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      Paiste Signature Series Dark MKI Energy Crash Cymbal (447295)
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Incredible new cymbals from the Swiss master cymbal-makers.

Medium-light crash cymbal with dark body, a full frequency spectrum, and brilliant highs. Very wide range and a complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response; strong attack; controllable spread; and even, layered fade. The dark crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. The Paiste Signature Dark Cymbals are also extremely well-suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

Paiste Signature Series Dark MKI Energy Crash Cymbal Features:

  • Medium-light crash with dark body
    Full frequency spectrum
    Brilliant highs
    Very wide range and a complex, pleasing musical mix
    Immediate, sensitive response; strong attack; controllable spread; and even, layered fade Combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range
    Extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls




Paiste Signature Series Dark MKI Energy Crash Cymbal

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  • Phenomenal Dark Cymbal

    As reviewed by TVTjoey on 3/23/2010

    Once again Paiste has impressed me with another perfect cymbal! I just bought the 19" and it is exactly what i was looking for. Medium Thin cymbals are my favorite weight, but this cymbal does not speak quickly or decay quickly, like many thin cymbals. this has a thriving wash, and is just as suitably used as a very washy Jazz ride. i use it mainly for crash riding. it is truly musical. has a lovely low toned crash. It is perfect for mallet rolls also. the bell is very nice and high pitched also. This thing can either purr like a kitten, or ROAR like a lion. it is VERY sensitive and doesn't take much effort to get it roaring, which saves energy!

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  • Grease that sounds so tasty...

    As reviewed by JOHN STINSON on 10/17/2012

    I have an affinity for odd sized cymbals. But especially 17" models. Out of the packing box this cymbal looked ready for some serious shredding. Took it on a job with a second line groove; it spanked the accents with a clean and shimmering crash! And coupling it with my Twenty Series 17" crash made for a fat hihat combo, reminiscent of Doug Clifford's set up with CCR. Too cool all around. Thanks for making this all possible, GC. I usually don't purchase cymbals without seeing and touching them; in this case any reservations have become a moot point!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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  • It's my baby now!!!

    As reviewed by phoenix7289 on 8/2/2007

    I got an 18" one of these not long ago, actually about a week ago, and MAN, I love the thing!!! It is LOUD!!! If you are looking for a LOUD cymbal, don't look to Sabian or Zildjian, Paiste has been making cymbals longer, and has more people using them professionally for a reason! Paiste IS and WILL ALWAYS BE the BEST!!! This cymbal is a true testament to Paiste's abilities!!! I seriously can't get enough of this cymbal, it used to be that I would hit my Sabian Vault 16" crash all the time, now it's this!!! GET THIS ONE!!!

    5 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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