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23 Aug

New Band Showcase 2017

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SIGNUPS: https://goo.gl/forms/tDitOENy04o0oQL43

BAND PRACTICE CAN BE HELD AT UNDER THE COUCH. We have a practice room equipped with guitars, basses, a drum kit, keyboards, microphones, and amps. If you have any questions, email Jed at jedpaz@gatech.edu

RULES OF ENTRY

  •  Participants must be students currently enrolled at Georgia Tech (taking classes, interning, or on a co-op — former students and non-students not eligible)
  •  Participants must submit all required correspondence and confirmation of participation by the deadline(s) for doing so (see guidelines) to avoid disqualification

GUIDELINES

Deadline for registration

  • 8pm on Friday, September 1st
  • Bands will be announced Monday, September 4th

Semi-Finals dates (tentatively):

  • November 9&10
  • Bands are expected to play 15-20 minutes of music
  • One cover song can be performed
  • Three bands will be selected to move on to the final round

Final Round date (tentatively):

  • November 17
  • Bands can play as much music as they want (within reason, please don’t play for an hour).
  • One cover song can be performed

PRIZES

  • First place: the opportunity to record a 5-song EP for free at Under the Couch
  • Second place: the opportunity to open for a concert at Under the Couch (we will help you find a show that fits your schedule and playing style)
  • Third place: free practice time for the following semester
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18 Sep

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 09/18/17

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Welcome to  Musicians Network!!!

Open Mic is Thursday! Signups at 7:30, show at 8:00. This week’s theme is Food

New Band Showcase is coming up! Sign up here. Sign ups close Friday, September 1st, and bands will be announced the following Monday. Rules can be found here

If you’d like to design a laptop sticker for UTC, email Jed at jedpaz@gatech.edu.

Officer Announcements: 

Booking: If there’s a band you want to see or if you’re interested in joining the booking committee, come talk to me.

Open Mic: I run Open Mic nights every Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00, with signups at 7:30. I’m also in charge of live sound, so if you’re interested in learning more about that, come talk to me. I teach live sound classes Sundays at noon. I also run the YouTube channel, so if there’s anything you want to see, or you want to get involved with filming or photography, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15. Pay dues before booking practice time. If you pay your dues, you’ll get a T-shirt.

Studio Manager: Contact me if you want to book studio time. I run the studio. The studio is now open. It’s a resource for students to produce music in. The rates are up on the website. Studio sound class will be this Sunday; this weeks topic will be recording drums. Live sound class is from 12 – 1 on Sundays and Studio Sound is from 1 – 2.

Minister of Propaganda: I am in charge of all things advertising. Our advertising committee, the Ministry of Propaganda, is a great way to get involved with the club; we produce flyers, chalk out on Skiles walkway, and more. You don’t have to be an officer to join. Also if you want to put up flyers, please do that. We have a lot of them.

Advertising:  We’re always looking for more people to make flyers and get involved in advertising, so if you’re interested, come talk to me, our other advertising officer, our Minister of Propaganda, or our Booking Officer. Also, check out lessons below.

Equipment Manager: I manage equipment, including rentals and lockers. I also run the studio, so if you need anything recorded, or have any questions about the space, come talk to me. If you wanna help me fix up cable stuff on stage, come talk to me.

General Manager: From here on out, the General Manager position will be more of a liaison with other GT organizations.

Secretary: I organize and send out meeting minutes. If you need to join Orgsync or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Advertising: We have free lessons! See below for more information. If there’s an instrument you want to learn, or if you’re interested in teaching, come talk to us.

Vice President: I am in charge of booking practice times, so after paying dues and practice fees, come talk to me. If you have any other questions, come talk to me. After practicing in the space, make sure you turn everything off, wrap up cables, and have the info desk lock up the space. Talk to a GSM at the desk or call the number if they’re not there.

President: Come to our officer meetings right before the general meeting if you are interested in leadership of the club. I have been working on figuring out the changing situation regarding our relationship with the Student Center.

General Announcements:

Austin: We are trying to make some 1-2 minute intermissions for meetings, so let us know if you have something cool to demonstrate

Ryan: This Wed at the Campanile at 6:30 PM, there will be a Concert for Social Justice.

Chris: I am in a prog-metal band. We are playing a show in Jonesboro on the 30th. There will be FREE PIZZA. Talk to me for a ticket. Also, I will be starting a ripoff contortionist band soon.

Chad: My bandmate organized Butt Fest. We want a lot of people to show up.

Jack: If you are looking to record an album in one day, talk to me. If you want to go to ALVVAYS talk to me. Tomorrow, Little Data is playing Live@WREK @ 10 PM.

