The Ebay Bagpiper: Devil Drone Reeds

Friday, March 1, 2013

Wherein Pipehacker purchases and test drives assorted bagpipe junk from ebay—so you don’t have to. If you spend any time sorting through the bagpipe offerings on Ebay you’ve…

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Junk Bagpipes—Now that’s a Pipehacker!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Junk pipe indeed! It appears that the intrepid pipehacker who constructed these pvc and duct tape bagpipes knows Ohio piper Andrew Bova, who gives them a spin in…

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HP Lovecraft on Bagpipes, Make of It What You Will

Monday, January 28, 2013

I have often caught myself in similar mannerisms when trying to explain bagpipes to uneducated. That drone, that endless drone…

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Friday Fun: Shaun the Sheep’s Bagpipe Buddy

Friday, October 26, 2012

OK, let’s be clear, the problem with this episode is the obvious solution to the burst bag is the skin of one of those fuzzy critters. Nevertheless, Shaun…

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Maestro of the Pipe

Friday, July 27, 2012

In this awesome video we see Luigi Lai of Sardinia, living master of the launeddas, also called the “triple pipe.” The instrument has been played since the bronze…

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