These venerable cymbals – developed during the 1960’s rapid expansion of popular music – were faithfully recreated and re-launched by Paiste in 2005. Giant Beat cymbals offer the big, warm, brilliant vintage sound that takes you straight back to the roots of Rock.
- Since: 1967
- Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
Applications: Soft to loud settings • Live and recording • Blues, Rock ’n’ Roll, Beat Music, Rock, Country
Sound: Bright and warm with a multilayered, full, dark, glassily splendid presence and a wonderfully loose, lively and big feel
- Sizes: 15"
- Weight: medium thin top / medium heavy bottom
- Volume: soft to medium loud
- Stick Sound: defined
- Intensity: medium lively
- Sustain: medium
- Chick Sound: soft, tight
Sound Character: Mellow, warm, yet brilliant with a hissing shimmer. Medium range and fairly clean mix. Warm, light and woody open sound, paired with a well defined, soft chick-sound. A very classic hi-hat for multi-purpose application in different musical genres.