Paiste Artist Since
Peter Murphy (BAUHAUS)
The Alarm Science
„I play Paiste for their sound quality and consistency. In addition, I'm able to find any sound I need between all the models. A fantastic company to be a part of.“
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Marc Slutsky was a founding member of alternative rock band Splender (1998-2003). Splender recorded two albums; 1999's Halfway Down the Sky (Columbia Records) produced by Todd Rundgren, and To Whom it May Concern produced by Mark Endert on Clive Davis' J Records in 2001. The band had two hit singles “I think God Can Explain” and “Yeah Whatever”. Splender toured extesivly with bands such as Third Eye Blind, The Goo Goo Dolls, Train and Vertical Horizon. While in Splender, he also earned the respect and admiration of his drumming peers, receiving write-ups in Modern Drummer magazine. After Splender, Slutsky focused on touring and recording as a session drummer. He has worked with a wide variety of notable artists and producers. Marc has toured and/or recorded with Peter Murphy (Bauhaus), David J. (Love and Rockets, Bauhaus), Kylie Minogue, Delta Goodrem, Lou Gramm (Foreigner), Mickey Thomas (Jefferson Starship), Todd Rundgren, Kate Voegele, Terri Nunn (Berlin), Tonic (band), Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker group, Survivor), Lee Sklar, Pink, John Elefante (Kansas), Curtis Peoples, Alexa Ray Joel, Steve Grand, Yogi Lonich, Lucia Parker, Sabrina Carpenter, Jim Mcgorman, Cassadee Pope, Grace Potter, Hugo (Epic recording Artist), Korbee, Jared Scharff (Saterdaynight Live Band), Drake Bell, Katarina Gleicher, Ben Jelen, Gavin DeGraw, Philip Sayce,The Damnwells, Kill The Alarm, G.E Smith (SNL BAND), Katie Herzig, Ryan Star, Granian, The Niagaras (NYC) among many others. He has appeared extensively on TV including shows such as X-Factor, The View, Good Morning America, Queen Latifah Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Last Call with Carson Daily, Late Show with David Letterman, Wendy Williams Show, 2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting (NBC) with Kylie Minogue, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Marc also offers the service of providing custom drum tracks recorded in his Los Angeles studio. Via the internet, he records for artist/producers all over the world. Marc endorses- Pork Pie Percussion, Innovative Percussion, Remo, Paiste Cymbals, Roland electronics and Porter and Davies thrones.
Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
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.
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.