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Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 11-09-10, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Lex Brodie
Guitar Finally got out and DID it

Last weekend I took the bus up to Mountain View (I live in Gilroy) California and busked. I arranged to stay over Saturday night with a friend, so I busked some Saturday evening, and some on Sunday....
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-19-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lex Brodie
BTW by "projects" I mean, they can project their...

BTW by "projects" I mean, they can project their voice. Kinda what a pro singer does, a sort of "commanding" voice, knowwhatImeanvern?
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-14-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lex Brodie
I have a feeling you are correct.

I have a feeling you are correct.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-13-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lex Brodie
Question Another dang poll, would like some input

What's better, here's a poll, vote early 'n' vote often, and THANKS want some info's here, basically I've been working pretty hard on trumpet but I'm only a few months in, and frankly, well, I think...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-13-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By Lex Brodie
One way I can think of is, do a video of what you...

One way I can think of is, do a video of what you plan to perform as, dress up in your character, costume, make-up, whatever you'll be wearing in real life, do your thing so they can see your thing...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-01-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,948
Posted By Lex Brodie
I gotta agree. I survived last year by hustling...

I gotta agree. I survived last year by hustling small crafts I made, but really they weren't buying the craft, they were buying ME. Music has much more of a future than handicrafts as long as we have...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-30-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,948
Posted By Lex Brodie
Does Corn Pay?

Does corny music pay better than playing stuff that's "highbrow" or "profound" or "meaningful"?

I have a feeling to a great extent it does.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-20-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lex Brodie
The superheroes have left Hollywood?

I was reading around on the internet and read this thing about the loose association of people who dress up as superheroes, various characters, and receive tips for photos in Hollywood. From what I...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-16-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,105
Posted By Lex Brodie
What about making the act of twisting the...

What about making the act of twisting the balloons a performance in itself? Maybe you can fill some balloons with something heavy and juggle THEM, you can in effect be a balloon twister who has more...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 09-04-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
I went out and did it today, made $4.17 in 2...

I went out and did it today, made $4.17 in 2 hours, mainly had a fun time.

I didn't want to be near too many people in case my playing was really irritating. But it seemed to be OK, and mainly I...
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 09-03-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,586
Posted By Lex Brodie
Doing stuff is really good. I've heard 90%...

Doing stuff is really good.

I've heard 90% of success is doing stuff.

I keep trying to get my friend to get out and do stuff, and he always has some reason not to

I plan to get out and do...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-31-10, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
Oh, thankyouthankyouthankyou..... another vote...

Oh, thankyouthankyouthankyou..... another vote and for the "bad notes 'n' all".

I can swing, just not through a whole song lol.

I'm aiming for this weekend, Sunnyvale/Palo Alto/Mountain View...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-27-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,749
Posted By Lex Brodie
man sure sounds like you do. A guy I know...

man sure sounds like you do.

A guy I know who repairs, tunes, moves, buys/sells pianos and who plays good enough to perform in bars, tells me he's up for any gigs I can get for us, he just won't...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-26-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
I've still yet to get out there ...... rode my...

I've still yet to get out there ...... rode my bike to Morgan Hill and it's a bit of a ride, not bad but it's 10 miles. It's about even in effort with taking the bus, since I have to walk 2 to the...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 08-25-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,643
Posted By Lex Brodie
Yeah great isn't it? It's why I always come back...

Yeah great isn't it? It's why I always come back ...... wait .... :rolleyes:
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-16-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
Thanks Steven that's the main thing. That's why...

Thanks Steven that's the main thing. That's why I've sold my motorcycle and it's back to bicycle or bus, and why I feel lucky as hell to be living in a situation where I can get by on a few hundred a...
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 08-15-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,906
Posted By Lex Brodie
In reality it sounds like a good deal because for...

In reality it sounds like a good deal because for everyone, the big step is getting out there and feeling comfortable and being able to "let it flow". I guess I was being a little bit mean.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-15-10, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
Interesting results so far ..... keep 'em coming....

Interesting results so far ..... keep 'em coming.

I did a swapmeet today and I'd go busk tomorrow but I'm just tired.

At least my Ave Maria doesn't have too many bad notes in it these days,...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-13-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
I should add that I've not voted in the poll...

I should add that I've not voted in the poll myself, I want to hear what other people think not what I think.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-13-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By Lex Brodie
Question Asset or PITA?

OK so, I'm learning the trumpet and coming along nicely. I can sound pretty musical, but I still miss a lot of notes. I'm VERY good with the public, and handle hecklers well.

Should I get out and...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-13-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,354
Posted By Lex Brodie
As for insurance, isn't there a national clowns...

As for insurance, isn't there a national clowns association or something like that, you can join and get insurance through?

Once I'm good enough on this horn of mine, I plan to join:

ACLU...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-12-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By Lex Brodie
I think one I saw, they were a half-inch apart....

I think one I saw, they were a half-inch apart. One inch sounds like too far apart no wonder they hurt.
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 08-11-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,906
Posted By Lex Brodie
You must be pretty desperate if you're trying to...

You must be pretty desperate if you're trying to get business from street performers, who, if they're starting out, probably can't afford your services, and by the time they're successful, have...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-04-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,020
Posted By Lex Brodie
I remember in the Army, the way the drill...

I remember in the Army, the way the drill instructors would ALWAYS shut down any whining, or attention-getting behavior of any kind was the withering line, "You think you're SPECIAL" or some...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-04-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,897
Posted By Lex Brodie
This is why I said, it's really being evil. ...

This is why I said, it's really being evil.

I've seen parents who kept their kids out of school, had them drinking hard liquor and smoking cigarettes at age 11 (the liquor was the only foodstuff...
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