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NAMM 2013: Paiste unveils Formula 602 Essentials

Vinnie with his new Paiste cymbals
Vinnie with his new Paiste cymbals

NAMM 2013: Paiste has followed up its re-launch of the Formula 602 series, by unveiling a new sound dimension from 602 Bronze with the Formula 602 Modern Essentials.

The cymbals have been developed in collaboration with Vinnie Colaiuta.

Vinnie had this to say about the metals: "I wanted to take some of that richness, warmth, darkness and a bit of complexity of the Signature Traditionals and combine that with the transparency and stick definition of the existing 602 sound. In retrospect, I think that Paiste Sound Development had a very similar idea. Their vision and my vision were completely in alignment."

The line will include 14" and 15" hi hats, 16:, 18: and 20" crashes, 18" and 22" Chinas, 20" and 22" rides and 8" and 10" splashes.

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