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    Re: Eastman 515 neck too heavy

    A tone gard (https://www.tone-gard.com/) might help with the balance. And of course also with the tone. I put one on my Eastman octave and now it sits nicely in my lap when playing seated. I don’t...
  2. Re: Mandolins on the cover of Fisherman's Blues?

    Here's a better photo. Wow the bridge is in a really strange position too.

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  3. Mandolins on the cover of Fisherman's Blues?

    There are two mandolins on the cover of the Waterboys' album Fisherman's Blues. One is pretty obviously a Flatiron pancake (maybe a 2M?), but the other one is harder to identify, as it has f-holes...
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    Re: Anthony Hannigan

    Sad news indeed. I never met Anthony but I remember discovering his YouTube videos when I first began playing. That wasn't that long ago (circa 2010) but man what a godsend they were in the days...
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    Re: Partita Americana

    Even before I got to the first transition from Bach to a fiddle tune, I was struck by the arrangement of the Prelude from Partita no. 3 for an ensemble. I love many different versions of the Sonatas...
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    Re: Partita Americana

    Mea culpa and also felix cupla! Ashley Broder is now Ashley Hoyer, but if I had searched Ashely Hoyer I would not have found this on Apple.
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    Partita Americana

    I have been enjoying the new Sam 'n Ash CD immensely so I searched Ashely Broder on Apple music and found this delightful album, Partita Americana, that came out in 2019. This YouTube video should...
  8. Re: New John Reischman Album - New Time & Old Acoustic

    Now that is one clever title.
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    Re: Cotton Pickin Kids

    His very modest mandolin and very impressive playing featured here:

    https://youtu.be/1aiKfx1qbfc
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    Cotton Pickin Kids

    This kid is getting a lot out of that mandolin.


    https://youtu.be/gezPgvMkXlI
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    Jesper Peterson, Lime Rock

    Just came across this great video and I don't think it has been posted here before. Enjoy!


    https://youtu.be/n5AaxoGFWN0
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    Re: Polls

    I like polls. I don't know where you create them on this site, but if they are short and sweet I will always participate. I even like longer ones, like Condorcet polls: https://civs.cs.cornell.edu/
  13. Steve Earle playing JT Earle song on octave mandolin

    This just popped up in my YouTube recommendations

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YaK9ZLqqHRI
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    Re: Mando T-Shirt

    Well I definitely have NFI, so

    https://wiseriverco.com/collections/mens-tees/products/topo-mando
  15. Re: Mandolins with violin-style construction are nothing new...

    I love that instrument, but those tuners, man, tuning it would be a bear! And are those flat wound mandolin strings or violin strings? The instrument is so violin-like I wonder if it could even...
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    Re: "The Loar" by Weber?

    See post #15 in this thread: https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/9880-Weber-quot-The-Loar-quot
  17. A nice version of June Apple feat. Sierra Hull

    https://youtu.be/iHdCH5gerNo
  18. Re: Florence Reece, "Which Side Are You On?" for solo octave mand

    Fantastic. One of the best things I have heard on the Cafe, nay, on the internet. Thank you!
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    Re: How Many Like Blonde Mandos??

    I think my Yellowstone is real purdy.
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  20. Ekaterina Skliar & Anna Kislitsyna WoO 43a

    I love that A-9!

    https://youtu.be/pF7Dpn5GLaw
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    Re: 10 year anniversary

    Can’t believe I forgot the five ukuleles and a banjolele in my list of related instrument acquisitions!
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    10 year anniversary

    Yesterday marked ten years since my wife gave me a mandolin for Christmas. I did briefly own a super cheap mandolin when I was a teenager, though I don't even remember whether it was an oval or...
  23. Re: Thile/Aoife - Fairytale of New York from Wassail

    And this is a great version.

    https://youtu.be/d-H2FBRV2PM
  24. Re: Thile/Aoife - Fairytale of New York from Wassail

    Another interesting take:

    https://youtu.be/ZOBvRs4btvE
  25. Re: Thile/Aoife - Fairytale of New York from Wassail

    Here's an interesting version:

    https://youtu.be/Xo_UYsYcBAw
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