Ivan Monsivais

El Gran Silencio

Ivan Monsivais

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2017

Nationality
Mexico

Main Affiliation
El Gran Silencio

Follow Artist

„PAISTE IS MY PASSION, PAISTE IS MY SOUND!“

Setup

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Biography

Ivan was born on September 16th in Monterrey When he was younger, he studied graphic design but then he realized music was his real passion. He started with private lessons and then he proceeded with a career as a percussionist but he didn’t had the chance to finish it. Despite, he took lessons with teachers with rename as Horacio “el negro” Hernandez, Enildo Rasua, Antonio Sanchez, and others. He has participated in National and international Festivals in countries like Cuba, South Korea, Colombia, United States and México, he has been in bands like Inspector, La danzonera, has been the contemporary dancer’s accompany of Christine Dakin, Steve Rooks, Jaime Blanc and Eva Pardave and has shared stage with bands he has always admired. Nowadays he is a teacher in Escuela superior de música y Danza de Monterrey and the drummer in El gran silencio. With the goal in his mind of continue learning something new and share his knowledge and his love for this instruments, he works with effort day by day.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly dark, full, controlled, glassy, shimmering. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Very comfortable feel with a clear, full ping over a large, deep harmonic wash. This ride cymbal is extremely well suited for intricate stick work that calls for a strong bell in all types of Rock based music. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Iron Maiden" drummer Nicko McBrain.

  • Sounds
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    Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, explosive, full, sparkling, warm. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Even, giving feel with a powerful attack, sharp response and a nice sparkling fade. A strong, full, durable and cutting crash with radiant sound.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, full. Wide range, clean mix. Heavy feel. Bright, pronounced ping over controlled, dark, deep, and complex wash. Strong, musical, well separated bell. Very strong, cutting ride for articulate playing at elevated volume levels. "Beautiful and harmonic." - Danny Carey

  • Sounds
  • Details

    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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  • Details

    Sizes: 19"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Wild, roaring, dark, trashy, shimmering. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive feel. Aggressive, widespread, shattering attack with an oriental, acidic decay. Perfectly suited for all types of extreme musical styles that require a sturdy, almost uncontrollable China. Odd sizes offer a unique and different alternative to your set up.

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