Kenneth Kapstad

Spidergawd

Kenneth Kapstad

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About

Paiste Artist Since
October 2011

Nationality
Norway

Main Affiliations
Spidergawd
Thorns
Monolithic
Goat The Head

Setup

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Biography

Discography: -Motorpsycho: "The Death Defying Unicorn" (Rune Grammofon, RCD2124) -Martin Hagfors: "I like you" (Strømland Records, SR005cd) -Motorpsycho: "Strings of Stroop" (limited edition live album, 500 copies, vinyl only) -Goat the Head: “Doppelgangers” (Aftermath Music, Chapter 62) -Motorpsycho: “Roadwork vol.4 - Intrepid Skronk”(Rune Grammofon, RCD 2110) -Motorpsycho: “Heavy Metal Fruit”(Rune Grammofon, RCD 2093) -Motorpsycho: “X-3 (Knuckelheads in space) 7” (Rune Grammofon RSI 2094) -Motorpsycho: “Child of the Future” (Rune Grammofon, RLP2088) -22: “Exended Sensory Play” (EP) (TOTO001) -Martin Hagfors: "Men And Flies"(ME 011) -Motorpsycho: "Little Lucid Moments"(rune grammofon/motorpsychedelic tunes DA,RCD 2073) -Animal Alpha: "You pay for the whole seat, but you ́ll only need the edge"(Racing junior, RJCD 039) -Goat the head: "Simian Supremacy"(TABU Recordings, Tabu 026) -African Pepperbirds: ”Cape Point”(Bergland Productions, BE 013-2) -Gåte: ”Liva” (Warner Music Norway, 5051011-383-2-0) -Dadafon: ”Harbour”(Universal Music AS, Norway, 986 621-2)

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    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 II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, warm, strong, exotic, sizzling, earthy. Wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Fairly soft, responsive feel. Great for explosive, strong, dark accents. Complex, washy ride sound. A modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications. “The China is nearly smooth”, states Vinnie Colaiuta.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

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