I really, really, really wanna say Devin Townsend, Dave Grohl, Les Claypool, Burton C Bell, Trent Reznor, Gene Hoglan, King Diamond, Chris Valagao,
George Strait, George Clinton, Kris Kristopherson, or Dwight Yoakam... I wanna say any of these legends, but they're all more niche virtuosos than
universally acclaimed musicians.
There's something about that awolnation song for sure. I get it stuck in my head a lot. It's one of the few songs the past decade or so that just
seemed so different from anything else. So many Indie bands sound alike, or sound like 80s bands...Good, but not super-original.
Probably Gunhild Carling. She is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, sax, trumpet, drums, piano, and many others) and quite virtuosic on most of them.
She's a fantastic singer too. And a little bit crazy.
Bagpipes, you say? OK:
Or probably Hiromi Uehara. Stick around...it gets good:
There really is no "best."
There sure are plenty of true greats--and we all benefit from their talent and generosity.
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Christian Vander of Magma. He plays drums, but he also sings and plays piano. He's also the leader of a breakaway civilization. They left Earth in
1969. Don't ask me how they released albums on Earth from Kobaia cuz I dunno.
Ron Jarzombek, even though he was Schoenberg when Schoenberg wasn't cool.
And then there's Doug Keyser, the most wicked bass player in history. He attacks the strings so hard he sounds like he's playing with a pick made of
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