Paiste Artist Since
„I prefer cymbals that translate with familiarity whether in the studio, live at a festival setting, or live in a small club. It’s imperative for me to have as deep an understanding as possible of the sound and texture so that there’s no thought involved. That’s the Paiste Cymbal family for me. “
Cymbals listed from left to right
15" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
17" Masters Dark Crash
22" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark I
19" Masters Dark Crash
Videos & Pics
Goldfrapp, The Kooks, Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, Michael Kiwanuka, KT Tunstall, Carlos Santana, Robert Palmer, Take That, Jon Fratelli, Jack Penate, Earlimart, The Vacation, White Sea of M83, Timothy B Schmit of The Eagles, Eddie Money, AM and Shawn Lee, Arthur King And The Night Sea, Juliette Lewis, Hilary Duff and recent movies, video gams and television shows and soundtracks. Recently Appeared On Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Today Show, Later with Jools Holland. Featured in Drumhead Magazine Currently endorsing: Gretsch Drums, Vic Firth Sticks, Paiste Cymbals, Ableton Live
Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
Sound character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.
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
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.