Erik Engebretsen

Freelance

Erik Engebretsen

About

Paiste Artist Since
October 2018

Nationality
Norway

Main Affiliation
Freelance

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Biography

Erik Engebretsen has worked with a huge amount of artists such as Arkham’s Razor, Staysman & Lazz, Satyricon, Tony Mills, Claudia Scott, Joe Berger, Petter Katastrofe, Geoff Nicholls, Jan Groth, Robin & Bugge and Magenta with 100 millions of streams and a good amount of record sale on top. He also conducts private lessons and clinics when not touring. Nearly 300 live gigs the last 4 years along with studio sessions, presents him as a strong versatile drummer.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Aggressive, bright, energetic, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Responsive feel, explosive attack. Powerful, cutting effect cymbal for exotic accents. A good cymbal for noisy crash riding at higher volume levels.

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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: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Earthy, warm, dry, washy. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Soft, giving and responsive feel. Depending on how aggressively you tighten the pair, they offer a range from dry, trashy hi-hat sounds to shattering, noisy-washy crash effects.

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    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, exotic. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, highly responsive feel, very controllable. Broad silvery, wooden stick sound over a highly complex, deep, exotic wash. Low, smoky, dark crash. Lively cymbal for soft, sizzling ride patterns in lower volume styles. Also well suited for mystical mallet swells.

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