The elements that make a recording, a great one!
Here is another article from Spyros Pan, well known player in the Handpan community comming from Greece, he wrote an essay argued by his experiences about studio recording of handpan sound (and valuable info for any kind of recording) :
"The first step to a good recording is to identify and know what it is you really need. This is the most important factor that will also determine how many “benjamins” you will need. Studio or home recording? Do you want to make a youtube recording or are you looking into pressing your material into vinyl or cd? Will you choose analog equipment or go digital?..."