Roddy MacLeod – the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1

Published: March 31, 2013
Roddy MacLeod – the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1 Published: March 31, 2013

We bring our subscribers an exclusive interview with arguably Highland piping's most professional and well-rounded personalities. An extraordinary competitor, a leader of Grade 1 pipe bands, the original and existing Director of the National Piping Centre and the co-founder and leader of the Piping Live!

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Pipers: If your bass drone wants to roar when struck in, it might be riding high on the bottom pin. If so your reed might be too sharp. A quick fix, if time is short, is to put a bit of tape over a third to half of the bush at the top. This will flatten the drone and allow you to shortenit by moving the middle joint down the bottom pin.
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