TheOtherAss celebrates the humorous world of working musicians, and their everyday exploits. 

The material is derived from years (and years) of gigging, recording, rehearsing - and yes, they are my own experiences. I grew up in Maine, When in 1996 I started my first punk rock band, the Junkbuckets.
We were horrible - very very horrible. 

Later I found myself gigging all over the Boston areas, where honestly most of my material comes from-
I’m now happily living near Seattle, still playing Punk-Rock, and using my media degree to create comics, animations, shirts, and plenty of showposters.These comics are my favorite way to share the many stories I have built up over the last thirty years.

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Maik
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It was the band contest in my HS and our dumbass principal couldn't believe that the drums had to be tuned, he thought the two drummers doing it were just "making noise". Thankfully we had a marvelous musical director that always stood for us.

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kurisutofu
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's better than getting the drum set and when training always being told to stop being it's too loud. My drum set was basically for decoration and 4 years later when I got rid of them because my family would never let me train, everyone was shocked that "I threw away a Christmas present"!

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yes, indeed, it can happen, but not during the recording, if the engineer is a pro...

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A very clever ideea! It's not a secret, many new albums are mixed to sound good on cell phones / earbuds, not on big and expensive stereo HiFi systems.

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Charlotte
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Or you have a list of about 20 names and none of them can score a majority vote.

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Autumn Quigley
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

so ur telling me that i came all the way up here spet my life savings and now I cant seven fly home

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Drummers are more important than you think! If I fail a guitar solo during a gig, very few in the audience will notice; if the drummer fails, all the band fails!

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Mark Serbian
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

We do that to protect ourselves from the rest of the band ...

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A guitarist can do this with the LP bridge or the Strat whammy bar.

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Look out, look out, the Candyman Here he comes and he's gone again Pretty lady ain't got no friend Till the Candyman comes around again

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yes, of course! 1 drummer per 10000 guitarists!

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord But you're gonna have to serve somebody

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Bob Beltcher
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Been trying to find that for 20 years. The damn thing always shakes loose and never clamps right.

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Colin L
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Exposure... starvation... po-TAY-toe... po-TAH-toe...

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Thundercuss
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Our guitarist had a twenty year old little mutt named Sam. Sam was adorable but deaf as a post. His favorite thing was to lay in the kick drum during practice and let the pounding vibrations lull him to sleep.

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I got silence on my radio Let the air waves flow Let the air waves flow

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M O'Connell
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The faster you can pick it, the better it sounds.

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Mark Serbian
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It would be so cool to have a sticker or two on my car, but ... yeah ... bags of drums on the back seat become much more obvious when advertised.

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Mark Serbian
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What do you call a drummer with no girlfriend? Homeless ...

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She's so Heavy Heavy, heavy, heavy, heavy

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The best mike! Maybe better than 58. I use 'em for the guitar cab and for the lead vocals!

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SoulMan80
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Agreed. I think this cartoon is about keyboardists straying in to bassist territory

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She's got electric boots a mohair suit You know I read it in a magazine B-B-B-Billy and the Jets

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well I got no chance of losin' this time

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Colin L
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What's the difference between a guitarist and a pizza? ... A pizza can feed a family of four.

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Standing on a tower World at my command You just keep a turning While I'm playing in the band

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And she's buying a stairway to Heaven

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

would you hear my voice come through the music

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Clear as winter ice This is your paradise

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Dee Hunter
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Also known as "The drummer's last words"

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Cip IESAN
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Like the 3rd hand for the guitarists playing a double neck.

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eric ross
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And I wonder Where she will stay My little runaway A-run, run, run, run, runaway

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