STAGG are probably the best kept secret in cymbals! Many of the cymbals found amongst their incredible line up are very possibly the cymbal sounds you've been looking for and not yet found elsewhere! We strongly suggest closing your eyes and giving them a serious listen! There are two great bits of news here! Not only do the cymbals sound great, the prices are incredible too. When added to the quality of materials used and building techniques deployed we think the future is looking very bright for these incredible instruments!
Ask any drummer what makes the best cymbal and they will agree on a number of things: B20 bronze (a mixture of 80% copper and 20% tin). Hand hammering producing the final shape, allowing the craftsman's natural skill to resonate within each individual cymbal. Lathing by hand to create the perfect tone, as well as making the cymbal look as good as it sounds.
Each Stagg Series cymbal is the result of years of skill and dedication passed from one generation to the next, A genuinely handmade cymbal worthy of the greatest performances.
GENGHIS - LEGENDARY DARK
Following the ancient traditions of centuries of bronze finishing and hand-hammered metallurgy, the Genghis Series features a wide tonal range. It’s a new legacy that comes to life that covers the authentic sounds of cymbal history and expands across time to the modern grooves of Rock, Jazz and Psychedelic music
"The Chinese have been casting beautiful bell-bronze gongs for at least three millennia, way before the Silk Road led to Constantinople and its eventual destiny in modern cymbal craft."- Geoff Nichols Rhythm and Music Radar
Launched in 2019 the exciting new Genghis Exo line features warm and medium-dark harmonic overtones with a sweet shimmering tonal range. Ideal for a wide variety of playing styles.
21" EXO MEDIUM RIDE
SOUND CHARACTER: WARM AND RESPONSIVE, SWEET STICK DEFINITION, RAW BELL PROVIDES A VINTAGE PROJECTION
FINISH: RAW AND REGULAR
PROCESS: ROLLED SIX TO SEVEN TIMES FOR EXTREME CONSISTENCY, FOLLOWED BY A DOUBLE COOLING PROCESS, THEN MACHINE HAMMERING FOLLOWED BY HAND HAMMERING THEN LATHED TWICE BY HAND