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„I've been playing with Paiste cymbals ever since I can remember. The sound of Paiste feels like a lifelong love story. Paiste for me also means two of my all time favourite drummers, John Bonham and Stewart Copeland.“
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Helena Victoria Kirss is a drummer, educator and drum show artist. Born into a family of drummers, she has performed a large number of concerts, drum shows and rhythm lectures in Estonia (where she is originally from), Finland, Sweden, Canada and USA together with her father Jaan Kirss and brother, Paiste artist, Ian Mikael Kirss. For more than 15 years her main focus has been special productions on drums for corporate events, having also performed in several TV and radio broadcasts and performed in many rock, pop and show groups together with Liis Lemsalu, Dave Benton, Sofia Rubina-Hunter, Tanja Mihhailova, Tanel Padar & The Sun etc. Helena Victoria is the creator and performer of the show duo called Drum & Ballerina. Since living in Australia, she has performed on stage with The Accidents band, Troy Wright, Martin Harper, Hayden Smith, Shane Wolf, James Canning among others.
Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
Sound character: Full, rich, fairly bright, solid. Medium range, clean mix. Controlled and even feel. Very nice and sparkling stick sound supported by a breathy layer of wash. Perfectly balanced. A dynamic all around cymbal for many musical styles played at moderate level.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19"
Sound character: Medium bright, full, silvery, breathy. Wide range, slightly complex, dense mix. Soft, giving, very responsive feel. A sturdy thin crash with a rich, cutting character. Perfect for patterned playing and filling sound spaces in minimal instrumentation.