It takes more than a good bass lick to join the Saturday Night Live band.

It takes a good supportive laugh, too.

In fact, the latter may take precedence, as this parody video proves — thanks to Flavorwire, which released this sketch by Daniel Ralston featuring musician Aimee Mann (who’s funny in her own right on Portlandia and offscreen), and stand-up comedian Andy Kindler as the audition panel, and DC Pierson as the would-be guitarist.

Roll the clip!