Ria Rua

Ria Rua



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Ria Rua


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Ria Rua



Ria Rua is a professional Drummer from Ireland. She is currently the touring drummer for both Jiggy and Grammy long-listed singer-songwriter Emma Langford. Ria is also a multi-instrumentalist and singer, and has recently released her debut EP Chaos/Control on the German Label MPM. Also she's the one that's writing this and she always signs off with a "Wooooooohoooooo!!"

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

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

    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.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, fluttering slightly tinny. Medium range, complex mix. Flabby feel. Very responsive, and quick fading. Extraordinary, explosive sound where precise accents are needed in many styles of music. Also well-suited for hand playing.

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