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Beauty of harmonics

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News – Recent Activity – Interactivity

Digital Sampling library for Kontakt Player (VST instrument)
A simple sample library of Perseus "Asgard" will be available for Kontakt 6 (by NI) soon.
2 record positions, 2 hit methods, 3 velocity intensities
Interested? Ask now and push the development time.

Ask for Kontakt library



Interaction: a collective compilation of Liquid Light Acoustics' Melodrum songs
There are already some beautiful community song recordings with Perseus instruments.
Why not collect more and compile them together as a music release?
You wish to participate? Make sure to have a clean recording surrounding and good microphones.

Request for participation



For Workshop
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Benefits of your Perseus instrument:

Harmonic Overtones

Harmony: the beautiful simplicity of frequency ratios.
Long sustain and reduced metallic sound.

Approved

1000+ instruments since 2014. Handcrafted.
Approved technology, scales and sound system.

Long Life Stainless Steel

Maximum physical strength. Extreme corrosion protection.
Unseen stability in tuning. Joy for lifetime

Support

Open and unbiased guidance to your instrument.
Fast help for accessories and complementary products.

3D Model of PERSEUS


Perseus 3D preview

(should work with Firefox and Chrome browsers)
A 3-dimensional digital creation of PERSEUS sound instrument,
use this button to view; note that surface impression and tongue-size may differ in reality;
Attention: 17 MB download plus high processor capture

PERSEUS in 3D



Main Scales

The established Perseus tone sequences

Isca

"Isca"

Celtic Minor in B

B / F# A B C# D E F# A B C#
grounded and friendly

Polaris

"Polaris"

Ursa Minor in C

C / G Ab C D Eb F G Ab C D
deep and mystical

Symmetria

"Symmetria"

Integral in D

D / A Bb C D E F A Bb C D
light and shadow

Doria

"Doria"

Dorian in D

D / A C D E F G A B C D
root notes for compatibility

A caleidoscope of scale possibilities

Moods: Major / Minor / Regional
Tuning: 440 or 432 Hz
Center tones: B2 - F3 (HY-NOX) / F#3 - B3 (Gravitalis)

Just request for your ideas

Perseus scales
Steel-Tongues · Liquid LightAcoustics - Perseus "Aeterna"

Legacy model: Perseus "Aeterna"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics - Perseus "Nebula" - B Minor

Legacy model: Perseus "Nebula"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics – Perseus "Asgard" (scale: Valhalla)

Legacy model: Perseus "Asgard"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics - Perseus "Beltane"

Legacy model: Perseus "Beltane"

(legacy audio records played by hands + mallets – simple mono channel recording)

Sound Model diversity

Perseus "Polaris" was the most delivered sound model between 2014 and 2021 – about 400 pieces.
The Ursa Minor scale in C features a deeply personal and mystically questioning tone sequence.

Other widespread sound models are "Isca", Symmetria", "Doria"
or has been "Aeterna", "Nebula", "Tropical", "Tenjo", "Asgard", "Pegasus", "Beltane".

Perseus Gravitalis is a new heavy-weight variant: high notes on large tongues sizes:

Perseus "Polaris"

47%

Perseus "Isca"

22%

Perseus "Symmmetria"

7%

Perseus "Nebula"

7%

Perseus "Aeterna"

5%
Creativity
size
40cm (16") * 18 cm
wide & high
weight
6kg: HY-NOX material
9kg: Gravitalis model
strength
HY-NOX: extremely robust and strong
Gravitalis: extra thick material and stable
surface
pure metal surface
for clear overtone sound in motion
price
895 €

incl. 19% VAT



870 US$

excl. VAT

Workshop 2022 impressions

July 2022 in Hann. Münden / Central Germany
6 delighted participants

Casual atmosphere
in one of the most pleasant workshop sites in this area
workshop language: German

Request your participation for july 2023 workshop

Perseus "Aeterna"

Provided workshop instruments
for harmonic sound instrument interaction

Cozy workshop place

well defined lessions on 2 days
with fruits, chocolate, tea and coffee

Approaches and techniques

Learning new methods and creating ideas
for beginners and advanced players

Experienced teacher

Marco Trochelmann navigates through the lessons
with his unique way of generating progress

