Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

NAMM 2011: Paiste Announce Return Of Its Legendary 602 Series Cymbals

Great deals on musical instruments at Gear4music.com
Buy Paiste Cymbals From Gear4music.com Now!

Renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste have announced the return of its legendary 602 series cymbals at this years NAMM.

Paiste formula 602 cymbals were originally launched in 1959, made from B20 bronze.

In time it became one of Paiste most revered cymbal series adopted by genres such as rock and especially jazz.

Over the years the 602 series has been used by some of the finest drummers such as legendary jazz drummer Art Blakey and Rolling Stones sticksman Charlie Watt and many more.

With its controlled and pure tone the 602 was the ultimate cymbal for jazz, rock and acoustic music for more than three decades but demand fell with the rise of amplification and electronic music and production was stopped in the 1990's.

With the warmth of the traditional CuSn20 bronze back in demand Paiste have decided to reintroduce the most popular 602 models.

The 16" and 18" Thin Crashes are sensitive, fast-responding cymbals for full accents with silvery highs.

The bottom cymbal of the 14" Sound Edge Hi-Hat features subtle ripples for rapid evacuation of the air, resulting in a concise 'chick' sound perfect for use in the studio.

The optimum balance of richness, solid bottom, clear 'ping' and opulent sustain makes the 20" Medium Ride the ideal all-round ride in quiet to medium-loud settings.

In 1968 Paiste invented the ride without a bell, and the 20" Formula 602 Medium Flatride became the classic forerunner.

Formula 602's are entirely made by hand from the originally used CuSn20 bronze in Switzerland, using traditional methods that have remained unchanged in over half a century these cymbals will appeal to Formula 602 fans the world over.

Posted on 10 Jan 2011 12:40 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Once again Cubase continue to pave the path of innovation with Cubase Pro 9

7 Dec 2016 14:34
thumbnail

With thousands of new presets and a vast array of functions, the Predator 2 brings next level sound quality and user defined audio manipulation to the players immediate disposal

29 Nov 2016 15:53
thumbnail

With a new arpeggiator and synthesizer at the users disposal, several user requested updates provide the player with more versatility than ever before

29 Nov 2016 14:51
thumbnail

A limited time edition of the Akai MPK Mini MK 2, the white equivalent operates as an eye catching alternative that looks as good as it sounds.

28 Nov 2016 15:37
thumbnail

Through registering with Focusrite you can expect a multitude a number of unique and exclusive plug-ins every month

12 Oct 2016 14:39
thumbnail

Featuring a newly refurbished look and design, KRK deliver the goods once again

30 Sep 2016 16:23

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Changing colour from its previous grey to a sleek black, the Launch Control XL's appearance has been re imagined to keep it inline with its Launch key and Launchpad counterparts.

7 Dec 2016 09:23
thumbnail

Designed to simulate various classic amp tones, Supro's Tremolo Pedal introduces the new school to the old school

6 Dec 2016 11:16
thumbnail

A premium belt-drive turntable that features wireless streaming, the BT-500 has been designed to extract every musical detail of your record collection

5 Dec 2016 15:00
thumbnail

With new windows drivers installed and great savings to be made on selected models, Focusrite are giving you more and more reasons to be merry this Christmas

1 Dec 2016 14:51
thumbnail

Straight from the 90's, the legendary synth has been given a modern makeover to make it more versatile than ever

1 Dec 2016 12:48
thumbnail

Those who purchase a Zen Tour, Zen Studio, Orion Studio, Orion 32, Orion 32 or Goliath interface will be eligible to receive a free copy of PreSonus' Studio One

30 Nov 2016 10:42