Mukti and Revival

Nikhil Tuladhar

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Paiste Artist Since
March 2019

Nationality
Nepal

Main Affiliations
Mukti and Revival
Kanta dAb dAb
Connection
Trikaal Tantriks

Other Affiliations
Nepathya
Project One

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Nikhil Tuladhar

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Biography

Nikhil Tuladhar is a well-established drummer/percussionist from Kathmandu, Nepal. Currently involved with different bands all of which pertain to different genres of music from rock, blues, fusion instrumental, classical fusion to funk. . Ie: Mukti and Revival, Trikaal, Connection, Kanta Dab-Dab, Project One. Nikhil is also a studio session player recorded many albums with various Nepali popular artists. He has travelled and performed in Festivals around the world. . Apart from that he also teaches drums and percussion in Nepal Music Center. Nikhil had previously worked with a popular Nepali folk band Nepathya as a drummer and backing singer for nine years as well. He also worked as percussion player with nation's very popular Nepali old and contemporary singers for many years. He won nationwide best-drummer awards for continuous three years.

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

    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.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, crisp, warm, rich, open. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive feel, quick attack. A nice and crispy stick sound supported by a strong, open and dark shimmering wash. Perfect control. Well suited for all styles of music that require great dynamics and full-bodied ride sound.

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    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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    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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    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.

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    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, fast. Wide range, complex mix. Very soft feel, very responsive. Delicately whooshing effect cymbal with a round, balanced decay for short accents in low to moderate music settings.

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