Paiste Artist Since
„I couldn't be happier to be part of the Paiste family. The quality, the sounds and the variety have impressed me since the first day I held a stick in my hand. “
Cymbals listed from left to right
18" PST X Swiss Thin Crash
14" Signature Dark Energy Hats Mark I
6" 2002 Cup Chime
17" Signature Fast Crash
21" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark II
18" Signature Dark Energy Crash Mark I
18" Twenty Custom Collection Thin China (discontinued)
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Marc Turiaux started to play drums at the age of 13, playing in jazz formations and BigBands. He learned the craft at drummer's focus Munich, where he's also been working as a teacher for years now. He released a few albums and toured with the avantgarde rock band „Sovetskoe Foto“ early in his career. Later he went on to work with German based songwriter/producer Ron Flieger. In 2008 he joined the progressive-/artrock band RPWL.
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: 16", 17", 18", 19"
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.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Full, rich, energetic with a definite dark side. Crunchy, with a meaty bite. Very wide range, very complex mix. Extremely balanced, very responsive feel. Full dark, rich, shimmering, biting open/closed sound. Beautiful, fat, meaty, crisp, cutting chick sound. Fast, responsive, articulate with excellent feel and playability. An immensely versatile hi-hat that combines finesse and articulation with raw energy and cutting power.
Sizes: 5 1/2", 5 pc Set, 5", 6 1/2", 6", 7 1/2", 7 pc Set, 7", 8"
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.