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  • safeasmilk90 on Band Mate
Location London
User Type Band
Sex Male
Band/Artist Name Ben J Foster
Description I have been playing open mics and gigs solo around London since I moved here 18 months ago, but I've decided that that isn't really for me right now, so I am looking to form a band separate from that (i.e. NOT a backing band for my solo work) to perform mostly originals but some covers as well. I play guitar and sing, and a friend of mine is on bass, so we're looking for multiple musicians, including: Guitar Drums Keys (more Piano and Hammond than Programming and Mini-Synths) Sax Ability/willingness to provide vocals would be a bonus, but not essential. Genre, based on what I've been writing recently, can best be described as hard rock with elements of blues, punk, reggae, ska, dub, country, folk and gypsy punk. Would initially like to do 3-4 gigs a month, more if possible, but this band is mainly for fun above all else.
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Influences Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Ramones, Neil Young, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Clash, Drive-By Truckers, The Band, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Miles Davis, Primus, Ry Cooder, The Pogues, Afro Celt Sound System, The Beatles, R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Hawkwind, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Tinariwen, Pink Floyd, King Tubby, Pigbag, Jonathan Wilson, John Coltrane, Paul Weller, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, David Bowie, John Martyn, The Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, Dub Colossus, Led Zeppelin, The Byrds, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, The Jam, Chet Baker, Thin Lizzy, Joni Mitchell, B.B. King, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Leonard Cohen, Buffalo Springfield, Muddy Waters
Joined 20 Oct 2014
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Tagsrock, reggae, punk, blues, band
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Description: Guitarist/Singer and Bassist seeking multiple band members for new rock band to perform mostly originals but one or two covers as well. Musicians required are: Guitar Drums Keys (think piano and Hammond as opposed to programming and mini-synths) Sax Genre's a bit of a tricky one to pin down. Songs already writ... Read more
Location: London
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Posted: 6 years ago by safeasmilk90
Tagsrock, reggae, punk, blues, ska
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