Echa Soemantri

Independent

Echa Soemantri

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About

Paiste Artist Since
November 2018

Nationality
Indonesia

Main Affiliation
Independent

Follow Artist

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Setup

Echa Soemantri

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Color Sound 900 Blue Hi-Hat
18" Signature Full Crash
12" Twenty Mini China (as stack top)
10" Signature Splash (as stack bottom)
20" Signature Full Ride
18" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash

Echa Soemantri

Cymbals listed from left to right

13" Sound Formula Heavy Hi-Hat (Discontinued)
18" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
20" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark I
20" Masters Extra Dry Ride
20" Masters Dark Crash Ride

Videos & Pics

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Biography

Echa Soemantri was born in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 7, 1989. Started playing drums at the age of 2 1/2 years, and playing at church at 4 years old. In 2018, He founded Echa Soemantri Music Center with his wife, Jessica and mom, Febi. Echa currently work as a Solo Artist, Producer, Session Player, and Clinician.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 21"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dry, rich, silky, strong. Medium range, fairly complex mix. Very controllable and fairly dry feel. Silvery ping over rather short sustained and dusty wash. Ideally suited for articulated and precise playing in most musical styles such as R&B, Funk, Pop and Country.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Fast, responsive feel, fairly quick decay. An explosive Crash cymbal with a strong, low wash for unique effects in many styles of music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, wet with a brittle, trashy side. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft and very responsive, giving feel with a short, exploding sparkly splash character. Very well suited for dynamic effect accents in many musical styles. Also, well suited for hand playing in percussive set-ups.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, trashy, papery, low. Wide range, complex and moody mix. Soft and buttery feel with a very wobbly and vibrant response. Fairly defined stick sound over a dark and cloudy wash. Perfectly suited for quieter musical settings such as blues, jazz and acoustic styles. Very user-friendly for percussive use and classical mallet application.

  • Sounds