Netallica’s sixteen comments

  • Lady Lane

    This wonderful jig, which is my favourite Irish tune of all time, was composed by Belfast uilleann piper John McSherry, and was recorded by him in the album "At First Light" with Michael McGoldrick. In our redordings section it appears under the title "La... more…

  • I learned this tune from a quicktime file... :-) It was a video clip of a "Mike McGoldrick+John McSherry" concert in Dublin. Found it on the "Downloads" section of Phil Hardy's site, kerrywhistle.com. more…

  • An old and famous piping jig. Maybe its simplicity can deceive the player; It seems to be a monotonous tune, and therefore easy to play, but I think that all those rolls are quite tricky and should be played very carefully, you know, to give the feeling t... more…

  • Re: How did you pick your instrument?

    I think that in my case I just had no choice :) more…

  • "*not* without reason" more…

  • One of the most powerful tunes I know. It opens John McSherry's (and Mike McGoldrick's) recording "At First Light", now without reason. When I first heard John McSherry plays this tune it was really breathtaking. more…

  • This is Tamalin's version to Fair Wind; Dervish also play in their "Out on the Road" set- it's the third tune, after Repeal of the Union. They play it in G major, I think, and slightly different. But I prefer the John McSherry way, so... :-) Enjoy! more…

  • This is the jig that follows "Lacey's" in McGoldrick/McSherry's set in "At first light". I think it has a very unique, magical ability to make people strangely happy... :-) more…

  • This lovely jig is found in John McSherry's and Mike McGoldrick's album "At First Light". John McSherry plays it perfectly on the Low D whistle. The main idea is to roll as much as possible. Just roll and roll and roll all the notes that last longer than ... more…

  • Molly Bloom’s sessions

    We have sessions at Molly's twice a week- on Mondays and Wednesdays. These are more like gigs and not opened sessions. On Mondays there's only instrumental music, and the performers are: Ehud Natan (Irish Bouzouki. Mandoline), Shani Kombelis (Flute, Whist... more…