Paiste Artist Since
Betty & The Surf-Maniacs
„I started my drumming with Paiste and it will always be Paiste. They are simply great cymbals. It is obvious that the instruments are made with great passion. I am excited and proud to be part of the Paiste community.“
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Oli has played in different bands. Best known is Maxxwell. With this band he toured Europe for over 10 years. Since the band split up in 2020, he has been drumming more intensively for Betty & the Surfmaniacs and other projects. He has also been working as a drum teacher for over 20 years.
Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
Sound character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20", 22", 24", 26"
Sound character: Deep, dark, rich, brilliant, warm. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Even, balanced, very responsive feel. Pearly, wooden ping over a wide, deep, full wash. Big, swelling crash sound. Strong, articulate embedded bell. An ultimate classic sound, developed in 1967 during one of popular music's most revolutionary eras.
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.