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„Paiste’s sound palette is not only legendary, but it is also unmatched by any other brand. The consistency between each cymbal is phenomenal, and that translates in the fact that you always know what you will get according to the “master cymbal” hi-resolution sound samples available on this website’s “Soundroom”. “
Cymbals listed from left to right
20" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
18" Signature Precision China
20" RUDE Power Ride
19" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
10" Signature Precision Splash
18" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
15" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat
20" Signature Precision Ride
18" Signature Precision Crash
17" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
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OLI BEAUDOIN is a 2016 JUNO AWARDS (Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards ) winning drummer, producer, composer, mixer, and educator based in the Montreal area in Quebec, Canada. He is the drummer of Canada’s most dominating metal act KATAKLYSM. He’s also known for his past involvements with Montreal’s finest technical death metal band NEURAXIS (Canada), for his live session work with extreme metal veterans BELPHEGOR (Austria) and epic-metal stars KEEP OF KALESSIN (Norway). He is also a drum clinician and instructor who performed at the MONTREAL DRUM FEST 2011. He also got featured several drum magazines around the World, including DRUMS ETC (Canada – Sept. 2014 – magazine cover), REVOLVER (US – Aug/Sep 2015), DRUMHEADS (June/July 2016), among others. After spending a few years touring Canada, the US and Latin America with several bands between 2007-2013, in 2014 Oli joined KATAKLYSM and its Roman-inspired side-project EX DEO as permanent member. He’s been since then touring relentlessly all around the World and spending most of his time on the road with KATAKLYSM and EX DEO. During the little time off that he has from being on the road, he works with several bands as producer and mixer at PIRATE STUDIOS QUEBEC. Besides his military-style touring schedule, he is also working on material for an upcoming solo album release as well as a series of instructional drum videos called "EFFORTLESS DRUM CHOPS", which premiered on Youtube in April 2020. Oli just released his first online masterclass “Make Your Drumming A Life Mission”, which focuses on empowering drummers and other musicians alike aspiring to make a living out of their art and find their own way inside the complex world that is the music business today. Oli is also featured as judge for the third season of BangerTV’s “Shredders Of Metal” drumming competition show, which premiered on July 27th. Oli proudly endorses: The Kelly Shu, Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Roland, 64 Audio, GASP, Vic Firth, Slapklatz, Neural DSP, High on Life Superfoods, Czarcie Kopyto pedals, Neural DSP, Sennheiser, Tune-bot, Puresound, Sonitus Acoustics, and Oeksound.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"
Sound character: Full, warm, brilliant, shimmering, deep. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Quick response, fairly soft feel. Rich, strong crash sound with open low end and shimmering highs. Very versatile, responsive crash cymbal suitable for numerous musical styles.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.