pipes|drums’ fearless forecasts for 2013 and 2012 results

Published: January 31, 2013

The first week of every year brings pipes|drums’ annual predictions for the 12 months ahead, and this year, rather than a long and rambling list of prognostications from numerous people around the piping and drumming world, we’re keeping things simple. Just 10. Ten straightforward predictions. All serious. All substantial. Each reflecting trends that we’ve identified that make a realistic case for them actually occurring. We’re sticking our neck out with these, and this time next year we’ll go back and see how we did. We also invite pipes|drums readers . . .

 
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