Connor Shafran

For the Time Being by Connor Shafran Connor Shafran is a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist based in Cologne, Germany. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Electroacoustic Music at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Before moving to Germany, Shafran grew up in Kentucky, U.S.A., and began his music career in marching… Continue reading Connor Shafran

Color of Rhythm

Chasm by Color of Rhythm Color of Rhythm is a progressive jazz group based in Brooklyn, NY. With handpan at its center, the band molds rich sonic textures driven by polyrhythms, odd time signatures and metric modulations to create thought provoking, yet palatable songwriting. Initially a solo project developed by drummer & percussionist Jordan Auber… Continue reading Color of Rhythm

Archer & Tripp

perspectives by Archer & Tripp Samantha Archer & Jaron Tripp are a true love story through the love of handpans. Having met at HangoutUK 2014 they have since traveled the world, sharing their love for and through music. Both multi-instrumentalists bring unique abilities which, in their mixture, guarantee an excitingly unusual, profound musical experience at… Continue reading Archer & Tripp

8 Hands of Sound: New Light

New Light by 8 Hands of Sound 8 Hands of Sound is the result of a spark that was ignited in 2014 when four multi-instrumental musicians from the far reaches of the globe came together in the USA. In January 2018, they met again in Australia to record their first album, New Light. The album… Continue reading 8 Hands of Sound: New Light

Future Rust: Volume 2

Future Rust: Volume 2 by Future Rust Before All Handpans Become Rust… Handpan music label Future Rust releases a new free/pay-what-you-want compilation of the best new handpan music. Future Rust: Volume 2 consists of sixteen new tracks from some of the most exciting handpan artists today. In 2019 Future Rust released their first compilation as… Continue reading Future Rust: Volume 2

Kumea Sound: Real Music for Unreal Times Vol. 2

Real Music for Unreal Times: Vol. 2 by Kumea Sound In the spring of 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic began, the Helsinki-based percussionist Lauri Wuolio ended up recording his new album at a project studio he built under his loft bed. Despite being literally an “indie bedroom album”, it sounds grand and spacious, as if… Continue reading Kumea Sound: Real Music for Unreal Times Vol. 2

Dan Mulqueen: Real Life

Real Life by Dan Mulqueen Dan Mulqueen’s Real Life is an inspired collection of 10 instrumental songs that combine acoustic handpans effortlessly with urban electronic production. Mulqueen is known for his technical agility and talent of crafting inspired and catchy melodic patterns, and on this release he takes his music to a whole new level.… Continue reading Dan Mulqueen: Real Life

Archer & Tripp: Perspectives

perspectives by Archer & Tripp Buy “Finding sanctuary among the chaos, and the awe of colourful diverse life growing out of cracked and barren land was a great inspiration in the making of Perspectives.” – Archer & Tripp 
In early 2019, the world music duo, Archer & Tripp, set out on a minimalist three month adventure… Continue reading Archer & Tripp: Perspectives

Future Rust: Volume 1

Future Rust: Volume 1 by Future Rust Future Rust: Volume 1 is a compilation of some of world’s best handpan music from 16 different artists from four different continents. The album is a free/name-your-price digital download, so you can get the album for free or show your support for our future releases. Available as digital… Continue reading Future Rust: Volume 1