reelsweet’s one hundred and eighty-five comments

  • Re: unable to play podcasts on radio na gaeltachta

    It seems to be working now. I had to clear my browser cache, and make sure flash was enabled. more…

  • Re: Button Accordion

    Weird, I was browsing through current discussions when I came on this thread. Now I'm seeing it's not at all current. Time warp? more…

  • Re: Button Accordion

    I got a box a few months ago. I ended up with a B/C since that's what was available and I had a chance to play it first. I think what some people said about visualizing things on the B/C with the outer row as black keys on the piano makes sense. No guessi... more…

  • Re: unable to play podcasts on radio na gaeltachta

    The radio web player has been down for a few weeks at least. I found this message on one of their pages: more…

  • Re: FAKE IT!

    Johhny Jay, I agree about the "No Rush" rule. There are people in my local session that seem to go into a panic if there is ANY space. They will start looking around like, "quick somebody start a tune", or they will assume a space means no one has anythin... more…

  • Re: Fate of tunes posted on TheSession

    I think "promotion" of tunes really happens at a local level, in person, and it is ultimately tied into the local community, traditions etc. Taste in tunes is such an individual thing. One person's favorite only means something if you really like it too, ... more…

  • Re: The Sound of Silence

    Wow. I've only experienced that when playing gigs, where they put on the house music in-between sets, which seems totally normal to me. I've never experienced that in the middle of a session. That would drive me crazy. more…

  • Re: Liam O Flynn RIP

    His playing with Planxty was what first inspired me to play trad. Always hoped I would get a chance to meet him one day. :( more…

  • Re: Sessioning minus 3 degrees of separation.

    I think there may be some what of a grey area between #3 Gig/performance and #4 session. I've been playing in a band, that has a weekly "gig" at a local pub, going on two and a half years now. We get payed in tips, food and drinks. Although we are there ... more…

  • Re: Guitar Cd’s?

    I second Dónal Clancy's album, great choice of tunes. more…