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Help me with a 500 word essay to get audition!

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by steveksux, Apr 3, 2009.


  1. From Craigslist... http://detroit.craigslist.org/muc/1104192623.html

    Thanks in advance... :bag:

    Randy
     
  2. Rob Lewis

    Rob Lewis

    Feb 23, 2006
    London
    The Ramones are a particularly tough call for the bass player...
     
  3. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Just hurl a grenade into that basement and leave.
     
  4. cmewhinney

    cmewhinney

    Jul 11, 2008
    Concord, NH
    I would talk about how Victor and Jaco were good and all, but your main influence is Danny Bonaduce.
     
  5. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Fine, Handmade Custom Bass Guitars

    Dec 25, 2008
    Pasco, WA
    Makes you wonder what some people are thinking . . .

    I wish they coulda been more specific about their needs.

    Let's see . . . between 25 and 26 years old . . . THAT WOULD BE 25 WOULDN'T IT??!!
     
  6. Do they even make a 6 string Rick bass? I think they're looking for someone very specific - ie, someone they already know. Otherwise good luck finding a person that meets all those requirements!

    "hope to play for more than 10 people some day"
    "we're opening for Ozzy this summer"

    Didn't realize Ozzy was doing so bad these days! ;)
     
  7. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Fine, Handmade Custom Bass Guitars

    Dec 25, 2008
    Pasco, WA
    Basement Band, hoping one day to play a gig for more than 10 people . . .

    That'll attract a pro for sure!

    . . . will be opening for Ozzy this summer.

    From less than 10 to over 10,000 in 3 months! Whoo hoo!
     
  8. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    Didnt know you needed to have the chops of victor and jaco to play Ramones music...guess I learned something. And, I thought I heard Ozzy on Howard the other day saying he isnt touring this year, he has that variety show going on and he was supposed to be off for a year. I could be wrong though.

    And, I havent seen a six string Ric, at least not one that just anyone would have. Maybe a custom made jobber for Chris Squire lol
     
  9. Hey - Basement Band sounds really good! Check 'em out!

    I'm not sure how The Ramones or Steve Harris fit into their Alt-Country/Folk sound, and the commute to New York seems like a stretch, but...
     
  10. butchblack

    butchblack Life is short. Do good. Find and do what you love.

    Jan 25, 2007
    Waltham Massachusetts
    You should write your essay on how they are going to have to change their name due to a NYC alt/country newgrass band with the same name
     
  11. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Fine, Handmade Custom Bass Guitars

    Dec 25, 2008
    Pasco, WA
    My favorite . . .
     
  12. themadpiper

    themadpiper This is CAKETOWN!!

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pascagoula, MS
    EPIC FAIL... on the part of anyone who takes this seriously.
     
  13. Jimmy Bones

    Jimmy Bones

    Feb 24, 2009
    Baxley, GA
    It's obviously posted in jest.
     
  14. YUP I second that nomination,,, all in favor ?
     
  15. gribuski

    gribuski

    Aug 7, 2002
    Nashville, TN
    Are they going to they a background check, too? References? What about a drug screen? I can see it now:

    "Sorry, you didn't test positive for pot...you can't be in our cool band."
    :smug:

    Man would I ever try to get in on that audition, though, just to see what they're all about. I want to meet these cats: they're the most sarcastic cats ever, or the biggest tools ever (or both). Either way, my curiosity is piqued. Of course, I've lead on one of those "I'm a rich king in Nigeria who needs someone to help me transfer $1,000,000 to the States" e-mail guys, just to see what they say next.
     
  16. I like how they demand that you have red-hair. This is either a horrible joke or thats a horrible band.
     
  17. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    The term "Wankers" was invented for the group this ad describes.
     

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