Paiste make great cymbals, no question about it, but they also know what it's like top be a beginner or on a budget. Its a fact of life that when you're just starting out being able to get good sound on a budget is essential. Bad equipment can rob you of the joy of playing and learning and potentially sour the experience for years to come. With the 101 series you don't have to compromise on tone or break the bank.
This crash has a dark, full tone to it that is great for rock n roll and anything with a heavy drum rhythm without being too muddy for jazz or swing styles.
Here's what the Andertons Drum Department say about Paiste 101 Cymbals
Despite Paiste 101s being described as a starter set, these cymbals are widely believed to be of a higher standard of sound quality and durability when compared to its competitors' lower ranged cymbals. These cymbals are the perfect set for someone looking to build the foundations of a great rock player, but on a not-so 'rock 'n' roll' budget!
Here's what Paiste say about 101 Cymbals
Ushering in a higher standard of sound and durability, the 101 series stay true to the renowned Paiste quality whilst offering an affordable option for the aspiring drummer looking for high performance and quality sound at an attainable price. Nothing is sacrificed in the pursuit of performance, the tonal properties of these cymbals are bright and pronounced, they punch well above their weight and perform within any musical context be it soft and subtle or heavy and bold. Supplied as individual units or pre-configured box sets, a wide selection is available to ensure you have the best tools at your disposal as you begin your musical journey.
- Type: Crash Ride
- Sound: Dark
- Series: 101
- Size: 18
- Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
- Weight: medium heavy
- Volume: soft to medium
- Stick Sound: fairly pronounced
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: medium
- Bell Character: full, integrated
- Sound Character: Fairly dark, full, focused. Narrow range, clean mix. Even, balanced feel. Multi-purpose cymbal with fast, powerful crash and soft, mellow ride qualities.