Pantha du Prince & The Bell Laboratory: Instruments & Setup

Pantha du Prince live setup at London's Barbican Theatre

We recently filmed Pantha du Prince & The Bell Laboratory as they prepared to perform Terry Riley’s “In C” at London’s Barbican Centre. Curious to learn more about the electronic and acoustic instruments involved in this collaboration, we filmed in-depth interviews with Hendrik Weber (Pantha du Prince) and Heming Valebjørg from The Bell Laboratory.
First, learn how Hendrik uses Ableton Live and hardware effects to process the instruments from The Bell Laboratory, and sequence his own synths and drum machines, while on stage:

Next, Heming shows the diverse set of percussion instruments played by The Bell Laboratory - from the shiny tones of tubular bells to the warm sounds of the balafon: