inflammatory musician stereotypes

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by lo-end, Jan 21, 2006.

  1. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    Guitarists are poseurs or jerks.
    Drummers are meatheads / oafs.
    Keyboardists (esp. synth guys) are nerds.
    ...Bassists are dorks.

    anyway I play all these instruments so I suppose that makes me all of the above
  2. Scottie

    Scottie Banned

    Oct 14, 2005
    Drummers can't read.

    Bassists couldn't learn the guitar well enough so they play bass.
  3. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    OK, so what's your point.:)

    I play Guitar and Bass, so I guess I'm a Poseing Dork, Or a Dorky Poseur.
  4. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
    Man, you're a mess! Don't start playin' somethin' else or you'll get lonely.;)
  5. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Ok. Here are some of the ones I heard....
    Guitarists- inflated heads, showoffs, primadonnas.

    Bassists- Oafs, High Foreheads, lousy guitarists, bad drunks.

    Drummers- Neanderthals, ignorant, like to fight, bad drunks, mentally insane.

    Keyboardists- Jerks, dorks, Homosexuals, space cadets.

    I do not personally agree with any of these but they are what I have heard. :rollno:
  6. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Drummers; think they're always right
  7. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    same here :p
  8. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca

    'sup with the courier font? :confused:
  9. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Worse, what's up with all the unmasked epithets?

    This thread's a good candidate for a move to the lobby...:meh:
  10. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Back in the mid '70s when I started playing, the bassist always looked like the biggest stoner in the band...

    Last band I was in the guitarists viewed the role of bassist as "necessary evil" I was expected to put on the show so the guitarists could get drunk and try to pick up chicks...

    The guitarists didn't know that I also play a bit of one practice I played some songs during a break and the rhythm guitarist asked me if I was planning on "moving up" to guitar... I just smiled...
  11. i dunno...i'll admit that i'm a bit of a dork...i am kind of a nerd too...that must explain my GAS for a bass to midi system...
  12. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Why is everyone so concerned with the font I choose to write in?
    I like to see the letters. I like bold ink. I don't know it looks good to me.
  13. thekyle


    Dec 25, 2005
    Breckenridge, CO
    Drummer: The guy who gets stoned and watches tv all day, never practices, forgets words, beats, names of songs, etc...

    Guitar player: The guy who gets stoned and watches tv all day and has hobbit feet because he won't wear shoes...

    Keyboard player: The guy who owes everyone in the band money...lots of money...

    Bass player: The only guy in the band who doesn't get stoned, the only one who works 40+ hours a week at a mentally and physically demanding job and still finds at least an hour a day to practice, etc...

    And we all live together with few bad feelings. Except the drummer. Drummers are weird...
  14. Koushaku

    Koushaku The artist never sleeps, only dreams

    Mar 10, 2005
    Albany, NY
    the position wasn't mentioned, but may I add the stereotype:

    vocalists aren't musicians

    hehe...but they sure do qualify for many of the same qualities the other positions are known to possess.

    Okay, that's all.

    (I've known many vocalists that were more musician than most instrument players I know, so obviously not a legitimate stereotype, like the rest).