Firstly, I know that this hasn't got anything to do with guitars and stuff.


I have a small home studio, and a friend has asked if i can help him record bagpipes and drums. Drums I can handle but I've never recorded bagpipes.

I plan to do a lot of trial and error when we actually do the recording but I wanted to get some other opinions.

Does anyone have any suggestions for mic placement, room choice, what types of mics, etc..?

I've got 2 condensors and 2 sm57s. I am willing to buy another mic or 2 though if I need to.

Divider (Prog/Ambient Metal)

LTD TE-202
Schecter Sunset Extreme
Ibanez RG7321 w/ Crunch Lab & LiquiFire
Tanglewood Acoustic
Epiphone Acoustic (The Junker)
I'm sure a condenser placed above your head/ bagpipes would be fine Never had any experience with recording bagpipes but I'm fairly sure that could work.

Good luck x