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    Re: Old mandolins versus new a conclusion

    All my old mandolins are much more aged than my new ones. I find this consistent across all makes and models.

    On the other hand, the new ones are much more recent.

    Jeez, I love...
  2. Re: rarest of rare in the classifieds, great instrument, super pr

    I believe that Adrian has only completed nineteen mandolins, and I’ve never seen one listed in the classifieds previously.
  3. CMHF Historical Instrument Concert with Monroe’s F5

    Last night the CMHF aired their fundraiser that showcased some of the historical instruments they care for. So great to hear them in the hands of some modern day masters. Monroe’s old F5 sounded...
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    Katy Hill with a Chinese twist

    Katy Hill
    John Reischman (mandolin) with the Jaybirds and a bunch of Chinese instruments (pipa, ...)


    https://youtu.be/7LALgWz0xc0
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    Re: Arkansas Traveller with Lyrics

    Here is a clear to understand recording. Unlike the fiddle where each part is played twice (AA-BB) the singer is only playing each part once. So the first lyrics are the A part and the second lyrics...
  6. Thread: Kentucky Waltz

    by Bunnyf
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    Re: Kentucky Waltz

    Love this tune too. It’s one that I especially like for practicing tremolo, as well. Thanks for sharing this great rendition. I really enjoyed it.
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    Flat top Arch back mandolin

    Hi Guys,
    Hope that you’re all keeping well and safe- a video for your viewing pleasure!
    Take care Gary
    https://youtu.be/lTKxQ2xx2ts
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    Happy 101st to Pete Seeger

    Here's a little backyard picking 'n singing in honor of Mr. Pete Seeger, with my sweet songbird wife and partner Susie Burke. Pretty nice day today up here in ME, and I hope you enjoy the song and...
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    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW7bU4s9xRw
  10. Re: Tunes At Home: Music In A Time Of Need

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTYk8BuGqdM
  11. Thread: For John Prine

    by CarlM
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    For John Prine

    Joanie has still got it!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJPvc5vvKY4
  12. Re: Tunes At Home: Music In A Time Of Need

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXXrjQAdAbY
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    Garcia guitar Grisman mandolin

    I like this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QCJ9mflho8
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    Re: Material Below the Bridge

    Dave,

    Run a pick over the strings below the bridge and also above the nut. If you hear a "live" unmuted response, that same response is happening as sympathetic overtones when you play. You may...
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    Re: Hector the Hero

    Nice to see this great tune being revived here again. Here is a version I posted back in 2010, with my late accordion partner Derek MacDonald (no relation of Hector's, he assured me).

    The...
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    Re: Hector the Hero

    Here is Jenna Reid playing Hector The Hero, accompanied by myself on octave mandolin. Key of A.


    https://youtu.be/Woqsh3WqtJ0?t=15
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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    The reaction to Ivan's death, underlines the fact that we really are friends here. A tribute to the nature of this site, the thoughtful way in which it's administered, and the general bond among...
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    No Wires ! Joe Walsh w/ Molly Tuttle

    This video and performance illustrate perfectly why I'm a staunch proponent of "Acoustic" music done with acoustic instruments, no plugs. :mandosmiley:...
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    Re: Tunes on the old Sobell

    No fiddle. Dodgy playing too.

    https://youtu.be/SKPyYJY2-VE
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    To each his own, to me it's a bridge too far. Maybe two. Give me a classic fern.
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    Re: Sumi mandolins

    good morning Dave. you can check them out on YouTube & I think there is 2 or 3 for sale on eBay.
  22. Re: Tonedexter wavemaps for mando and mic position...

    I think it's more complicated than just eq adjustment...I think it is a digitally processed signal that transforms the piezoelectric input to match the acoustic sample...impulse filter is what TD...
  23. Re: Tonedexter wavemaps for mando and mic position...

    With the Tonedexter, you play into the unit with an input from your instrument’s pickup at the same time as with an input from a microphone. The resulting wave map is an effort by the Tonedexter to...
  24. Re: Bluegrass/celtic band playing Train 45 SUPER FAST

    Seems to define "That ain't no part of nothin'" in my opinion.
  25. Re: Bluegrass/celtic band playing Train 45 SUPER FAST

    Agreed Dave....fine musicians, however way too fast for soul...and discernible tone.
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