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View Poll Results: How much homebrew is needed to perform music?
Psh, I dont drink and make music. This is serious stuff dude 0 0%
I like a few to loosen up, maybe a couple on stage with me 1 33.33%
I safe the beverages for after the performance 0 0%
Dude...I have a hard time REMEMBERING shows I've played 2 66.67%
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:52 PM   #1
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Any other musical brewers out there? Use this thread to share your videos/recordings/webpages! Whether you do solo work, play in a band, sing in a choir, or play the electric triangle. Lets show each other some support in our different crafts.
Music=art. Beer=art. Music=beer? (cue twilight zone music)

I'll start! Check out my band Restless Ammunition! Its me and three guys I went to college with playing gross punk songs. We just finished up a 5 song EP you can download for free here:
http://restlessammunition.bandcamp.com/
website here:
www.restlessammunition.com
facebook here:
http://www.facebook.com/restlessammunition

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I find I play better and easier when I'm drinking. Especially on stage.

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Old 01-22-2013, 05:03 PM   #3
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I find I play better and easier when I'm drinking. Especially on stage.
True that. It is a fine line though and many a times I have crossed it...
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:25 PM   #4
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My group played a sober show once. It was awful

What do you guys play?

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I'm a guitarist, used to be bass player but guitar fits my personality. I'm fiddling around with trying to learn to play the banjo a bit.

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I'm a bassist. Been at it for only about 10 years.

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I have some kind of guitar learning disability, but I keep ridin' that short bus to class...

I find that the more other people drink while I'm playing, the better they think I sound.

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Funnily enough when I only played guitar and did a bit of backing vocals I could get really tanked and no problems whatsoever. Since starting up this band I tend to do a lot of main vocals and all the guitar, and I'm really crap at remembering lyrics at the best of times, so certain songs are really demanding plus I also notice that drinking alcohol makes my vocal chords fall apart faster than having a pint of soda and lime to get me through sets. Mind you, we frequently do about 35 songs a night of which I'm main vocals on about 50 to 60%.

Here are a few vids if anyone's interested.






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I play as a hobby. Once in a while I'll have a glass or two while practicing and there is a spot where I sound really good, then shortly after that it's all down hill.

Wish I had a few friends who played bass and drums. Wish I could find the time to install some software and learn how to program bass and drums...

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I am a "solo musician". I have been playing guitar for about 15 years. I played in and out of bands for 10 years, and decided that I don't play well with others! So, this project I have recently started working on is called March of the Sloth. I named my brewery Sloth brewing because of it. But here is a song I recorded some months ago. If I continue to post any of these on HBT, please know that the sound is going to change dramatically. I would like to focus more on what I love most, which is instrumental metal. But here is my ambient song!.......................................
http://youtu.be/YWXfCQHF6TU

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