Paiste Artist Since
„With Paiste the possibilities are endless.“
Cymbals listed from left to right
16" Masters Thin Hi-Hat
19" Masters Dark Crash
8" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Splash
10" PST X Swiss Splash
22" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark II
20" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
14" PST X Swiss Thin Crash (as stack top)
16" PST X Swiss Thin Crash (as stack bottom)
Videos & Pics
Santtu Silonsaari is a Finnish musician who specializes in live performances. He currently plays with Erika Vikman, and aslo does a lot of freelance gigs with different artists from many genres. He is also available for remote drum recordings. In addition to playing the drums, he plays a large part as one of the arranger’s of Erika Vikman's Live performance. Santtu actively shares drum-related content on Instagram.
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 II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.
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: 10", 8"
Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
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