Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

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Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by jwhouk » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:38 pm

Phix in her Punk Rock days

Resting the shoulder until Monday. Again. :/
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:48 pm

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Is Granny playing it why Shelly is a bass player?
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by jeffepp » Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:05 am

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by eee » Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:09 am

It is good to rest aching shoulders!

I looked at this picture of Phix and thought "wot?' She plays electric guitar? Shelly should get her, in that form, to play with Fermented Bananas if the band is still around. They'd kill on the paranormal circuit.

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by jwhouk » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:13 am

The problem with that is Shelly plays bass as well.
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Atomic » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:21 am

I can hear her playing Eminence Front.
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by lake_wrangler » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:42 am

Shoulder BRAKE...
So, he's using his shoulder as "a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction."

I can think of better uses for a shoulder... :P

If I were him, I'd take a break, instead... :mrgreen:

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Warrl » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:03 am

jwhouk wrote:The problem with that is Shelly plays bass as well.
If Katherine sings soprano, then Castela and Timmy can just join right in.

(Not Atsali - there are weird side effects when she sings.)

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by jwhouk » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:34 am

Atomic wrote:I can hear her playing Eminence Front.
"It's a put-on!"

Seriously - you're not gonna have a successful band with two bass players. Maybe get Daylla to learn lead guitar? Then they can play...


...heavy metal.

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Opus the Poet » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:02 pm

Scaling that out from Phix's known height in Sphinx mode, that bass is about 14 feet long. Anybody care to calculate the lowest note it can hit if the strings are the same as a regular fretted bass? I'm feeling mighty L-O-O-O-O-O-W :ugeek:
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by FreeFlier » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:06 pm

lake_wrangler wrote:Shoulder BRAKE...
So, he's using his shoulder as "a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction."

I can think of better uses for a shoulder... :P

If I were him, I'd take a break, instead... :mrgreen:
So he's taking a break by slowing down . . .

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by eee » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:27 pm

jwhouk wrote:The problem with that is Shelly plays bass as well.
Dueling basses!

No, no, wait, HARMONIZING basses! Each note perfectly complimenting and merging with the other! :D

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Typeminer » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:54 pm

Atomic wrote:I can hear her playing Eminence Front.
I'm thinking her gig with Disaster Area might be the real reason Hotblack Desiato spent a year dead. 8-)
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by TazManiac » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:30 pm

I don't know about not having two Bassists in the band. I'd think you could have a Lead & a Rhythm Bass.

I'd love to get a band together with Stanley Clarke & Ron Carter and toss in Bootsy Collins for cameo star appeal.

We''l put Stanley Jordan on 'regular' guitar & (at this point I'm leaning towards Pete Pete Escovedo's Latin sound for a percussionist and Carlos Santana's stable for a Conga man...)

The keyboardist in this layer cake would be there just to hold the line, we could keep the position a rotating one where young up-and-comings could intern.

Patti Cathcart (of 'Tuck & Patty' fame) up front, if not Rachelle Ferrell, or both.

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by lake_wrangler » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:56 pm

FreeFlier wrote:
lake_wrangler wrote:Shoulder BRAKE...
So, he's using his shoulder as "a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction."

I can think of better uses for a shoulder... :P

If I were him, I'd take a break, instead... :mrgreen:
So he's taking a break by slowing down . . .

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So you're saying he's using his shoulder as a brake in order to slow things down so he can take a break to rest his sore shoulder? But won't the shoulder suffer more, from being used as a brake? Then he'll need an even bigger break for the brake!

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Atomic » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:13 am

Typeminer wrote:I'm thinking her gig with Disaster Area might be the real reason Hotblack Desiato spent a year dead. 8-)
And after the show, they can catch a snack at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe! (Those suicide cows move slowly, you know. Perfect for stalking when tired and hungry.)
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Dave » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:28 am

Atomic wrote:
Typeminer wrote:I'm thinking her gig with Disaster Area might be the real reason Hotblack Desiato spent a year dead. 8-)
And after the show, they can catch a snack at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe! (Those suicide cows move slowly, you know. Perfect for stalking when tired and hungry.)
Excellent idea.

That way they'd be less likely to eat any prospective band members who failed the audition. It could be unfortunate to develop a taste for guitarist tartare, as the word would get out after a while and they might have trouble recruiting after that.

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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Alkarii » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:30 am

Opus the Poet wrote:Scaling that out from Phix's known height in Sphinx mode, that bass is about 14 feet long. Anybody care to calculate the lowest note it can hit if the strings are the same as a regular fretted bass? I'm feeling mighty L-O-O-O-O-O-W :ugeek:
Not necessarily. You can change the intonation, which moves the placement of the notes. It's something one has to do when changing the gauge of the strings, for example, or environmental changes result in expansion or contraction of the material in the neck of the instrument.
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:36 am

"...when only two bass players were still in the running at the auditions, Eddi had a hard time choosing between them..."
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Re: Shoulder Brake (Phix) 2018-04-26

Post by Dave » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:37 am

AnotherFairportfan wrote:"...when only two bass players were still in the running at the auditions, Eddi had a hard time choosing between them..."
I thought she already had a bass player. Is she hedging her bets by auditioning for another?

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