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Since the year 2000, a new musical instrument called the handpan has empowered a generation of people to experience creative freedom and to develop a passion. Why is the handpan different? Listen to the podcast to hear the transformation stories of people whose lives have intersected with the handpan to find out. Hosted by long-time handpan enthusiast Sylvain Paslier, new episodes come out every couple of weeks. If you want to be a part of the community around The Handpan Podcast, join The Handpan Podcast Facebook Group to experience the simple joy of creating and let the magic begin... (https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast)

Since the year 2000, a new musical instrument called the handpan has empowered a generation of people to experience creative freedom and to develop a passion. Why is the handpan different? Listen to the podcast to hear the transformation stories of people whose lives have intersected with the handpan to find out. Hosted by long-time handpan enthusiast Sylvain Paslier, new episodes come out every couple of weeks. If you want to be a part of the community around The Handpan Podcast, join The Handpan Podcast Facebook Group to experience the simple joy of creating and let the magic begin... (https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast)
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United States

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Since the year 2000, a new musical instrument called the handpan has empowered a generation of people to experience creative freedom and to develop a passion. Why is the handpan different? Listen to the podcast to hear the transformation stories of people whose lives have intersected with the handpan to find out. Hosted by long-time handpan enthusiast Sylvain Paslier, new episodes come out every couple of weeks. If you want to be a part of the community around The Handpan Podcast, join The Handpan Podcast Facebook Group to experience the simple joy of creating and let the magic begin... (https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast)

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English

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Episodes

Colin Foulke, Student of Steel - Part 1

1/9/2019
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Classically trained on the cello, Colin slowly grew weary of jumping through the hoops of institutionalized western music... but then he discovered the handpan and embarked on a journey that would dramatically change his everyday life. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain! And this is the handpan podcast. The handpan podcast is about the simple joy of creating. It tells the transformation stories of people whose lives have intersected with the handpan. A story has a beginning,...

Duration:00:23:33

Less Stuff, More Handpan with Dan Price

12/31/2018
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Fascinating conversation with Dan Price about lifestyle design, consumerism and art. Known as the man who lives in the hobbit hole, Dan shares his handpan story and philosophy. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain. And this is the handpan podcast. Today's episode is one I'm excited to share because it touches on intentional living. If we are blessed enough to have the luxury to decide how we want to live our lives, we can make lifestyle choices, big and small, that will...

Duration:00:27:29

A Joyful Contemplation with Pierce Flynn

12/13/2018
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In this episode, Pierce Flynn draws parallels between making music on the handpan and surfing waves—both as improvisations, meditations, and sacred moments in his life. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain and this is the handpan podcast. Sylvain: This episode of the podcast is a fun conversation with my good friend, Pierce Flynn. If you don't know Pierce yet, you're in for a treat. Here are two things that come to mind when I think about Pierce. First, he's one of the most...

Duration:00:19:15

Airline Pilots Play Handpans Too!

11/27/2018
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Little did he know that while on a business trip to New York City his life would change forever. In this episode Victor Velazquez tells us what sparked his passion for the handpan and what keeps him going to gatherings year after year. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain. And this is the handpan podcast! Sylvain: One of my favorite things about this new podcast is that I get to sit down with friends and hear their story. Now, the main event in most of our handpan stories is...

Duration:00:13:26

The Art of Blending with Josh Rivera

11/18/2018
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Voltaire wrote "perfect is the enemy of good". In this episode dedicated to handpan tuning, Josh Rivera explains why a perfectly tuned instrument may actually lack something good. It's a reminder of the free and artful work that goes into the making and tuning of handpans. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain and this is the handpan podcast. Joining me in this episode is my good friend and longtime Hang in handpan player Josh Rivera. Josh is from North Dakota and he and...

Duration:00:23:18

Music Through Times of Troubles with Julia Dvorin

11/2/2018
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In this episode, Julia encourages us to use this incredible tool we have, the handpan, to find joy and to bless others through times of trouble. Podcast Transcription Sylvain: Hey, it's Sylvain and this is the handpan podcast. Sylvain: Have you ever faced a situation in life that is so difficult that you wish it could just disappear out of thin air, but it can't and it won't, and the only way forward is to go through it. Well, joining me in this episode is my friend Julia Dvorin whose...

Duration:00:16:42

Scotland's Handpan-Maker, David at Samadhi Soundscapes

10/19/2018
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David had never played a handpan in person before he taught himself how to build one. This is a special conversation recorded live at the Samadhi Soundscapes workshop in Glasgow, Scotland. Follow David at Samadhi Soundscapes at http://www.samadhisoundscapes.com/ Join the handpan podcast community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast Podcast Transcription Hey it's Sylvain and this is the handpan podcast. Joining me in this episode is my friend David at Samadhi...

Duration:00:13:08

A Creative Explosion with Andi Steil

10/19/2018
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As a child, Andi wanted to play drums but his dad only gave him drumsticks. What seemed like a disappointment at first ended up turning into a creative explosion in his life. Follow Andi Steil's creative work at https://www.youtube.com/user/andisteil Join the handpan podcast community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast Podcast Transcription Hey, it's Sylvain and this is the handpan podcast. Joining me in this episode is my friend Andi Steil, who is a German musician...

Duration:00:23:15

New Beginnings

10/19/2018
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Sylvain introduces the new handpan podcast and former host, David Gallaher, stops by to say hello. A new journey begins... Join the handpan podcast community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thehandpanpodcast Podcast Transcription Hey, it's Sylvain. And this is the handpan podcast. Welcome to the first episode of this podcast. My name is Sylvain Paslier, and though this podcast, I want to share a story. Not just one story but many stories of people whose lives have intersected with the...

Duration:00:08:36