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The 'What Genre Do Most TB'ers Play?' Poll. What Do You Play?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by faulknersj, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Rock and Roll

    226 vote(s)
  2. Funk

    121 vote(s)
  3. Blues

    169 vote(s)
  4. Jazz

    124 vote(s)
  5. Gospel/Religious

    54 vote(s)
  6. Jam Band

    68 vote(s)
  7. Latin

    33 vote(s)
  8. Metal

    110 vote(s)
  9. Classical

    25 vote(s)
  10. Indy Rock

    78 vote(s)
  11. Heavy Rock

    123 vote(s)
  12. Stoner Rock

    57 vote(s)
  13. Reggae/ Ska/ World/ Carribean

    55 vote(s)
  14. Folk

    66 vote(s)
  15. Country/Bluegrass

    85 vote(s)
  16. Classic Rock

    189 vote(s)
  17. Fusion

    59 vote(s)
  18. Electronic

    27 vote(s)
  19. Top 40/Pop

    70 vote(s)
  20. Punk

    89 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. I am just really curious about how we as a TB community break down according to the genre(s) of music we play. I'm guessing that Rock genres are going to take the cake, but who knows...maybe there will be a genre that is more heavily represented here amongst us that is unexpected!

    I am also interested in WHY we play what we play...Did we grow up with it...did a working band situation shift your musical trajectory....etc...etc?

    I was limited to 20 options for the Poll.

    If thou play RnB, Motown, Soul....select funk.

    For post punk, New Wave, etc...I would select punk or Indie Rock

    That is MOSTLY what i play to FYI.
  2. Beef of the Sea

    Beef of the Sea Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2014
    Los Angeles, CA
    Old-school pop (60's/70's soul, R&B, disco), "modern" R&B, some classic rock. The more groove, the better.
  3. icecycle66


    Feb 4, 2009
    all the metals
  4. edpal

    edpal Banned

    Oct 3, 2007
    You left my current genre out. Rap and rap-rock. And thus we must "Rage Against the Machine" :bassist:
  5. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    "Rock" and most of it's sub categories / genres.

    "Blues" I guess this is where Rock came from, right?
  6. Metal / hardcore / punk rock w a twist of Sade groove :). That is in my band at home i really play whatever I feel like grooving to.
  7. It only have me 20 options...if I hear more from Rap Rock Players I'll see if I can shift things around a little and add that as an option.
  8. edpal

    edpal Banned

    Oct 3, 2007
    Fine, I select rock and 5-6 other things. :D
  9. jazz, latin, and metal
  10. all kind of rock actually :D
  11. rock
    heavy rock
    stoner rock
    classic rock

    so pretty much rock, of all sorts
  12. Lee Moses

    Lee Moses

    Apr 2, 2013
    At some time or another, I've played all but a couple of those genres. These days it's mostly jazz or classical, but I will probably always consider myself first and foremost a country musician.
  13. Stealth


    Feb 5, 2008
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Classic rock, hard rock, indie rock, metal (of various type and texture), and I dabble in fusion and jazz.
  14. ExaltBass

    ExaltBass Just a BassGuy! Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    What's required by the gig I accept.
  15. jwcave


    Mar 31, 2014
    mostly any style Christian music; whatever the worship leader requests, and blues and jazz
  16. callofcthulhu


    Oct 16, 2012
  17. Riverrunsred


    Jan 20, 2010
    Central FL
    Doom as well.
  18. Dug2

    Dug2 Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    1 for electric, hahaha, u could replace electric with r&b
  19. No love for R&B and Soul?

    What's a bass for, anyway
  20. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    I selected funk, blues, jazz, gospel, classic rock and top 40. Unfortunately Motown, and R&B were not on the list, especially since I play those more than anything else on my list except classic rock / top 40. And that's only because of my current gig. If I were starting my own band it would be Motown / R&B.