Jed: I give ukulele lessons. Talk to me if interested. If you want to use mine in the space, talk to me and we will have a registration list

Heath: I am going to the Blank Banshee show on Nov 7th. I am also looking to go to the Sweaterbeats show in Dec 12th? Are Flying Lotus tix sold out?

Mitchell: I am working on a super weird project. I will put everyone in a group and then tell everyone what it is.

Sumter: I am going to the HUM show on Oct. 27th  @ The Masquerade.

 

Lessons:

Beginner Guitar: Izzi Caballero – icaballero3@gatech.edu

Intermediate Guitar: Elliot Dowd – edowd6@gatech.edu

Drums: Luis Rosa – lrosa3@gatech.edu

Drums: Mitchell Mazzoni – mmazzoni@gatech.edu

Beginner Piano/Music Theory : James Bamford – james.t.bamford@gmail.com

Beginner Ukulele: Jed Paz – jedpaz@gatech.edu

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04 Sep

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 09/04/17

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Welcome to  Musicians Network!!!

Open Mic is Thursday! Signups at 7:30, show at 8:00. This week’s theme is Addictive Substances

New Band Showcase is coming up! Sign up here. Sign ups close Friday, September 1st, and bands will be announced the following Monday. Rules can be found here

If you’d like to design a laptop sticker for UTC, email Jed at jedpaz@gatech.edu.

Officer Announcements: 

Booking: If there’s a band you want to see or if you’re interested in joining the booking committee, come talk to me.

Open Mic: I run Open Mic nights every Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00, with signups at 7:30. I’m also in charge of live sound, so if you’re interested in learning more about that, come talk to me. I teach live sound classes Sundays at noon. I also run the YouTube channel, so if there’s anything you want to see, or you want to get involved with filming or photography, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15. Pay dues before booking practice time. If you pay your dues, you’ll get a T-shirt.

Studio Manager: Contact me if you want to book studio time. I run the studio. The studio is now open. It’s a resource for students to produce music in. The rates are up on the website. Studio sound class will be this Sunday; this weeks topic will be recording drums. Live sound class is from 12 – 1 on Sundays and Studio Sound is from 1 – 2.

Minister of Propaganda: I am in charge of all things advertising. Our advertising committee, the Ministry of Propaganda, is a great way to get involved with the club; we produce flyers, chalk out on Skiles walkway, and more. You don’t have to be an officer to join. Also if you want to put up flyers, please do that. We have a lot of them.

Advertising:  We’re always looking for more people to make flyers and get involved in advertising, so if you’re interested, come talk to me, our other advertising officer, our Minister of Propaganda, or our Booking Officer. Also, check out lessons below.

Equipment Manager: I manage equipment, including rentals and lockers. I also run the studio, so if you need anything recorded, or have any questions about the space, come talk to me. If you wanna help me fix up cable stuff on stage, come talk to me.

General Manager: From here on out, the General Manager position will be more of a liaison with other GT organizations.

Secretary: I organize and send out meeting minutes. If you need to join Orgsync or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Advertising: We have free lessons! See below for more information. If there’s an instrument you want to learn, or if you’re interested in teaching, come talk to us.

Vice President: I am in charge of booking practice times, so after paying dues and practice fees, come talk to me. If you have any other questions, come talk to me. After practicing in the space, make sure you turn everything off, wrap up cables, and have the info desk lock up the space. Talk to a GSM at the desk or call the number if they’re not there.

President: Come to our officer meetings right before the general meeting if you are interested in leadership of the club. I have been working on figuring out the changing situation regarding our relationship with the Student Center.

General Announcements:

Chad: I am looking to acquire an Electric Guitar, either via purchase or swap. Contact me.

Jack: This Saturday, I am going to a cool new museum. I can take 10 people in my small truck. Contact Me. If you want to play open mic this week, talk to me. We are looking for cool 5 minute demos between announcement sections

Mason: I am starting to give beginner Trumpet Lessons. Talk to me

Jed: Two things: I teach beginner ukulele lessons. Check out my soundcloud, where I do covers of some songs: https://soundcloud.com/halcyonatl

Heath: Looking for people to go to a vaporwave show with me on Octover 9th.

Andrew: I am looking to learn to play the bass. I would love to meet with a teacher

 

Lessons:

Izzi Caballero – Beginner Guitar – Contact for details at icaballero3@gatech.edu

Jed Paz – Ukulele – Contact for details at jedpaz@gatech.edu – Ukulele not required!

Mitchell Mazzoni and Luis Rosa – Beginner to Intermediate drums – Contact for details at mitchell.mazzoni@yahoo.com and lrosa3@gatech.edu

Merritt Treaster – Lyrics and Songwriting Workshop – TBD

Austin Cheshire – Live sound – Contact for details at acheshire3@gatech.edu

Merritt Treaster - Studio sound  – Contact for details at merritttreaster@gmail.com

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28 Aug

Musician’s Network Meeting Minutes 08/28/17

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Welcome to  Musicians Network!!!

