Extremely loud, nasty China for higher volume playing.
The sound character of the Paiste Rude China Cymbal is dark, full, raw, and energetic. Has a wide range
and complex mix; heavy feel, fairly controllable, and very explosive crash sound.
Background: In 1980, Paiste created the Rude China in response to the extreme developments Heavy Metal and Punk which required
extreme cutting power and volume - RUDE was re-launched as 3000 RUDE, then 2002 RUDE and returns to its classic RUDE name
in 1999. In 2005 the RUDE series was expanded with the introduction of Thin Crash models, bringing more control and sophistication
to that series
Innovation: First cymbal series without lathing featuring uniform thickness and sound engineering to compete with extreme
mid-range frequencies and volume levels
Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering
Applications: Medium loud to very loud - Live and Recording - Punk, Heavy Metal, Modern Metal derivatives, and contemporary
styles rooted in or similar to those styles
Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts - All players who need raw energy and extreme cutting power without sacrificing musical
Sound: Raw, lively, bright, energetic, with heavy mid-range harmonics and powerful, cutting characteristics
Looks: Funky, raw surface texture with deep brown to beige and greenish hues featuring prominent hammering patterns - Prominent,
classic RUDE white silk screening
Recognition: Attracted a wide following and gained popularity beyond their typical musical application - RUDE retains a faithful
following and has become a classic cymbal sound
Paiste Rude China Features:
- China: 18"
- Weight: heavy
- Volume: loud to very loud
- Stick Sound: fairly pingy
- Intensity: lively
- Sustain: medium
- Bell Character: integrated
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