Paiste Artist Since
„Paiste has always been the ultimate cymbal maker to me. Being part of the Paiste family for so long is an absolute honor and a dream come true for me.“
Cymbals listed from left to right
14" Signature Dark Energy Hats Mark I
18" Signature Full Crash
10" Signature Dark Energy Splash Mark I
10" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Splash
18" Signature Reflector Full Crash (discontinued)
14" Signature Medium Hi-Hat
18" Signature Power Crash
16" PST X Swiss Thin Crash
18" Signature Heavy China
22" 2002 Heavy Ride
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Based on the East Coast of the United States, Acacio Carvalho is a drummer and music producer. From his self-made creations to session work, the musician always strives to add a unique and energetic stamp on everything he does. Acacio leans towards the unconventional, going against the grain and exploring new musical territories with every new project. This exploration allowed him to create a blend of energy, technique, and raw instinct that is the trademark of his style.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Full, rich, energetic with a definite dark side. Crunchy, with a meaty bite. Very wide range, very complex mix. Extremely balanced, very responsive feel. Full dark, rich, shimmering, biting open/closed sound. Beautiful, fat, meaty, crisp, cutting chick sound. Fast, responsive, articulate with excellent feel and playability. An immensely versatile hi-hat that combines finesse and articulation with raw energy and cutting power.
Sizes: 8", 10"
Sound character: Full, wet with a brittle, trashy side. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft and very responsive, giving feel with a short, exploding sparkly splash character. Very well suited for dynamic effect accents in many musical styles. Also, well suited for hand playing in percussive set-ups.
Sizes: 8", 10"
Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”