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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:00 pm

living next door to a musician...

So where I'm living at the moment I'm lucky enough that my neighbour thinks he is going to be the next john lennon (dresses the same and randomly sings his songs) but unfortunately cannot sing, and is average on the guitar at best... even though he plays a couple hours a day!

I love music, have everything from fats domino through to sepultura and lots in between. Have lived with muso's who have an instrument in their hand 24/7 without a problem. Whats worse is this guy's friends egg him on and tell him how good he is, we live in a set of units with 3 on the block hence the closeness.

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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:12 pm

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See you and raise you one...

My father was a muso (from secondary school) who played the clarinet around the house accompanying his jazz records at all times of the day and night when we were growing up. Not so good was trying to concentrate on homework with that racket happening. Full credit, he was good enough to be in a paying band after he retired.

Ours was one household where the kids used to tell the parents to turn the music down....

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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:14 pm

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I'm a tragic bass player,i cannot sing but i can play sort of :lol:
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:32 pm

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I will feel sorry for my neighbours if they can hear me singing in the shower. :D
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:54 pm

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I picked up sticks for the first time in years & knocked out a beat (someone else's kit :cry: )

My daughter was a bit impressed( said it didn't sound to bad :D )

I need to convince the missus to get me a kit.
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:56 pm

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Hey Shakes... b59 is your neighbour..... :cool: :cool:
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:16 pm

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RED60 wrote:Hey Shakes... b59 is your neighbour..... :cool: :cool:


I wish, at least then I'd be able to go and give him shit about not being able to play.
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:43 pm

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Introduce your self to him as Mark Chapman. ;)
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:58 pm

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Is it amplified muzak? If so, I haz teh teknologee :D

If not, then maybe try approaching the Agent for the block???

Oter than that, threaten him wif teh Golden Gloves :armsup:
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Evski off here can apparently play thunderstruck with his right hand while sinking a schooner of beer with his left....I went to see a show of his recently hoping to see this display of awesomeness, and was left waiting for him to play something good.
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Post Wed Dec 29, 2010 11:22 pm

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Council will handle all noise complaints.
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Post Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:10 am

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I have heard of neighbours invoking the quiet enjoyment tax provisionsby by removing electrical fuses. This is a free service usually carried out in wee small hours. :D

Seriously, confront the muso and just inform him that the noise is unacceptable.


If the neighbour resides in rented premises then contact the Real Estate Agent and inform them that the gent is breaching provisions of the Lease ( Quiet Enjoyment provisions).
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Post Thu Dec 30, 2010 8:02 am

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had a neighbor (living in the rental next door) that thought he could play lead guitar
(since moved out :armsup: )

even after several requests to TURN DAT PHUCKIN THING DOWN ! he continued to practice ....... badly
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so I borrowed oldmates drumset...... he practiced .... so did I

& I cant play the drums for shyte

took him a week to figure out he was better off without the amp

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Post Thu Dec 30, 2010 8:59 am

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RN wrote:I have heard of neighbours invoking the quiet enjoyment tax provisionsby by removing electrical fuses. This is a free service usually carried out in wee small hours. :D

Seriously, confront the muso and just inform him that the noise is unacceptable.


If the neighbour resides in rented premises then contact the Real Estate Agent and inform them that the gent is breaching provisions of the Lease ( Quiet Enjoyment provisions).


have done this before ;)

And not too fussed about the noise, he keeps it quite at night and doesnt complain about my grinding and welding and working on my car so it's a little give and take.

Was more hoping I'd get some good story's out of people
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Mom lives next door to a drummer,when we were doing the rust repairs on the escort and ht holden .He complained about the noise :lol: as the hammering was making him miss the beat,How hard is it to count to 4 :rofl:
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This is all good advice but who do you complain to when the 7 year old that cant play the violin for crap is in the next room, and is your own daughter who falls to pieces crying after anything but praise about her musical talent.
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msg wrote:This is all good advice but who do you complain to when the 7 year old that cant play the violin for crap is in the next room, and is your own daughter who falls to pieces crying after anything but praise about her musical talent.



Do yourself and your daughter a favour and buy her a 50cc minibike. There's not a kid alive who doesn't enjoy riding and you don't have to put up with the "cat-getting-fawked-by-a-black-guy" sound of a misplayed violin. Plus you can teach her cool shit like basic mechanics and how to clutch up wheelies as the years progress. Wicked bonding idea and much better than something that obviously frustrates her and makes you unable to be in the same room as her. It doesn't have to be bikes necessarily but get her into something she'll actually enjoy doing. Surfing is another good one if you have access to a beach. Video games are not an acceptable substitute.



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msg wrote:This is all good advice but who do you complain to when the 7 year old that cant play the violin for crap is in the next room, and is your own daughter who falls to pieces crying after anything but praise about her musical talent.

