Mandolin

Mandolin
Mandolin the Instrument

Mandolin the Instrument

What’s up with Mandolin? Do you mean the Instrument or is this some new language? I realize that I mostly write about tech stuff on this blog… but I wanted to introduce something different. I find the sound of the mandolin can be so unique.  While it’s most often associated to Bluegrass, it can also come in a variety of other styles, including Blues, Rock, Irish Jigs and even Ind... »

Choosing a Mandolin

I recently looked into starting a new hobby – playing a mandolin. I thought this would be an easy choice to pick a mandolin that Amazon could ship via prime. Boy was I wrong. At first I was looking at mandolin’s in the price range of $55. I thought it was like a Ukulele. Should be cheap. Cheap vs Expensive It turns out a mandolin requires a lot of construction work. On average, a mando... »