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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Other Percussion, Violin, Flute, Other, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Trombone, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

I play banjo, 12 & 6 string guitar (plus oddments - below). Broadly folk-ish/acoustic . I write songs; can sing a bit. Recording skills a bit basic . Original material besides covers. Happy to see where it goes, for the joy of music.

Screen name:
Quaggy
Member since:
Sep 23 2017
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

Musicians I like: Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, Karine Polwart; Clive Palmer and C.O.B. Emmylou Harris; James McMurtrey; The Who, Led Zep, John Martyn, Martin Simpson, Sandy Denny; Byrds, Kate Bush, psychedelic furs; Joy Division; Nusrat; Grasscut; Neu; PJ Harvey. World-wide folk traditions

Influences: local history; rivers, and geography in general. Distant hallucinogenic memories, and other mind-states; environmental & biological dramas. Any damn thing I'm near to at the time.

Instrument experience:

Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Banjo:
Moderate
Other:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Several 5-string banjos - one is a 'C'-scale
Martin db35: 6 string guitar, very posh.
Ancient, battered beloved Gibson epiphone (6 string)
Taylor 12 string guitar
Ibanez acoustic "parlour" bass guitar
Acoustic amp (40 watt, Stagg)
MPA 8000 four channel P/A
One loop delay pedal thingy
Some mikes & leads etc
South Asian Harmonium
Tanpura
A violin (can't play at all)
Tin whistles and harmonicas (Pretty much ditto)
Jew's harps (Hurt my teeth too much).

MUSIC