Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by nervosa, May 29, 2007.

  1. nervosa

    nervosa Member


    My name is Beccy, I play mandolin in nervosa, a progressive folk rock band, or "shifty folk" as we like to call it, from Cornwall.

    I love music, Pink Floyd, Muse, Radiohead, The Who, The Doors, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Ralph McTell... the list could go on and on...

    Not sure what else to write... but hello!
  2. westham

    westham Member

    welcome on board.
  3. farmout

    farmout All who wander arent lost Lifetime Supporter

    Hello Beccy & Welcome to the forums.
    Glad ya found us.
    My wife plays mandolin and I play an upright bass in a band.
    Keep on pickin...
    Peaceful thoughts your way.... Farmout :)
  4. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thank you :)
  5. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Ooo what band? I always like to hear what other mandolinists are up to, and I love the double bass - what sort of music do you play?

    Thanks for the welcome :)
  6. airotciv

    airotciv Slowly Going Sane

    Hey nervosa...love the mandolin.
  7. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thanks! Me too - although I'm a little biased! Do you play?
  8. airotciv

    airotciv Slowly Going Sane

    Nah, just appreciate the acoustics. [​IMG]
  9. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Fair enough, me too :)
  10. Mountain_Ram

    Mountain_Ram Member

    Welcome aboad!
  11. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thank you!

    I love yellow submarine :)
  12. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    welcome, beccy :)
  13. Forget me not

    Forget me not Member

    Hello Beccy!
    Progressive rock and folk rock are both fantastic! More bands should play it nowadays. The mandolin is a really cool instrument. I was going to teach myself but our mandolin is tuned to the bottom four strings of a guitar so when I tried to play a few chords from my book it sounded awful!
    Peace to you and all your kind.
  14. The_Walrus

    The_Walrus Sgt. Pepper

    Hey Beccy. Welcome to the boards. I'm Brie. I hope you enjoy yourself here. =D
  15. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thanks, and thanks for the heads up ;)
  16. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Glad you think so! Feel free to have a listen to our music if you fancy it - http://www.myspace.com/nerv0sa

    Tune it to GDAE, like a violin. I'm self taught, there are some wonderful mandolin resources on the net, and you can always use violin music for melodies :)
  17. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thanks Brie, I hope I do too :)

    PSYCHEDELICA MAN The psychman

    hi Beccy,welcome and enjoy :)
  19. nervosa

    nervosa Member

    Thank you :)
  20. twiztidrainbow

    twiztidrainbow Senior Member

    Hi there Beccy, welcome =)

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