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stage jumpers was Scary Situations
i guess im lucky but the stuff im doing is impossible
to rap over so i dont get any of that...lol but i
would let anyone from this list sit in(this may
constitute a misdemeanor in some regions)heck i might
even let you rap...lol but remember its a "sacred
bond" to make music together.
--- daniel stevenson <email@example.com> wrote:
> stage jumpers
> --- Kevin <kevin@TheNettles.com> wrote:
> > At 07:38 PM 4/11/2006, Rick wrote:
> > >A young man walked up to me in the middleof the
> > song as I was
> > >juggling the loops (warning sign already)
> > >and said. "I dig your beatboxing", I"m a
> > rapper, could I do a
> > >piece with you?...
> > >It was really pretty ugly quickly and I just gave
> > up and beatboxed
> > >until the festival leaders aske me to quit
> > (half an hour
> > >earlier than I was supposed to).
> > This is totally Monday morning quarterbacking and
> > wasn't there but
> > if something like that happened to me, I think I
> > would develop
> > equipment trouble. Especially if there's a sound
> > guy. When the
> > sound guy came over, I'd quietly ask him to go get
> > Security. When
> > the cavalry arrived (okay, a fat guy in black with
> > walkie-talkie)
> > I'd say something like, "Gee, I'm sorry it didn't
> > work out for you
> > all. Catch you later, okay?" The sound guy, the
> > security guy and
> > you would probably be enough to convince people to
> > go. But then
> > there's teardown and the guys waiting in the
> > lot. Oh,
> > heck. That's a time when it pays to have friends.
> > Big
> > friends. Biker friends. Who don't like hiphop.
> > >I, unfortunately, have experienced similar
> > situations a couple of
> > >times since then enough to have developed the
> > prejudice that
> > >freestyled rappers are the most aggressive and
> > insensitive musicians
> > >that I've ever played with.
> > Well, freestyling is a macho blood sport.
> > Freestyling is to singing
> > what boxing is to ballet.
> > >If someone is insensitive enough and pushy enough
> > to come up right
> > >in the middle of a show it's an automatic 'no'
> > reply from me now...
> > Ah, what about the folks who ask to come up when
> > take your break
> > to play _while_ you're taking your break? That's
> > subtler thing
> > that I've been running into lately. I'm at the
> > point where I don't
> > like having someone on stage unless I know them or
> > someone I respect
> > vouches for them.
> > Cheers,
> > Kevin
> > The Nettles: Progressive and Exciting Celtic Music
> > www.TheNettles.com
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