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Ozz Bowski
CONTACT

SEEKING

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

ABOUT

Unfortunately my musical Partner in Crime has decided to move away soon, so I’m keeping my eye out for new opportunities to keep my creativity flowing. Whether that means joining another band, or forming a new one, I don’t mind. Original material is of more interest, but I’m certainly open to covers if they’re the right ones; but please, not the usual, corny, middle of the road, sing-along “crowd pleasers” - let’s do something more interesting and less predictable.

I’m a competent guitar player (pigeonholing “lead or rhythm” is pointless, as at the end of the day we’re all just guitar players of differing styles and abilities, right?) with decent backing vocals (although I’ve been doing my best to front my current project). I’m very creative, fairly prolific songwriter, lots of good ideas - I love a good riff, and I’m a sucker for drones and drop tunings!

I’m no longer looking to conquer the world - just to have some creative fun with like-minded musicians, play some excellent music, and do some fun gigs (well!)

The uploaded tune below is of my current band to give you some idea - I play all the guitars and vocals. Plug in your headphones, crank it up and enjoy.

You can contact me at “ozzbowski at the cowboy sound dot co dot uk” (sorry for the cryptic)

Screen name:
Ozz Bowski
Member since:
Aug 13 2015
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Alt-rock, post-punk, grunge, psych, garage, shoegaze - bands as various as early Smashing Pumpkins, Joy Division, early Cure, BRMC, A Place to Bury Strangers, Soundgarden, early Verve, early Radiohead, Black Angels, MBV, Cloakroom, Dark Star... Really just great bands that make interesting music with plenty of mood and atmosphere; driving riffs and rhythms; big, dynamic, effects-heavy soundscapes with a sprinkling of psychedelia here and there.

EQUIPMENT

Quality gear and some great ideas!
Fender Jag, Fender Strat (Corgan Signature), Gibson Les Paul, Epiphone Casino, Marshall DSL 40C, VOX AC 15C, EHX, Strymon, Boss, MXR etc. Have car, will travel (within reason!)

MUSIC