Alex Gonzalez

Mana

Alex Gonzalez

About

Paiste Artist Since
January 1983

Nationality
Mexico

Main Affiliations
Mana
De La Tierra

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Setup

Alex Gonzalez

Cymbals listed from left to right

16" 2002 Power Crash
18" 2002 China
5" 2002 Cup Chime
8" 2002 Splash
13" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat
18" 2002 Power Crash
8" 2002 Splash
10" 2002 Splash
20" 2002 Power Ride
20" 2002 Power Crash
14" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat
20" 2002 China
20" 2002 Power Crash
12" 2002 Splash (as hi-hat top)
12" 2002 Splash (as hi-hat bottom)
14" 2002 Crash
10" 2002 Mega Bell
10" 2002 (as stack top)
14" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat Bottom (as stack mid)
15" 2002 Crash (as stack bottom)
18" 2002 Novo China

Videos & Pics

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Paiste Alex González RUDE Blast-Shred-Bash - New for 2014!
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Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, clean, energetic, strong. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Heavy response, controllable feel. Big, clean, glassy ping over a dry, dark and bell-like wash. The classic power ride sound for mainly Rock and Metal applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Very bright, slightly trashy, full, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Fast, responsive, explosive crash, loud, clear defined bell. Very unique, versatile china for flexible application.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, full sounding crash, complex, trashy ride. The definitive classic rock china sound.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Warm, bright, vibrating, piercing. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Hard, heavy and direct feel. Bright, piercing ping over a warm, powerful, glimmering bell sound. Versatile, heavy instrument for percussive effects.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

  • Sounds