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Hilarious Bassist Wanted Ad

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by MikeyFingers, Aug 1, 2005.

  1. http://www.scaredofgirls.com/bassist.html
    I can't stop laughing at this. The 3rd and 4th lines are the best. Ahhhhh, the name of the band says it all.
    WARNING---You'll probably want to turn your speakers OFF before going to that site, very bad music awaits.
  2. LOL sign me up ;) :D
  3. oldgreyOlds


    May 12, 2005
    Delta, BC
    this is definetly the band for me... the dying cat vocals just make it.
  4. JB Lars

    JB Lars

    May 24, 2000
    Chicago Suburbs
    I'm not sure I get why this is funny. Seems a straightforward enough ad, and if I met the criteria I'd audition. Hell, I may have to go 'head and get their CD now. Or I would if it weren't out of stock.

    Thanks for turning me on to a decent band.
  5. oldgreyOlds


    May 12, 2005
    Delta, BC
    differnt strokes for different folks I suppose...
  6. daofktr

    daofktr irritating, yet surly

    Feb 15, 2005
    aurora, IN
    dayum...dunno if i could make a comment that wouldn't offend someone.
    i guess you gotta be 'scared of girls' to audition.
    (read: emo)
    (and no offense to the 'one in ten' out there...or the metros or wtfe.)
    (ditto to you, toasted :D)
  7. Are you serious?

    It's probably out of stock because a record company stopped producing it because it was so bad. They didn't want to tarnish their name...
  8. JB Lars

    JB Lars

    May 24, 2000
    Chicago Suburbs
    Dead serious. It's not "Heaven Tonight", but it's not a bad little slice of power pop. I've spent good money on worse records, that's for sure.
  9. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    "We're a bunch of upbeat guys that love playing great, looking great and having the time of our lives while doing it."

    I wasn't aware the guys from Queer Eye For The Straight Guy formed a band.

    ODDBALL Supporting Member

    Mar 2, 2005
    Salida, CA
    They need to be taken out back and beaten with a stick! :)
  11. i didn't realize that having a low slung bass was so important.
  12. n00b

    :D :smug:
  13. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    They don't half want much, do they? Great looks, great studio and live playing, stage presence, no ego, crap, everybody wants that. The guys who have all that are already hired or fronting their own band...
  14. Ben Vail

    Ben Vail

    Jul 29, 2005
    Los Angeles
    I love the comment about the "low slung bass"
  15. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
  16. mr e

    mr e

    Nov 17, 2003
    'the look' is a major concern for a lot of bands

    i once had a terrible time gigging with a 'pop' band
    the guitar player would say things like:
    'you're clothes aren't very rockin tonight'
    'think about getting your hair frosted, like mine"


    no, i was not with them long
  17. rockstarbassist

    rockstarbassist Banned

    Apr 30, 2002
    The Woodlands, TX
    Endorsing Artist: HCAF
    This is funny. You can have all the great musicians in the world put together, but put a crappy vocalist in there, and you're done with. But ya, I guess it's on par with all the other crap they call "music" on the radio nowadays. Off pitch, off key, off talent... :scowl:
  18. pklima

    pklima Commercial User

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Karoryfer Samples
    This is a very good ad in a way. If you are not the right person for this band odds are you'll know it immediately and won't waste their time or yours.
  19. paz

    paz Banned

    Jun 26, 2001
    Seaton, Devon, England
    i say its the most fake thing ive ever read, id rather go on the x factor
  20. rashbeep


    Jul 15, 2005
    Toronto, ON
    ah the link doesnt work for me.. too bad.. i wanted to laugh too