When Self Esteem affects Work Ethic

One of my biggest self esteem issues is that I think that I have a very lazy work ethic. It doesn’t take much to get me to walk away from a project or job when I find myself getting discouraged or distracted. Of course, I always seem to find plenty of energy for other people’s projects but that is because I am getting paid. My problem is trying to generate enthusiasm for a project that hasn’t made much of an impact over the last decade. I have made giant leaps and bounds in the technical evolution of my own music but I keep putting off booking Multiple Man for live shows. Conversely, I have poured hundreds of hours into the RAMONE because I knew that it would be a solid investment of time and emotional energy.
As it stands now, I have people who have never met me or even seen the Ram...

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the RAMONE reviews the new Danelectro ’64 Guitar

The RAMONE reviews the new Danelectro ’64 Guitar

64 promo 2

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Process Revealed@ Tombstone Factory Jan 23 1988

1988 Coppel Proggy Punk Metal at the Legendary Tombstone Factory in Fort Worth

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New the RAMONE set list is finished and being tweaked

I finished the new set list for the RAMONE and loaded it on to the Roland P-10 so I could run through the set and tweak the timing on the vidz.
Here’s a pic
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p 10 ramone

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the RAMONE- Bass tracks finished for new set

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The first 12 tracks went like clockwork and I wish I didn’t have to stop but my fingers made the decision for me. The next day was supposed to be easier because I only had 4 tracks to go. That wasn’t the case because it took 5 hours to lay down those tracks because of the many distractions of people knocking on my door.
I synched the audio and video up with each other and thought it was going to be only slightly less cringeworthy as the previous session but they were much better than I expected.
I had to lay the tracks down with speakers instead of ear monitors because I stepped on them and crushed them during my last gig
They sounded a lot worse when I was recording them than they did when I listened back...

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The Phantom of the Paradise at the Majestic Theater

I had a blast watching my favorite movie in the theater where it was filmed!

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Drum parts finished for the new set, on to bass parts

Drum tracks for the new set are now synched up with the video. I went through the set and the drum audio sounded really good through my PA. Thanks to Lynyrd for the recording and mixing.
It’s exactly what I needed. Bass parts are next!

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Being a conduit is just as good as being the source

I was asked a while back if my material could be used in a music video
My attitude was that the material wasn’t mine in the first place and the editing only served to bring you to the material
It’s nice to know that my tastes choices are affecting other people
I don’t get that feeking a whole lot

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Bass tracking for new set list

Bass tracks for the upcoming new the RAMONE set list. Most are pretty standard but a couple are giving me minor issues
Then there’s this song.The Studio version of this song has a horn section and he’s playing the progression of the horns. I saw a live performance of the song on Old Grey Whistle test and he’s playing root notes only. I’m assuming the performance is just after the release of the album and he really wanted to learn that bass part. The audio is not real good but you can see that Dee Dee’s left hand is all over the place.
It’s a bitch for me to play it the way I see it played on stage and in the bass covers on YouTube but I think I found a more economical way to play the part near the nut (huh huh). It doesn’t have the low end rumble but I have to compensate for my bass skills

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Everybody Hates Chris

everybody hates chris meme

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