Florian Fochs

Fit For Drums

Florian Fochs

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Paiste Artist Since
May 2018

Nationality
Germany

Main Affiliation
Fit For Drums

Website
www.florianfochs.de

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Biography

Florian Fochs studied sports and works as a sports teacher and as a drummer and drumteacher. With these influences he developed the Fit for Drums concept which was published by Alfred Music Publishing in the book „Fit for Drums“ in 2009. Since that time he works as author. He currently contributes tutorials to „Sticks“ magazine. Florian is also presenting his concept in national and international clinics. As a drummer you can see Florian in different band and musical projects. „He is Germany’s first Drummer-Fitness-Coach. With his book and the clinics „Fit for Drums“ the drummer and sports teacher Florian Fochs has developed a unique concept, which boosts the correct posture, movement, endurance and fitness and therefore physical well-being – and as a cosequence important playful aspects like groove and timing.“ (Sticks magazine)

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    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.

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

    Sound character: Full, rich, energetic with a definite dark side. Crunchy, with a meaty bite. Very wide range, very complex mix. Extremely balanced, very responsive feel. Full dark, rich, shimmering, biting open/closed sound. Beautiful, fat, meaty, crisp, cutting chick sound. Fast, responsive, articulate with excellent feel and playability. An immensely versatile hi-hat that combines finesse and articulation with raw energy and cutting power.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Warm, full, brilliant. Fairly wide range, balanced mix. Soft, responsive feel. Warm, full open sound. Defined, solid chick sound. Versatile all-round hi-hat with definitive classic sound.

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