- Dry, Pure, Clear, Glassy, The Ultimate Ping and Bell
- February 22, 2017
- By: Christopher
No wash to be had from this cymbal.
Basically the antithesis of a thin Zildjian K.
This is no jazz cymbal.
But that's the whole point!
A huge part of Stewart Copeland's classic sound can be boiled down to his hihats, snare drum, and ride. By design, his goal was to cut through loud, angry guitars. And he did. A sizable weapon in his arsenal was his cutting ride and bell sound.
High and dry, cuts like glass, yet uber musical.
This beautiful cymbal is unapologetic. It's clean, crystal clear, and focused.
It's heavy, but very responsive under stick. It doesn't "play" heavy.
The bell is fantastic, and while explosive, doesn't stray too far from the overall cymbal tone.
This is not an overly transferable cymbal. You won't be using this on every song on a cover gig. Unless sound replication authenticity is low on your list of musical values, that is.
However, if you're after a high quality, dry, yet musical ping ride.
This is for you.
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