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A sad day for the Stupid one

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Matt Till, Aug 2, 2003.


  1. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I had a gig with Skinny and The Platelickers last night and I was playing terrible. Due to Walmart, I haven't had much time for bass, so this gig comes up, bam I suck. I had no idea how to play "Whiskey Rock A Roller" by Skynyrd. And my fingers just weren't with it. And when I was playing good, I thought the soundguy had me at a really low volume which would have really pissed me off if I was good.

    So the second set rolls around and I gradually turn my volume lower and lower as the songs go on, I'm practically off at the end. I learned I had a decent chunk in the mix. It was pretty noticeable... at least I thought, that I was getting quieter. When we did Soul man, and it was finished, the frontman looked at the lead guitarist and said, "I couldn't hear any bass in that one." :confused: So I guess I was pretty loud earlier, I just wasn't really cutting through. But my playing was so awful that I just didn't want to be heard. I was practically crying on stage. The second set sounded pretty empty (Yay, I guess I do serve a purpose :meh:) but people dug us and some said they might give us a call for gigs sometime. People were asking for numbers/cards/etc. So maybe the Platlickers should go White Stripes. :bawl:
     
  2. Don't say that Matt. You haven't had time to practice because of your job and that's not your fault. I know when I don't practice I can't play some songs without messin up a few times. Just try and get some practice in before any more gigs and then you should play better :D ~ Tyler
     
  3. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I know I know. It's just the worst I've ever played on stage. Damn Walmart. Also doing all covers (not all covers I like) is a bit of a drag too.


    I need to get in an original band. One that doesn't sound like Matt and The Monkey Mafia (Or whatever the hell I'm called ;) )
     
  4. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
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  5. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    *hundred hand slaps Wrong Robot, followed by a quick "Yoga FLAME"*
     
  6. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
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  7. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    glad to see our(me and polly's) little animation has made you feel better ;)