094 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Where Chanter Reeds Go to Die

Date of Original Live Show: April 23rd, 2013 at 12pm

Description: At the Dojo, we have a “dead reed bin” where we send all of our reeds when they die. It seems a bit morbid we know, but, it’s a great way to develop a collection of reeds to practice our manipulation skills!

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093 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Guiding Principles for Improving Your Bagpiping

Date of Original Live Show: April 16th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: Just like in “real life,” bagpiping does have several key guiding principles that will help you develop into a good player. Discipline, problem solving, and even a sort of musical morality will guide us to become better players. Expecting instant gratification, however, will not help us achieve much at all….

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092 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Guide to Solo Competing 2014

Date of Original Live Show: April 9th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: In this week’s show, we’re going to start by showing where all the games are this summer! Are there any that are worth travelling a bit to? Then, we’ll discuss how you might structure your practice/development rountine to realy make the most of your schedule!

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091 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Pipe Band Magicianship

Date of Original Live Show: April 2nd, 2013 at 12pm

Description: We didn’t get around to talking about top secret magician stuff for pipe bands! To get a pipe band in tune, you really just need one thing: MAGIC. We’re just kidding actually – this show will cover a lot of the basics of getting a pipe band to sound great.

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090 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Secret Bagpipe Tricks

Date of Original Live Show: March 26th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: We’re going to talk about some key tricks that pros use to master certain elements of their playng. From tuning, to practicing, to pipe bands, we’ll have lots of good stuff for you!

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087 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Rules, Regulations and Etiquette

Date of Original Live Show: March 19th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: We’ve been around the game a long time, and for us, the “rules” of piping are 2nd nature! But, that might not be the same for everyone, and so we’ll have a session this week to talk about it!

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086 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Drone Drys, Hemp Technique, and More

Date of Original Live Show: March 12th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: As a follow up to last week, we wanted to take some more time to address viewer questions about learning the pipes. Tune in today to ask anything you want!

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085 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Sleepless in G-H-Beattle

Date of Original Live Show: March 5th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: Do you ever get stuck with a bagpipe problem that you don’t know how to solve… to the point where you lose sleep over it? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. We can help.

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084 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Must-Have Bagpipe Music

Date of Original Live Show: February 26th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: Andrew, Vin, and Carl will go through their favorite must-have piping music. From albums, to DVDs, to YouTubes, to music books, we’ll cover it all!

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083 – Dojo Universe Podcast – St. Patrick’s Preparation

Date of Original Live Show: February 19th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: St. Patrick’s month is almost upon us, and there’s no sign that our weather will be accomodating this year! How do pipers survive – nay, THRIVE! – this St. Patrick’s month? Carl, Andrew and Vin will explore all the ways in which pipers need to prepare for this super-charged month.

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