Pipehacker Project: The Chanter Cap Reed Dryer

Monday, September 15, 2014
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The chanter cap has become as ubiquitous a part of the pipe box as a roll of black tape. But moisture left on the reed after playing can…

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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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10 Personal Bagpipe Resolutions for the Coming Year

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Now that we are on the brink of another year’s turn, it seems a good a time as any to refresh your list of bagpiping resolutions. A happy,…

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4 Steps for Getting Your Drone Reeds to “Point Zero”

Friday, November 2, 2012

“Point zero” is exactly what it implies. It is setting the strength of your drone reeds at the starting point before you begin adjusting for pitch and chanter reed strength.

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Bagpipe Comix: PIPRZ

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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