Updated: Jul 9, 2019
We often first get into something (a hobby, an idea, a philosophy) merely because it's interesting.
There's a particular handpan video that has attracted tens of millions of views and that is referenced by many as their first introduction to the handpan.
While the quality of that video is negligible (and now turned into countless memes), its far-reaching impact cannot be denied. This video is one of few events that single-handedly propelled our unknown handpan art form into mainstream culture.
But the thing about "interest" is that it fades away. That's actually something we can measure. According to Google Trends, global interest for the most common search term "