As mentioned above, they are based in different qualitative degrees. The cheaper basins are often cast and machined. The more expensive basins are made of an alloy of mostly bronze. This is heating up in a special way, crushed and put in the right shape. Then they will be beaten up to gain the desired flexibility. After this has happened, the basins are still shaved. You can see this as a cross between barns and skels. That is how the basins are brought to the exact exact same tone. The materials and the making are precious things. That is why good basins are often on the pricey side.
The Hihatis among drummers and percussionists not something strange. They are two basins that are mirrored on each other. They form a UFO-shaped whole that can be opened and closed by using the pedal pedal. With these basins you often play the count of the size in 4P. ,8P.or 16P. A successful (seen from a four-quarter measure). Along with your Basdrum and your Snaredrumis the hihat a trio with which the most rhythms are played. Depending on the music style and energy in which it is played, the ride basin is used for it too.
Crash basinsare the basins where you go quickly if you want to give an accent to the music. The number of basins varies from one drummer to another. This is all about the basins. But certainly with crash basins, we see that there are a lot of differences in this. One drummer has a setup with a hihat, one or two crashes and a ride. The drummer who goes a little more enthusiast has maybe 5, 6, 7 or more of the basins hanging around him/standing.
Ride basins are perhaps the greatest from the series of basins. At least of the one you often see standing with a drum kit. Part of the function of this basin has already been described in the part about the hihat. Now, however, the ride basin is much more versatile. Indeed, a somewhat thinner ride can also act as a crash. That's how you got a rhythm and a drop-down basin in 1.
China basins are probably the most striking basins in the series of basins. You can recognize them from the fact that the bell of the pelvis is on the underside. And the edge of the pelvis has been toppled back to below. This gives a typical sound. It is to be described as a raw, abrasive or not a tear-off tone.
A pretty comprehensive category yet. You've got the Splash basins That's smaller. These also give a kind of "Splashy" tone. The sizzler basins. It is known by the application of a kralenketting to a pelvis. Another trick for this is holes drilling in the edge of the pelvis. Here you can do small metal pinches or ringetjes in it. This almost gives the same effect. In addition, we have drilled the basins with the larger holes in it. That's how you get a drop-down basin that sounds lighter than a crash, but it's the same character.
Different basins by genre.
Every drummer has his own taste and preference. But also any genre requires its own type of pelvis. This is how you need a drier basin with one style, where you want a long-term sustain. Sometimes a style prompts for small effects basins and sometimes for huge drop-off basins. It is always good to look at this and to start orientating for your basins. With us in the store, you can also always ask for advice from our expert specialists.
- Shaved: The shearing off of a pelvis to generate the right tone and thickness
- Dry: Little sustain. A short-sounding pelvis.
- Alloy: A solid composition of one or more metals forming the base for the pelvis.
- Drop basin: A pelvis with which you clearly indicate an effect. They are often the basins with a somewhat longer sustain, but still a fairly/relatively high tone.
- Tripod: Metal canister where you place the pelvis.