A strong, piercing, crash paired with a growling decay.
The Paiste 2002 Wild Crash Cymbal has a sound that is hissing, roaring, metallic, and shimmering. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive, balanced feel, especially controllable while crash/riding. Very sturdy crash cymbal for louder musical applications in aggressive drumming styles.
Background: During the 1960's developing Beat and Rock music required cymbal sound to match the new frequencies and volume levels and in 1967 the Giant Beat series was created - The 2002 was developed in 1971 fusing the power of the Giant Beat with the differentiation of the Jazz series Formula 602 - In 2005, Paiste once again makes the 2002 a core series for the future, as the best and most innovative Dimensions models are incorporated into the newly expanded 2002, adding current trend cymbal sound to this venerable line
Innovation: First cymbal series fully developed for electronically amplified music
Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering, Hand Lathing
Applications: Medium to very loud settings - Live and Recording - Country, R&B, Rock, Jazz-Rock, Progressive, Metal, Grunge, and modern hybrids rooted in those styles
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Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts - All players who need energy and drive and want their cymbals to cut through the music in all settings
Sound: Bright, warm, brilliant, musical, precise with high energy levels and powerful projection characteristics
Looks: A wide variety of surface textures with even, balanced hammering and lathing patterns - Prominent, 2nd generation 2002 red silk screening
Recognition: Used by countless top players world-wide over three decades to create a significant portion of our modern music heritage