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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.
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
15" Giant Beat
Weight: medium thin top / medium heavy bottom
Volume: soft to medium loud
Stick Sound: defined
Intensity: medium lively
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.