Christoph Hüttner

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Christoph Hüttner

About

Paiste Artist Since
June 2004

Nationality
Austria

Main Affiliations
Independent
Loxodrome

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„There were some Paiste 2002 cymbals on my first drumset I got and that sound just got stuck in my head forever. The different sound abilities and the vast quality throughout the whole Paiste cymbal series speak for itself. “

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Biography

Erster Drumunterricht im Alter von neun Jahren. In den frühen Jahren sammelte ich schnell Erfahrungen in klassischen und sinfonischen Orchestern sowie Big Bands. In der Zeit entwickelten sich auch die ersten Bandprojekte verschiedenster Stilrichtungen. Später wurde ich parallel zum abgeschlossenen Tontechnikstudium als Sessiondrummer verschiedenster Projekte tätig. Jazzstudiumabschluss 2017.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Fairly trashy, bright attack, low wash. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Explosive response, fast fade. Size range allows everything from quick accents to complex ride playing.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 10", 12"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Medium bright, short, full. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Responsive, explosive feel with quick decay. Well rounded, fast Splash for short accents in various music styles. 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.

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