Martin

Abwärts

Martin "Dog" Kessler

About

Paiste Artist Since
January 2000

Nationality
Germany

Main Affiliation
Abwärts

Other Affiliation
Freelance

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„PAISTE Cymbals are simply the best Cymbals in the world! They enable me to play any kind of music I can possibly imagine.“

Setup

Martin

Cymbals listed from left to right

10" Signature Splash
14" 2002 Medium Hi-Hat (Top) / 14" Signature Medium Hi-Hat (Bottom)
17" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
20" Signature Dry Heavy Ride (discontinued)
18" 2002 Crash
20" Signature Power Ride
18" Alpha Swiss Crash

Martin

Cymbals listed from left to right

18" Signature Thin China
14" Signature Heavy Hi-Hat
18" Dimensions Medium Raw Crash
22" 2002 Power Ride
19" Dimensions Power Crash
20" Signature Thin China (discontinued)

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Biography

Born in Frankfurt/M Germany, Martin „Dog“ Kessler got his first drum set and private lessons at the age of 13. After some local Bands he got his first major record deals with TÜLAY and EAR MOVEMENT. This is how he became the drummer of the H-BLOCKX, WESTBAM, PAUL VAN DYK and ABWÄRTS or NINA HAGEN and the RODGAU MONOTONES. As a Studiodrummer you can hear him on many productions from the likes of SUBWAY TO SALLY, DE/VISION , EZIO, HEINZ HÖNIG to OLI.P, ROSENSTOLZ and ICH+ICH. As composer, songwriter and producer he worked with artists like DIANE WEIGMANN, BEN HAMILTON, UDO LINDENBERG and SKI’S COUNTRY TRASH as well as on scores and soundtracks for tv, cinema and theater in his own DOGHAUS Studio.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Fairly trashy, bright attack, low wash. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Explosive response, fast fade. Size range allows everything from quick accents to complex ride playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, brilliant. Wide range, balanced, clean mix. Slightly heavy feel. Clear, full open sound. Cutting, precise chick sound. Good for heavier playing.

  • Sounds