Paiste Artist Since
„The legendary sound of Paiste cymbals is truly untouchable. It’s an honor to be a part of the Paiste family along with some of my musical heroes.“
Charlie Koryn is a drummer and audio engineer from San Diego, California. He is best known in the extreme music community for his work with Ascended Dead, Incantation, and Skeletal Remains. Charlie does session work for many artists, and he actively tours the world showcasing his art. In addition to being an active drummer, Charlie teaches privately and works as a freelance audio engineer in Portland, OR.
Sizes: 20", 22"
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.
Sizes: 18", 20"
Sound character: Bright, silky, metallic, full, slightly trashy and very powerful. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Comfortable, responsive and somewhat soft feel. Exotic type of china that also offers the sound and function of a crash cymbal. Its unique shape makes both the bell and downward turned china edge accessible at once. Provides a strong, sizzling and deep layered china sound that is perfectly suited for any styles of Rock music and for other unique applications and percussive settings.
Sizes: 13", 14", 15", 17"
Sound character: Medium bright, full, warm, brilliant. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Fast, responsive feel. Full, bright, energetic open sound. Sharp, full chick sound. The original, once patented, wavy bottom hi-hat design. The 17" version adds extraordinary boost, low end and crisp projection.