munchko’s nine comments

  • Re: Anyone else get Lyme Disease while at CIAW?

    Just want to add that people should not be using heat or alcohol to try to remove a tick - either of those methods could cause the tick to eject the content of its mouth into the host. The tick should be removed using tweezers, grasping as close to the pe... more…

  • Re: Sessions in Manhattan

    The Landmark Tavern is in Manhattan - in the west 50's (on either 10th or 11th Avenue) more…

  • Re: Sessions in Manhattan

    The Mona's session definitely ended in February (Dana Lyn is my fiddle teacher - I had a lesson with her a day or two after the last session). more…

  • What makes a march a march?

    I am not very knowledgeable in music theory, so this might be a really ignorant question, but what makes a tune a march? (I'm a beginning fiddler). I've learned a couple of marches, and I can't discern a consistent pattern in them - ie, they are in vario... more…

  • Re: IAS

    I am looking around my living room at: more…

  • Re: where do u all come from?

    Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA (just across the river from Manhattan) more…

  • Re: So it’s come to this…

    Laugh if you must, but one of my kids got this game for a birthday gift, and it is almost addictive (I really don't play any other video games, but this one is a real blast). The version we have, however, is all recent heavy metal bands - I had been wishi... more…

  • Re: Learning by ear

    I generally learn by ear, but I also find it very helpful as a learning technique when I'm listening from a CD to do a transcription by hand. There's something about writing down all the notes that helps me to get a visual pattern of the tune and makes it... more…

  • Re: What are You Listening To?

    In the car today, I had on Tony McManus - "Ceol More" and "Singing Sands." Also Alan Stivell, "Beyond Words." more…