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  1. Things not to do in a music shop........

    Is he using a prick, sorry, pick?
  2. Plankspankers, a word to the wise

    We have a winner!
  3. Plankspankers, a word to the wise

    Anal Seepage is a band name in waiting. Any takers?
  4. Saying hello to the main band?

    bloodypratchat.com doesn't seem to be working 😒
  5. Can anyone here do this?

    I shall be using this technique at our gig on Friday to play 'Blitzkrieg Bop'. It's what Dee Dee would've wanted.
  6. Sid Vicious - undervalued bass innovator?

    I started this thread ages ago as a response to a couple of 'Isn't Jaco great' and 'Macca's the best, yes?' topics. Tongue firmly in cheek. I love The Sex Pistols and am saddened by what happened in the short time he had left following the bands' demise. I was only 8 when he died but I remember it being reported on the news as if it were yesterday. I had to ask my mum what heroin was. Poor old (young) Sid.
  7. Playing in Europe - What do I need to know?

    If you're playing in Europe, you probably need to know 'The Final Countdown'. Well, someone had to say it 😁
  8. Sid Vicious - undervalued bass innovator?

    He could play rudimentary bass, bootlegs bear that out. I've no doubt that if he could've got off of the skag and settled down with domestic goddess-in-waiting Nancy Spungen we'd be mentioning his name alongside Jaco now. Probably 😵
  9. "Uno" EUB project

    Just sold for £102-99. Blimey, Charlie.....
  10. Our posters usually have 'rock and pop classics' prominently on them. That should be clear enough. However, due to some fun and games this year from the singer, thinking of changing it to 'rock and pop classics sung by a moody bugger with a face like a smacked derrière who always shows up late and frequently forgets his harmonica' 😖
  11. ELO wembley or bust. (Leftie content)

    No lessons, self taught so flawed technique to this day 😊 Had no one to advise me otherwise so whenever I picked up a friends' guitar it tended to be a righty. Haven't found it a problem down the years. I guess a teacher would have advised differently. I do muck about with some other instruments (mandolin, saz, Greek bouzouki) and play them flipped too, apart from the bouzouki which is strung lefty. There's no rhyme nor reason to this, that's just how I bought it. Fancy a challenge? Try a sitar upside down! 😁
  12. ELO wembley or bust. (Leftie content)

    It's how I play, hence my user name. Have always played a flipped right-hander. Some previous issues with my arm rubbing against tone/volume knobs have been resolved with blu tack. Hail to my putty-like pal!
  13. Seminal 'bass' albums

    Influences when I were a lad were Jah Wobble's rumblings on Public Image Ltd's Metal Box and Klaus Flouride's clumping and clanking on The Dead Kennedys' Plastic Surgery Disasters. Seminal for me, anyhow.