Giant Beat

About

These venerable cymbals – developed during the 1960’s rapid expansion of popular music – were faithfully recreated and re-launched by Paiste in 2005. Giant Beat cymbals offer the big, warm, brilliant vintage sound that takes you straight back to the roots of Rock.

Since
1967

Alloy
CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"

Applications
Soft to loud settings • Live and recording • Blues, Rock ’n’ Roll, Beat Music, Rock, Country

Sound
Bright and warm with a multilayered, full, dark, glassily splendid presence and a wonderfully loose, lively and big feel

  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Fairly dark, warm, breathy. Medium wide range, slightly complex mix. Soft feel; very responsive. A dynamic, full and velvety crash cymbal for a wide range of musical styles. Also well-suited for mallet applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Fairly dark, warm, breathy. Medium wide range, slightly complex mix. Soft feel; very responsive. A dynamic, full and velvety crash cymbal for a wide range of musical styles. Also well-suited for mallet applications.

  • Sounds

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PAISTE CYMBALS - Chris Allan (Giant Beat Demo Video)
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PAISTE CYMBALS - Series Spotlight - Giant Beat
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