heisenburger’s fifteen comments

  • The Haymaker

    Randal Bays plays this as "The Haymaker" on his album "Out of the Woods." Great little tune. more…

  • Re: Paris France trad. music

    There's a great little bar called the Quiet Man not too far from the Rambuteau Metro stop by the Pompidou Museum. When I was in Paris a couple of years ago there were sessions there Wednesday and Saturday nights, and it was always a good time. more…

  • Re: chunes versus tunes

    hi csparpd, glad to see that i could get you to post about something besides an instrument you want to sell. more…

  • ITM and dental damage…

    So I've been playing choons on the fiddle for 8 years now, and I've noticed a disturbing and potentially expensive side effect... more…

  • Re: Brain Surgery to make you Irish?

    Reminds me of a joke Cathal McConnell told at a Boys of the Lough concert last year: more…

  • Re: Las Vegas Tunes?

    You might want to brush up on the Gambling Pitchfork as well. more…

  • Renting instruments in France?

    Perhaps too specific a question, but does anybody know of a place in Paris where I could rent a fiddle or bouzouki for a few months? I'll be spending my Fall in Paris but I don't have room to take all of my instruments with me from the U.S... more…

  • Re: Cathal Hayden

    And depending on the size and type of banjo, it might make better firewood in case you need a campfire on a cold night. more…

  • Re: When instruments attack!

    My "fiddle hickey"...the red spot that shows up near the corner of the jawbone after a lot of playing...has become a small lump of possibly permanent scar tissue underneath the skin. It's like a badge of honor. more…

  • Re: id for song or band

    Oh yeah... that's one of my very favorite songs. more…