Paiste Signature Dark Energy Crash Mk1, 16in
Paiste Signature Dark Energy Crash Product Overview by GAK
The Signature Dark Energy Crash is a dark bodied, balanced cymbal from Paiste.
The cymbal combines smooth and soft qualities with power and a very versatile area of application.
Paiste Product Overview
Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.
- Sizes: 16" 17" 18" 19"
- Weight: medium light
- Volume: soft to loud
- Stick Sound: silvery, washy
- Intensity: very lively
- Sustain: fairly long
- Bell Character: integrated
I have various other DE and signature cymbals and I bought this to complement them as it was reduced. Bit darker, denser, and harder-edged than I was expecting (my 19" is rather airy and softer-edged by comparison).