Be like me take your kids to the music shop,and let them chose what they want to play.My daughter plays the drums,son wont play anything,as he is into cars bikes ect. Me i can sort of play the bass, acoustic And lead guitar but i have a lot of fun trying.Dont ever put your kid down for trying,tell them its getting better but it takes time .But don't ever put them down.
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We built an investment property next door to our house. Big mistake. Rented it out to the DHA for 10 years and couldn't help but getting involved with the day to day issues of landlord ( albeit a bit removed) and tenant.

One family enjoyed loud music. Little Princess would turn the doof doof CD up and put it on repeat, then work at the other end of the house.

My solution was to crank up Jimmy Hendrix live at Woodstock on the kids boom box in the upstairs en suite...Start Spangled Banner. Warp volume level 11. The music eventually got turned down.

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Post Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:06 pm

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v840 wrote:When I was seven, I would have given my priest a handjob if he would've bought me a minibike.


Or even if he showed you a picture of one :)
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v840 wrote:When I was seven, I would have given my priest a handjob if he would've bought me a minibike.


Or even if he showed you a picture of one :)


Minibike...for a HJ? Hell most only get a Mars bar and a packet of crisps.
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Post Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:33 pm

Hey, the rampant inflation in the eighties had to be good for something. The mars bar and crisps of the forties simply inflated in to the Z50s of the eighties. It's evolunomics. It's also why you can no longer get a crackho to toss your salad for $7 and a couple of winnie red butts anymore. Thanks a lot Reagan.




And yes, I have been known to give underage HJs to many an old man in payment for brightly coloured pictures and even sparkly buttons on occasion, but I can hold my head high and still say to this day that i have never bought a P38 or a Triumph. Mama didn't raise no fool.






.....Although I must admit, a brand spankers Speed Triple would warm the cockles of my cockles. :cool:
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boner59 wrote:Mom lives next door to a drummer,when we were doing the rust repairs on the escort and ht holden .He complained about the noise :lol: as the hammering was making him miss the beat,How hard is it to count to 4 :rofl:


Cheap shots James, youll take any oppurtunity to put us drummers down, wont you.


I was the drummer for a punk/thrash/grunge band back in the early 90s, we did a few shows around the Newy area.
We used to practice in one of the rooms at my Dads place, during the day, we never had any complaints, but my Dad would come in from time to time and tell us that we needed work :rofl: , and that we should change some things around, with the songs we were playing, little changes to the way we were playing them(he was a guitarist, and sometimes would jam with us).
Other times he would come in and say that the song we had just played sounded great. :armsup:
He was always great to have around :armsup:
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DUDELUX wrote:
boner59 wrote:Mom lives next door to a drummer,when we were doing the rust repairs on the escort and ht holden .He complained about the noise :lol: as the hammering was making him miss the beat,How hard is it to count to 4 :rofl:


Cheap shots James, youll take any oppurtunity to put us drummers down, wont you.


I was the drummer for a punk/thrash/grunge band back in the early 90s, we did a few shows around the Newy area.
We used to practice in one of the rooms at my Dads place, during the day, we never had any complaints, but my Dad would come in from time to time and tell us that we needed work :rofl: , and that we should change some things around, with the songs we were playing, little changes to the way we were playing them(he was a guitarist, and sometimes would jam with us).
Other times he would come in and say that the song we had just played sounded great. :armsup:
He was always great to have around :armsup:

So you only had to count to two :finger:
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The thing is the daughter wants to play the violin!!!! its just that she is at the moment terrible at it, all I can do is go the shed and drown out the noise with power tools until her bed time.
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This is what happens to cheap sticks
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My good ones held up too the abuse :armsup:
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Revenge is a dish best served cold ;) :armsup: :armsup: :armsup:

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Goatse.AJ wrote:Revenge is a dish best served cold ;) :armsup: :armsup: :armsup:


I have an old wood one :D
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longlux wrote:
Goatse.AJ wrote:Revenge is a dish best served cold ;) :armsup: :armsup: :armsup:


I have an old wood one :D


We don't wanna know about your wood. :finger: :D
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msg wrote:This is all good advice but who do you complain to when the 7 year old that cant play the violin for crap is in the next room, and is your own daughter who falls to pieces crying after anything but praise about her musical talent.



Do yourself and your daughter a favour and buy her a 50cc minibike. There's not a kid alive who doesn't enjoy riding and you don't have to put up with the "cat-getting-fawked-by-a-black-guy" sound of a misplayed violin. Plus you can teach her cool shit like basic mechanics and how to clutch up wheelies as the years progress. Wicked bonding idea and much better than something that obviously frustrates her and makes you unable to be in the same room as her. It doesn't have to be bikes necessarily but get her into something she'll actually enjoy doing. Surfing is another good one if you have access to a beach. Video games are not an acceptable substitute.



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