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Old 21st January 2019
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Originally Posted by chrisso View Post
Hitting cymbals very hard is definitely not good.
Personally I find rides played like a washy crash take up too much sonic territory.
But in the end, there are no rules.
I own washy rides. But if I was doing the 'grunge' washy chorus thing I'd be playing a very thin crash in a larger size, 19" or 20". And not smacking it.
Same here. I've got a 20" Zildjian crash form the 60s that I can play lightly on the edge, and it sound massive, but not overly loud.