March 21, 2013

Make sure the power is on…

By JR (guitar)

The first Semeron gig was in the summer of 2008 at the Varsity Theater, and I had no idea what I was doing.

The scene of the crime

The scene of the crime

Semeron was my first band, and other than playing the alto saxophone in middle school, I had zero experience playing an instrument in front of people. There were a million things going through my head the day of the gig but my biggest fear was that my gear would stop working on stage. “What if my amp craps out, should I bring a backup amp, what about a backup to the backup?”

For hours I sat and thought about disaster contingency plans; what to do in case of a broken guitar string, what if I hit the wrong chords, or solo in the wrong key. But as they say, you can’t plan for stupid.

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March 15, 2013

Ask A Semeron – Volume 1

Semeron is a band of the people.  We’re no different than any of you.  Except that we’re extremely talented and handsome.  Handsomeness and talent aside, we’re no different than any of you.  We want to prove it to you, so ask us any question, go ahead.  Hit us up on Facebook and Twitter and providing we can find the time out of our busy schedules (*lie), we just may throw up a post answering them. Off we go!

SEMERON – WHAT WAS THE FIRST SONG YOU LEARNED HOW TO PLAY?

Answers after the jump!

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