The Paiste 2002 Heavy Ride Cymbal sounds bright, full, warm, and energetic. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel. Strong, defined ping over, full, warm, slightly dark wash.Introduction: 1971 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 Gi... Click To Read More About This Product
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The Paiste 2002 Heavy Ride Cymbal sounds bright, full, warm, and energetic. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel. Strong, defined ping over, full, warm, slightly dark wash.
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 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
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Comments about Paiste 2002 Heavy Ride Cymbal:
wow....that's all i have to say....WOW....the best ride cymbal ...its real heavy sound makes it perfect for jazz to metal....if you are playing a soft kind of song then all you have to do is hit the cymbal softer....its that simple...and if your playing something like metal then you need to hit it harder....it really cuts through the rest of the drum kit and its really good to use kinda like a metronome....to keep time....its very heavy and dark but you can make it a bright sound if you hit it towards the edge or to make it dark, hit it in the middle of he cymbal...what i think is really cool about this cymbal is that you can hit the very top and it sounds like a really heavy bell witch is really nice to use as an accent to your kit...this is defiantly the best ride cymbal i have used in my career and i will always use it....i recommend this cymbal to any kind of drummer out there and it really is not that much money...considering what you get!!!