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Introducing the Second 'D' Minor Handpan of the KaribPAN Celtic Minor Series

Introducing the Second 'D' Minor Handpan of the KaribPAN Celtic Minor Series

  KaribPAN is happy to introduce the second 'D' minor handpan of our Celtic Minor Series: Brand new, finely tuned KaribPAN handpan in D Minor. This instrument is our second sound sculpture installation as part of our Celtic Minor Series. Free FedEX International Economy Shipping and 1 FREE TUNING is included with this offer.  For more information and ordering details, please visit our online store. Notes: D, E, F G, A, Bb, C, D    

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The Relationship Between Handpans, Hinduism and the White Supremacist Steelpan Hegemony

Author: Rudy Kendall

Given the multiple articles that KaribPAN has published this year concerning the neo-colonization of the steelpan instrument vis-a-vis the Hang/handpan, it is clear that white supremacy is the underlying ideology of the Handpan Mafia and the overwhelming majority of the members of the wider online ''handpan community''. If subliminal Nazi swastika logos courtesy of a German by the name of Jeremy ''Germy'' Arndt, and KKK Party Veterans logos by Mana Steel (from Israel of all places) were not enough to convince our readers of our initial premise that the ''handpan community'' is by and large a white supremacist cult, then those unconvinced...

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The Hard Case Technologies ''666'' Laced Triquetra and More Subliminal Satanic Tricks in the Handpan Market

Author: Rudy Kendall

It is readily apparent that among the so called ''handpan community'' that there is a recurring theme of one embarking upon one's own personal journey through the discovery of the handpan. To be sure, the self styled ''handpan community'' that congregates online and consists of members who read and participate in various handpan discussion forums is not an accurate representation of the many handpan consumers who do not read or participate in online discussion forums centered around the handpan. However, this idea of the individual ''handpan journey'' and self-discovery remain at the forefront of the consciousness of the collective handpan community...

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A Discussion on Handpan Scammers Positioning Themselves as the ''Scam Police'' and the Mother of all Pan Scams

The entire handpan industry is based on a scam perpetuated by two Swiss Germans; Felix Rohner and Sabine Schärer, who are founders of a company called PANArt. Many of the articles in our blog have focused on this global Swiss scam, which has been perpetuated by many more European descended monkey-see-monkey-do copycats worldwide. But what happens when the scammers position themselves as police to persecute and arrest others? KaribPAN's Undefeated Record in a Staunch Campaign of Anti-Scam and Anti-Spam Going by a rough estimate, it is clear at this point that KaribPAN has published approximately sixty articles in six months,...

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A Commentary on the Proper Calibration of Pan Sticks Complete with Some Tongue-in-Cheek Cultural Appropriation of Classical Music on a ''Guppy'' Pan

As a steelpan enthusiast who has thrived and sometimes barely survived, while consistently relying solely upon on the pan as a means of material existence, many topics of discussion related to this life present themselves daily for sussing out. One such topic is that of the proper calibration of one's sticks.  Sticks Should Be Calibrated According to the Unique Properties of Each Pan Every steelpan instrument has a unique individual voice. The quality of pans according to their makers runs the gammut as with any instrument, and the quality of steelpans naturally range from very high to very low according...

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