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Discussion in 'Ask Mike Watt [Archived]' started by jazzbo, Aug 24, 2001.

  1. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    I'd like to take a moment to welcome you to Talkbass Mike. It's wonderful that you're able to make time to share with us, and I know I speak for everyone when I say we greatly appreciate it.

    I hope you enjoy your time at Talkbass.
  2. i'm just amazed that you're actually doing this, i'm a big fan. hope you like it here!

    "punk rock changed our lives..."
  3. Josh Ryan

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

    Mar 24, 2001
    Greetings from me as well! I started checking out your stuff when fIREHOSE played a spring concert at UMASS Amherst. Great to have you here.
  4. Hey Blisshead, was that around '89-'90? I was there! (I think ;)) Welcome aboard Mike!
  5. stephanie


    Nov 14, 2000
    Scranton, PA
    Hi Mike!

    A very warm welcome to Talkbass. I'm sure everyone here appreciates you taking the time out of your schedule to help us. (I believe you were touring with Banyan this weekend?...hope the shows went well!).

    Became interested in your basswork when I heard you with Porno For Pyros on their "Good Gods Urge" album. (And I really enjoy the "120 Minutes" version of "Kimberly Austin")....Hope to someday see you live! :)

    Take care,
    Stephanie :)
  6. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    I'd like to take a second to say hello too, Mike. I've been a fan of your work since I first heard Double Nickels on the Dime back in the early 80's. Welcome and I look forward to "speaking" with you.
  7. Josh Ryan

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

    Mar 24, 2001
    I forget exactly, I thought 91 but I could easily be off by a year or two.
  8. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    thank you very much! I appreciate being part of the big bottom team effort too!

    on bass, watt

  9. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    I'll be on tour in the u.s. sep 11 - nov 3, you can see me then. 52 gigs in 54 days. it'll be like my 48th tour.

    thanks for the p.f.p. memories - I love those guys. still play w/perk and peter from that band all the time. beautiful people inside. perry too.

    on bass, watt

  10. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    you too, thank you! "double nickels..." that 's a long time ago! my favorite record I have bass on. d. boon and george hurley were incredible on it.

    on bass, watt

  11. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    I dig talking bass sometimes, it's a trip relating the things. there's so many different ways to work it.

    changed my life.

    on bass, watt

  12. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    This is my opportunity to welcome you. Good luck and thanks for being here. Also, not to get you in a bind with any of the forum rules, whether it's allowed or not, I'm going to provide your tour schedule as reference to members who want to come out to hear and greet ya!! I'm gunning for the Khyber show in Philly. Guys in my band play there but I've never been.

    I accept any and all responsibility for providing this information. mIKE wATT had nothing to do with it.

    Tue 09/11/01 San Francisco, CA Bottom Of The Hill

    Wed 09/12/01 Sacramento, CA Old Ironsides

    Thu 09/13/01 Eugene, OR W.O.W. Hall

    Fri 09/14/01 Portland, OR Dante's

    Sun 09/16/01 Vancouver, BC Starfish Room

    Mon 09/17/01 Spokane, WA Mootsy's

    Tue 09/18/01 Missoula, MT The Ritz

    Wed 09/19/01 Boise, ID Neurolux

    Thu 09/20/01 Salt Lake City, UT Liquid Joe's

    Fri 09/21/01 Fort Collins, CO Starlight

    Sat 09/22/01 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater

    Mon 09/24/01 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground

    Tue 09/25/01 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck

    Wed 09/26/01 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill's Duck Room

    Thu 09/27/01 Madison, WI The Annex

    Fri 09/28/01 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry

    Sat 09/29/01 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry

    Sun 09/30/01 Chicago, IL Double Door

    Mon 10/01/01 Bloomington, IN Bluebird Nightclub

    Tue 10/02/01 Lexington, KY Lynagh's

    Wed 10/03/01 Nashville, TN The End

    Thu 10/04/01 Cincinnati, OH Top Cats

    Fri 10/05/01 Columbus, OH Little Brother's

    Sat 10/06/01 Detroit, MI The Shelter

    Sun 10/07/01 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop

    Mon 10/08/01 Pittsburgh, PA 31st Street Pub

    Tue 10/09/01 Philadelphia, PA The Khyber

    Wed 10/10/01 New York, NY Mercury Lounge

    Thu 10/11/01 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's

    Fri 10/12/01 Cambridge, MA T.T. The Bear's

    Sat 10/13/01 Providence, RI Met Cafe

    Sun 10/14/01 Albany, NY Valentine's

    Mon 10/15/01 Baltimore, MD Fletcher's

    Tue 10/16/01 Washington, DC Black Cat

    Wed 10/17/01 Charlottesville, VA Starr Hill

    Thu 10/18/01 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle

    Fri 10/19/01 Atlanta, GA The EARL

    Sat 10/20/01 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club

    Sun 10/21/01 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbit's

    Mon 10/22/01 Orlando, FL Sapphire Supper Club

    Tue 10/23/01 Tampa, FL State Theatre

    Thu 10/25/01 Birmingham, AL The Nick

    Fri 10/26/01 Mobile, AL Splash

    Sat 10/27/01 New Orleans, LA Shim Sham Club

    Sun 10/28/01 Houston, TX Engine Room

    Mon 10/29/01 Austin, TX Stubb's Barbeque

    Tue 10/30/01 Dallas, TX Trees

    Wed 10/31/01 Oklahoma City, OK VZD

    Fri 11/02/01 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad

    Sat 11/03/01 Tempe, AZ Nita's Hideaway
  13. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA

    I would always encourage someone to post another's tour schedule. Actually, you've done a service to anyone here that would like to see Mr. Watt play.

  14. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    thanks to both you guys - much respect.

    on bass, watt

  15. ahpook


    Jul 13, 2001
    you say the bass changed your life - how would you say ? i know it's difficult sum that sort of thing up....how 'bout 3 ways ?


  16. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member


    just three ways? ok:

    1) became a way of expression for stuff burstin' out of my head

    2) allowed me to tour and see the world

    3) created challenges to help me grow

    I gotta add a fourth:

    4) made it possible for me to make music w/d. boon!

    on bass, watt

  17. ahpook


    Jul 13, 2001
    thanks for the views - may i wish you the greatest power to your elbow..