Patient Lizard


Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums.


Ok, recognize that I've kinda been put on the spot here. Let's see I started playing cello with my school orchestra when I was 9. I had had a lot of classical influence at home prior to my immersion in school but until then I had never played an instrument other than fooling around on my dad's piano. My dad really had a lot to do with shaping my earlier experiences with music. He took me to my first concert when I was 5, Bonnie Raitt. From him I heard a lot of classical music and a lot of New Orleans bands like The Meters, Papa Grows Funk, and The Radiators. When I was 4 or 5 I was watching Predator with my dad when the moustachioed hick with the machine gun played "Long Tall Sally" on his huge boom box - that's when I caught the boogie woogie. Middle school: punk rock, Green Day. Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr. came later. In high school I got really into the Chicago blues and 60s/70s rock. Real "Dazed and Confused." Perfect soundtrack to high school. In college I discovered a compatibility between myself and a lot of rock from the 80s and 90s, lots of blues from the Delta, and new music as well. See below

Screen name:
Patient Lizard
Member since:
Apr 22 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week


Chuck Berry Spacemen3 Tad Pixies Sonic Youth Stooges My Bloody Valentine Babes In Toyland Donovan T. Rex Nirvana Led Zeppelin Brian Jonestown Massacre Beatles Doors Mudhoney Black Flag Deer Hunter Reading Rainbow No Joy Stone Roses Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club Rage Against the Machine Jesus and Mary Chain Tamaryn Pavement Elvis The Smiths Radiohead Band of Gypsys The Asteriod #4 Rolling Stones Velvet Underground The Whigs The Warlocks The Raveonettes Neil Young Television Dead Meadow The Cramps Catherine Wheel Ray Charles Captain Beefheart The Byrds Bob Dylan Chocolate Watchband Black Angels Dick Dale Beach Boys Link Wray Animal Collective The Books Dinosaur Jr Bardo Pond Galaxie 500 Wavves Black Keys Dandy Warhols 13th Floor Elevators Beachwood Sparks Yo La Tengo Pale Saints Flat Duo Jets Ride Lush Spiritualized David Bowie Incubus White Stripes Muddy Waters Howlin Wolf Buddy Guy Tab Benoit Johnny Winter Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup John Lee Hooker Son House Robert Johnson Big Bill Broonzy Blind Boy Fuller Blind Lemon Jefferson Blind Willie Johnson Blind Willie McTell Bo Diddley Bukka White Junior Wells Elmore James Fats Domino Charlie Patton Lightning Hopkins Skip James T-Bone Walker


Gibson 335, Tele, Fender Twin reissue, Ibanez Tube Screamer, Fulltone OCD, fuzzes, other pedals - mostly different kinds of delay/reverb