Fishmonger’s four hundred and eighty-seven comments

  • Re: Bit-by-Bit and all together now

    I know that this music IS dance music. I acknowledge it as a fact. But I don't really think of it that way when I hear it. And I prefer to hear it fast. I usually, but not always, hit the skip button when I hear the airs and such. more…

  • Re: question

    Pffft! Umm... There's a recent thread here with over 150 posts in it which seems to endorse exactly that practice by a great many regulars here. It's rubbish, annoying and at times offensive... depending on who is posting. more…

  • Re: question

    Lonelyhearts, read the second post. The concept of learning at a session at speed is just what many here try to promote. And it's nonsense. You have to crawl before you walk, and walk before you run. And to continue with the metaphors, you have to have bo... more…

  • Re: question

    Face to face session learning only works once you've learned to play an instrument. Ignore the boobs that tell you otherwise. It's just elitist sh*te. Everything will come in time. There's nothing wrong with dots or ABC or slow-down software when you are... more…

  • Re: Good YT clip….. looking for tune names

    No clue. Great clip though!! :-) more…

  • Re: By Heart

    Anyone reading this in Round Rock TX? Send me an IM. Let's get together so we can get 'immersed' in the music. more…

  • Re: By Heart

    Meh... pfft. more…

  • Re: what makes a good tune?

    If traditional tunes weren't good tunes, they wouldn't have hung around long enough to become traditional. more…

  • Re: By Heart

    The first tunes I learn are the ones that have caught my ear while listening to a recording. Then I come here and copy the ABC, paste it into ABC Explorer to learn the bones of it. That doesn't mean I keep referring to it every time I play it! Once I have... more…

  • Re: A trad twist to the thanksgiving tale

    Nice. :-) more…