derpayatz’s fourteen comments

  • "Try transcribing the tune yourself, and you'll see why. " more…

  • I think that this should be L:1/4. I don't know how to change it. more…

  • Re: I’ve got a good mind to throw it all away

    How difficult is it to find a job in Ireland anyway? For someone who is not Irish that is? I'm planning to make the move in about a year, maybe next summer, God willing. Any advice? more…

  • Re: Forming a Band before you know the Music

    Well, I'm finally in the process of starting up a band, although I know perfectly well that I'm not really ready. Nonetheless, I must - there's a big problem with sessions, none of them are near enough for me to be able to afford the travel costs. So I "m... more…

  • Re: It’s just pure, unadulterated jealousy.

    the only thing I would like to ask is about all those people talking about precussion/precussionists not being music/musicians. I understand that in Irish music the role of precussion is less than in some other musical traditions, but saying those things ... more…

  • Re: What do you love to play?

    JohnJ: Don't be cruel 🙂 I actually met a couple of good players! more…

  • Re: What do you love to play?

    I love airs. I find them much more interesting and challanging to play than dance tunes. As far as dance tunes are concerned - I prefer jigs, but reels are usually easier. Especially that I don't feel the need to play particularly fast. more…

  • I play it in the scale of G (or whichever other scale that has one sharp in the key signature), and a little differently. Quite frankly, this variation sounds better. more…

  • PS. I heard it played with Tarbolton Lodge, a tune I never quite managed to learn yet. more…

  • Actually, first time I ever saw the c# there. I heard it played a little differently, esp. starting the 3rd bar with (3FED instead of just FD. Also, from the 7th bar - afge dBAF |1 DEFD EGFD :|2 DEFD Egfg | which is a nice transition. The way it's writte... more…