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#3058892 08/19/20 05:22 PM
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I'm a bass player, but I play drums, too... and, I like cymbals. Not the typical "crash on every other beat" kinda thing, but accents and flavors that add to things in good ways. wink

Lately, my favorites are a 10" Zildjian A splash, and, oddly, a Meinl HCS 12" China with 3 moongels on it. grin

Any other odd flavor suggestions?



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Sizzle and pang can be fun....

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wraub #3060862 09/02/20 05:05 PM
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Stacks! Cymbal stacking is a great way to experiment with different sounds. There are lots of stack sets available or you can make your own.

Get a few different types of 10" or 12" cymbals - crash, splash, mini china - and try them in different combinations. Two splashes in a hi-hat configuration for a high-pitched chick sound great for fast beats. Turn one over to stack them for a fast trash sound. Stack a splash with a mini-china for an even more trashy, cutting sound. Works best to mount them on a fixed hi-hat boom arm. Tighten them up for quick accents or loosen them up for some cut.

Lot's of possibilities and tons of fun.

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wraub #3075240 12/21/20 11:59 PM
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The clapstack from Istanbul Agop is becoming a favorite. I also LOVE the Crash of Doom from Zildjian. It is my desert island cymbal.


Gear: Drums/DW Jazz series
Keys/Yamaha Montage 6, Studiologic SL 88 Grand, Hammond C3 w/145

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