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Spacedrum: Nitro vs. Evolution (+Handpan Recording Techniques!)
February 18, 2021 Joule L'Adara

Spacedrum: Nitro vs. Evolution (+Handpan Recording Techniques!)

"This particular handpan by Metal Sounds is one of the most beautiful that I've personally played before!" - Todd Boston, January 2021

In this 7-minute video, acclaimed Producer and Composer Todd Boston talks about the the differences between the Metal Sounds Spacedrum Nitro and Spacedrum Evolution - offering his impressions on what makes each model possess a unique sound quality.

Want to know how to record a handpan? Towards the end of the video, Todd offers tips on how to best mic the sound of handspans using the mid side mic technique. If you like to geek out on technology or are an audio engineer, read on...

 

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  • Spacedrum: Nitro vs. Evolution (+Handpan Recording Techniques!)
    February 18, 2021 Joule L'Adara

    Spacedrum: Nitro vs. Evolution (+Handpan Recording Techniques!)

    "This particular handpan by Metal Sounds is one of the most beautiful that I've personally played before!" - Todd Boston, January 2021

    In this 7-minute video, acclaimed Producer and Composer Todd Boston talks about the the differences between the Metal Sounds Spacedrum Nitro and Spacedrum Evolution - offering his impressions on what makes each model possess a unique sound quality.

    Want to know how to record a handpan? Towards the end of the video, Todd offers tips on how to best mic the sound of handspans using the mid side mic technique. If you like to geek out on technology or are an audio engineer, read on...

     

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  • Instagram Challenge - Amazing Free Instrument Giveaways!
    February 5, 2021 Joule L'Adara

    Instagram Challenge - Amazing Free Instrument Giveaways!

    As Part of the NAMM 2021 "Believe in Music" Virtual Show, We Play Well Together is running a contest that goes until the end of February when we'll be GIVING AWAY some amazing products including some of our best-selling instruments! 

    To enter the contest you must: 

    1) Follow @weplaywelltogether on Instagram

    2) Create a Story, Post, or Reel (can be text, photo, and/or video content) where you share which product giveaway you'd like to receive and what's great about it. You MUST tag @weplaywelltogether in your post!

    You can enter multiple times for more than one item. Extra points will be given if you tag others in your post and encourage friends or followers to post as well!

    We'll be announcing the winners live on IG on March 1st at 4pm Pacific Time. Winners will also receive Direct Messages on Instagram when we'll ask for your mailing address to ship you the products. You must respond within 2 week's time in order to claim your prize. 

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  • We Play Well Together at the NAMM Show 2021
    January 22, 2021 gabriele schwibach

    We Play Well Together at the NAMM Show 2021

    We Play Well Together is proud to have been presented in a virtual booth at the NAMM Show 2021 "Believe in Music" Week in January! 

    We've been attending NAMM in Los Angeles every year for the past few conferences. Due to the ongoing pandemic, The 2021 NAMM Show was all online. Our team got to work building a virtual exhibitor booth and we put together a ton of great video content highlighting our instrument makers and latest products! We'll be highlighting these videos in blog posts and newsletters to our We Play Well Together community in the weeks and months ahead. 

    You can still attend NAMM through the end of February - to browse all the digital booths and view recordings of the workshops and presentations on product demonstrations, music industry news, marketing tips, and much more. Just go to: attend.believeinmusic.tv to offer your email address and you're in! 

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  • Stillpoint for the Solstice: A Free online Event featuring We Play Well Together Instruments
    December 18, 2020 Joule L'Adara

    Stillpoint for the Solstice: A Free online Event featuring We Play Well Together Instruments

    Stillpoint for the Solstice: An Online Community Gathering for Sound, Movement & Meditation

    Facilitad by: Joule L'Adara & Monique Schubert
    With Special Guest Appearences By: Treya Lam & Junauda Petrus-Nasah

    We invite you to join us in community as we pause to go deep, deep within: journeying to the stillpoint at our center. This is the resting place of the soul.

    You'll be guided through a series of participatory invitations utilizing movement, voice, breath, and deep listening. These will include: gentle yoga poses, guided breathwork, vocal sounding, and listening to live performances of inspired poetry, song, and therapeutic sound instruments.

    REGISTER FOR FREE HERE

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  • We want to share about YOU
    December 6, 2020 gabriele schwibach

    We want to share about YOU

    At We Play Well Together, we're all about the potency of musical micro-moments. Recently, we started using our social media accounts to feature members of our community and have received lots of great feedback. So this is our call-in: share with us your content so we can celebrate you!

    If you're creating sounds with feeltone, Hokema, Metal Sounds, Zenko Drums, Koshi or Zaphir Chimes, we can play well and grow together. 

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  • Skillful Ways to Utilize Hanging Hand Chimes for Sound Baths, Sound Meditation & Sound Journeying
    September 18, 2020 CoEvolve Digital Collaborator

    Skillful Ways to Utilize Hanging Hand Chimes for Sound Baths, Sound Meditation & Sound Journeying

    Koshi and Zaphir hand chimes are both made in France and have become absolute essentials for your sound therapy instrument collection whether you are offering sound baths, sound meditations, or are a sound healing practitioner working with clients one-on-one. These beautiful instruments are so easy to play: all you have to do is pick them up and move them around to activate the gorgeous combination of tones created by the glass bead ringing against metal tines of different lengths, producing etherial chords of music. However, simply playing them does not mean you are necessarily creating a therapeutic or meditative experience...
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  • Brandon Blake
    August 4, 2020 shipping account

    Brandon Blake

    Interview of musician and teacher Brandon Bando. He talks about his relationship to the Sansula musical instrument and how it has impacted his life.
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