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Matthias Kräutli

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Paiste Artist Since
November 2007

Nationality
Switzerland

Main Affiliations
Sina
Baschi
Adrian Stern
Pixie Paris

Other Affiliation
My Name Is George

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Biography

Matthias Kräutli ist ein Schweizer Schlagzeuger und Musik-Produzent aus Winterthur, Zürich. Seine Ausbildung erhielt er in Zürich, Hamburg und New York. Zu seinen Lehrer zählen Jost Nickel, Curt Cress, Udo Dahmen und Pat Petrillo. Seit 20 Jahren spielt er mit den grössten Schweizer Acts und legt das Groove-Fundament in den Livebands von Baschi, Sina und Adrian Stern. Auch mit My Name Is George, Boy, Bligg, DJ Bobo, Hecht, DJ Antoine, Stress, Bastian Baker, Nemo, Damian Lynn, Stefanie Heinzmann, 77 Bombay Street, Nickless uvm. war er bereits auf der Bühne zu sehen. Jahrelang gehörte er zur Band des Theater St. Gallen und spielte diverse Musicalshows wie Grease, Fame, Hairspray, Avenue Q, Cinderella etc. Als Musikproduzent ist er u.a. verantwortlich für den Hit „Es Rappelt Im Karton“ des Electro-Duos Pixie Paris, welcher auf Spotify mittlerweile über 8 Millionen Streams verbucht und es in die internationalen Charts geschafft hat.

Setup Cymbals

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    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.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

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    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, silvery, airy with a mystical touch. Medium wide range, fairly complex mix. Very soft, papery feel. Very responsive. A graceful crash cymbal for delicate, sensitive playing with light sticks, brushes, rods and hands. Well suited for mallet rolls.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

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