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what "alternative",,,

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by 4dog, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. 4dog


    Aug 18, 2012
    What "alternative" names besides bassist do other musicians call us,, in my time here ive seen a number of alternative names for drummers and guitarists just wondering if we have any?
  2. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    I think they call me Sexy Beast....... I could be wrong.
  3. The guy in the corner with the funny looking guitar. :D
  4. JohnMCA72


    Feb 4, 2009
  5. LarryO


    Apr 4, 2004

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  6. EricF

    EricF Habitual User

    Sep 26, 2005
    Pasadena, CA
    "The other guitar player"
  7. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    The guy with the bigger guitar
  8. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Boom-Boom Bouillabaisse , with a side of 'tater salad.
  9. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    Well you would swear my name is Richard based on what they call me...
  10. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    Hey You!


    What is that thing or guitar you are playing?

    Since I play a Steinberger Bass, I get frequent questions about what I play.
  11. MissTheTrain


    May 11, 2012
    Large mouth bass player!
  12. letsrumble


    May 23, 2010
    The Low End
  13. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    "Bass man"

    "The guy with all the spare junk" (Am I the only one who has noticed the bass players always have the spare junk?)

    "The guy who practiced at home and made charts."

    "The guy with the gear that never breaks down"

    "The guy with the good ear."

    I could be wrong but I think this is what other people call bass players.

    As for me, they call me "Hammer". (Unless they are from Boston then its "Hammah")
  14. Maybe I'll just start referring to myself as a "Lower-range frequency specialist".
  15. preside


    Aug 7, 2010
    Scottsdale Az
    My keyboardist, who does all the stage banter , couldn't remember my name when I first joined the band so he just called me "Bassey" it stuck.
  16. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    How true that is. If I did not carry the spare junk, we would have been in trouble numerous times.
  17. 4dog


    Aug 18, 2012
    Too funny laughin too hard,,keep em comin,,my personal fav was,, hey you!
  18. Piggy8692


    Oct 2, 2010
    Northern Utah
  19. giacomini


    Dec 14, 2008
    Florianopolis - Brazil
    Endorsing: Copetti Guitars
    It's either that or "oh, I thought he was playing a guitar, too"
  20. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Tampa, FL.