Spitfire Audio launch LABS Uilleann Pipes

The newest addition to Spitfire Audio’s rising vary of free devices and pattern libraries sees the corporate collaborate with award-winning composer Hannah Peel, growing an instrument which options in her rating for the Nationwide Theatre manufacturing of ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’.

As its identify suggests, LABS Uilleann Pipes captures the sounds of a set of uilleann pipes. Also known as the Irish bagpipe, their distinctive sound is produced utilizing a number of drones, regulators and chanters, providing a softer and extra expressive tone than the Scottish bagpipes. The library has captured performances that includes a vary of conventional Celtic thrives and ornamentations, and guarantees to offer an unconventional method so as to add texture and curiosity to modern compositions.


  • Decoration – Lengthy notes with an accented tonal decoration within the assault
  • Pipers Ascension – Lengthy notes with carried out “bend” into the observe
  • Mobile – Lengthy notes with unmeasured tonal thrives all through
  • Cranns – Lengthy notes with abrupt and frequent tonal thrives all through
  • The Chanter – Tonal “longs” carried out and infinitely looped
  • The Regulator – Tonal “longs” performed on the regulators and infinitely looped
  • Tides – Fixed altering of pipe lengths to subtly alter the pitch, bringing the instrument out and in of tune Air – The non-tonal “breath” of air passing via the instrument


  • i1 – Expression
  • i2 – Dynamics and Filtering
  • O1 – Drone Sort and Quantity
  • O2 – Distance Management
  • O3 – Reverb


LABS Uilleann Pipes is introduced in Spitfire’s personal plug-in, which is supported on PCs operating Home windows 7, 8 and 10 (newest Service Pack), and Macs operating macOS variations 10.13 to 11. VST2, VST3, AAX and AU plug-in variations can be found.


LABS Uilleann Pipes is accessible now, free of charge, from the Spitfire Audio web site.


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