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Paiste is a Swiss-based Estonian musical instrument manufacturing company who have been operating and making cymbals 1906. It is the world’s third largest manufacturer of cymbals, gongs, and metal percussion and can boast John Bonham amongst their endorsers. Paiste are are responsible for several cymbal-making innovations including the use of B8 bronze as a cymbal alloy, the sound edge hi-hat and unlathed cymbals.

Paiste Masters were introduced in 2011 as an assemblage of twelve rides – exquisite and laboriously hand-manufactured cymbals made of traditional B20 bronze to achieve superior sound ideals in various musical genres. In 2014, three crashes and two hi hats join the series to expand the unique Masters sound atmosphere. Paiste Masters integrate the experience of the decades long art of cymbal making with the inspirations of international top drummers.

These are big, beautiful and sophisticated cymbals capable of nuance and expression, best suited for players (particularly those studio-bound) who seek such attributes. Paiste Masters boast warm, full, rich, deep tones and feature a wide variety of sound concepts from dark to bright, dry to sustaining, pronounced to washy, smooth to strong. Each cymbal has its very own sound character that has to be experienced. Perfectly suited for low volume and loud playing, live and recording.