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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5 Things to Get You Ready for the Coming Bagpipe Season

Thursday, January 23, 2014
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Practical matters rule the day. We can talk all day about artistry, ability, practicing and all the things that make a good bagpiper. But it is often the…

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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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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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