Originally Posted by Anon La Ply
Good gig, Abe? :)
Agree about overplaying bassists. It's important to lay back to give them room for their sonic explorations and debonair runs.
Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum
I have felt that pain before.
I've finally cracked it. There are telltale personality traits that musicians could pick up before comitting to a gig.
A guy who is buzzing with nervous energy and who's singular musical goal is to blow the other bassists out of the water..? Say, thanks, but no thanks.
Bassists HAVE to be laconic, laid back, people who smile quietly and say nothing..not people who stomp on the stage monitor and wave their hair in circles at the audience. Nope, sorry. Those people need to be sent to therapy.