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„Paiste has been the archetype of quality and creativity to me since my first days behind a kit. The cymbals deliver an unsurpassed vibrancy to the music and have been instrumental in enhancing my skills as a player through their multi-dimensional qualities and sensitivity.“
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Luke is a self-taught drummer who grew up in Brooklyn and began playing with bands in the New York hardcore scene at the age of 12 in the mid ‘80’s. He has performed and recorded with several groups, most notably Gorilla Biscuits and Warzone, for whom he played on the seminal albums “Start Today” and “Don’t Forget the Struggle, Don’t Forget the Streets” respectively. Additionally, Luke has spent time drumming for Judge, Moondog, The Riverboat Gamblers, and East Cameron Folkcore to name a few. He currently resides in Vermont and continues to play and tour with Gorilla Biscuits.
Sizes: 20", 22"
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.
Sizes: 13", 14", 15", 17"
Sound character: Medium bright, full, warm, brilliant. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Fast, responsive feel. Full, bright, energetic open sound. Sharp, full chick sound. The original, once patented, wavy bottom hi-hat design. The 17" version adds extraordinary boost, low end and crisp projection.