How to buy and use the best quality bags in 2018

How to buy and use the best quality bags in 2018

With the number of bagpipes and pipes available for sale on the market, many of us have an abundance of the very best to choose from.It’s a huge amount of knowledge to know everything there is to know about the most popular instruments and the best of quality.But, where do we start?We’ve picked out some […]

‘I don’t need the money’: How bagpipers and bassoons in Galicia’s bagpiper district were bought off

‘I don’t need the money’: How bagpipers and bassoons in Galicia’s bagpiper district were bought off

Galicia is a country town on the northern coast of Spain.Galicia, known as Lago de la Galicia because of its rich bagpiping history, is home to some of the best bagpipings in the world.In the 1930s, the town became famous for its bagpickers and bassoon players who were known as the “Galician Basketpipers”.Today, there are […]

How to make the ultimate inflatable bagpiper, as seen on YouTube

How to make the ultimate inflatable bagpiper, as seen on YouTube

Inflatable bagpipe makers in South Korea are having a field day making these tiny pipes from plastic and metal.They are now selling for more than $30,000 apiece on the online marketplace.There are some who call these pipes the most beautiful on the planet.A recent YouTube video shows an inflatable plastic bagpipe made by the Korean-based […]

I love my bagpiper playing the Bagpipes

I love my bagpiper playing the Bagpipes

I’ve heard the name Macallan Bagpipers a lot, but never really had the time to try one.Now, though, I have and it’s so damn good!The sound quality of the Macallans Bagpiper is nothing short of stunning.The strings are just a touch more delicate than the ones in the standard Bagpipe, and the quality is phenomenal.The […]

When Trump’s ‘war on coal’ is ‘racist,’ so is his war on African Americans

When Trump’s ‘war on coal’ is ‘racist,’ so is his war on African Americans

The president is still on message about the importance of fighting climate change, but he’s also pushing to cut a new $100 billion-a-year fund for developing clean energy and for coal mining.The White House says the money will help “create jobs, stimulate economic growth, and help America move away from fossil fuels.”The fund will fund […]

How to Build Your Own Bagpipe Case from Bagpipers

How to Build Your Own Bagpipe Case from Bagpipers

This article was originally published on March 2, 2018.It was updated on May 26, 2018 to reflect the latest information on the bagpipe hobby.For more great articles on the craft of the bagpiping pipe, check out the links below:

Highland cathedral Bagpipes

Highland cathedral Bagpipes

Highland Cathedral Bagpipers is the second most played music app in the world.We recently interviewed the people behind this app, and it turns out that bagpipers are incredibly popular in highlands cathedral!Highland Cathedral bagpiper John McAlpine, who started out as a drummer in a local band, has been performing at many of the cathedral’s performances […]

When you’re a bagpipe fan you need a new pair of glasses

When you’re a bagpipe fan you need a new pair of glasses

When you’ve been playing bagpipers for years and have a hard time finding new glasses to wear, there’s one thing that will make your playing even better: new glasses.According to new research by the Glass Research Alliance, it may not be too far off.The Glass Research Partnership (GRA) is a group of organizations working to […]

Which of the country’s bagpipers are you listening to?

Which of the country’s bagpipers are you listening to?

This is the article for all of you bagpiper lovers out there.A number of Australian music companies are bringing in some of their favourite drummers and percussionists to perform with them in the hope that the bagpiped sounds will make them fans of the artists.One of those is Kerry Dance Bagpipers, a band from Adelaide […]

How to get a bagpipe from a friend in a week

How to get a bagpipe from a friend in a week

I was inspired by the story of the man who bought his first bagpipe after learning that he had been a passenger on a passenger train from Boston to London. The train was running on time, but it was late at night, and there was a big crowd on board. I was just a kid, so I […]