Steve Cheung

Independent

Steve Cheung

About

Paiste Artist Since
June 2022

Nationality
Hong Kong

Main Affiliation
Independent

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„Paiste sounds amazing for every genre of music, they are not just about cutting through the mix but sitting right in the mix.“

Setup

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Biography

Cheung started learning drums with his Father, Cheung Kin Bor (A top session drummer in Hong Kong) at the age of 12, and was gigging in various nightclubs since 15 years old. It is worth to mention that Cheung was invited to play his first concert in Hong Kong Coliseum for Paula Tsui at 17. Cheung then soon began working with top artists in Hong Kong, such as Sam Hui, Alan Tam, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Priscilla Chan, Eason Chan, Hins Cheung, Janice Vidal, among many other appearances in studios and concerts.

Setup Cymbals

Only standard models appear in this section.
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    Sizes: 20", 21"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dry, rich, silky, strong. Medium range, fairly complex mix. Very controllable and fairly dry feel. Silvery ping over rather short sustained and dusty wash. Ideally suited for articulated and precise playing in most musical styles such as R&B, Funk, Pop and Country.

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    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, dry, woody. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Full, warm, open sound. Loose, soggy chick sound. Perfectly suited for traditional swing patterns, but also well usable for other acoustic styles like Blues, Country, Soul or Gospel.

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  • Details

    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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  • Details

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

    Sound character: Full, wet with a brittle, trashy side. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft and very responsive, giving feel with a short, exploding sparkly splash character. Very well suited for dynamic effect accents in many musical styles. Also, well suited for hand playing in percussive set-ups.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, exotic. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, highly responsive feel, very controllable. Broad silvery, wooden stick sound over a highly complex, deep, exotic wash. Low, smoky, dark crash. Lively cymbal for soft, sizzling ride patterns in lower volume styles. Also well suited for mystical mallet swells.

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