.

    Well, the upside of a good IEM mix is that you can hear everything. The downside is also that you can hear everything :)

    Jul 18, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  3. BassGuyFL liked Chris Fitzgerald's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    The two members who have derailed this thread need to get a room, or separate rooms, or whatever. Also, IME, if you really want to put...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 9:19 AM
  4. BassGuyFL liked DWBass's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    Here's how I see it. I go to see bands all the time. Whenever there is an 'overplayer', it's fairly obvious because I keep getting...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:25 PM
  5. BassGuyFL replied to the thread Please post your most trivial first world problem here.

    My new rechargeable batteries are slightly bigger than the old ones and my wireless cuts out on occasion: I had to crash at mom's for a...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:43 PM
  6. BassGuyFL replied to the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    I have never made more money or played bigger gigs before I got into a big-time tribute band. It doesn't suck to play in front of...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:18 PM
  7. BassGuyFL liked RustyAxe's post in the thread Applying for Bass Player wanted position.

    Sounds like someone who reads Band Management on TB.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  8. BassGuyFL liked Medicine Man's post in the thread Applying for Bass Player wanted position.

    Because there are so many corporate functions that want Dream Theater covers you can hit 5 nights a week while touring. Sounds like...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  9. BassGuyFL liked BossOnBass's post in the thread Applying for Bass Player wanted position.

    IME when a musicians wanted ad focuses too much on tone it usually indicates that the band isn't made up of skilled musicians.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:45 AM
  10. BassGuyFL liked 2groggy's post in the thread Applying for Bass Player wanted position.

    How about "I will be happy to answer all of those questions. You first."

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:45 AM
  11. BassGuyFL liked QORC's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    nah. they are a nice subset of cover bands. I've never had bigger gigs or made more money than I have playing with tribute bands. It's...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:22 AM
  12. BassGuyFL liked 68Goldfish's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    I’m the kind of player that learns/plays a song as close as I can to how it was originally recorded. Sometimes there may be a couple...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:09 AM
  13. BassGuyFL liked phillipkregg's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    It's not that the bass can be overplayed. It's that a bassist can be responsible for poor musicianship.

    Jul 15, 2019 at 6:47 PM
  14. BassGuyFL liked buldog5151bass's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    How about this? If you are playing in public, you are playing for the audience, not for your own ego.

    Jul 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  15. BassGuyFL liked Kmonk's post in the thread Thoughts on the bass "over-player".

    When I play covers, I play as close to the original song as possible. People want to hear songs they way they know them. Unless your...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 4:59 PM

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