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Since starting in 1951, Meinl Percussion has been creating an incredibly diverse range of instruments for musicians everywhere. Meinl was founded by Ronland Meinl in Gutenstetten, Germany. Meinl focuses on cymbals and percussion, creating a majestic array of sounds no matter what you are searching for. While Meinl is extremely well-known all around the world for their cymbals, they also offer a wide variety of other instruments. Their hand percussion selection is unparalleled- whether you are searching for shakers, congas, tambourines, castanets or any multitude of bells and exotic instruments. Meinl also builds bongos, tamboras, and more.
No matter what you are looking for, Meinl will surely meet your percussion needs. Whether you are looking to create an exotic, wordily sound or something with mainstream style, Meinl has something for everyone. Their dedication to quality is apparent in each and every piece as precision is a must. The list of Meinl artists is incredibly long and impressive. Users include The Word Alive, Chris Adler, Maytal Cohen, Abah Andris, Robert 'Sput' Searight, Daniel Williams, Brann Dailor, and Matthew Garstka.
The Vintage Pure Hihats feature a dry and very direct stick sound. Strong sticking response over deep and dry darkness. When played by foot they respond instantly with a cutting...
Distinctive Flat Ride with a great presence. Big hammer marks enable the cymbal to sound dark and warm, yet soft and smooth. Long, sizzling sustain.
Strong, penetrating attack and cutting power. Lots of bright, brilliant overtones with a medium sustain.
Washy and fairly dark sound with a full frequency spectrum. Loud attack with moderate sustain.
The award winning Byzance Jazz cymbals hava a regular finish and contain outstanding sound qualities. They were developed for the natural vintage sound that traditinal Jazz requires. With a complex...
The Meinl MCS Medium Crash Cymbal delivers a fast response with a bright, full-bodied sound. Clear and penetrating with a medium sustain in a wide range. This crash is made...
The Byzance Dark Spectrum Hi-hats feature a unique pairing, designed with Rodney Holmes' personal inspirations in mind. Solid, strong chick sound with tight stick response and plenty of presence.
Meinl's innovative and award-winning Generation X cymbals pave the way to a completely new world of revolutionary cymbals. These cymbals have sounds which are consciously different and aimed towards advanced,...
A nice spread with great attack. Punchy and washy but still with a traditional feel.
Traditional, warm sound in an extremely wide dynamic spectrum. Energetic, exploding attack and a louder response.
From the Meinl website: MEINL Byzance cymbals are completely hand hammered into shape and satisfy the highest demands. Every Byzance cymbal is a piece of art and has its own...
Explosive, solid attack and response. Strong, full-bodied crash with excellent projection.
From the Meinl site: Its dark tonal character and soft stick sound make it ideal for jazz. It delivers a sparkling mid-range stick definition over a warm wash of tone...
Lightweight crash with a warm and natural vintage-sound. Washy, dark attack with a fast, full-bodied response. Suitable as a light ride.
Extreme lightweight ride with a dark, smooth and complex tonal structure. A beautiful, wide spread and shimmer with a long sustain.
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Stunning contrast of extra dry and brilliant finish with a unique combination of hammering and lathing. Dual playing zones for riding and crashing. Opens up easily for trashy accents. Specs:...
Warm and slightly trashy sound like your favorite old-school recording. Unlathed finish for a vintage grit and sizzle while still being articulate. Sensitive enough to not overpower the mix. Specs:...
Dark cymbals are not lathed and have their original appearance and sound characteristic. They are distinguished by an earthy sound with a fairly short sustain. Specs: Styles: Pop, Fusion, Jazz,...
This China Cymbal has an aggressive, brash attack with a complex spread. Trashy sound with an explosive response and long sustain. Meinl's Byzance Traditional finish cymbals are handmade in Turkey...
Fast and explosive with a warm, dark sound, yet with a clear projection. Complex frequency range with a fast decay. Suitable as a light ride.
With its sandblasted finish giving it a soft, dry appearance, this splash has a full and warm sound with a fast decay.
Heavier weight for a powerful sound with a brash open hihat in a wide dynamic range.
Meinl 18" Byzance Traditional Light Crash From Meinl: Quick and lively built up due to its extra thin edge. The steep bow is responsible for the rapid and mellow-dark sounding...
The Meinl HCS cymbal set-ups and individual cymbals are an entry level cymbal line that combines quality and value. They are made from MS63 alloy for a warm, harmonic and...