Open Mic is Thursday! Signups at 7:30, show at 8:00. This week’s theme is Duets and Groups.

New Band Showcase is coming up! Sign up here. Sign ups close Friday, September 1st, and bands will be announced the following Monday. Rules can be found here

If you’d like to design a laptop sticker for UTC, email Jed at jedpaz@gatech.edu.

Officer Announcements: 

Booking: If there’s a band you want to see or if you’re interested in joining the booking committee, come talk to me.

Open Mic: I run Open Mic nights every Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00, with signups at 7:30. I’m also in charge of live sound, so if you’re interested in learning more about that, come talk to me. I teach live sound classes Sundays at noon. I also run the YouTube channel, so if there’s anything you want to see, or you want to get involved with filming or photography, come talk to me.

Treasurer: Dues are $10 yearly, practice fees are $15. Pay dues before booking practice time. If you pay your dues, you’ll get a T-shirt.

Studio Manager: Contact me if you want to book studio time. I run the studio. The studio is now open. It’s a resource for students to produce music in. The rates are up on the website. Studio sound class will be this Sunday; this weeks topic will be recording drums. Live sound class is from 12 – 1 on Sundays and Studio Sound is from 1 – 2.

Minister of Propaganda: I am in charge of all things advertising. Our advertising committee, the Ministry of Propaganda, is a great way to get involved with the club; we produce flyers, chalk out on Skiles walkway, and more. You don’t have to be an officer to join. Also if you want to put up flyers, please do that. We have a lot of them.

Advertising:  We’re always looking for more people to make flyers and get involved in advertising, so if you’re interested, come talk to me, our other advertising officer, our Minister of Propaganda, or our Booking Officer. Also, check out lessons below.

Equipment Manager: I manage equipment, including rentals and lockers. I also run the studio, so if you need anything recorded, or have any questions about the space, come talk to me. If you wanna help me fix up cable stuff on stage, come talk to me.

General Manager: From here on out, the General Manager position will be more of a liaison with other GT organizations. I am also in charge booking for all GT Orgs events at utcorgbooking@gmail.com. GT Orgs must pay for a sound engineer to work the space. Further details are on the website.

Secretary: I organize and send out meeting minutes. If you need to join Orgsync or get on the mailing list, come talk to me.

Advertising: We have free lessons! See below for more information. If there’s an instrument you want to learn, or if you’re interested in teaching, come talk to us.

Vice President: I am in charge of booking practice times, so after paying dues and practice fees, come talk to me. If you have any other questions, come talk to me. After practicing in the space, make sure you turn everything off, wrap up cables, and have the info desk lock up the space. Talk to a GSM at the desk or call the number if they’re not there.

President: Come to our officer meetings right before the general meeting if you are interested in leadership of the club. I have been working on figuring out the changing situation regarding our relationship with the Student Center.

General Announcements:

Jack: Come out to the first meeting of the GT Noise Club at Wrek at 7. I am finishing my solo album sometime in September and need weird instruments on it. My parents and I are going to see Always at Terminal West.

Ryan: I will be debuting a new act at Open Mic this week. I am directing a live performance of Rocky Horror sometime in October. Click this link if you are interested: https://goo.gl/forms/2YLnPgOvui1k7ZuW2

Chad: I am interested in buying an acoustic guitar.

Jed:  I teach ukelele lessons. For now, you do not need your own ukelele, but that may change later. Contact me if interested. I am part of a new dream-pop band that is looking for a new bassist. Come talk to me.

Jack: Come out to Live Coding, Wednesday nights @ 7 PM

Wednesdays 7pm in the “Android room” (adjacent to Under the Couch), starting 30th August

– No previous coding or musical experience required
– Software installation and support is covered in the lessons
– Bring laptop, charger and headphones (or let me know if you don’t have any of those)
– Any questions email jarm@gatech.edu

Lessons:

Izzi Caballero – Beginner Guitar – Contact for details at icaballero3@gatech.edu

Jed Paz – Ukulele – Contact for details at jedpaz@gatech.edu – Ukulele not required!

Mitchell Mazzoni and Luis Rosa – Beginner to Intermediate drums – Contact for details at mitchell.mazzoni@yahoo.com and lrosa3@gatech.edu

Merritt Treaster – Lyrics and Songwriting Workshop – TBD

Austin Cheshire – Live sound – Contact for details at acheshire3@gatech.edu

Merritt Treaster - Studio sound  – Contact for details at merritttreaster@gmail.com

Lessons: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Dfl7ekyEaCUNyHtAdghKdtT_H4AVO4UqH87fBLaJ2_g/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

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