Bass Player Wanted: House Above The Sun-Folk Rock/Americana/Blues/Alt Rock
Current line-up is 4 members: male and female vocals, guitar, drums and lap steel/dobro.
Currently rehearse 3-4 times per month in Pirates studio, Earlsfield (few stops from waterloo).
Influences are broad but mostly stem from 60s/70s American folk, blues and country singer-songwriters, classic guitar rock/pop and more contemporary Alt-country. Some examples are Dylan, Stones, Gram Parsons, Townes Van Zandt, Lucinda Williams, The Smiths, REM, Wilco, The Beatles, The Kinks, The Doors, Uncle Tupelo, Big Star, Son Volt, Gillian Welch, Bright Eyes,Tom Petty, Byrds Hank Williams, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, The Band, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Springsteen, Emmylou Harris, Kurt Vile, War on Drugs, Nirvana, Sharon Van Etten.
The ideal person for us:
-shared love for rootsy/americana influences
-reliable, organised, positive attitude
-experienced player with good timing, ability to learn songs by ear and feel out the groove of the song and what the song needs (including keeping things simple when needed). Ideally a finger style player.
-Ideally similar age (late 20s-late 30s)
-Harmony backing vocals or any other instrumental skills desirable but not essential
If you like what you hear and you think you'd fit well then please get in touch soon and we'll send you more info. Please make sure to give us some info about your live and/or recording experience, your biggest musical influences, age and location. Please provide at least one link to your playing (even if its just a simple phone recording of you playing).
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesTBC
Paid - Share of gig payments
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Experienced and reliable player needed with a passion for Americana/blues/classic rock music. Someone who is able to rehearse regularly (3-4 times per month) and keen to gig regularly.
Anyone, aged 25 to 45
- Bass Guitar ability: Intermediate, Expert
Applications closed 1 November 2019.
- Located in London, UK
- Joined November, 2012