Tijn Berends’s one hundred and forty-six comments

  • Re: The Pure Drop

    The Pure Drop - the exact way St. Paddy O'Hooligan played the Ballygonefishin Hop Jig on a bright May morning in 1847. more…

  • Re: Do you record yourself?

    I've been recording my own playing for about ten years now. For me as a multi-instrumentalist, it's been an invaluable tool for experimenting - what kind of backing can I play to this tune, can I add some dynamics to the tune to adapt it better to the bac... more…

  • Re: 2nd Video of 3 french lads playing Irish Music

    First of all, well done! It's by no means perfect, but it's obvious you enjoy the music, which is by far the most important. I like how you put some effort into creating some variation within the set, both by not having every instrument play all the time,... more…

  • Re: Fire breathing reel sets

    If you were to post a thread asking for people's favourite slow, melancholy, dreamy tunes, and a bunch of people whould show up, telling you why they think slow tunes are boring, would you not think that they were missing the point? And if those people wo... more…

  • Re: Fire breathing reel sets

    Taking the effort to write out a response that only explains why you, personally, do not like the thing OP is looking for, doesn't seem very nice to me. People enjoy music in different ways; some people play for the joy of playing together with others in ... more…

  • Re: Probably the most beautiful bodhran I’ve ever heard

    Sarcasm aside: @David, I'm sorry for you if your experience with rhythm players like the one above has led you to that decision, but there are still more than enough players out there who can work absolute magic on their bodhrán, guitar, bouzouki or othe... more…

  • Re: Low D playing C#

    Find a teacher. more…

  • Re: Probably the most beautiful bodhran I’ve ever heard

    Wow more…

  • Re: Wanted: abnett bouzouki

    Try the Irish Bouzouki Forum group on Facebook, lots of secondhand sales there. more…

  • Re: The Irish Tuned Deluxe Chromatic Harmonica - Low D

    I'd strongly recommend buying one directly from Seydel instead. I've never heard of this Danny G, but I've been playing Seydel harmonicas (both diatonic and chromatic) for several years now with never a problem. more…