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PANART´s HANG Gede – stepping back to basics

PANART´s HANG Gede – stepping back to basics

Since i have published some days ago the “rewritten article” about the history of PANTAM’s / HANDPAN’s and also the HANG, some people think, that i dont like the PANART instruments/soundsculptures. Dear good people from PANIVERSE, thats a misunderstanding! I really do love fe. my 1st Gen HANG and in my point of view, its […]

KENEBONDA [Austria / Italy / Nigeria] – one more Live Act for the GRIASDI 2017 Stage – now AFRICA “the forgotten Continent” is on board as well

I am happy to announce, that finally AFRICA, the mostly forgotten Continent in the Handpan Scene is now on board at the GRIASDI 2017. For all, who was at the GRIASDI 2016: RELAX friends – this one more booking was already planned. GRIASDI 2017 will not be the 2nd “WOODSTOCK of HANDPAN” like the last […]

Dancing while playing the PANTAM ? Why not :)

Dancing while playing the PANTAM ? Why not :)

If you would have asked me just some time ago about, what i think about Pantam stands, my answer would have been like that: < If you are not “physically connected” with the Pantam while playing, you will miss to feel most of the vibes, those instruments offer to you. Pantam stands ? No, i am […]

NEW HANDPAN ONLINE LESSONS With David Charrier – a interesting Interview with David

NEW HANDPAN ONLINE LESSONS With David Charrier – a interesting Interview with David

Some weeks ago, David Charrier published the “MASTER THE HANDPAN” online school. In my opinion a well thought out concept that will give useful help for Newbies, Beginners and advanced Pantam players as well ! PANIVERSE did a little interview with David, to get some more information about this online school. Here we go: Read the […]

Happy Birthday PANIVERSE – paniverse.org is now online since one year

Happy Birthday PANIVERSE – paniverse.org is now online since one year

Exactly one year ago, this website, the PANIVERSE.ORG went online. It just started as a collection of “Pantam links” and informations about Handpans and i am really happy about it’s development. I have checked the WebStats about the PANIVERSE Server and i am pleasantly surprised to see, how big the interest is about. Nearly 75.000 Visitors at […]

PANTAMS – is it (more) a “male thing” ?

PANTAMS – is it (more) a “male thing” ?

(feartured image/picture: Daniela Suko – www.danielasuko.com) When i did the artist booking for the GRIASDI 2016 Handpan Festival, i felt so happy when everything was fixed. I realized, that i have met all my personal ‘booking goals’ – like: booking of high quality musicians, playing different styles and music. booking musicians from all over the world (all […]

HANDPAN.AT – a new Handpan Website launched (german content)

HANDPAN.AT – a new Handpan Website launched (german content)

[en] HANDPAN.AT is a new Handpan related Website, launched in Austria by yourmedia. It is a beautiful project, that brings lots of services together. Right now the portal offers the services of 5 befriended Handpan Players in Austria, like “booking Handpan Music for events”, workshops, “Handpan discovery”,…. and even a “rent a Handpan service”. For the […]

Progress on LUMEN the Electro-Acoustic Handpan, Anoushka Shankar on Tour & New Handpans, new Shapes, new Concepts…..

Progress on LUMEN the Electro-Acoustic Handpan, Anoushka Shankar on Tour & New Handpans, new Shapes, new Concepts…..

Many many new things are going on in PANIVERSE and it’s time to cover some of them in a new posting. Here we go…….. Progress on LUMEN the Electro-Acoustic Handpan Its great to see, how Guy and his Team is making progress with the development of the LUMEN, the Electro-Acoustic Handpan they develope. What are the […]

PANIVERSE List & Map of 94 Handpan Makers around the World

PANIVERSE List & Map of 94 Handpan Makers around the World

[click on map to enlarge] Last week i have published a List and a Map i have called “Handpan Makers around the World” and there was big interest it seems (around 3.000 hits at the posting). Since there was also a discussion starting about accuracy, correctness and totallity,  i have made a “final map”, for now […]

Uplifting Documentaries – A beautiful Video/Interview with Kabeção at the GRIASDI 2016

Uplifting Documentaries – A beautiful Video/Interview with Kabeção at the GRIASDI 2016

A big THANK YOU to my friend Ludvig Valenta for making this beautiful video, showing and explaining so much in so very short time. I know, that Ludvig was doing much more filming at the GRIASDI 2016 event, and i also know, there will follow some more beautiful videos …. more Uplifting Documentaries ! With: Carlos […]

“Hang® Bal Spiel” – a new Sound Sculpture developed, made and now introduced by PANART

“Hang® Bal Spiel” – a new Sound Sculpture developed, made and now introduced by PANART

Yesterday (23.August 2016) PANArt® published 2 videos, intoducing the new PANArt® Sound Sculpture – the “Hang® Bal Spiel” …….   Its nice to see, that after HANG®, GUBAL®, HANG® GUDU & HANG® URGU (and Pang Sei und Pang Sui) there is the HANG® BAL showing up now. I really like the new idea of “moving/dancing while playing” very much. A new concept, a […]

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