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
20" Giant Beat Thin
Volume: low to medium loud
Stick Sound: washy
Bell Character: integrated
Sound Character: Fairly dark, warm, breathy. Medium wide range, slightly complex mix. Soft feel; very responsive. A dynamic, full and velvety crash cymbal for a wide range of musical styles. Also well-suited for mallet applications.