GoatBasher’s twenty comments

  • Re: Beginner Box Tunes

    The best learning DVD that I have found that P. J. Hernon' s . I was disappointed with the MadForTrad CDRom. Peter Browne's video is not really for the beginning player, and seems to showcase his own facility for the instrument. John Williams' video is... more…

  • Re: Zoom H2 best setting for recording session?

    I recently bought one of these as well, and was definately worth the investment. I have recorded several sessions using 2 channel surround. Obviously, the best format would be a WAV format at least 16 bit 44,100 (CD format). It depends what you want t... more…

  • Re: Beginner BC Box

    I bought an Irish Dancemaster, and I wouldn't even think of parting with it. It cost just a little more than a Hohner Double Ray, but I got a reed upgrade and custom bass set-up. The action is very fast, and now that I have been playing it for a couple ... more…

  • Re: B/C Bass Layout

    That should have said more…

  • Re: B/C Bass Layout

    I have a Joe Burke bass set-up and my basses are: more…

  • Re: artificially aging a bodhran

    I don't think that olive oil is a good idea unless you are making a pizza. The Walton's have a product that has "water based oils and lanolin" . I would think something with lanolin would be good. more…

  • Re: Cheap dictaphone for recording sessions

    I just bought a Zoom H2, and I have found it to be exactly what I needed! It records in MP3 or WAV files. It has 4 microphones that can be used in several configurations including "surround-sound". It can be hooked up to a computer as a card reader, or... more…

  • Re: First new tune of the year

    "Off to California" on B/C accordion. more…

  • Re: Changing default file in ABC Navigator

    I deleted them, and added my own tunebook with 335 tunes in it. Just open the tunes, copy them to the clipboard, and paste them into the default file. more…

  • Re: Accordion tuning: dear God, I know nothing.

    Celtic Music played on button accordion is commonly played on Dry-tuned half-step boxes. Usually B/C or C#D. They both usually have two rows of 21 or 23 buttons. The outside row is the B row and the B scale is played up and down the row. The inside ro... more…