Paiste Masters 22" Dark Ride (Special Paiste Promo)
Weight: medium thin
Volume: low to medium loud
Stick Sound: fairly washy, steady
Sustain: medium long
Bell Character: integrated, low pitched
Sound Character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.