Dmitry Frolov

Melnitsa

Dmitry Frolov

About

Paiste Artist Since
April 2011

Nationality
Russia

Main Affiliation
Melnitsa

Website
vk.com

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„I have been playing Paiste cymbals for 25 years, and every year I love this sound more and more. Thank you for your trust and support.“

Setup

Dmitry Frolov

Cymbals listed from left to right

16" Twenty Medium Light Hats (discontinued)
4" 2002 Accent Cymbal
12" PST X DJ's 45 Crash
20" Twenty Custom Collection Full Crash (discontinued)

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Biography

Dmitry was born in Moscow in a family of musicians. Already at four years old he announced that he would be a drummer, and since that moment he has followed his dream. He studied at music schools, then at the State Musical College named after Gnesins. Dmitry is an artist of “Melnitsa” (since 2005) – the most popular folk-rock group of Russia The group has seven albums, a huge number of music collections, sold-out concerts at major venues in the country, songs of the group regularly take first places in the radio charts. Also Dmitry plays drums in such music bands as Inna Zhelannaya’ band, Tinavie, Backstage Band, Tintal, Art Ceilidh, Plumbum Dreamz (Led Zeppelin tribute). In addition Dmitry teaches drumming, works as a session musician.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 12"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium wide range, complex mix. Quick response with short decay. Soft feel. Fast, explosive cymbal with dirty fizz for short, quick accents. Also well suited as exotic effect cymbal in larger setups.

  • 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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 4", 6", 8"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, brilliant, warm. Narrow range, clean mix. Very responsive feel. Slightly shattering, explosive attack with warm, mellow bell-like fade. Features an exotic feeling, very dominant center tone with soft, swirling over- and undertones. Available individually, as pairs with straps, or strung up pairs. Could also be used as very unusual mini hats or mounted upside down over a ride bell.

  • Sounds