I Think I’m At The Point Where...

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  1. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    I'm not compromising any values but, the comfort thing... yeah.

    Maybe it's just because I spent five nights this week tracking drums as an engineer and having to play the "dad" role? Telling people to turn off fans, don't move the microphones, scolding people for moving the microphones that I told them not to move, etc.etc.

    They're super talented and great guys, like I said, it's me not them. They're just regular band guys that do regular band guy stuff, I think I just haven't been retired long enough to be jazzed about it.

    Okay, and it is a little bit about them, they don't sound like Kool & the Gang or Gap Band so....
     
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  2. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    you’re in an adult contemporary funk band? any horns?
     
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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    Not anymore, unfortunately a couple guys left... including the trumpet player.

    With the new guys the sound has changed a bit. After the first show since reforming I've had a few non-musician friends refer to us as: A jam band or my personal favorite.. a Mexican Emo band. :oops:
     
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  4. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    chicago really does have everything. (i would listen to a darkwave spanish language kool wind and fire, if there was at least a sax-ish guitar player.)

     
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  5. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    “MexEmo”...
    LMAO!!!
     
  6. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    As I was reading you're post just now...I wasn't even able collect my thoughts long enough to comprehend what you wrote...I was too busy trying to imagine how AWESOME that concept would be...ya gotta admit...with the right marketing strategy and some of Sergios magic...pffttt...sign me up...thats a winner! Home boy is a genius! Parliment of Funk meets E.W&F meets Herb Albert and the Tiajuana Brass meets The Cure! Mind blown!!!:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Lol...
    Ha ha ha…
    Nyuck nyuck…
    No wait...
    Bwahahahahahaha!!!!!!
     
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  8. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    OK...
    Crap... ROTFLMFAO...
    Belly laugh (and I gotz lotz to work with).
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    It would make sense, Morrisey has a huge following with Mexican teenage boys.
     
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  10. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Ah yes...the "Magneto Effect"...yup, makes sense...
     
  11. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    trouble loves me
    trouble needs me...
     
  12. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    That’s in fact the sake, the whole sake, and nothing but the sake. The guitar purists’ purist.

    I could and have done something productive on a plain Epiphone. Song quality, skill and recording finesse outweighs instrument quality 20 to 1.

    Every Breath You Take will sound radical and ingenious regardless of the instruments used.
     
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  13. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Yeah, I gave up "making it" and trying to attract attention a few years ago.

    I've played about a dozen gigs a year with friends the last couple years. It's cool and easy, but sometimes the lulls between are too much. I still truly love playing with others.

    Now I'm working with some guys on a new blues band. It's pretty much always been my favorite style to play and what comes most naturally to me. We're all in it because we want to be there and we're having a blast. Enjoying yourself is what really matters.
     
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  14. Ovibos

    Ovibos No, YOU'RE a New Member!

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    "Los Tigres de la Tristeza"
     
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  15. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Hmm, so what if you don't possess any of these afore mentioned things? Asking for a friend...he's got a good guitar but the rest not so much...o_O
     
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  16. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Haha I don’t know exactly what happens, cos I don’t have them. I’ve got a friend who really wishes to know too! ;)
     
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  17. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    The struggle is real..
     
  18. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    post the isolated drum tracks funkateers
     
  19. watelessness

    watelessness New Member

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    At least you haven't developed a gear obsession
     
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  20. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    They’re thankfully not on my computer.

    Thank god.
     
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