Paiste Artist Since
„Paiste has always been my choice from day one, there is no cymbal that sounds like them under the mics. Sound engineers are always very happy when they see a drummer show up with Paiste cymbals, no doubt about it.“
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Cristian Borneo ( Paiste artist since 2008) is a live/studio session player, who has recorded/played live with artists such: PETRA, Pablo Olivares, Chano, John Elefante ( Kansas), John w Schlitt ( Head east), Michael W Smith, People of the Earth, Pete Orta, Danilo Montero, Thalles Roberto, Marcos Vidal, Redimidos, Daniela Herrero, Corvex, Alejandro Lerner, Andres Calamaro, Antonio Jose, Ella es Tan Cargosa, Julian Avila, Los Tekis, De bueyes, Bersuit ,Parientes, Voz en Off, Simona, Athenas etc. Cristian has recorded over 1200 songs for artists/producers all over the world, he graduated from LACM ( LA collegue of music ) in 2001 and has won different awards such a SESAC Legacy award in 2014 among others .
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"
Sound character: Full, warm, brilliant, shimmering, deep. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Quick response, fairly soft feel. Rich, strong crash sound with open low end and shimmering highs. Very versatile, responsive crash cymbal suitable for numerous musical styles.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson