Lou Molino III Peer Bloom

Lou Molino III

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About

Paiste Artist Since
October 1987

Nationality
United States

Other Affiliation
Yes featuring ARW

Website
www.loumolino.com

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„Beautiful sonic overtones with fullness and clarity. They complement drums perfectly. Hands down the best cymbals ever made.“

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Biography

Louis Molino III, originally from the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, is a Los Angeles-based studio and touring drummer. Lou was an original member of Cock Robin, and released their debut album on Columbia Records. He has worked with producers Bob Ezrin, Eddie Offord, Paul De Villiers, Trevor Horn, Steve Hillage, Mark Mancina and Ken Scott. He has recorded and/or toured with with Trevor Rabin, Julian Lennon, David Cassidy, Kim Mitchell, Yoso, Kenny Loggins, Roger Hodgson, Billy Sherwood, The Tubes and Yes featuring Anderson Rabin and Wakeman. Lou's work can also be heard on such films as Con Air, Tarzan, Armageddon, Training Day, Jack Frost, Glory Road, Bad Boys II, Gone in Sixty Seconds, G-Force and Max. His television credits include Zero Hour, Agent X and 12 Monkeys.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, dry, woody. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Full, warm, open sound. Loose, soggy chick sound. Perfectly suited for traditional swing patterns, but also well usable for other acoustic styles like Blues, Country, Soul or Gospel.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

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