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Hello

New to area bit on the old side but is it normal to reply to an ad then get ignored dont want to waste time here if it is, advice needed I dont want "Well ...

Topic author: Mike Dove · 160 views · 11 replies · Last post: Thursday 25 May 2017, 6:11pm by Tricky Donavan

Why does almost everyone want to play covers

I'm not just talking about the established money making organisations who advertise online for workers to come on board and learn a dozen over played covers ...

Topic author: Tricky Donavan · 874 views · 31 replies · Last post: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 2:35pm by quaid

Adivice on finding a band

I need some sensible advice in getting into a band without transport of my own, I know most people will say you can't be in a band without some transport which ...

Topic author: MsLuckyLady2 · 222 views · 13 replies · Last post: Tuesday 23 May 2017, 9:31pm by MsLuckyLady2

Taking bets...

...on which thread ID gets pulled down next. 8/2 Why does almost everyone want to play covers 7/4 Pro Musicians ? Yeh right ! 3/1 This one 66/1 Anot...

Topic author: profusia · 89 views · 3 replies · Last post: Sunday 21 May 2017, 8:12am by BobQ

Why Bass ?

People can get their head around wanting to sing in a band Drums, that’s a given, most people can feel the beat, I can also understand wanting to play lead g...

Topic author: automat · 539 views · 13 replies · Last post: Saturday 20 May 2017, 11:07pm by The Plimpton Plopper

Pro Musicians ? Yeh right !

Let’s try and be honest guys, and in the main it is “guys” My understanding is “Pro” means you do it for a living, you don’t sign on, you earn your living by...

Topic author: velvetmouth · 1453 views · 30 replies · Last post: Saturday 20 May 2017, 11:28am by InstantDeath

Okay own up...

...who got the biscuit thread pulled? Probably the best thread ever on Jmb. I knew those jokes were too good to last.

Topic author: profusia · 483 views · 29 replies · Last post: Tuesday 16 May 2017, 3:49pm by fido

What upload sites do I use ? Reverbnation ?

There's Reverbnation Soundcloud Youtube and a few others but i cant tell which one would be best to use. I want to put up some video and audio tracks but I ca...

Topic author: SixtyFive · 120 views · 4 replies · Last post: Monday 15 May 2017, 5:02pm by SixtyFive

Open Mic nights what are yours like ?

I'm just curious if they are the same all over. In my locals they are just a small p.a., and it's mic'ed up acoustics or electro acoustics, vocal mics. I'm told...

Topic author: Notfadeaway · 595 views · 26 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 5:33pm by MajorSeven

Deleted topics getting deleted!

Lol. So the more I tell the truth of the matters the sooner it gets deleted. I wonder if it breaches the terms of use to be a low level troll when it comes to m...

Topic author: InstantDeath · 198 views · 11 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 12:36pm by x51WSH7N

How to find a singer.....

Anyone else struggling to find a singer ? I have gone all out with my band and recorded 3 tracks with no vocals to attract the singer but also to allow singers ...

Topic author: Jagged guitar · 491 views · 13 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 11:11am by profusia

Punk

Alright folks my band has just released a home recorded demo and video would be cool if you could check it out and give feed back https://youtu.be/U1Pe5GOfiV4

Topic author: Brad1997 · 397 views · 17 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 7:21am by jessa97

having trouble finding a young committed drummer?

i have my band going, however its so difficult finding a drummer, especially a dedicated one, and its hard when theres such a mix of ages. I'm looking for rough...

Topic author: Skyepetto1 · 89 views · 1 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 12:36am by The Plimpton Plopper

Drummer's Rant - Birmingham

Trying to find a new band is proving impossible. Covers bands, or DEATH METAL! There seems to be nothing new and writing seems to be a forgotten skill. I...

Topic author: Lostdog · 197 views · 8 replies · Last post: Saturday 13 May 2017, 12:18am by The Plimpton Plopper

Is this website frustrating ?

can anyone suggest any other band recruitment sites? Thanks

Topic author: lsmith98 · 1219 views · 25 replies · Last post: Thursday 11 May 2017, 8:43pm by profusia

Drummer Wanted - film premiere after party

Hi everyone Im looking for a drummer to take part in a one off concert on August 18th. You will play in a 40min rock improvisational set for the Anarchy In ...

Topic author: Jett101 · 54 views · 0 replies · Last post: Wednesday 10 May 2017, 2:57pm by Jett101

Weird 'Producers'

So I've had a few strange encounters with these geezers. Either they claim they have stuff and won't show it or they are looking for a set of characteristics th...

Topic author: Usagi · 228 views · 8 replies · Last post: Tuesday 9 May 2017, 10:43am by Tricky Donavan

I'm getting worried

I've been playing a bit at a local jam night (confession is good for the sole) I'm a rock guitar/keyboardist by nature, but at the jam nights they seem to play...

Topic author: KeyTarMan · 766 views · 30 replies · Last post: Tuesday 2 May 2017, 10:43am by ChillHead

Black Metal

Hi so what does everybody on here think of the Black Metal Music Scene that is around today just out of pure interest?

Topic author: NoseBroozzor · 271 views · 7 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 9:48pm by InstantDeath

Join my cover band

This website should be renamed join my cover band.

Topic author: resident77 · 1450 views · 19 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 5:04pm by InstantDeath

UNABLE TO PLACE NEW AD ON SITE

HI GUYS, SOMEONE OF YOU KNOW THE REASON FOR THAT?ONCE PAGE SORTS OUT FTARE CHECKING THE REGION IT COMES A BLACK SCRREN. THAMKS FOR HELP. UGO

Topic author: love-singer · 48 views · 2 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 4:35pm by love-singer

Covers

I'm in an original band and I really enjoy our music which is very well received, every now and then a venue will ask for covers (paid gigs) not all covers but ...

Topic author: Michael Connelly · 324 views · 7 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 3:36pm by InstantDeath

DO YOU NEED A PIECE OF MUSIC TRANSCRIBED?

DO YOU NEED A PIECE OF MUSIC TRANSCRIBED? HAVE YOU WRITTEN A SONG AND NEED TO HAVE THE PARTS SCORED IN ORDER TO GIVE TO BAND MEMBERS? DO YOU NEED A CHOR...

Topic author: musictranscriptions · 28 views · 0 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 3:19pm by musictranscriptions

fedup of f***king cover bands

its all about the fucking 50 quid in the pocket ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh is it that much of a sin to want to play some thing original 1 not doing covers any more 2 ...

Topic author: Audin black · 971 views · 1 replies · Last post: Monday 1 May 2017, 1:37pm by Handle

Practice vs rehursal

In my opinion there is a massive blur between these two words, I practice at home, I learn my parts and get them down as best as I can, then when I meet in stud...

Topic author: HerbAssist · 153 views · 4 replies · Last post: Wednesday 26 Apr 2017, 11:51pm by InstantDeath

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