ismiselemeas’s six hundred and fifteen comments

  • Re: The Score

    The final set is Tie the Bonnet/The Coachman's Whip/The Raheen/Tie the Bonnet more…

  • Re: Accordions on boats

    Indeed more…

  • Re: Accordions on boats

    Yes, I understand that. more…

  • Accordions on boats

    Anyone have any tips and tricks to keep box reeds in good shape when offshore sailing for any length of time? I'm concerned about constant salt in the air destroying the reed blocks. more…

  • Slowing down Youtube videos

    Hey guys, I haven't seen it mentioned here yet but here’s a little tip for slowing down tunes on Youtube. Works on phones and laptops. Great for learning tunes and phrases. more…

  • Re: Ah Surely

    It’s The Providence. Thank you, my itch has been scratched. more…

  • Ah Surely

    I’m trying to wrack my brain for a D reel that used to played before Ah Surely in a set commonly played around Galway back in the 90s. It’s none of the tunes in the recordings section. Someone put me out of my misery. more…

  • Re: Ceili Cottage

    This pub has closed and the session finished. more…

  • Re: Why didn’t jigs cross the Atlantic ?

    The 'Scotch-Irish' didn't remain a homogenous group once they got to America. There was music all around them. The banjo migrated northward from the deep south and down from the urban north east, early bluegrass gospel music still bears a strong resembla... more…

  • Re: Why didn’t jigs cross the Atlantic ?

    There are a couple of assumptions about French music in Canada and "Scotch-Irish" Appalachian music that are at odds with the historical facts. more…