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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Hacking Bagpipe Competitions: Create a Meaningful Experience

Thursday, March 7, 2013
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The first round of the Bagadou championships was held in Brest, Brittany a couple of weeks ago. An amazing event. The contest features the top level bagad ensembles…

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Bagpipe Chain Reactions and Meltdowns

Monday, February 25, 2013

I don’t know why, but the demise of the City of Chicago Pipe Band leaves me feeling extra sad for American bagpiping. Sure, I’ve seen good bands come…

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The 8 Secrets of Success—The Bagpipes Edition

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Pipesdrums’ recent brief interview with Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles PM David Clunie highlights the very important challenges that face a band making the jump from Grade 2 to…

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