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ManaFlow
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Drums, Other Percussion.

ABOUT

The ManaFlow sound is a juicy, organic mixture of pounding beats, heavy grooves, weird song structures, surprising melodic changes and loads of volume!

Unexpected and powerful but also danceable.....a crushing wave of musical goodness that makes people bounce!

We have a full set-list of all original songs and we're always playing around with new ideas (we like a lot of different styles of music, so genre is not an issue).

We believe that all band members should have equally important creative freedom!

Therefore we don't expect you to play these exact drum parts heard on any of the recordings.

Everyone has a different touch, a different sound: the point is to make the music sound awesome! (Although could use them as guidelines in order to get the band up to speed and get back to gigging. Up to you.)

We're a fairly new band, but both of us have years of stage and recording experience with different projects.

We are looking for a musician who likes (and able) to jam and plays drums as their main instrument (if you play any other instruments that's cool as well)!

Someone creative and dedicated to music, someone who loves playing for a crowd!

Must be available to practice at least once a week (could be more, of course).

Someone who dares to dream and also goes after those dreams!

We did a smaller tour recently, we'll be organizing the next one as soon as we find the missing part of the mix.

We have a lot of plans under way: recording an EP (and an album later on), make some proper videos (we have friends who can help out with all of the above), play live shows ASAP and festivals by next summer the latest!

We are also planning to open our own rehearsal studio in the next couple of months so we can play/jam/record/rehearse whenever we feel like!

How about some guerrilla-style busking around London?

So far the crowd's reaction was awesome, people dig the sound and we've been invited back to every single place we've played a gig!

Unfortunately our previous drummer had other commitments (university), so we all agreed that it's best if we go separate ways, that's why we're here looking!

If you feel like meeting up for a jam get in touch: manaflow (at) mail (dot) com

Screen name:
ManaFlow
Member since:
Oct 17 2018
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Our influences include every music we've ever heard!

Some of the favorites: Tool, RATM, QOTSA, Kyuss, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Faith No More, Soundgarden, The Mars Volta, Incubus, System of A Down, Bob Marley, Beatles, RHCP, Meshuggah, Bobby McFerrin, Nina Simmons, Primus, Nine Inch Nails, Maverick Sabre, Dub Fx, Dr Dre, Melody Gardot, Snoop Dogg, Beardyman, Korn, Bill Withers, Pantera, Down, Audioslave and a lot more!

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Ukulele:
Moderate
Clarinet:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Moderate
Saxophone:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Drums:
Intermediate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Guitars - Schecter Tempest Custom, Ibanez
Guitar Amp - all tube Blackstar HT-40 (plus a pedal board with some cool effects)

Bass - Schecter Riot 4 Diamond Series
Bass amp - Ampeg BA-210 450W (plus the effects to create that thick bass sound)

We have some recording equipment as well: a few mics, MIDI keyboards, Focusrite soundcard and our trusty Tascam to record new song ideas on the fly.

MUSIC