Charly Carreton

Savage Messiah

Charly Carreton

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2020

Nationality
Spain

Main Affiliations
Savage Messiah
Against Myself

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„I've been using Paiste cymbals since the beginning but exclusively during the last five years and it’s because of their unique quality, durability and powerful sound I was searching for my performing.“

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Biography

Charly Carretón is a Spanish musician and sound engineer born in Madrid in 1991. He started to play drums at the age of 7, self-taught, and right after he started to study music theory, piano, trumpet and guitar, having over 20 years of experience in music performing. He has taken part of several bands since he was 14. Nowadays, he takes part of the Spanish symphonic progressive metal band Against Myself, which he is founder member since 2009. On the other hand, in 2019 he joined the British heavy metal band Savage Messiah (Century Media Records), having performed tours in Japan, through Europe with bands like Symphony X and Rage, and playing in huge festivals like Wacken, FortaRock, Full Metal Cruise, etc.

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  • Details

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

    Sound character: Bright, full. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Responsive feel. Lively, full crash sound for multi-purpose playing in various styles.

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

    Sound character: Bright, powerful, energetic, brilliant. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Heavy feel. Bright, pronounced ping over clear controlled wash. Cutting bell sound. Energetic ride cymbal with great assertiveness in loud music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Bright, warm, powerful. Medium wide range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel, explosive attack. Strong, rich crash sound, well suited for classic rock and other loud music applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, strong, brilliant. Medium wide range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel. Energetic, brillant open sound. Clear, piercing chick sound. Powerful hi-hat for rock, hard rock and heavy metal.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, slightly raw. Medium range, complex mix. Fast attack, shattering, trashy decay. A lively, energetic china, useful in many musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Bright, warm, sputtering, short. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Explosive, fast fading splash for light, bursting accents. Well suited for a wide range of music styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Earthy, warm, dry, washy. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Soft, giving and responsive feel. Depending on how aggressively you tighten the pair, they offer a range from dry, trashy hi-hat sounds to shattering, noisy-washy crash effects.

  • 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.

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