benhockenberry’s three hundred and ninety-five comments

  • Re: Remembering tunes you know www.irishtune.info

    I've used it a lot the last couple of years. Gets difficult to keep up the more tunes you have in there, though! But my repertoire of tunes I can lead in sessions has expanded a lot since using the site. And adding notes about who I learned a tune from, w... more…

  • Re: Forgetting Tunes

    I use irishtune.info to keep track of a lot of my repertoire and practice history, when I remember to update practice dates. more…

  • Re: Sessions in Mexico?

    I can't be much help (being a stone's throw from Canada) but you could message the member who posted this session : https://thesession.org/sessions/2473 more…

  • Re: Best Irish Trad CDs of 2017

    Alan Reid & Rachel Conlon - "A Quare Yield" -- probably my top vote for the year, I've given it well over a hundred spins. Amazing playing and great choice of tunes. more…

  • Re: Temple Bar And Grille

    I'm turning this session entry off for the moment, and will turn it back on when the session resumes. more…

  • Re: Temple Bar And Grille

    Yes, I just stopped in yesterday too and was told it was off until after football season ends. Groan. So it sounds like we'll be back in February. more…

  • Re: Pretentious Trad

    Why are catapults being used in the age of space exploration? more…

  • Re: Organizing your dance tunes

    In the 5th figure of the Sliabh Luachra set, there's a 24-bar repeating step in a hornpipe figure. So we played a hornpipe AAB, which felt really odd. more…

  • Re: Organizing your dance tunes

    The internal logic of a lot of set dances doesn't match the 32-bar structure, unlike SCD. more…

  • Re: Foinn Seisiun 2

    I'm working on fixing up all the link pointers in this one. So far I've changed: Donegal Reel, O'Callaghan's, Lad O'Beirne's Jig, Kerry Jig, Boys of the Town, Tommy Peoples', and Cronin's. more…