Eric Darken

Nashville Studios

Eric Darken


Paiste Artist Since
February 2002

United States

Main Affiliation
Nashville Studios


Cymbals listed from left to right

20" Signature Traditionals Medium Light Swish (discontinued)
#2/8" Tuned & Percussive Rotosound (discontinued)
5 pc Set 2002 Cup Chime
15 pcs Tuned & Percussive Finger Cymbal Row (discontinued)
18" Signature Full Crash
17" Signature Dark Energy Crash Mark I

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Setup Cymbals

  • 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.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 5 1/2", 5 pc Set, 5", 6 1/2", 6", 7 1/2", 7 pc Set, 7", 8"
    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.

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