Haim hit back after accusations of “acting” during live performance: “Don’t ever say we don’t play our instruments”

Haim performing live
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Haim have taken to social media to hit back at “acting” accusations, after an individual questioned whether bass guitar player Este Haim was playing during a recent live performance.

Under a video posted by NME of Haim playing their 2013 cut My Song 5, one Instagram user wrote, “Is it just me or is the bassist just acting?”

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.