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Hi, please accept me.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Alyn, Dec 19, 2002.

  1. Alyn


    Dec 19, 2002
    Hey, this is my second post and I'm new so please be nice to me and accept me into your little clan. OK, little about me, I'm 17, been playin bass for nearly 2 years and played guitar for a bit before that, I play an Ibanez Soundgear SR300DX through a Polytone Mini Brute ||| and I'm currently in a band in the studio recording a CD.
    I'm into all kinds of music from Jazz to Punk to 80's metal to anything non nu-metal or this whole cheeze "punk" thing that's goin on really.
    As far as bass playin goes I'm a big lover of bassists such as MUSE's Chris Wolstenholme, Rancid's Matt Freeman (although he hasn't really influenced me much, it's not the kinda thing I play I really respect his playin), Iron Maiden's Steve Harris I'm currently loving Slade's Jim Lea. I'm not shure who I'd call my biggest influence but I must say I'm a lover or a soft bottom heavy tone with no twang and usually play finger style. I can't slap to save my life and I'm clumsy as hell with a plec but I can do it, don't like it though. As for actually bands/artists I like, always have been and always will be a huge Michael Jackson fan (even though the last two albums were awfull), I'm listening to slade a lot at the mo (but it's that time of year), love stuff like Feeder, love Oasis, basically I'm all for most things british bar Steriophonics, recently started getting into Soundgarden, dunno, I'm babbling on now, anyways, hi, I'm new and I won't always post this long,
  2. Welcome :).
  3. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Welcome! :D
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Hah, I dig the "Please Accept Me" Subject. You sound like a cool cat, you'll fit in fine. A varied choice in music is always good not only as a bass player, but on talkbass, people appreciate it as aposed to the close-minded people who only listen to a certain style. Have fun, you'll learn a lot from this site, well, I did at least.
  5. Welcome to TB!!!!


  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Welcome to Talkbass, Alyn. This is a great place, but be careful. It's very addictive!:D
  7. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Ohhhhh no you don't. There's the small matter of sending each supporting memeber a crisp unmarked $100 bill.
  8. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    hey, welcome to talkbass, please get in line #2 to receive your uniform, and then follow the crowd to lines #3, #4 and #5 for the prostate exam, cough test and flea bath, respectively. :)
  9. Remember, the prostate exam is by someone with hands big enough to play 7 & 8 string basses!:eek:

    Welcome, Alyn!:cool:
  10. Alyn


    Dec 19, 2002
    Hey, lol, uniform, damn, this is like school, only I might actually learn something here. Cool, so who's who round here? tell me a little 'bout you all.
  11. Ola!

  12. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Hi! I'm a felon doing time at Leavenworth for eating people. I took up bass as a means to let out my rage. It's working to some exxtent. Nice to meet you! :)
  13. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Welcome to Talkbass.

    A little about me...

    I like unicorns, rainbows, picnics, and long walks on the beach.

    And cheese. I really like cheese.
  14. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I'm Woodchuck, a bass playing rodent. I'm just trying to put my past as a porn actor behind me and move on. Whatever you do, DO NOT go rent "Anus and Andy" or "Malcolm XXX"!
    Why? No reason, just don't.
  15. Hello,
    I'm Kristofer and I'm introvert. :)
  16. reachjkh


    Nov 21, 2002
    Lee's Summit, MO
    you know...I really can't tell if woodchuck is joking or not. ???
  17. reachjkh


    Nov 21, 2002
    Lee's Summit, MO
    Oh yeah, I'm Jeff. I won't be around here too long if I don't get away from this one particullarly adictive political thread I'm involved in. I think I'm making people mad and they're gonna ban me.

    BTW what are your views on smoking????? just kidding:D
  18. Hi, I'm Roark, a 40-something drummer that has been neglecting his drum kit for the past year while trying to learn bass. (I must say, it IS addictive!)
  19. welcome. my name is dancehallclasher. i spend my spare time not answering the phone and shaking spasmodically.
  20. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
    I'm not having a bath with Flea. Gail Anne Dorsey will do.

    BTW hello Alyn