We recorded some tunes on video for the band this past week, and the members also recorded some solo’s. Here is Kevin’s Hornpipes on youtube
This tune is traditional. It is believed it was written in the early 1700s. Apparently Old Wife in this context is slang for spider. Another title speaks of Sacred Women of the Mill. I recorded each part individually on a practice chanter, whereas I recorded the entire tune on kitchen pipes. Tune in its […]
PDF: Marquis of Huntley Highland Fling Recording at about Half Speed: Recording at full speed:
As it is the season, I’ve started looking at what traditional Christmas Carols will work on the pipes. Note, the “play” button may not show but it is to the left of the time indicator. First up, Jingle Bells and Oh Christmas Tree.
Same as with my last post, I did some sounds effect editing (eq, treble boost, etc) to try and smooth out the quality of recording (vice quality of playing 🙂 ) on a 3 part harmony. This one fades out, so it sounds like the band is marching away 🙂 Here, without the fade, […]
I spent some quality time with my recording studio this evening. After many takes (5 tracks mixed down in this version) I’ve rendered this lovely tune. If the tune doesn’t start automagically, you need to click on the tune bar just to the left of the 0:00 time indicator.
This is just a new mix using the same source files as the original version, with some of the volumes adjusted so that the percussion aren’t so over powering. 5 Bagpipe tracks, 4 percussion tracks mixed down into this MP3. The tune is adapted from the original composed by Bear McCreary for BattleStar Galactica a […]
Yes, I am now a radio star. I had my 15 minutes of fame between 0840 and 0855 this morning. I had a brief interview with Mark and Christina on Air106, and I also had 2 tunes (audio linked below) played on the air as well. Highland Wedding Highland Cathedral Christina also filmed me playing […]