XVXbryanXVX
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Drums, Other Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, Flute, Cello, Ukulele, Clarinet.

ABOUT

Hey multi-instrumentalists and drummers,

I'm looking for another multi-instrumentalist / drummer to collaborate on an unconventional-format post-punk / post-rock trio project for fun and recording. If we have enough of a catalog of songs, I'd like to play locally.

As for myself, I am a 44 year old who's has been playing bass guitar since I was 12 (mainly fingerstyle and slap pop) and drums off & on since 16. Most recently, I have invested in a drum kit and am looking to work on this role primarily with bass & all instrumentation secondarily.

I am technically proficient but I prefer to shoot for melodic syncopation instead of virtuosity. I strive for heavy contrast with clean cathedral lush washes against fuzzed out dissonant passages with both traditional rock instrumentation and modified folk instrumentation in unconventional formats. Think alternately-tuned basses, ukuleles, organ synth, melodicas, musical saw, paraphonic synth, soft synths, and granular sampler synth using field-recorded sounds. Since 2015, I have been heavily into my solo looping project and have been wanting to bring on more like-minded instrumentalists to push beyond the envelope of mediocrity and tradition. I'm just hoping to find more forward-thinking multi-instrumentalists who care more about their craft than alcohol & drug use.

If any of this resonates with you, feel free to reach out as I would love to hear what you've been working on.

Screen name:
XVXbryanXVX
Member since:
Nov 08 2021
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Under 10
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week

Influences

MADMADMAD
Kyotaro & Rikuo
Battles
Animals as Leaders
Babyland
One Eye Open
Melt Banana
Lightning Bolt
Nuclear Rabbit
Mr Bungle / Faith No More
At the Drive In / Sparta / Sleepercar
System of a Down
Idles / Amyl & the Sniffers
Lion's Law / nOIse / face to face
Cromags / Youth of Today / Trial
Slapstick / The Broadways / Leftover Crack / Link 80
Skankin' Pickle / Mephiskapheles / Streetlight Manifesto
The Go Team
Holy fu*k
Octopus Project
Moon Hooch
Dub Trio
Morphine
far
Shellac
Pixies
Couch
Zoe Keating (cello)
Rafael Sotomayer (hang drum)
Augustus Pablo (melodica)
William Thoren (beatbox/didjeridoo)

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Drums:
Intermediate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Other:
Intermediate
Ukulele:
Intermediate
Electronic Music:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

acoustic electric hybrid drum kit
electric basses: standard EADG tuning and cello CGDA tuning
ukuleles: cello CGDA tuning
organ synth
melodicas
toy pianos
mouth harps
musical saw
soft synths
granular sampler synth using field-recorded sounds
korg kaosscilator
glockenspiel
tank drum
chimes
kalimba
cajon

MUSIC