Fredrik Sandsten

The Soundtrack of our Lives

Fredrik Sandsten


Paiste Artist Since
November 2000


Main Affiliation
The Soundtrack of our Lives

„Ever since I started playing drums in my early teens I favoured the Paiste sound to any other cymbal. I still love the sound of Paiste and the range of the 2002s, Signature series and Formula 602s gives me all i need in concert and in the studio.“


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Fredrik's career as a drummer took off in Gothenburg, Sweden in the early 1990´s. In 1995 he became a founding member of the band: The Soundtrack of Our Lives. They made seven critically acclaimed albums and toured excessively around the world before the group disbanded in 2012. During and after the years with The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Fredrik became an in demand session drummer and has worked with several of Sweden's biggest artists as well as internationally. The Soundtrack of Our Lives reformed in the summer of 2023 and are now touring again.

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  • Details

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

    Sound character: Rich, warm, full, silvery with a light touch. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Soft feel, easy to control. Lively, responsive and warm open sound. Full, precise chick sound. Versatile hi-hat for medium loud settings, perfectly suited for studio applications.

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