SEEKING

Drums.

ABOUT

Currently seeking a drummer for a four piece Classic Rock group. Drums/Bass/Guitar/Keys.
stickytourbus at ya hoo dot com

Visit my S ou nd Cl ou d for more music.
s ou nd cl ou d DOT com/stickytourbus

The music “business” has been good to me.
I’m now looking for a bit more music and less business! A bit more relaxed, a bit more fun!


Boomtown Express is now defunct!
It was great while it lasted!
Thanks to everyone involved in this outstanding group!

I am leaving some of the Boomtown demos up for your listening pleasure!

My Band History:
DECADE - Ld VOX/Bass 11yrs.
BROKUN TOYZ - Bass/VOX 2yrs.
POUND OF LIFE - Bass/VOX 3yrs
BOOMTOWN EXPRESS - Bass/VOX 2yrs.
FAT WILLY & THE COWBOY CIRCUS - Ld VOX/Bass 1yr.

Screen name:
Leo Caruso
Member since:
Feb 12 2007
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

I've recently discovered some new sounds.
New to me!

In the vein of:
The Avalanches
The Budos Band
The New Mastersounds
Orgone
The Daktaris
Greyboy Allstars
Wax Tailor
Gramatik
Thievery Corporation
Four80East
Nightmares on Wax
Particle
Max Sedgley
The Supreme Beings of Leisure
Gnappy
Clutch
The Sound Defects
Caro Emerald
Dub Syndicate
Paloma Faith
Kinobe
Portishead
Beastie Boys (the NEW instrumental stuff!)
The Poets of Rhythm
Cadillac Jones
Soulive
Albino
John Scofield
Michael Viners Incredible Bongo Band
The Meters
Galactic
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
Lettuce

Funky fusion/New Orleans funk/afrobeat/chill/dub/groove...
Fun stuff!

My Influences?
Favorite singer, David Bowie
Favorite Guitarist, Frank Zappa
Favorite Bassist, Bootsy Collins
Favorite Keyboardist, Tim Justice
Favorite Drummers, Dennis Chambers & Marco Minnemann

Classic Rock is my main history!
Grand Funk
Guess Who
Animals
Santana, etc..
You get the drift!

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Drums:
Intermediate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

A stick and a rock.

I should've gotten 2 sticks or 2 rocks...
Although, a stick and a rock sound pretty good recorded with a Neumann Ribbon Mic into an Avalon front end and mastered with WAVES Plugins.

Stick and a Rock.
It's the latest craze!
The kids are going to love it!
Pick some up today!

Gear
27 Guitars & Basses...yeah, I know but..

(2) 80's Peavey Patriots (the ones I play!)
Bugera Veyron T Head 2000W
Bugera 4x10 Turbosound Cab 2800W
Shure SM58beta

80's Carvin DC200 (the one I play!)
Line 6 Bogner Spider Valve MkII HD100 Head
Marshall 1922 Cabinet (2x12 Celestions)
Fender 2x12 w/DSP

63 Slingerland Radio King Drum Set
Zildgen, Aquarians, Pearl
AT Tom Mics w/Shure B52 kick

Full Percussion Section

Yamaha PSR-530
Yamaha B200 FM Synth
E-MU Extreme Lead midi synth

Full PA
(2) 2x18 Peavey Subs
(2) SP5G Top Cabs ( I have others...)
(4) 15" Monitors JBL/Peavey

Rack
(4) Comp/Lim/Gate
(2) 31 Band EQ
(2) 15 Band EQ
(4) Aphex AE's
Alesia Quad 2
Ibanez DM500 DD
RTA
QSC & Stewart World Amps

(8) Par 36, controllers, trussing
(2) Chauvet LED 4Bars
(1) Chauvet LED 4bar Flex
(1) Chauvet LED 4Bar Flex USB
(1) Chauvet LED 6Spot
(1) Chavaut LED 4-Play
(1) ADJ LED Monster Fun
(1) ADJ Emerald Laser Scanner
(2) Chauvet Intimidator 300 LED Scanners
(2) Four Head Liquid Sky Lasers (RGBY)
DMX Controller
(2) DMX Dimmer Packs
Various trussing
Lasers, Strobes, M. Ball, Fog

And so much more it really is freaking ridiculous.
I didn't mention trumpet, cello, violins, string basses, noisemakers, gizmos and gadgets.
Or the recording studio... :-)
Music is a drug.
I am hooked.
Junkie needs a fix!

When you turn on your instrument,
does it return the favor?
Why yes it does, thank you!

Leo Caruso (Nom de Plume), Leo L. McNerney.

MUSIC