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by losthobos
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Snow Waltz - my first attempt at sharing accordion
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Snow Waltz - my first attempt at sharing accordion

sweet...almost makes me look forward to winter....
by losthobos
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: A different style of French jazz accordion
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: A different style of French jazz accordion

We seem to have reached the situation, at least in the world of commercial music, where the accordion is played by accordionists for the benefit of other accordionists, and that's about the sum total of the exercise. Sad but true...we seem to be in the age where melody has been lost in exchange for...
by losthobos
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Could smoking affect your reeds?
Replies: 20
Views: 330

Re: Could smoking affect your reeds?

affects my perception....
by losthobos
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: French Basses.
Replies: 13
Views: 720

Re: French Basses.

maugein96 wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:39 am

I seem to remember one volume saying that the inside bass row was to be used at the discretion of the player to avoid awkward fingering positions, and that was the sum total of the instruction.
I'll go with that......and a very welcome safety net it is too for more than the odd tune or two.....
by losthobos
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Records made by Piotr
Replies: 35
Views: 1844

Re: Records made by Piotr

Wonderful tone and playing....Frank would've been proud of you....
by losthobos
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Ludovic Beier
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: Ludovic Beier

maugein96 wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:02 pm
Old Blood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYTm-QZuYvk
Now that's one badass funky samba......thanks....keep my mind open 😉
by losthobos
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Ludovic Beier
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: Ludovic Beier

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B7TYaokWdd8
Young bloods....refreshing...
by losthobos
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Ludovic Beier
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: Ludovic Beier

mitchnc wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:27 pm
I forgot about Samuel Garcia. He's also amazing.
Thank you....watched a few of his duets...lovely headiness to the tunes...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7n8-srZUUGI
by losthobos
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: I don't like that
Replies: 54
Views: 1830

Re: I don't like that

I should add - one reason i pursued accordion is to create more performing opportunities. I can walk in just about anywhere with accordion around my neck and be readily accepted. I find this accessibility tremendous asset: the sound of the instrument is well-liked and evocative, and the logistic co...
by losthobos
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: I don't like that
Replies: 54
Views: 1830

Re: I don't like that

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.....😉
Honest emotion is easier for me to listen to over blistering pyrotechnics....
I find accordion music tends to show off the accordionists fingers rather than enrapture the listeners ears.....music isn't there to be watched....
by losthobos
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: September Song.... Kurt Weill... 1938
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: September Song.... Kurt Weill... 1938

Third pic is a deer astride a doll like girl...it's the lighter mooded pic of the four....generally her work has dark edges
They are by Toulouse graffiti artist Miss Van...not sure if she's still working....check her images on google..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Van
by losthobos
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: September Song.... Kurt Weill... 1938
Replies: 2
Views: 183

September Song.... Kurt Weill... 1938

Thought i may sneak this one in quick before the month ends and autumn is truly upon us...
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by losthobos
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: accordions on planes...
Replies: 19
Views: 719

Re: accordions on planes...

Yep.... I've a friend who works for Swissport or whatever handlers are called...i asked him about baggage and he told me that it was dropped down an almost vertical slide the height of two storey house....before running off on a curved bottom where it slide along to meet next handler who would gentl...
by losthobos
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: New acoustic piano accordions with built in mikes
Replies: 16
Views: 563

Re: New acoustic piano accordions with built in mikes

I believe common opinion is that as we don't listen to an accordion from the inside it's better to mic from the outside as the sound has some room to naturally breath before being picked up by mic as opposed to resonatting inside box with internal mics.... I bought this system from Bernard the other...
by losthobos
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: New acoustic piano accordions with built in mikes
Replies: 16
Views: 563

Re: New acoustic piano accordions with built in mikes

Yes...Serenelini make for sure
Personally I prefer an external mic system
by losthobos
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: A Question about retrofit microphones
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: A Question about retrofit microphones

Looks same rig as was applied in Bugari....no need to remove foam...holds piezo mic....problem I had was mains power supply broken in transit... I worked out which of the 5pins you've pictured were needed for power and made up female din plug ending and wired 9v battery to it (housed in old tobacco ...
by losthobos
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Accordion vs. Synth Ep 02
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Accordion vs. Synth Ep 02

:ugeek: Cool as .... :tup:
by losthobos
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: A Question about retrofit microphones
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: A Question about retrofit microphones

I had similar set up in bugari from factory build...
I found that if you turned one mic all the way up it actually cut out the other...don't know why....but was ok if I started with both potentiometers set half way and balanced sound from there....fingers crossed may help you too
by losthobos
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: What’s on YOUR Accordion case?
Replies: 32
Views: 1042

Re: What’s on YOUR Accordion case?

At this moment in time my girlfriends underwear is festooned on my accordion case and she seems a bit pissed I'm still on the internet....😉