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Musical Instruments

The March of the King of Laois – Uilleann Pipes on the EWI-USB

The March of the King of Laois – Uilleann Pipes on the EWI-USB

Impressive Uilleann Pipes Sample from Kontakt 5 March of the King of Laois, recorded using EWI-USB. The featured image above is of my Uilleann Pipes half-set, but they were faulty at the time of the recording.  So, I used my Akai EWI-USB and the Kontakt 5 sound […]

The Parting Glass – Instrumental Version

The Parting Glass – Instrumental Version

The Parting Glass  a traditional folk tune made popular by Ed Sheehan, though I much prefer Cara Dillon’s version – but then I’m a massive fan of Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman. There’s also the famous version by Liam Clancy. My humble instrumental version is played on […]

A Review of the Akai EWI-USB, MIDI Wind Controller

A Review of the Akai EWI-USB, MIDI Wind Controller

I have had an Akai EWI-USB for several years now – all the photos in this post are of my EWI and it has lasted well being from being taken to many venues and being kicked over by band members.  I’ve played it for live performances and studio recording, […]


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