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Paiste 22" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark II

Signature Dark Energy

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Series Description: Forged from a proprietary bronze developed specifically for cymbals, handcrafted from start to finish by highly skilled Swiss craftsmen, conceived and executed according to uncompromising sound concepts, Signature Cymbals are instruments of unsurpassed quality for the discerning drummer’s quest for personal creativity and musical excellence. 

Since: 2004

Alloy: Proprietary Signature Bronze 

Applications: Soft to medium loud settings • Live and recording • Jazz, Swing, Blues, Latin, R&B, Pop, Country, moderate Rock • Also excellently suitable for acoustic music and classical settings and mallet rolls
Sound: Dark, multi-layered, warm, crisp and rich with special emphasis on control, projection, balance and comfort for supreme playing feel

Signature Dark Energy
Dark Energy Ride Mark II


Size: 22" 
Weight: medium
Volume: soft to loud
Stick Sound: pronounced, crisp
Intensity: lively and extremely controllable
Sustain: medium
Bell Character: integrated, dark, full

Sound Character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.

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