Nicolas Bastos

Dagoba

Nicolas Bastos

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About

Paiste Artist Since
March 2012

Nationality
France

Main Affiliations
Dagoba
Deep In Hate

Other Affiliation
L'Esprit du Clan

Website
www.nicolasbastos.com

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„Adapted to my needs for durability and versatility while maintaining a powerful sound that I like!“

Setup

Cymbals listed from left to right

20" RUDE China (Discontinued)
13" RUDE Hi-Hat (discontinued)
19" RUDE Crash/Ride
10" RUDE Splash
12" RUDE Mini China (Custom)
19" RUDE Crash/Ride
18" 2002 Giga Bell Ride "Psychoctopus"
20" RUDE Wild China

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Very bright, glassy, slightly dry, cutting, metallic. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Somewhat heavy, but controllable feel. Clear, glassy ping over bell-like wash. Extremely cutting, loud bell with dark undertone. Extraordinary ride, suited particularly for defined playing on the bell in various musical styles. Developed in co-operation with Brazilian's Top Heavy Metal drummer Aquiles Priester.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Medium bright, raw, full, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Heavy, full feel. Raw, full, loud open sound. Tight, full, cutting chick sound. Versatile, all-round hi-hat for loud playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, high pitched, energetic. Wide range, complex mix. Strong feel, explosive, strong splash with quick response. A pair of these would make an excellent mini hi-hat.

  • Sounds