8 Hands of Sound

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. Their debut… Continue reading 8 Hands of Sound

Maja Wlazły

Maja Wlazły is a percussionist, a music therapist and a sound designer based in Poland. She graduated from the Feliks Nowowiejski Music Academy in Bydgoszcz with a Master’s degree in Percussion as well as a Bachelor’s in Music Therapy from Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz. She became inspired by the sound… Continue reading Maja Wlazły

Kumea Sound

Real Music for Unreal Times: Vol. 2 by Kumea Sound The music of Kumea Sound (Lauri Wuolio) could be described as ambient chamber music from the future. With handpans and electronic instruments Kumea Sound weaves together diverse elements from both old and contemporary music traditions. Wuolio studied sound art and site-specific art at the Finnish… Continue reading Kumea Sound

Dan Mulqueen

Real Life by Dan Mulqueen Dan Mulqueen is an American multi-instrumentalist from New Jersey. Dan’s music is centered around an instrument called the “Handpan”, an instrument created in 2001 in Switzerland. Determined to push the limits of music revolving around this instrument, Dan’s playing style is both beautifully melodic and intensely percussive. His stylistic approach… Continue reading Dan Mulqueen

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