Smooth, crisp, and full with a silky deep touch.
These Alpha Medium Hi-Hat Cymbals have a fairly wide range and a clean mix. Their fairly bright and round open sound and its tight and soft chick sound make them very versatile Paiste hi-hats for multi-purpose use in moderate music styles.
Paiste Alpha cymbals were first launched in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. The Alpha Series is now available in a Brilliant Finish, once again advancing these trusted qualities.
The brilliant look of these Paiste Alpha hi-hats is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are further enhanced by traditional hand-hammering.
Alpha cymbals have become very popular among professional artists, especially in rock and metal. Working with such drummers, Paiste developed new models such as these Alpha hi-hat cymbals to expand the arsenal available for players in these genres.
Paiste Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica, and Steven Spence of Black Tide.
- Weight: medium-light top/extra-heavy bottom
- Volume: medium-soft to medium-loud
- Stick sound: compact, smooth
- Intensity: fairly lively
- Sustain: medium