coalpatch’s eight comments

  • Re: Riding On A Load Of Hay

    Is the start of part B of X:1 wrong? Maybe it's just me more…

  • Re: a muted or quiet whistle

    The Shush whistle is great. It's a lot quieter than a normal whistle and it plays perfectly in tune, whereas for me blutac always alters the pitch. Requires less air pressure than normal. If I play with someone else I notice that the tone isn't great, but... more…

  • Re: Theory in Irish Music

    I've always thought of The Geese in the Bog as being Phrygian. It uses the C major scale but every other note is an E. What does everyone else think? more…

  • Re: One More Time

    If you want to stream/download this but you can't find it, search for the "Culkin School of Traditional Dance" as the artist, instead of Billy McComiskey et al. I love the unusually slow "Tar Road to Sligo" with the chromatic run and pronounced cuts. "Gal... more…

  • Re: Recording Apps for Android

    I use TapeMachine, which is simple and has a great waveform interface. It's not maintained anymore, and if you want to record in mp3 rather than wav you have to google "tapemachine mp3 codec", but it's the best I've used more…

  • The Halting March, X:4

    Here's the Raw Bar Collective version which is in A minor not A dorian. more…

  • Tha Mi Sgith, X:8

    I've added Conal O'Grada's "Pulling Bracken" from his Cnoc Bui album. He changes the rhythm and calls it a polka. I wasn't sure whether to post it here or to post it as a new polka. more…

  • Track 7

    The first tune on track 7 is "East Clare" more…