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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Tripping into Parallel Realities Via Bagpipes

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Letcher as Bosky Man on Bonfire Night

And why not? As Andy Lechter, in an article from Vice.com, says about bagpipes: “They’re a trance instrument, playing simple, barbaric, repetitive tunes until everyone is in a…

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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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Solo Piping Videos from the Metro Cup

Friday, February 22, 2013

May the blessings of G.S. McLennan be upon YouTube user ffmpad for he/she has uploaded video from this past Saturday’s Metro Cup. Alas, I missed it this year…

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Solo Bagpiping Hits the Internet Tipping Point

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Is it just me or is there an unusual bounty of cool (recent) solo piping to be had over the internet these days? I’m not talking about past…

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