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2 years 5 months ago - 2 years 5 months ago #163270 by Genital Grinder
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For those of you unaware Martin Sweet is now playing Bass for Sister.

He has stated that Crashdiet will always been his main band and i believe him. I am interested to hear everyone's opinions.
My personal one is: I'm interested in seeing what his bass playing style is like and while i think its a good thing, i still think its a strange choice.

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2 years 5 months ago #163272 by friedoctopus
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Interesting. I'm not at all familiar with Sister (that's going to have to change very soon), but I do have an unusual fascination with bass players so in that sense I'm very curious to see what comes of this. :P

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2 years 5 months ago #163275 by fizzy
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Interesting indeed. I guess he just wants toplay gigs, which seems unlikely with Crashdiet at the moment. Will be weird seeing him on bass though :P

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I tell you honey it feels alright
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2 years 5 months ago - 2 years 5 months ago #163283 by mrs v. viper
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fizzy wrote: Will be weird seeing him on bass though :P



This. I do find it a good choice by Sister, mainly because they all probably know what they are in for with each other, they've worked together for years, toured together etc, so while I was surprised I am completely getting it, but I just have a visual problem. Like no, dude. You're a guitar player. haha.

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2 years 5 months ago #163287 by fizzy
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mrs v. viper wrote: Like no, dude. You're a guitar player. haha.


Try to see it this way: he is a musician who usually plays the guitar ;)

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I tell you honey it feels alright
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wouldn't even cross my mind"

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2 years 5 months ago #163289 by mrs v. viper
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Totally trying haha. I get it, it's just still superweird.

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2 years 5 months ago #163295 by XiLaii
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I won't lie, this one caught me totally off-guard haha

mrs v. viper wrote: Totally trying haha. I get it, it's just still superweird.

I'm with you on this! Every time I try to imagine it my brain just does not compute :P

I'm quite excited to see how this pans though, hopefully they'll be on tour over here soon :)

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2 years 5 months ago #163305 by Genital Grinder
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fizzy wrote:

mrs v. viper wrote: Like no, dude. You're a guitar player. haha.


Try to see it this way: he is a musician who usually plays the guitar ;)


This is exactly the part i'm still getting used to as a guitarist myself my brain is like no that's not enough strings and i haven't even seen a pic of him holding a bass hahaha

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2 years 5 months ago #163342 by Kraljosovina
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Genital Grinder wrote:
This is exactly the part i'm still getting used to as a guitarist myself my brain is like no that's not enough strings and i haven't even seen a pic of him holding a bass hahaha


Here you go Mr Grinder, boys and girls. 4 minutes of Martin "pretend playing" bass guitar. Equal ammount of time of Peter pretend playing lead guitar of course (for those of you who are into that). From 3:20 and onwards.

I love it when bands go "Fuck playback, we're gonna have fun with this".
In the end you can hear them talk about it:

P - Höhöhöhö
M - That went well
P - Yeah that was fun!
M - Hell, maybe I should start to play bass!
P - Do you wanna switch?
Martin gives back the bass guitar to Peter
P - Höhöhöhö




I was surprised too, but it defintely makes sense (:

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2 years 5 months ago #163343 by mrs v. viper
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you are a hero haha i completely forgot about this one. Wayyy less weird than I thought haha

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2 years 5 months ago #163344 by XiLaii
XiLaii replied the topic: Martin joining Sister
haha that is amazing, how have I never seen this before?

Thanks so much for sharing it.

Does make me super nostalgic for a live show though! It's been too long :'(

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2 years 5 months ago #163347 by axl whïte
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I feel like his role is mostly gonna be a live musician maybe. Ricky was in that band so long it feels really weird. And the old guitarist left aswell, and I don't know about the writing method the guys use but it feels like it's usually bass and guitar. But then Jamie feels very passionate about it so the writing process cant have changed too much if that's what theyre doing.

As for the sound I really hope he'll use single coils, use a pick and play really close to the bridge for ultimate twang! And tim recently got a maple neck strat so he's gonna need to push the mids up good. Gonna get good and old school then but with violent amps, so a nice blend taking away some mushyness. Reallllly hoping.

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