concertinette’s nineteen comments

  • Re: i-tunes, track tags, MP3 organization, etc.

    Awesome! more…

  • i-tunes, track tags, MP3 organization, etc.

    I am inspired to make my music collection make sense (at least kindof sense). This is less about sessions than about listening to trad music, i.e. I don't have a backlog of digital recordings of sessions I've been to, don't even have a recorder, so I'm n... more…

  • Tune evolution

    This is in O'Neill's collection, and it's recognizeably the same tune, with a little imagination - but I'd love to see versions in between that and this. Is anybody familiar with any?? more…

  • Re: Kitchen Sessions vs Pub Sessions

    Because a pub session is public and open there's opportunity for good things (the performers from next door wander over after the show, the out-of-towner musicians who really make your day, the crazily entertaining punters, whatever) but conversely there'... more…

  • Yellow Wattle

    This is an awesome tune. Yes, definitely pipe tune, but also fits nicely (simply) into the C row of a concertina, highly recommended! (by me, anyway) more…

  • Re: Illegal Pirate C.D`S- A new trend

    I can't deny that I've listened to many illegal pirate CDs. These were, however recorded by friends, and passed around to people they knew as "hey, listen to this amazing version that's different from the way they play it on the album, and this new set t... more…

  • Re: Informations about concertinas

    Regarding starting out on a Stagi (30-button model, $700 at Elderly, for example) vs privately made accordion-reeded model (several makers listed at concertina.net, all approx. $1500) there are arguments on both sides. more…

  • Re: Hello, all.

    People are often serious about music at sessions, much more often than they're serious about anything else. more…

  • Re: Coming up with counterpoint melody lines

    I don't really know *how* to do it, but I've definitely done it (with perfectly acceptable result). My method involved just playing along with it either in band bractice or with a recording of hte singer on my own, or with an imaginary melody line in my ... more…

  • Oops.

    I take it back - it's probably the same Sherlock, but the more I look at the ABC, the less it seems like it's the same tune. Nevermind! more…