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  1. Thread: Round picks

    by atsunrise
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    Re: Round picks

    Maybe a pick made from the tread of an SUV summer tire?
    Or the soles of an old pair of walking boots?
    Will get back to you with the results.
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    Re: Squirrel hunters

    Nice vid, thanks Dennis.
    Thanks to Sharon Gilchrist too.
    Her break was a bit Bluegrassy in the middle?



    I’ll have to give this a go, just the tune, here’s the link to the song a week page: ...
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    Re: Sarah Jarosz Tab

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5NhA1emu8xw
  4. Re: Does this seem reasonable for a first mandolin?

    180607
  5. Re: Off in the weeds on my first mando purchase ...

    Going from guitar to mandolin, they are going to feel really small.
    String tension can feel higher, so itíll feel more comfortable with the action set low.
    Iím not sure of your proficiency with...
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    Re: French ABC tunebook

    You’re welcome. I like that a lot of the tunes are referenced to other earlier sources. Many examples can be found using these keywords on YouTube.
    And also some of the tunes are like fragments of...
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    Re: What instrument is the hardest? My experience

    Sorry Jim, I wasn’t clear about. I was joking, I meant I love this music, and I think the guy’s the equivalent, but not better than Bill Monroe.
    Am also wondering how he can sing up there without...
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    Re: Did someone say PICKS?

    Oh, I have to do something while you wait for the kettle to boil.
    And it’s only about 50 seconds wasted, though the typing does take longer.
    Ah, then it takes another couple of minutes to start...
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    Re: Did someone say PICKS?

    In metric, and please don’t buy the picks using this information, there may be errors.

    Assuming each pick is 4cm squared, then 13,620 picks x4 =54,480 square centimŤtres.
    the square root of...
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    Re: "Powerful/Loud!"

    Interesting.
    Just recently I’ve been playing EXTREMELY slow to sort of learn the flow, getting fast from one string to the next and arrive well before I’m ready to pluck the next one. If I practice...
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    Re: Sierra Hull plays a Duff octave mandolin

    Just got a big scare.
    I normally play guitar lesson vids at 1.25 speed, it works.
    BUT I accidentally left my browser like that for the Sierra vid...
    :disbelief:

    Really appreciate the...
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    Re: Did someone say PICKS?

    Nice. Thatís Florida for ya!
    So whatís your secret, Bratsche you wanna share some tips with us?
    Sunlight and nutrients... do you make your own compost?
    How do you stop these critters from...
  13. Re: Help me find a mando for my 10 yr old daughter

    Yes, Iíd get her to choose it, at ten years old itíll help her to bond with it, find some sort of emotional attachment for the instrument (belonged to a friend before etc) donít limit to 300 (!) and...
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    Re: What instrument is the hardest? My experience

    Hereís a guy whoís just done a little hike from his town onto this hill.
    Heís doing singing and playing a big fiddle with only two strings.

    Is this easier than playing the concertina? I think...
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    Re: Early medieval lute and kwitra

    Sorry, itís the backs I should have said, are they flat?
    From the paintings, if you look at the instrument from the front then normally you cant see the sides, especially if the sides are curved....
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    Re: Back in action

    Welcome back Aidan.
    There is of course the Song a Week group with a friendly bunch for sharing tunes.
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    Re: Early medieval lute and kwitra

    Really nice, I like the second one especially.

    I was wondering, looking at the paintings, do those ones have flat bottoms, or is that shadowing that the artist put in?
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    Re: Andy Irvine / Paul Brady

    Looks like it’ll be a great celebration, really wish I could be there.
    Here’s a classic.
    Info: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lakes_of_Pontchartrain

    Lyrics n versions on thesession: ...
  19. Re: Please talk about your experience with the Mandola.

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  20. Thread: Songwriting

    by atsunrise
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    Re: Songwriting

    Song writers ??? Thread: https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/145826-Song-Writers
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    Re: Anyone taking online lessons?

    I can see the value in one on one live lessons definitely.
    Actually watching a lot of recorded lessons between two people may be even more valuable, see certain patterns, or even vids with a second...
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    Re: What instrument is the hardest? My experience

    Here’s another one that comes with safety instructions.

    ‘Hold on to the table or something heavy... your feet WILL dance away without warning!’



    This is why sometimes, in a pub, you’ll hear...
  23. Re: Where can I find a tutorial for new camptown races?

    Really nice, thanks MATT FLINNER!
  24. Thread: Songwriting

    by atsunrise
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    Re: Songwriting

    Good resource? Yes, MandolinCafe! :)
    I was going to say switch the radio on, but well there is internet radio. Anyway I’d start by listening to popular songs and not necessarily ones you even like....
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    Re: How To File A Fret

    All good ideas thanks.
    Thread for Rob’s book: https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/98399-Mandolin-Set-up-E-Book-by-Rob-Meldrum?highlight=ebook
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