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Probably the most common question we receive is about the two Irish button accordion tunings, B/C or C#/D. That's why we wrote the following lines. Here you'll get a small overview on the matter alongside
What would be the most popular melodeon tuning? Probably D/G, C/F or maybe G/C, depending on whether you ask in the UK, the Netherlands or France. So which one should you pick? Well, if your
The good ol' Hansa48 in Kiel, Germany is hosting their 100st "Kneipenkonzert" (Pub-concert) and The Chancers are reuniting to join the festivities! Nils, Verena, Bernd, Thomas & myself are ready to play all our greatest
Finale of the 21st irish folk workshop in Bonn: Teachers and students play a small concert to show what they learned. I am delighted to announce that I will be back at the Irish Folk
For sale is a very special, very sweet sounding Hohner Pokerwork in the key of Bb/Eb. The instrument was restored and tuned following a baroque tuning system from Andreas Werckmeister first published in his writings
While we are in the final stage of completing the next restored melodeon, we have a hot tip for all those of you who can never get enough traditional Irish music: Nuadán is an exciting
Lately I find myself enjoying more and more English folk music, especially English melodeon music. If you do too, then you should really check out Ollie King's superb two solo recordings. I have just discovered
Here's a free button accordion tutorial using some footage of a workshop I gave in Bonn/Germany about two years ago. The recording is supposed to help the participants remember the tune and the bass line
"What do I have to do to play tunes faster on the button accordion?” is by far the most asked question when I teach Irish button accordion to my students. Here are some tips &
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