Music

Playing music is one of life’s many pleasures

Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.

Plato

I have been a lover of music for as long as I can remember.

I was raised around music and had some early exposure to playing music which developed the roots of my lifelong love affair with rhythms and groove.

I’ve played a few different instruments in my life, but the one which has always stuck with me is the bass guitar.

I began playing bass at about 17 years old and have continued to play it ever since.

I love a good bass groove.

I find them mesmerising.

They can move me from a deeply spiritual place and I often can’t help but dance along to the grooves.

I started playing bass by learning how to play songs from bands like Nirvana, Muse and Led Zeppelin. Soon after, I played in my first band, The Creeks, which is when I started writing bass lines of my own.

I then went on to play in bands with my husband, Jamie – aka Betalooper (Beneath The Oak, Child Loses Arm, Neuts), and most recently played with an alternative rock band called Kath and The Kicks.

I now work as a freelance bass player, vocalist and songwriting contributor. I also like to write music for myself that I intend to develop and share in the near future.

If you’d like to work with me in creating and playing music, I’d love to have a chat with you about how I can be involved.

You can email me at hello@shaneenmooney.com or book in for a chat below.

Essential oils help me stay in tune.