All of these tips work just as well for boyfriends of female musicians too, by the way.
Or boyfriends of boyfriends, or girlfriends of girlfriends -- whatever turns you on, as they say. Don't Yoko Ono Seriously, it's the biggest cliché in the book -- do you want to be a part of it? He works very hard, but he is not always better than the rest of his band.
Musicians uphold, perhaps even created, the "cool affect." Some people simply want nothing more than to be a part of their club.
I spent the last year head-deep in that club as a girlfriend-of-a-musician -- these are the lessons I quickly learned.
Perpetual self-sabotage machine Lena Dunham and songwriter to the stars Jack Antonoff ended their five-year relationship recently, E! Though the two were a perfectly emblematic millennial couple, the announcement of their split would not have been a surprise to anyone who spends their free time reading the tea leaves laid out by celebrities on social media.
Dunham last appeared on Antonoff’s Instagram in April of last year, commemorating their anniversary; Dunham posted a photo of the two together back in October, but based on various paparazzi services, they were last photographed together at JFK airport in New York in July (a boring day Dunham tweeted about at the time).Do not bogart his attention at shows (see Proper Show Behavior).In fact, do not bogart his attention ever, but especially from people within his music community. After all, it is likely the reason you were attracted to him in the first place.Feeding habits: Large meat sandwiches that he stores in the bass drum and gnaws on between songs. • There’s something to be said about an instrument that makes your whole howdy-do rumble. Dr Dan (anonymous profile)November 20, 2014 at a.m. Dan, when have I ever said anything that made sense? Wrong, listen to this song "it's all about that bass" and it will explain. Consider Jerry Seinfeld's favorite joke before dating ANY kind of artist: The remaining members of the Glen Miller Orchestra have been reduced to taking whatever work they can get, and so have signed on to play a Christmas Eve gig at a VFW a hundred miles from home.And that something is this: “Yes, please.” • Bass players are classy. Expand your timeline and instruments, Starshine - do you have ANY idea what sax or French horn or harmonica musicians can do with their lips and tongues? Starshine may be battling a weigh problem, and rumor has is that clausen is bedridden at over 500 pounds. The night is bitterly cold, and on the way to the gig it starts to sleet and snow.Think Mc Cartney and Sting—not Flea, who’s a drummer in bass players’ clothing (which apparently is a tube sock). About a mile from the hall the bus slides off an embankment and gets stuck in the snow.The very fact that you don’t know who played bass for most of the great American bands is testament to the bass player’s humility. The members discuss what to do, and they realize that if they walk, they can still make their starting time. There's normally now the singers and guitarists who 'do a bit of synth' ...Beware: He is prone to depression; it’s when he writes “his best stuff.” And making all that racket at the back, on the riser, is the grinning drummer, , descended more recently than the rest of us from apes. Yet he’s always there when you need him, steadily, deftly weaving the band’s rhythm and melody into an impenetrable humming-thumping-humming-thumping musical fabric that—scientifically speaking—you just want to wrap yourself up in. (This commentary is about men because that’s how I roll, but Kim Gordon, Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann, Suzi Quatro, Kim Deal, Meshell Ndegeocello: respect.) Here’s why the bass player is the best rocker to pluck your strings: • What’s sexier than a man who doesn’t need to be the center of attention — who’s content to sit back and hold a thing together from the bottom up? loonpt (anonymous profile)November 19, 2014 at a.m. Loon, I sympathize with you, but take solace young man, there was a song written about you, long, long ago, and here it is. And how many people out there can play the bassline to "Good Morning Starshine"? Draxor, as for "having no frets", if you can play the bass without frets, you are the s--t, so let those pervs rock 'n' roll. Starshine is letting them know that it's all good. Disclaimer: I am a bass player and completely biased on this topic. ) \m/ you're all wet, dolphin: it's horndogs, at least we said that in the 1880s. However this is so poorly written I had to make an account just to make a comment about it.This good-time boy is a competent multitasker but frequently shamed by his bandmates for not knowing scales. That sort of hang-backedness speaks to a deep-rooted confidence, an honorable work ethic even, that can only be described as hotness amplified. If you're finding this too much information, you should check with the spouse and make sure you're not missing some information. And she's been "posing as a lefty liberal" a long time. Half of the words in this piece don't even need to be here. billclausen: You do realize that although the topic seems to be "bass players," it's not _really_ about "bass players", right? " pecanpie (anonymous profile)November 19, 2014 at p.m.Dating a musician isn't all backstage passes and serenades.Sure, your guitar-wielding lover may get you into cool shows and write you sweet love songs, but they may also turn life's simple joys into smoldering piles of garbage.