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  1. Thread: Punch brothers

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    Re: Punch brothers

    Sounds like James Taylor sings Norman Blake. I mean that in a nice way.
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    Re: Some Real Music - Sierra Ferrell

    Thought the mando sounded really nice.
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    Some Real Music - Sierra Ferrell

    Just wanted to share this as there is something refreshing about it. Her approach reminds me a little of Shannon Whitworth of the old Bisquit Burners band. Yes, there is a mandolin.
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    Re: Help with EQ/Frequency Issue

    Just wanted to say thanks for these helpful answers. Spent about an hour yesterday , before I read these, and tried to EQ out just about any individual frequency possible. Of course the results...
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    Help with EQ/Frequency Issue

    Currently working with an AT PRO 35 mic which is working a little too well. In addition to pickingup the mando clearly I am getting thumping sounds every time I hit the pickguard or even strings...
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    Re: Digital Mixer Advice!

    Recent sprung for the ToneMatch 8 from Bose and really like it. We use the preset EQ's and rarely change any settings. Vocals come out the clearest of any PA I have ever used. The fact that it is...
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    Re: Anybody Using Tonematch T 8?

    Footeddylan, Thanks for the response. How long did it take to get used to? I have just used analog boards for a long time. Any tricks or tips to pass on?
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    Anybody Using Tonematch T 8?

    Just upgraded my Bose system to the L1 Pro 8 and liking it very much. Thinking about switching from the current mixer, Presonnus AR12, to the Tone Match 8. We are 2 or 3 pieces and mostly acoustic....
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    Re: New Project - Guy Clark Cover

    Been listening to a lot of Guy Clark lately. Really nice job of keeping the feeling of the song while making it your own. Jim
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    Re: It Made the Mandolin Sound Better

    Tim, Thanks. The world could use a few more laughs these days. Actually near the border in the Sonoita/Patagonia area. Did drive through Bisbee on the way to work in Douglas the other day.
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    Re: It Made the Mandolin Sound Better

    A while back the Dr. cut me off temporarily from alcohol. We weren't hitting it hard like in the Honky Tonk days, just a beer, maybe two, during a 3 hour gig. When I had my first one in several...
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    It Made the Mandolin Sound Better

    About a month ago I was looking for something in my lapidary shop and accidentally came across my kids' weed stash. It is legal in AZ now. My reefer madness days stopped well before my mando days...
  13. Excellent Musical Documentary Now Playing - It Was The Music

    Hey Folks, I have been caught up on one of the best music documentaries that I have seen in a long time. It is called “It was the Music” and follows the musical lives of Larry Campbell and Teresa...
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    Re: Funny How Time Slips Away - Mandolin

    Mark, That was really enjoyable. Good pacing. Thanks for posting.
    Jim
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    Re: A good Slaid Cleaves song for 2021

    Slaid Cleaves is definitely underappreciated. He gets a little play on Outlaw Country on XM radio. Here is one of my favorites. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvTHohCKDlk
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    Re: Merle Haggard Saves Christmas

    One quick fix to this video. I have given credit to Eartha Kitt for writing Santa Baby. Although she had the first big hit with it, Santa Baby was actually written by Phillip Springer and Joan...
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    Merle Haggard Saves Christmas

    Put this together as a diversion from serious life. Hope someone enjoys it as much as we had fun putting it together.
    Jim

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24h2ZHLf6Kg
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    Re: Reading suggestions

    Butch Robins' "What I know bout what I know" gives a whole different look at working as a sideman for Bill Monroe.
    Just finished "The Life I have Picked" by John McEuen. Couldn't hardly put that...
  19. Thread: Douglas fir

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    Re: Douglas fir

    Just looked at the USDA Plant Data Base which lists the "official" common names. It shows Douglas-fir. In the USDA Plant Guide it says a tribe along the California coast used the sap of spring...
  20. Thread: Douglas fir

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    Re: Douglas fir

    Mike I am with you. Read the link and am a little suspicious about the hyphenating on the common names. Maybe it is a thing with our good brothers and sisters in Canada but here I have never seen...
  21. Thread: Douglas fir

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    Re: Douglas fir

    These days you have to be careful. Classification , which used to be based the visible characteristics of floral parts, is now based on microscopic DNA. In the SW we used to have a group of common...
  22. Thread: Douglas fir

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    Re: Douglas fir

    I have worked with plants in the Southwest for, well, lets just say a long time. Wrote a nontechnical, hopefully humorous, field guide to grassland plants. I like the advice an old friend gave me...
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    Re: Looking for Music Documentary Recommendations

    Hey Folks, As the original poster of this thread just wanted to say thanks to everyone who replied. I would have gotten back sooner but have been busy watching some fine documentaries about subjects...
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    Looking for Music Documentary Recommendations

    While waiting for "Without Getting Killed or Caught", the documentary about Guy and Susanna Clark and Townes Van Zant to come out, just wondering what you all have seen and would recommend? We...
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    Re: Advise on a Webcam

    Thanks Bob, I will check out that site.
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