Hack Your Practice: Big Bagpiping Improvement Leaps with Marginal Gains

Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Is the end of another bagpiping season upon us already? Where does the time go? The weather here on the east is getting cooler and the AC is…

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The 2014 Metro Cup—Drinking It All In

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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There really is nowhere you can go outside of the major competition platforms in Scotland other than Newark, New Jersey in February to hear nearly 12 hours of nonstop bagpiping of the highest caliber. The Metro Cup is one of those events that seems to get better and better with each passing year. The 2014 event was no exception.

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Sight Over Sound in Bagpipe Performance

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

It’s often said that bagpipe adjudicating can be a very subjective thing. Individual taste and personal opinion are often thought to play a part in a judge’s final…

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The World’s Pipe Bands Meet on the Green!

Friday, August 16, 2013

Things have been quiet around Pipehacker lately. Piping, family…busy busy. (More new content coming doon the road.) What is not quiet is the buzz and hubbub in Glasgow…

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Be a Stronger Bagpiper III: Literally

Friday, April 12, 2013

Here’s a story familiar to many. You show up at band rehearsal and the Pipe Major is doling out new chanter reeds. Oh boy! You get yours and…

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