Hatched, Matched and Dispatched

Had to rename that “New Album” folder AGAIN!

So that’s us into a new decade - the 2010s were a crazy decade for me.  It’s now been 10 years since I released “Hello World” and another time I’ve renamed…

Was that this year?!

I've never intended to make these posts an annual thing but that seems to be the way of it! It's a nice way to reflect back on the year though.  Having said that it's also quite scary to realise some…

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News GALORE!

A couple of clips from the new Whisky Galore movie have appeared online.  I was really happy to be part of the soundtrack playing Highland Pipes, Border Pipes and also a specially made chanter to get an unusual scale that…

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2017 is GO!

So that's us at the end of the year already - feels like just a few weeks ago myself and the Tannies were having great fun at the "Just for Gordon" concert at Celtic Connections.  Of course Celtic Connections is…

Red Hot Chilli Pipers - 343 The Fallen

A few weeks ago I was producing a new single for the Red Hot Chilli Pipers’ - 343 The Fallen. 

15 years since the terrorist atrocities which took place in New York and beyond on September 11th 2001, recently…

Summer Sessions

Once again the Summer has totally caught up with me and it seems so surreal to think that Celtic Connections was already half a year ago!  That's where I'll start this blog looking back to the "Just for Gordon" Concert…

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It’s a Small World 50th Anniversary 

I recently got an email with this as a brief;

"We’ll be celebrating the anniversary on April 10 but we’ve already kicked off the worldwide celebration. People from more than 25 countries, including bagpipers in Scotland, Bollywood movie actors in

So long 2013, Hello 2014

It’s been 6 months since the last new post, and it has been a truly amazing 6 months!

August was, as usual, a crazy month with the World Pipe Band Championships and much more.  But, before that, I was…

“I wish he’d never discovered that place…”

VASTRA: WHERE’S STRAX GOT TO?
JENNY: THE USUAL. IT’S HIS WEEKEND OFF.
VASTRA: I WISH HE’D NEVER DISCOVERED THAT PLACE…
Speaking of Victorian Glasgow, I am very glad he did as it gave Doctor Who composer Murray Gold the…

Christmas in Spring

The week after Easter and I’m delighted to be heading over the the Eurofonic Festival in Nantes, France with Mànran for a couple of days to perform on pipes with them. It’s the new A chanter I got from Hamish…

Easter Eggcitment

Well that's hopefully the Winter over with.  We had terrible weather and a five day long power cut at home for the last week in March - luckily though, I wasn't there as intended as the road was also closed…