Any musicians here?

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  1. Lanlan
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    Are any of you guys (or ladies) musicians? If so, what do you play? Why do you play? I'm a drummer who dabbles in guitar, I enjoy playing anything from punk to metal. Oh and Zelda music.
     
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    I'm a Bass Guitarist, who is a screamer for a band, and a singer for an indie band. I play Bass Clarinet and Clarinet too.
     
  3. Cyan

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    I learned violin, because I got one from my grand father, and I wished I could play video game and anime music with it.
    I studied for 5 years, but wasn't serious enough to do rehearse when I needed to (too much time on the net, and I don't like making noise that everyone hear (neighbor)), so I stopped.
     
  4. Lanlan
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    @cyan try playing some ocarina songs on your violin. I mean playable songs on oot. saria's song is pretty easy and really fun.
    @jrk190 i'm friends with a screamo band, not my type of music at all. But screaming isn't just in screamo, so I shouldn't assume you're in a screamo band
     
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    I'm a guitarist, grundgey/punky stuff in the band, modern metal/hardcore stuff's what I like best though.
     
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    I am a wannabe >.< I was learning the acoustic guitar for several months but then stopped due to school and busy life. But I dream of the day I could return to learning, except the violin this time, my new love *o*
     
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    @beta4attack why not start learning violin? or start back up with guitar?
     
  8. Cyan

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    they are even "too easy", compared to what I played after 5 years. I played Mozart scores in a symphonic Philharmonic orchestra.
    Though, I lost a lot since I stopped 4 years ago.

    If I'll try again, I'll go with this one.
    but I would like to play this one (though, I don't have the level).
     
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    Oh sorry for underestimating your ability :D
    it's too bad you quit, are you mostly into classical style music? like orchestral stuff?
     
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    Because school is starting soon and I can't find good violin teachers atm. And my guitar teacher was not good >.
     
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    nope, on the contrary, I don't like "classical" music, like the one music school teaches you (Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, etc.) I hate them!
    But schools only swear by "the classic".
    When I mentionned video game music it was "ahh, why play bad bip-bop-bip music?". they don't even know video game music are played by big orchestra and profesionnal musician.
    NES 8bit era has ended long ago.

    I like Orchestra music, but not the old one, only game and anime OST.
    I tried to bring some music I liked to the school, but it is VERY hard to find violin scores.
    On internet, everyone are making piano's scores, or "home made main theme recreation", but not the violin part of the song, just the main melody you hear.
    So I ended not bringing anything and played mozart :(

    well, after 6months or rehearsing the same music I started to appreciate it. but it's not like the music I really like.


    I would have like being part or an orchestra like Eminence (their work)
     
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    Yeah, I think video game composers are some of the best composers around. Nobuo Uematsu and Koji Kondo are great, but i'm no video game music aficionado, so I only know the big names.
     
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    I play the piano since i was a kid so... more than 10 years ago
    And i recently started playing guitar...and i'm luvin it :3
     
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    Im a guitarist and i also play piano/drums too

    www.youtube.com/terenigma = if you're interested or if you wanna sub/sub then just hit me up. Im always up for supporting other musicians on youtube!
     
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    Yoko Shimomura is amazing too.
     
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    Guitarist... Typically play Cuban music.
     
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    I'm also a drummer. Love playing Metal like Metallica and Paradise Lost, but also rockish stuff like dredg :D

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    *resists "drummers aren't musicians" joke*

    I can play saxophone. I played alto sax from grade 8 up to 12, then for my 12th grade year I played bari sax, since our band needed it.

    Trying to learn piano. Self-teaching, not so effective.




    What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians?
    A drummer.


    had to.
     
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    I'm one of those kiddies that picked up guitar to fit in with the cool kids and pick up bitches but never did succeed... :(
     
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    I've been playing guitar and drums for about 13 years. I currently play guitar and sing backup in an Alternative Rock/Punk band called The Machine Age. I use a 1994 American Fender Strat Plus and a Fender Performer 1000 amplifier along with a digitech multi effects pedal(I have a few Boss stomp boxes but I like being able to click through my custom presets for delay and such rather than having to adjust after every song). I have also taught myself a little piano and use a Alesis QS6.2 Sythesizer on occasion.

    When I was 5 years old I used to run around the house pretending to play guitar to "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits and that's probably what made me actually want to play guitar. I always wanted to play guitar but never really got the chance to try until I was about 12 years old. My dad had a Yamaha acoustic guitar he had gotten from a friend so I asked it they could take it down from the shelf so I could learn. There were a couple of older guys(Late 20's early 30's) who used to jam out with my brother(he's a drummer) and they started teaching me a few things here and there, but it wasn't until I was 17 when I got into a guitar class(Really a create your own band class) in my high school and began learning things like chord names and scales(Pentatonic). I wish someone would have sat down to teach me the things I know now because I'd probably be about 10 times better than I am now.