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  1. Mandolin Mondays #182: "Pinley Green"

    Happy to be back on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune composed by Reuben Agnew of the Northern Irish bluegrass band Cup O'Joe. Been really loving the way my Apitius Vanguard F5 has been sounding these days!



    Also, I'm excited to be joining Cup O'Joe on a two week tour of the UK while Mile Twelve has a little time off from the road. Starting this week we'll be performing all across England at a variety of venues. ...
  2. It Has Fused To My Body

    Thanks, Frank!

    So here I am 3 weeks after I have received my own Ranger and I think it has fused to my body. I haven't been able to put it down and I think my wife is suggesting I seek help of sorts. It's absolutely more than I expected and in both sound and build. Thank you Webers. I'm even thinking about using it for some songs at gigs because of it unique sound. I will be taking it around Europe for the whole of July so hopefully I'll be able to send a photo or two of the Ranger ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #181 w/ Special Guest Jack Dunlap

    This week on Mandolin Mondays Virginia mandolin up and comer Jack Dunlap shreds on this original tune with his well-worn trusty Carey mandolin.



    Jack has been cutting grass on the mandolin for some time now. In 2015 he recorded the award winning project Chop, Shred, & Split, A Mandolin Apprenticeship with Jack's mentor, Virginia mandolin legend Danny Knicely: https://www.jacksmandolin.com/store/...apprenticeship ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #180 w/ Special Guest Jesse Cobb

    Former mandolinist with The Infamous Stringdusters and just all around mando hoss Jesse Cobb brings us a very special Mandolin Mondays with his take on the Game of Thrones theme score played on his 2011 San Juan mandolin built by Bobby Winteringham in Delores, CO.



    Jesse made his start in bluegrass playing in a family band with his brothers Jed and Shad. In 2000 he decided to make a go of a music career when he moved to Nashville ...
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  5. New Muth on the way

    Good day yall

    In true spirit of all the Muth threads I looked at countless times in waiting, I have less than 48hrs before mine is my hands, so I decided to post. I was tight on funds and it was actually finished last fall. I got my ducks in order and I payed him off finally. He was patient and understanding the whole way through, canít thank him enough.

    Larry said it was one of the louder ones he made. Iíll post pictures of the F when it arrives, he sent me a couple ...
  6. Ranger Mando on Vacation

    Here's a happy Ranger Player vacationing on the beach- the next one is the Ranger Travel Mando getting a tan : ) Thanks, Ben!!
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  7. Mandolin Mondays #179 w/ Special Guest Alon Sariel

    Award-winning Israeli musical director and classical mandolin performer Alon Sariel stops by Mandolin Mondays to play us a riveting excerpt of music on his uniquely designed mandolin built by Israeli luthier Arik Kerman.



    Alon got his start on the mandolin playing in the Beersheba Mandolin Orchestra in South Israel where he grew up. Later he went on to study mandolin, lute, and conducting at the prestigious Jerusalem Academy ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #178 w/ Special Guest Roger Tallroth

    Swedish guitarist Roger Tallroth of the band Všsen makes a special appearance on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune played on his Northfield flat top octave mandolin.



    Though a talented multi-instrumentalist, Roger is perhaps most well known for his guitar work with the popular Swedish Folk group Všsen. He was a forming member of the trio which is now celebrating it's 30th anniversary. They just released a phenomenal ...
  9. Happy Ranger Travel Mandolin Player!

  10. Mandolin Mondays #177 w/ Special Guest Robin Bullock

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, North Carolina Celtic and Classical mandolin sage Robin Bullock plays his rocking cross-tuned arrangement of these old-time tunes on his 1920 Gibson A model mandolin.



    Robin got his start as a founding member of the innovative acoustic world-music trio Helicon. Since then, Robinís solo career has won him three Washington Area Music Association WAMMIE Awards, a Playerís Choice Award from Acoustic ...
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