Are you a musician?

Discussion in 'Music' started by sonik, May 11, 2004.

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Do you play an instrument?

  1. No sir.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Used to Play.

    9 vote(s)
    8.5%
  3. I play a little bit.

    4 vote(s)
    3.8%
  4. I play all the time as an amateur.

    23 vote(s)
    21.7%
  5. I am a professional Musician.

    70 vote(s)
    66.0%
  1. sonik

    sonik Member

    Lets get a feel for the who and what now!
     
  2. sonik

    sonik Member

    I'm an amatuer basically. Play an hour or two daily.


    Guitar and keyboards (mainly synth).

    If anybody in the detroit area wants to jam, send me a PM.

    :cool:
     
  3. Earthy Mama

    Earthy Mama Feel my wrath... ;)

    I used to play the drums. Now I don't have much time anymore. I was always more of a singer though.
     
  4. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    I took lessons on the piano for 8 years and I really enjoyed it and I used to want to be a professional pianist. But I haven't played in a while, mostly because I don't have a piano anymore.

    I also played the clarinet and the saxophone but I didn't really like them.

    Right now I am learning how to play a djembe drum.
     
  5. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    When I was a kid, my mother practically forced me to take piano lessons. It lasted for a couple of years and I hated it. :D
    I play guitar a little bit. I've learned by myself (with a little help from my ex) so I'm not very good, but it doesn't matter. Mostly I'm just playing the bongos! :D
    But no, I'm not really a musician. I just enjoy music in it's all forms. :)
     
  6. Tamee

    Tamee naked

    I play a tiny little bit, sometimes. On guitar I used to be able to play parts of songs from deftones, black sabbath, and the offspring, and the star spangled banner. Now I can only play one part of the offspring song and was just taught a chord a few weeks ago. On the kayboard or piano I used to be able to play some nursery rhimes, a tiny part of some classical things, and the theme song from the old pink panther cartoon. Now I can only play the pink panther theme song, mary had a little lamb, and a few tiny parts of some classical things. When I was in the fourth grade I learned how to play the recorder and in the fifth grade, the bells. both of which I don't do anymore. Seems like a lot more than it really is.
     
  7. Micro

    Micro Member

    I play the guitar daily. I have 2 electrics, 1 acoustic, bass, lap steel, mandolin, harmonica and an electric piano. I like to mess with the drums but never had my own set.
     
  8. osiris

    osiris Senior Member

    Bass Player, Vocal Terrorist, and General Practitioner Of Cacophany, And Alchemic Blasphemy.


    I guess i am more of an artist than a musician.

    which is another way of saying i am too lazy with too little time to be technically proficient, but i have still written an immense library of songs, most of which i cannot usually remember... there are about 30 that have been cycling through my head recently and i am trying to find time to get my solo stuff down. I play what i might refer to as gothic blues, gothic style bass, played in and out of distortion, in bluesy sequences while wailing out socially and philosophically relevant lyrics... i am frontman/sometimes bass-player for a band, Act of Confusion, and we are on garage-band.com... i think the link is on my profile, but the 1 song hasn't been transferred from the now-defunct mp3.com yet, and its really not representative of what we are doing now... we just self-produced a cd, but i am still trying to find a cost-efficient way to manufacture it... when i do, i will give it away fro free, just so people can hear.

    *sigh* there is just so fucking much on my plate right now... but whose fault is that, eh? *points at self*

    much love :)
     
  9. Carnivore

    Carnivore Visitor

    I have been playing viola for almost seven years, and drums for two years. I also consider myself to be a good singer, although I don't really practice that on my own time (except when singing along with songs).
     
  10. Hippy_Smurf

    Hippy_Smurf Member

    I guess I'm a band camp kid! I've played the cello for nearly nine years and I'm in a couple of orchestral groups. I took up the bass guitar four years ago to help the school band out, and I fell in love with it as much (if not more) as I am with the cello. I'm in a symphony band, and a rock(ish) band with some of my friends.
     
  11. Mui

    Mui Senior Member

    I play a lil' guitar
    I need to learn more piano
    Peace, Mui.
     
  12. tikoo

    tikoo Senior Member

    izn iree anti-professional master
     
  13. moonbeam7

    moonbeam7 Member

    I don't have a single musical bone in my body!:(
     
  14. Jim

    Jim Senior Member

    Guitarist here... I just got a Dunlop Cry Baby wah wah pedal too...

    I can play the Theme From Shaft all day long now! lol
     
  15. I'm a bass player/singer/songwriter in my band Fluid Rouge.
     
  16. migle

    migle Senior Member

    I used to be another vocal terrorist as some friend told overhere. Gibberish or so. A lot of fun, good times.
     
  17. didge

    didge Member

    i play guiiiiiiiiitaaaaar!!!

    and i think i would die without my guitar (s).


    :)
     
  18. InTheFlesh

    InTheFlesh Member

    I've been playing guitar for two years I think. I'm starting to write stuff now. I can't read or write real music, havn't learned how to do that yet.
     
  19. Alomiakoda

    Alomiakoda Boniface McSporran

    Flute :)

    (Anyone who makes a bandcamp joke gets shot)
     
  20. I play the drums like it's going out of style! That's not to say I'm any good... I'm actually pretty sucky, but it's alright because I feel connected to that instrument. Playing has made me love every type of drumming, from bongos to tablas to kongas and such. I love it because it reminds me of a heart beat, and that's what everyone has or once had. Makes me feel connected to everything when I play it.
     

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