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Miles_ONeal
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Birthday:
Dec 20, 1955 (Age: 65)
Location:
Round Rock, TX
Occupation:
Perforce architect, author

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Miles_ONeal

Wrangler of Raucous Thunder, Male, 65, from Round Rock, TX

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"Rock and roll! Basses for everyone!!!" -- @bolophonic Mar 18, 2020

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      Miles_ONeal
      I've got an orgone accumulator.
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      Miles_ONeal
      I want to play bass in a band fronted by Alita (battle angel).
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      Miles_ONeal
      Anyone have a line on a Bird that desperately wants a refin? No luck on finding a body. Maybe I'll just buy another Epi and refin it.
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      Miles_ONeal
      Taking a short break before writing Dragon Lord Chronicles book 4. Arguing with myself over buying a 2nd Thunderbird.
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      Miles_ONeal
      Taking a short break before working on book #4 of the Dragon Lord Chronicles.
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      Miles_ONeal
      Taking a short break before working on book #4 of the Dragon Lord Chronicles.
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      Miles_ONeal
      Happy as a bed of clams
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Dec 20, 1955 (Age: 65)
    Location:
    Round Rock, TX
    Occupation:
    Perforce architect, author
    Current Setup:
    Epi Tbird CP (Cobalt flats) or VP (RS66s) => SaturnWorks switch => Korg Pitchblack tuner => MXR Bass Compressor => Boss GEB-7 bass EQ => MXR Bass Distortion => MXR Phase 95 => Morley 20/20 Volume Plus => MXR Bass Preamp on stage. Fender Rumble 100.
    Epi Tbird IV awaiting substantial mods.
    Various percussion instruments.
    Favorite Genres:
    Most forms of rock, experimental, noise. No opera.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Worship team at church, jamming with friends
    Previously Owned Gear:
    No other bass gear, plenty of guitar gear
    G.A.S. List:
    An original Ampeg SVT. Leon Wilkeson's Thunderbird.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Roger Glover, Roger Waters, Tina Weymouth, Kathy Valentine, Tal Wilkenfeld, Leon Wilkeson, Berry Oakley, Adam Clayton, Dennis Dunaway, Jack Cassady, Phil Lesh, Lemmy (from the Hawkwind days), Joe Bouchard, Peter Albin, John Entwhistle, Nikki Monninger, Bob Babbitt, Mike Mills, etc.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    tube guitar amps, writing, reading, percussion, guitar, hiking, travel, food, people
    Trombone from 6th through 12 grade, and for a couple of years around age 30. Now I occasionally make cow noises on it.
    Guitar player for years, with occasional songs on bass live. Realized I was never going to be a great guitar player. Switched to percussion and bass. Now mainly bass. After a few years, I'm better on bass than I ever was on guitar. I'm down with that.
    Day gig is a geek thing. I write a lot, especially fiction, lots of geek stuff in the past. Several published books.
    Married 40+ years to an amazing woman. Two bio-kids, and too many to count who call us mom & dad. A few grands. No great grands AFAIK.
    I miss motorcycling, but want to get everything (including the house) paid off before getting another.
    I plan to live to at least 120.
    I love Texas (we live central; I miss the desert), but I could live on a nice beach.

    Signature

    Miles O'Neal- author, musician, geek, hugger
    The few. The proud. The bass players.
    Epi 2012 IV (Leon Skynyrd), Epi 2019 Vintage Pro IV (Hela), Epi 2019 Classic Pro (Pattie Mjölnir)
    THUNDERBIRD Club #693 / Epiphone Club #188
    Rumble Club #1158
    / Combo Club #216
    Texas Bassist Club #219 (Round Rock)

    "The further away you are the less you are aware that Texas is the center point of the galaxy." @Killing Floor
    Thunderbird Club motto (unofficial at present): "We may be a biker gang around here, but we play Thunderbirds and are pointy heads and highly refined dorks." @Gaolee
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