Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 18 of 18
  1. #1
    Senior Member Chacal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    63
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Recommend me a good bagpipe recording

    Since foo folk know everything, I figured I'd ask here.

    I was watching The Devil's Brigade this weekend, and, as with every time I watch soldiers in kilts marching to bagpipes and drums, I choked up in my mouth a little. It reminded me that I always mean to buy a CD or LP of such marching music but never quite get around to it.

    Does anyone know this genre well enough to point me towards a good selection or two?

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Non-Spandex Commuter jdmitch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Olathe, KS
    My Bikes
    Trek Soho S
    Posts
    1,025
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Seven Nations is an sweet band that often uses bagpipes in their songs. It's not really what you asked for, but they're awesome, so it's worth posting.
    Blogging My Ride to Work
    Soho S (not fully current)
    Quote Originally Posted by KitN View Post
    You don't need to dress up like a spandex super hero to ride your bike.

  3. #3
    BF Risk Manager
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snohomish County, Washington USA
    My Bikes
    Road, mountain and folding
    Posts
    896
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Regards, MillCreek
    Snohomish County, Washington USA

  4. #4
    Mystery Meat gitarzan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Columbus, Oh!
    My Bikes
    Soma Saga, 1991 Sirrus, Specialized Secteur Elite, Miele Umbria Elite.
    Posts
    1,035
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    good bagpipe recording
    An oxymoron?

    Just kidding.
    Well done pipes can truly touch my soul.

  5. #5
    BF's Level 12 Wizard SingingSabre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    My Bikes
    Diamondback Sorrento turned Xtracycle commuter
    Posts
    1,414
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    My favorite bagpipe recording ever can be found here.
    Shameless plug (my sites):
    Photography
    Vanity
    Quote Originally Posted by Bklyn
    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

  6. #6
    thompsonpost
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by SingingSabre View Post
    My favorite bagpipe recording ever can be found here.
    Seriously??

    Hmm.....

  7. #7
    Seņor Member USAZorro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    Carlisle, PA
    My Bikes
    1954 Hetchins M.O., 1959 Viking Severn Valley, 1970 Raleigh Pro, 1972 Fuji "The Finest", 1974 Raleigh Superbe&Comp, 1976 Raleigh Team Pro, 1994 Trek 830 MTB, 2000 Bob Jackson Arrowhead, Unicycle
    Posts
    13,034
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    An oxymoron?..
    Beat me to it.

    Big Country, by Big Country has a bagpipe solo in it.
    The search for inner peace continues...

  8. #8
    BF's Level 12 Wizard SingingSabre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    My Bikes
    Diamondback Sorrento turned Xtracycle commuter
    Posts
    1,414
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonpost View Post
    Seriously??

    Hmm.....
    It's fun to fire dance to. Really, really fun.
    Shameless plug (my sites):
    Photography
    Vanity
    Quote Originally Posted by Bklyn
    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

  9. #9
    XR2
    XR2 is offline
    Senior Member XR2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    the foothills
    My Bikes
    88 Bridgestone T700
    Posts
    938
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I owe-therefore I am.

  10. #10
    Senior Member exRunner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Long Island NY
    My Bikes
    Panasonic 500
    Posts
    750
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Google "Drop Kick Murphys"

  11. #11
    Mystery Meat gitarzan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Columbus, Oh!
    My Bikes
    Soma Saga, 1991 Sirrus, Specialized Secteur Elite, Miele Umbria Elite.
    Posts
    1,035
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by XR2 View Post
    And I always thought that was a synth!

  12. #12
    XR2
    XR2 is offline
    Senior Member XR2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    the foothills
    My Bikes
    88 Bridgestone T700
    Posts
    938
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Nah only Bonn and Angus could get away with bagpipes.And do it well.
    I owe-therefore I am.

  13. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    239
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Try "Spirit of the Glen."

    Also, if you want to hear the more melodic Uilleann (Irish) pipes, look for anything by Liam O'Flynn and the group Planxty.

    Might be hard to find, but there are some recordings of the Denver Brass with the Colorado Isle of Mull Pipes and Drums. These are good, if traditional.

    If you want a different interpretation, try the group Afro-Celt Sound System, or Jimi McRae.

  14. #14
    GATC
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    south Puget Sound
    Posts
    6,609
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Check out Rare Air, Primeval or Hard To Beat. Their fusion-y 'Space Piper' is beyond unlistenably horrendous though.

  15. #15
    XR2
    XR2 is offline
    Senior Member XR2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    the foothills
    My Bikes
    88 Bridgestone T700
    Posts
    938
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Afro-Celt???
    I owe-therefore I am.

  16. #16
    Old Fogy
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Murray, Utah
    Posts
    1,224
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I think bagpipes are the reason my ancestors left Scotland!

  17. #17
    Seņor Member USAZorro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    Carlisle, PA
    My Bikes
    1954 Hetchins M.O., 1959 Viking Severn Valley, 1970 Raleigh Pro, 1972 Fuji "The Finest", 1974 Raleigh Superbe&Comp, 1976 Raleigh Team Pro, 1994 Trek 830 MTB, 2000 Bob Jackson Arrowhead, Unicycle
    Posts
    13,034
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by XR2 View Post
    Afro-Celt???
    They pull it off without sounding like cats are in distress (which is saying a lot).
    The search for inner peace continues...

  18. #18
    Non-Spandex Commuter jdmitch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Olathe, KS
    My Bikes
    Trek Soho S
    Posts
    1,025
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by exRunner View Post
    Google "Drop Kick Murphys"
    Oh, yes, completely forgot about them when I posted about Seven Nations. Drop Kick Murphys are awesome as well.
    Blogging My Ride to Work
    Soho S (not fully current)
    Quote Originally Posted by KitN View Post
    You don't need to dress up like a spandex super hero to ride your bike.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •