The 22″ OM Ride has a clear, slightly metallic stick due to the unique black finishing and intense hammering, and features a dry, trashy crash sound.
The twenty four inch size, along with the slightly augmented weight and bell size allow for greater definition, more projection and more depth and dynamic range. Focused, metallic sticking with a dark, dry wash and a thunderous crash make this ride a perfect choice for modern rock, fusion, pop and studio playing.
Medium bright, full, warm. Medium wide range, balanced, clean mix. Even feel. Clear, full open sound. Clean, balanced chick sound. A very good all-purpose hi-hat.
Fairly dark, full, controlled, glassy, shimmering. Fairly wide range, clean mix. Very comfortable feel with a clear, full ping over a large, deep harmonic wash. This ride cymbal is extremely well suited for intricate stick work that calls for a strong bell in all types of Rock based music. Developed in co-operation with the legendary “Iron Maiden” drummer Nicko McBrain.
A full sounding ride with warm, lush wash and a woody stick definition.
Dark, low, slightly trashy, sparkling. Loose frequency range, complex mix. Soft, buttery feel, very responsive and controllable. Great for supporting ride patterns with quick crash accents.
A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.
A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.
Dry crash qualities. Clear stick definition with subtle dark overtones.
Full, rich, warm, strong, deep, silvery. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive and even feel. Warm sparkling stick sound over a wide, deep wash. Fairly quick, hefty crash sound. Extremely dynamic and lively Ride cymbal, suitable for many musical styles. “A translucent warmth with definition and a really good controllable wash in the right proportions”, says Vinnie Colaiuta.
Fairly dark, full, crisp. Wide range, complex mix. Very responsive feel. Full, slightly dirty open sound. Crisp, strong chick sound. A very articulate and versatile hi-hat.
Developed in conjunction with renowned jazz drummer Adam Nussbaum, the 22” K Constantinople Renaissance Ride is a versatile instrument that works well in small to medium size musical settings. This cymbal features smoother lathing on both sides and a bell that is unlathed underneath, adding stick definition to the instrument. Three rows of over hammering and four large hammer clusters give it a dark spread with overtones and a bit of “trash.” The K Constantinople Renaissance Ride is medium-thin in weight.
Dark and warm buttery, with a woody stick definition. A true classic sound.