I gathered some players through a web forum with the hopes of starting a band. They are good players and they are real cool people. My main concern is trying to develop a style in such a way that I accomodate all band members' tastes without me growing too uncomfortable. Now, check this: I, bassist: New wave, power pop, british pop/rock, indie, alternative Drummer: classic 60s and 70s rock, blues Guitarist 1: Brit pop, indie Guitarist 2: Dunno, probably 80s and AOR Singer: Top 40 pop, AOR, disco, hard rock That's a lot of styles! Dang! Is there a chance something in the happy medium realm can come up? How do I deal with trying to mix it down? If I formed the band, is the negotiating attitude best or should I be more egoistical?