hateful hateful hateful finger pinching, sagging at the wrong time, painful, heavy, awkward, stupid things. In a world of unimaginable invention, why has the microphone stand not evolved past the first draft stage. They seem no different at all, same problems, same issues since the dawn of their invention.
I feel like I could come up with some ideas that, were I was an engineer or had abilities with materials like metal and whatnot, I could do something really so much better with design. Alas for the world, I am not an engineer and I am positively hopeless with metal.
I guess there are worse things in the world than microphone stands. They do the job they are assigned once hauled in and adjusted properly. It's just.....such....a...pain...
And on the plus side, there is not a glut of old microphone stands replaced by some great innovative design to clog the over polluted world. Same ones since forever ago, doing their thing, holding their mics.
Gig tonight. We are playing first time at the Beer Bros. Pub. We have a really fun set full of Friday faves. It should be a good night. With the good old microphone stands that I have dissed so badly here. I hope they don't all protest and explode in my face while we are playing. Probably should have thought that through a bit more...