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by losthobos
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: I don't like that
Replies: 26
Views: 418

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: 58

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: 58

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: 10
Views: 206

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: 14
Views: 227

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: 14
Views: 227

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: 662

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: 54

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: 662

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: 29
Views: 481

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....😉
by losthobos
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: The Road Not Taken.
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: The Road Not Taken.

Someone posted a video / link to the Time Jumpers recently...and a mighty fine band they are too I looked up the line up and Vince Gill is on guitar...nice player.....i wonder if he ever considers what would have happened if he'd taken Mark Knopflers offer to start up Dire Straits with him... Sure h...
by losthobos
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: The Road Not Taken.
Replies: 16
Views: 359

Re: The Road Not Taken.

I regret not giving Pippa Middleton a second chance but that first sloppy kiss really put me off.....who knows what gig I'd be playing now if I'd stuck with her....👄
by losthobos
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Swing Of France
Replies: 93
Views: 12234

Re: Swing Of France

maugein96 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:39 pm


Marcel Loeffler, the blind manouche accordionist.....
I didn't no Marcel was blind too.....seems like a prerequisite to being a hot jazz accordionist....Leon Sash....Joe Mooney...
Do I poke my eyes out with a stick...or just hope myopia is close enough...
by losthobos
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Swing Of France
Replies: 93
Views: 12234

Re: Swing Of France

The clue is in the title...Swing of France....not Swing of Paris...
Call I what you will....still sounds mighty fine to me...x
by losthobos
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Accordion vs. Synth Ep 01
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Accordion vs. Synth Ep 01

Neat....
by losthobos
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Useful practice alternative?
Replies: 20
Views: 775

Re: Useful practice alternative?

Try whistling.. ..
by losthobos
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Records made by Piotr
Replies: 30
Views: 1204

Re: Records made by Piotr

Lovely...
by losthobos
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: Serge Pachinne....
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Serge Pachinne....

I'm just back from Twinwood festival...found this clip from last year..... This guy Serge PAchinne enthralls me every time.....a true master of vamp.... His playing gets better every year....yet he tells me he only picks up ONE accordion gig a month....and they make him dress in a french moustache e...
by losthobos
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Maugein shake up
Replies: 34
Views: 709

Re: Maugein shake up

Sure....the tunes from Amelie are the haute rigour of requests these days....but remember Yann Tiersen attributes the success of his sound and popularity was due to the sound of the French market Piermaria / SEM accordion and wouldn't play anything other... You've reminded me to remind myself how to...