Historic ambience

A beautiful building from the 16th century
for grounded atmosphere and well-being

Charming historic city

Hann. Münden in the heart of Germany
where the rivers Fulda and Werra unite

Innovation

Steady improvement and development

Material: Titanium

2014 Material: Cr-Ni stainless steel
One of the first stainless Steel Tongue Drums.

Material: Titanium

2017 Material: Titanium
Probably world's first Titanium Tongue Drum.

Material: HY-NOX

2020 Material: HY-NOX
Extreme solidity, highly resistant against corrosion

Perseus Gravitalis

2021 Material: Gravitalis
Heavy-weight material for high notes on large tongues

Electrically polished

2014 Surface: Lacquered
Unique airbrush appearance - Xenium, Nexus, Perseus

Overview about popular scales based on modes

2014 Surface: Spiral cut
Spiral on steel surface. Silky matt on HY-NOX since 2020

Sampled Perseus Asgard

2017 Surface: Electrical polishing
Nearly mirroring with strong light reflection

Double Side

2022 Surface: Ceramic coating
Thin layer of colorful durable vapor deposition

Sampled Perseus Asgard

2017 Digital: Sampling Project
Studio-recorded samples of Perseus "Asgard"

Overview about popular scales based on modes

2019 Overview: Scales and modes
Overview on Handpan- and Steel Tongue Drum scales

Electrically polished

2020 Accessory: Perseus Distortion Layer
Textile distortion sound membrane for Perseus

Double Side

2022 Technology: 3D Laser
Industry partner sets up precise 3D-laser-technology

Double Side

2014 Tone exploration: Dampening
Simple but efficient dampening foil for steel bodies

Electrically polished

2014 Tone exploration: Overtone tongue research
More than 15 tested tongue design concepts

Overview about popular scales based on modes

2016 Tone exploration: Klanggeist
Tongue Pan division - full and direct sound

Sampled Perseus Asgard

2021 Tone exploration: Wolkenspiel
Steel Tongue Disc division - compact sound bodies

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Legacy

Simple Legacy Steel Tongue Drums
Overtone Legacy Steel Tongue Drums

Xenium
Xenium PDF

2014: colorfully airbrushed and coated
20 colored pieces in various scales

Solaris
Solaris PDF

2015: frequencies tuned to planetary circulation
10 pieces

Pentasonic
Pentasonic PDF

2015-2019: simple clarity
~ 200 pieces mostly as Pentasonic "Chandra"

Nexus
Nexus PDF

2014-2018: hexagonic and hexatonic (8 tongues)
~ 60 pieces as Nexus "Olymp" / "Sylva"

Andromeda
Andromeda PDF

2015: Overtone Disc Tongue Drum (10 tongues)
10 pieces

Pentasonic+
Pentasonic+ PDF

2018: Extended and improved Pentasonic (8 tongues)
15 pieces as Pentasonic "Prayana"

ORDER

Various webshop ways to receive your stainless Steel Tongue Drum.
Or just use the form below.

  • liquid-light-acoustic.net
  • GERMANY + EUROPE + WORLDWIDE
  • free shipping within Europe
  • Perseus main and customized models
  • Full spectral instrument selection
  • based in

    Germany
  • steel-tongues.com
  • GERMANY + EUROPE
  • free shipping within Europe
  • Perseus main and additional models
  • Perseus backstock + prototypes + other legacy instrument models
  • based in

    Germany
  • thomannmusic.com
  • GERMANY + EUROPE + WORLDWIDE
  • free shipping within Germany
  • Perseus main models
  • Detailed rating system by customers
  • based in

    Germany
  • allton.de
  • GERMANY + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Doria"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Germany
  • neuewege.at
  • AUSTRIA + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Isca"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Austria
  • Gandharva_loka.at
  • AUSTRIA + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Noreia"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Austria

CONTACT

Feedback, interest, requests, orders: feel welcome to drop a message:

Potsdam, Germany

Email: request@liquid-light-acoustics.net