m_gavin’s one hundred and thirty-six comments

  • Detroit Irish Music Association Session

    This is a starter/learning session perfect for folks who want to start into playing in sessions but would like a slower pace. Once in a while the pace might pick up but everyone has an opportunity to play during the evening. Round-Robin style, come with a... more…

  • Re: The Great Halifax Session Robbery

    Hey! Whaddya know! more…

  • Re: Low Level Social Interaction

    I used to work construction in the summers. The guys building the houses didn't socially interact at a very high level while they were hammering, sawing, etc. Mostly grunting and swearing. more…

  • Re: Low Level Social Interaction

    I think that's an interesting topic there, Ray. Seems like an interesting take on sessions from the psychiatrist, at first glance, I suppose. more…

  • Re: Test your Ear!

    The test maker is a bit confused about what constitutes the "same musical phrase", as many people are. In some of the examples, the background chords were changed. In others, the pitch of the original was raised slightly. The intention seemed to be that t... more…

  • Re: Fiddle Forum?

    You mention in your bio you take lessons from Mossie Martin? My advice would be to mainly just stick with that. You can't beat that, if it's the same Mossie Martin I'm thinking of. He's a great player! more…

  • Bua performing in Detroit

    Hi, more…

  • Re: Irish American Musicians

    I can tell you two of the musicians in Clelland's groupai ceol. Siobhan McKinney on harp and Kelsey Lutz on fiddle, both from Detroit-Ann Arbor Michigan, both about 16. Siobhan has won in Ireland several times, as has Kelsey in the midwest. Both excellent... more…

  • Re: Anyone know where I could get a pair of these?

    Hi. Recently I bought a very similar mic to these. Audio-Technica makes several mics that look just like the ones seen in the video, but keep in mind that there is quite a difference in sound quality between them. The pro-35, I tried, and it did not sound... more…

  • Bua Show

    Didn't realize this wasn't on here. This should be good, I'm expecting great things from them. It's their first show in Detroit. The sound "engineering" will be excellent! more…