Cult Bassist Swoops into New York with Owl

Owl (PHOTO: Chris Callaway)

Chris Wyse doesn’t understand why some people mistake his upright bass for a cello. “Cellists sit. Upright bassists stand,” says The Cult bassist.  But he’ll let it slide. … Still, he recognizes that a stand-up bass in a hard rock band is not the norm. “I’m trying to transcend what the instrument is known for, so I understand why it’s confusing,” he says. “Maybe we should say Obama please keep music in schools. Hey, but they’ve seen Britney Spear’s p—-, and they know what that is—they just don’t know what a stand-up bass is.” Read entire story

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~ by Tina Benitez-Eves on July 13, 2009.

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