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Band to Join, Accordion, Cello, Upright bass, Steel guitar, Bagpipes, Trombone, Vocalist - Alto, Dobro, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Other, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist.


Alternative? Yes. Ah, I see. I can only pick up to three genres of influence, which is of course pretty stupid. So, all of them.

This is something I did some years ago. I'm not sure it's good but it gives some indication of 'direction'


Though I think I can play the guitar relatively well I don't see myself as particuarly au fait with theory. In looking for potential collaborators I believe enthusiasm and a willingness to experiment is paramount (technial prowess and theoretical nous always help).

At the moment, I only have my classical guitar in London, which with my laptop and midi keyboard has served me well thus far. I like the idea of taking instruments to the park (I have no space in the flat I share with other peope) and trying to reproduce almost impossible to reproduce sounds. Imagine Battles unplugged, perhaps.

Well, that's how we'll write the songs, the melodic or rhythmic core. Then we move somewhere else for fleshing out. I guess if the acoustic album sells well we can quit our jobs and invest in a studio. Got to not think little (I have used litotes in order to avoid obvious cliche that would only render this aspiration null)

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Member since:
Jun 09 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Currently: Battles; Animal Collective; Ariel Pink; David Bowie; Balkan Beat Box; Deerhoof; Roland Dyens (Classical Guitarist); Shredding on a classical guitar; Raster Noton; Ninja Tunes; Stones Throw Records; Outkast; Janelle Monae; Pixies; Beach Boys (I'm sorry some of these are obvious but I guess I need to namecheck just in case); and more ; Radiohead and side projects; Tzadik Label; Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Bartok; This (http://open.spotify/album/3shxkOj7qWvH7MgdIuxibu); Wild Beasts; Beastie Boys (in a far bigger way than I feel comfortable admitting); Dirty Projectors; Sufjan Stevens, Average White Band; Zappa; van Dyke Parks; Orbital; The Shamen; Games; gold Panda; tUnE yArDs; PJ Harvey; Nick Cave; Banco de Gaia; Hudson Mohawke; Mingus; Bjork, John Frusciante, Aphex Twin, Blonde Redhead, Flaming Lips, Boards Of Canada, Flying Lotus, Cat Stevens, CocoRosie, Joanna Newsom, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Stereolab, Gang Gang Dance, Tortoise, Autechre, Mum, The Cure, The Smiths, Can, Prefuse 73


In London: A Classical Guitar; A Laptop; A Midi Keyboard