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Zenko Drums from Metal Sounds

The Zenko, a stainless steel melodic percussion instrument, is a type of tongue drum (also called a “tank” drum or “hank” drum).

The tongue drum, originally built from propane gas tanks, was improved on by Metal Sounds designer Elie Dacenko. Elie collaborated with scientists and experts in the metal industry field. They studied the raw materials, the blade cutting, assembly, and finish, and the result of their efforts is this exquisite instrument. 

When one plays the Zenko it spreads sound in smooth, soft waves. Its high harmonics content is the result of perfect tuning that remains stable over the years. Play it by hand or use the sticks.

Looking for tips & playing techniques & songs to play on your zenko. We have uploaded 58 videos and playing suggestion on our youtube channel . Check them out

 

 

 

Question: How do I chose a matching zenko drum for my Equinox?
Answer:

1) Compatibility: the idea is to have two compatible scales that could be played by two different players for a jam.
The best thing to do in this case is to have the same scale (ex: Equinox+Equinox)
or a scale that shares a lot of notes with the Equinox: Ionian, Penta C, Solstice.

2) Complementarity: the idea is to have an additional scale, with different notes from the Equinox, in order to play alone on 2 Zenko. The best choice is the Combo.

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    Zenko Ionian Steel Tongue Drum

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    The Zenko is a stainless-steel tongue drum (also called a “tank” drum or “hank”) designed and created by Metal Sounds in France. The drum can be p...

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    Zenko Akebono Steel Tongue Drum

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    The Zenko is a stainless-steel tongue drum (also called a “tank” drum or “hank”) designed and created by Metal Sounds in France. The drum can be p...

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    Zenko Chromatic Two Pack: Ionian and Combo (16 Notes)

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    collapsable Zenko Stand

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    This stand has been designed to support a Zenko on a flexible part that isolate the instrument from the mechanical parts. No unwilling vibrations a...

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    Zenko Element - Ignis - 432hz

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    Introducing the Zenko Elemental Tongue Drum in "Koshi Tuning" to match Zaphir and Koshi Chimes!The IGNIS tuning (for the element FIRE) forms around...

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    Zenko Element -Terra - 432 Hz

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    Introducing the Zenko Elemental Tongue Drum in "Koshi Tuning" to match Zaphir and Koshi Chimes!The TERRA tuning (for the element EARTH) forms aroun...

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    ZENKO ELEMENT (432hz) - Elemental Soundscapes Water Collection (D-minor)

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    From the Metal Sounds Company in France we have another kind of tongue drum made of metal, the Zenko Drum.  Also known as a tank drum, we lovingly ...

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    Zenko Element - Aria - 432hz

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    Introducing the Zenko Elemental Tongue Drum in "Koshi Tuning" to match Zaphir and Koshi Chimes! The ARIA tuning (for the element AIR) forms around ...

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    floor model ZENKO Aqua ELEMENT (432hz) + free B5 Aqua Elemental Soundscapes Water Collection (D-minor)

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    Floor Model used in Photo shot and FREE B5 Kalimba tuned in Aqua One-half the size of the full Zenko drum, each Zenko Element has holes in the cent...

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