Kim Filppu


Kim Filppu


Paiste Artist Since
January 2021


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„I am honored to be representing the same cymbal brand as some of my greatest heroes. I absolutely love the classic 2002 sound as it completes my vision of how a drumkit should sound.“


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PAISTE CYMBALS - Kim Filppu (First Paiste Cymbal Setup)


Kim Filppu is a Swedish drummer/multi-instrumentalist born 1992 in a small village called Smedjebacken in the heart of Sweden. He started to play drums at the age of 10 and fell in love with the instrument. Having 18 years of experience in music as well as a university course in drumming. He has played on several albums and performed on big stages like Wacken Open Air and Sabaton Open Air with different acts. Kim has established himself as a highly regarded drummer in Sweden over the years.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, clean, energetic, strong. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Heavy response, controllable feel. Big, clean, glassy ping over a dry, dark and bell-like wash. The classic power ride sound for mainly Rock and Metal applications.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, full sounding crash, complex, trashy ride. The definitive classic rock china sound.

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