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johannes.maas

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so hard to find a band
« on: April 17, 2012, 04:46:36 PM »
Trying to find a band or other musicians for a new band for a couple of months now.

People are looking for drummers or singere but rarely for guitarists.....
Its so much more fun to play with a few friends than just with headphones and recording software...

robert

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2012, 06:04:57 PM »
I know... perhaps you should try online collaborations? We can even do that here. Just post some tracks and people can collaborate on them in different ways.

Have you tried http://groovezoo.com/app/ ? I was going to, looks very promising. But of course I never have time. Might want to give it a try! People have recommended it to me.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012, 11:09:51 PM »
It took me a couple months to put a band together through Craigslist... Finding talent was only part of it, finding nice personalties to go with it was a challenge.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012, 06:07:04 AM »
Robert online collaborations would be a great idea to do here, how can we start that up?


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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2012, 09:42:21 AM »
I think he already has threads that have started it.  Usually someone uploads a looping back track, and people take turns playing several bars over the back track.  They just upload the updates as they go.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2012, 02:27:32 PM »
I understand about the headphone-software thing getting old after a while. I also agree with that quote "People are looking for drummers or singers, but rarely for guitarists....." also. Kinda reminds me of what I when through when I quit playing the first time. Since they built this Stadium (near me) for the Washington Nationals' baseball team, and the weather has been co-operating, there has been quite a bit of live entertainment in the form of bands. I've always enjoyed checkin' 'em out, but I too miss playing with some live folk. When some buddies I know are in town we jam, but that's WHEN they're in town. Where I live, I'm not amongst ANY talent what so ever. Lately, the software stuff just ain't doin' it for me either. As far as bands go, I'm done with 'em. Live jams are what it's all about now.
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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2012, 06:20:18 AM »
Hi Detroit Blues
Yes I have seen his thread but for me it look like it a thread where you just exchange backingtracks it do say anything about or invite people to play over the tracks and upload them again.

I think that would be a great thing to do, hearing different peoples aproach to the same track.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2012, 10:41:21 AM »
See this video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0EH_a2xl_4

GrooveZoo would be worth trying, at least.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2012, 11:47:45 AM »
I've lost the ability to record, so I couldn't participate if I wanted to.

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Re: so hard to find a band
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2012, 10:04:54 PM »
I agree its hard to find people who are not nuts-craigslist is full of them- :-X