sandwich’s fifty-five comments

  • Re: Hohner black dot

    You wouldn't really change the tuning on a black dot as the quality of reed is so poor. For refurb jobs they tend to put in new reeds and change the fingerboard and buttons. It's not that expensive and there are lots of people out there who can do this. I... more…

  • Re: AKA: I am a mystery

    The problem about using your own name on thesession.org is that you have no control any content, such as comments. On Youtube (or facebook) you can delete/edit comments etc. I think that's something that dissuades a lot of people here on The Session. more…

  • Re: Anyone know the name of this slip jig?

    It's absolutely dreadful. I was half expecting Mickey Flatley to skip out in the middle of it. It's not about being a purist, it's about being able to distinguish between good music and worthless rubbish like this (Flatley, Sharon Shannon, other panto act... more…

  • Re: Anyone know the name of this slip jig?

    Really embarrassing stuff. Awful. more…

  • Re: Good button accordion for begginer.

    "would you care to elaborate on your statement just for the basses, eg "no bass buttons should be the same on the push and pull", some reasons would be interesting" more…

  • Re: Good button accordion for begginer.

    Joe Burke is a great box player but no buttons (whether treble or bass) should be the same on the push and pull. You may as well just give up and play the piano accordion. more…

  • Suggestions for a tin whistle

    I want to buy a beginner tin whistle as a Christmas present. I'd like to buy something a step above the entry level whistles for a fiver. Any suggestions? more…

  • Re: Copying tunes into a Word file

    I ended up exporting the word files to pdf. Surprised I never thought of that in the first place. Thanks for all the replies! more…

  • Surely this tune should be filed first and foremost as 'Tabhair dom do lámh'. In all my years, I've never heard it referred to by the translated title. more…

  • Copying tunes into a Word file

    Does anyone know how I can flatten/embed the images onto the page? Each tune (graphic) is a link and when I try to print them from a computer without an internet connection, none of the graphics appear. My computer is a bit of a relic so this may well be ... more…