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Published: September 30, 2010

Toronto Police Pipe Band, ‘Live at the El Mocambo – Raw and Off the Floor.’ John Mulhearn reviews the latest recording from the much-discussed band

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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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