Eleni Nota

Ankor

Eleni Nota

About

Paiste Artist Since
June 2022

Nationality
Greece

Main Affiliation
Ankor

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„Paiste cymbals are extremely versatile, they have an amazing sound and tone and are super resilient. They work fantastically in huge festival stages, small venues and recording studios alike. It is the biggest privilege to be able to call myself a Paiste artist!“

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Biography

Eleni Nota was born in 1994 in Rhodes, Greece. She started playing the piano at the age of seven and the drums at the age of twelve. In 2012 she moved to Athens, Greece where she joined the Professional Program of LAB Music Education and, 2 years later, she received her degree on Music Performance (Drums). From 2020 to 2022, Eleni was the drummer of the Brazilian thrash metal band NERVOSA (Napalm Records). While in NERVOSA, she recorded the drums for the critical acclaimed album PERPETUAL CHAOS, toured extensively around Europe and North America and played at several big festivals in Europe and Mexico. Eleni is working as a session drummer and a drum instructor. She has recorded a wide variety of albums, EPs and singles for bands and artists from all over the world. She has also collaborated with the Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES (Napalm Records) and has worked on many Greek TV talk shows and theater productions as a live drummer/composer. As of September 2022, Eleni is the new drummer of the Spanish metalcore band ANKOR.

Setup Cymbals

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

    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.

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    Sizes: 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Very bright, glassy, slightly dry, cutting, metallic. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Somewhat heavy, but controllable feel. Clear, glassy ping over bell-like wash. Extremely cutting, loud bell with dark undertone. Extraordinary ride, suited particularly for defined playing on the bell in various musical styles. Developed in co-operation with Brazilian's Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.

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

    Sound character: Dark, crisp, warm, rich, open. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive feel, quick attack. A nice and crispy stick sound supported by a strong, open and dark shimmering wash. Perfect control. Well suited for all styles of music that require great dynamics and full-bodied ride sound.

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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Bright, clear, warm. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Explosive response. Dynamic splash cymbal for fine to medium strong accents in various musical styles.

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    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

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    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly dirty, full, cutting, rich. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Very responsive feel. Full, barking and piercing, yet somewhat cushy open sound. Tight and rough chick sound. A very balanced hi-hat with a healthy dose of dirt and a note of darkness, featuring enhanced power for players that require a consistently strong pair of hi-hats.

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