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R.I.P Elliot „Ellie“ Mannette (1926-2018)

R.I.P Elliot „Ellie“ Mannette (1926-2018)

R.I.P Elliot „Ellie“ Mannette (1926-2018) By sharing your love for Steelpans and your knowledge about singing steel and tuning, you have bestowed us with a priceless gift. Without you, there wouldn’t be any Pantams / Handpans / Hang – and without sharing your knowledge about tuning steel, these wouldn’t sound like they do! Mannette, a […]

GRIASDI 2018 – an organizers review & the request for your input

GRIASDI 2018 – an organizers review & the request for your input

The GRIASDI 2018 is history and has left many beautiful tracks. We have been told about many beautiful, funny, crazy and moving “GRIASDI stories” and are glad that this Gathering & Festival evolves to what was the goal from the beginning. Namely to create a space in which cordial encounters can take place at eye […]

New publications by PANART about the rights and the philosophy of PANArt

New publications by PANART about the rights and the philosophy of PANArt

I know, it’s a hot and controversial topic that keeps bringing emotions to life, especially in the “Handpan Community”, when it comes to PANart , their philosophy and their patents and rights. Whenever I get involved in the “PANart theme”, I realize that personally, I can understand both sides – PANart on the one side, the Handpan […]

New Handpan Music – New CD’s

New Handpan Music – New CD’s

There are some newly released great Handpan CD’s you should not miss. I would like to recommend three of these and briefly introduce to you:   Kabeção – “Touching Souls” Kabeção is a magican in rhythm and handpan music, and like the title of this CD promises, he really can touch souls with his outstanding […]

HANDPAN LESSONS? Big discount today on masterthehandpan!

HANDPAN LESSONS? Big discount today on masterthehandpan!

Hi everyone! As you may know my friend David Charrier has launched an online school to learn the handpan: MasterTheHandpan.com His method is known to be very fun and very effective. He has created a whole system of notation to help you learn faster. You can try below 2 of his beginner course exercises: Right […]

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 […]

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