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Matt Appleby


Band to Join, Accordion, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.


28 year old Bassist. Been playing, and in and out of bands since I was 13 or so.

I want to write dreamy music

Looking to find someone to write with and play some gigs.

Screen name:
Matt Appleby
Member since:
Mar 27 2019
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


Currently inspired by Courtney Barnett, Snail Mail, Ringo Deathstarr, Alvvays and similar bands

The strongest influences on my playing style are The Cure (especially Pornography and Disintegration), Pixies, Joy Division, Dinosaur Jr., MBV, The Breeders, Sonic Youth,
Also currently inspired by Snail Mail, Ringo Deathstarr, Alvvays, Courtney Barnett, DIIV and similar bands

I also listen to a lot of metal and electronic music, but it's not really what I'm interested in playing anymore

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:


Fender Mustang Bass, Jazzmaster and Jazzblaster built by myself.

Currently without amp, as I'm waiting to purchase something appropriate when something comes along.