Piping to the people

Published: January 31, 2011

Sean Somers reviews the Red Hot Chilli Pipers’ new CD, ‘Music for the Kilted Generation,’ and DRAM!’s ‘Done-Deed’ and finds a plethora of accessible content done especially well for non-pipers.

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Don’t be afraid to modify or undercut holes to improve chanter intonation. It may seem extreme, but there would scarcely be a Grade 1 band that hasn’t partaken in a spot of chanter renovation to beneficial effect.
Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish