Fiddlekit’s one hundred and thirty-five comments

  • Re: Looking for Luthier in US

    I'm sure you could probably find some place closer, but I've always taken my fiddle to the Luthier Shop in Aubrey, Texas, and they do a great job. more…

  • Re: Santa Claus

    I got a mandolin! I'm very excited! I played it all day yesterday, and it's coming to our local session with me tonight! more…

  • This is a great little tune by Tom Anderson. I learned it at a music and dance camp over the summer. Thanks for posting it, it's a great tune! more…

  • Re: Alternative e string to compliment the Evah Pirazzi’s?

    I'll second the Wondertone Solo recommendation. I'm using one of those on my fiddle with a set of Evah Pirazzi's right now, and they seem to compliment each other very well. more…

  • Re: I am looking a good teacher..

    ascie, more…

  • Re: aches and pains

    I had a problem just like this a couple of weeks ago. Some time last year I started having problems with tendonitis (definitely fiddle related) but it stopped bothering me after a while. Then, three weeks ago, my wrist started hurting worse than it ever h... more…

  • Re: Re: Dominant D Fiddle Strings and Wondertone Solo silver E string

    I use the Wondertone Solo on my fiddle, and I love it. It's got a focused, clear tone (on my fiddle, at least) and I love the sound of it. It's definitely worth a try, I'll never use another type of E. more…

  • Re: Fear of Irish music

    I guess whoosis already mentioned that one, too. :) more…

  • Re: Fear of Irish music

    A trick I learned from a classical teacher when I first started playing: If you're having trouble getting a tune up to speed, sometimes it helps to get a metronome and find a tempo you're comfortable with, then raise the tempo just a few beats and try it ... more…

  • Re: Choosing Fiddle Strings

    Where are your strings breaking? You might want to check your instrument to make sure there's not a sharp or rough bit of wood that could be fraying the strings before you put a new set on. I've had that happen to me before. I'm glad you've started fiddli... more…