The Bagpipe Gear Hack

Friday, January 29, 2016
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If you’re like me, your pipe case is packed to the gills with stuff. But when do you really need it all? Most tinkering on the bagpipes takes…

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Pipehacker Pro Tip: Hotel Card Chanter Tape

Friday, January 8, 2016
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The modern competitive bagpiper can become quite the connoisseur of hotel rooms and beds. International competition and even the local US circuit will have a piper and his…

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Hack Your Practice: Big Bagpiping Improvement Leaps with Marginal Gains

Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Is the end of another bagpiping season upon us already? Where does the time go? The weather here on the east is getting cooler and the AC is…

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Hack Your Practice: Become an Awesome Bagpiper With Your Piping Z-Score

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Setting focussed music goals and working to achieve them is the quickest path to improvement as a bagpiper. But setting proper goals can sometimes be daunting and it…

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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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