BassTurtle
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SEEKING

Lead Guitar, Drums.

ABOUT

My most recent band, The Small Dogs, has disbanded so I am looking for a new situation. I am married with children, so I do this mainly fun, not because I am trying to become a rock star. This gives complete artistic control; I can play what we want. If you have any interest is a situation like this, please contact me.

The material posted is from an older band, Irie Dingo. I will be posting a song or two from The Small Dogs as soon as we have something available.

I have played in various kinds of rock bands since the 1980s. Metal, punk funk, blues rock; with other influences like motown, reggae, disco. I am looking for a fairly casual situation, I just want to play, and I am not looking for weekly gigs etc. Ideally, I want to do originals and re-imagined covers (playing Born to be Wild as reggae, for instance) in Jam style or prog. But any style is cool as long as we have fun!

As I said, I was with The Small Dogs, so I am considering adding a new project and possibly two.

Screen name:
BassTurtle
Member since:
Oct 07 2011
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Tons of influences ranging from Zeppelin/Deep Purple to Talking Heads/Echo and the Bunnymen, Bob Marley, motown, Rage Against the Machine, Chili Peppers, King Crimson, Peter Gabriel. Plus a lot more; I am very open-minded as far as approach. I do like things to be a bit on the heavy side, though I am very flexible.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

I have a Keith Roscoe 5-string electric and a Spector 5 as well. I use a Carvin stack with 2x10 cab on top of a single 15. I use a Boss ME-50B device for tuning, compression and effects.

MUSIC