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    Re: Mandolin Orange is now Watchhouse

    No I want to keep B oching about it!
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    Re: Mandolin Orange is now Watchhouse

    I hate seeing WatchHouse (formally Mandolin Orange) posted. Hell if you want to change the name then change it and drop the formally was mess....I'll keep them listed as Mandolin Orange!
  3. Re: Get Well Soon Dennis! (Owner of The Mandolin Store)

    Hopefully you'll be back going strong and with spring here also. I got an Eastman and then a Pava from you when you were located in Arizona
  4. Re: Article: Acoustic Disc Launches Acoustic Encounters Podcast w

    I've listened to all 4 and they're masterpieces in music and Grisman had some great stories to tell...
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    Re: Cleaning a fretboard

    cOoL I got some...saw Adam Steffey saying he had a rag with WD40 on it
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    Dang I wish the edit option lasted longer, I was too hempified last night, what was I thinking? ...nevermind I wasn't!
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    Re: I Like This Pick... But What Is It?

    Could be a Peek or casein...
  8. Thread: Barefoot

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    Barefoot

    So I was sitting around playing stuff on my mandolin and Everyday I Have To Cry Some came along. I was doing it in a guite slower tempo G Am D that was pretty cool. Decided I'd see if there were any...
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    I had worked on the circle of fifths on guitar at one point some years back, a little bit on mandolin but I'm very unorganized, a home player and in no hurry, ain't like I'm going anywhere anyway....
  10. Re: Article: Magnus Zetterlund's Mandolin Secrets Academy Launche

    I've been watching Magnus videos on the tube. Looks like his courses would be of a lot of help from beginners to intermediate player focusing on a lot of genres
  11. Thread: Greensleeves

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    Greensleeves

    Don't know if anyone here follows Aimee Nolte on the tube, if not she is a great resource for musical knowledge. She does mostly jazz but here is a great lesson on Greensleeves. I had worked this up...
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    Re: iReal Pro Charts

    That's cool, just didn't want Sherry to be overwhelmed trying to get together with ireal, there's plenty to work on just learning your way around on the instrument first
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    Now what was the question again? Oh yeah, now back to the regular scheduled program...you can probably better find your answer on the tube

    you can take a look at this...

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    Re: Dull and Lifeless

    All one can do is speculate on what are the causes of your problem, if you live close to a good luthier that's a good thing, real good. In my case that would be a 5 hour drive one way. I bought an...
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    Re: How to practice Circle of 5ths

    How bout everyone posting some videos of theirs demonstrating Circle Of Fifths practice that could help the OP and others with questions. Videos are worth a thousand words
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    Re: iReal Pro Charts

    Sorry from moving away from ireal pro...This is guitar but as long as you can hear the notes you can find them on any instrument...you can play the same lick in ANY key. Practice it to start in the...
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    Re: iReal Pro Charts

    Sherry not to change the subject but practice is practice. Have you worked on as called in bluegrass the G-Run? If so nevermind, if not it's a valuable little lick that opens the door to improv, you...
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    Re: Dull and Lifeless

    Some people actually live way out in the country and the nearest luthier or anyone capable of working on a instrument is hours away. At this point it's best to see what you can do on your own, who...
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    Re: Dull and Lifeless

    strings and picks can make quite a bit of difference and I'd pay little attention to recommendations and reviews on those things, what one person loves and swears by you may not like at all....
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    OP the word hillbilly don't bother me, so if you ready to get your "hillbilly on" well then dangit "get it on, bang ah gong"...I'm not socially correct or anyway correct
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Nursery rhymes and Christmas tunes you can hum and find the notes in 3 octaves in as many keys as possible, start with one key, one octave...ear training
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    do you'all think that people, especially non-players view a mandolin as primarily a bluegrass instrument...so what does one think genre wise when they see an F-style vs an A-style mandolin?
  23. Re: Latest ignorant question: Bout like "boot" or like boxing mat

    i like trippy thoughts...
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    Re: Mandolin Orange is now Watchhouse

    Yes



    and Double Yes

    Stay untrippy and I didn't see where whoever produced it did even a mediocre job, listening here on my laptop I could barely even hear Emily nor would I care to listen to...
  25. Thread: Mapes Strings

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    Re: Mapes Strings

    For some reason I'm having to tune a whole lot less with the Mape strings, all other brands I was re-tuning alot even after playing a few tunes no matter string age. My mandolin has been in the case...
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