Brent Taddie

Crown the Empire

Brent Taddie

About

Paiste Artist Since
June 2018

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Crown the Empire

Website
brenttaddie.com

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„It is not only an honor to be associated with such a high quality and respected company as Paiste, but also humbling to be included with such a talented roster of musicians. Ever since growing up admiring John Bonham as a kid, I have always wanted to play Paiste.“

Setup

Biography

Brent Taddie started playing drums at the age of 8 years old. After teaching at a local Pittsburgh-area music store from ages 18 to 21, Brent Taddie joined Rock band Crown the Empire in 2011. Following signing with Rise Records, Crown the Empire has released 4 Full-length albums, 2 EPs and toured internationally for over 10 years. Brent is currently offering online private lessons at brenttaddie.com.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, explosive, full, sparkling, warm. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Even, giving feel with a powerful attack, sharp response and a nice sparkling fade. A strong, full, durable and cutting crash with radiant sound.

  • Sounds
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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, fully, silvery, sizzling. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Quick response, somewhat soft feel. Great cutting splash with a rich sound for all purpose stage or studio applications.

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

    Sound character: Brilliant, sharp, powerful. Wide range, clean mix. Heavy feel. Bright, pronounced ping over a controlled, warm wash. Massive bell. Powerful, cutting ride for loud playing. While Color Sound 900 feature essentially the same sound and function as the 900 Series, the color coating causes a slightly drier sound, shortens the sustain a bit, and results in a more focused attack.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Hissing, roaring, metallic, shimmering. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive, balanced feel, especially controllable while crash/riding. A strong, piercing, crash paired with a growling decay. Very sturdy crash cymbal for louder musical applications in aggressive drumming styles.

  • 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
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    Sizes: 19"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Wild, roaring, dark, trashy, shimmering. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive feel. Aggressive, widespread, shattering attack with an oriental, acidic decay. Perfectly suited for all types of extreme musical styles that require a sturdy, almost uncontrollable China. Odd sizes offer a unique and different alternative to your set up.

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