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The best of NAMM 2017

The best of NAMM 2017

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Last week was chock-a-block with the latest announcements from the Winter NAMM show.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 11:33AM
Andertons Music unveils new logo and biggest ever rebrand

Andertons Music unveils new logo and biggest ever rebrand

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Andertons Music has announced that it is rolling out the biggest ever rebrand in its 53-year history.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 10:33AM
Musician's Home Insurance launches

Musician's Home Insurance launches

NEWS

Prosure Insurance has launched a new service to cover musicians’ gear at home and when out gigging.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 10:04AM
NAMM 2017: Vater launches signature sticks for Abe Cunningham and Anthony Michelli

NAMM 2017: Vater launches signature sticks for Abe Cunningham and Anthony Michelli

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Vater has unveiled its latest drumsticks at NAMM, including new signature sticks, new acorn tips on classic models, and more.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 5:01PM

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NAMM 2017: Fender's biggest announcements, including the limited edition exotic collection and new acoustic amps

NAMM 2017: Fender's biggest announcements, including the limited edition exotic collection and new acoustic amps

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Fender has announced a number of new lines and products at this year’s NAMM show. Here we take a look ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 3:44PM
NAMM 2017: Lace Music unveils Aluma Disc acoustic soundhole pickup

NAMM 2017: Lace Music unveils Aluma Disc acoustic soundhole pickup

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Lace Music Products has unveiled its new Aluma Disc magnetic pickup for acoustic guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 3:00PM
NAMM 2017: Vic Firth unveils new Modern Jazz Collection, Cajon Beaters, Artist Milestone sticks and more

NAMM 2017: Vic Firth unveils new Modern Jazz Collection, Cajon Beaters, Artist Milestone sticks and more

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Vic Firth has showcased a wide range of new drumsticks, beaters, mallets, stick bags and more at NAMM.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 12:33PM
New MAUI 11 G2 and 28 G2 PAs from LD Systems

New MAUI 11 G2 and 28 G2 PAs from LD Systems

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LD Systems has introduces the active column systems MAUI 11 G2 and MAUI 28 G2, the second generation of these ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 12:00PM

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Rich Perks joins ICMP's guitar faculty

Rich Perks joins ICMP's guitar faculty

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ICMP has appointed guitarist and composer Dr. Rich Perks to its guitar teaching faculty.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 11:17AM
Tax returns: The musician's survival guide

Tax returns: The musician's survival guide

NEWS

With the January 31st deadline fast approaching, Alistair Bambridge, partner at Bambridge Accountants, talks you through everything a musician needs to know about filing a self-assessment tax return…

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 10:26AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

NEWS

Despite being packed with all the latest NAMM announcements, the sad news that retailer Sheehans Music has closed down has topped the chart this week.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 10:02AM
NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

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Mapex has unveiled a host of new snare models as well as new-look Saturn V Touring drum kits.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 6:00PM

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NAMM 2017: Shure introduces GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless line

NAMM 2017: Shure introduces GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless line

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Today, at the 2017 Winter NAMM Show, Shure announced its new GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless products and accessories.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 4:39PM
NAMM 2017: New Rydeen and 50th anniversary drum kits, A-Series, Silent Guitar and more from Yamaha

NAMM 2017: New Rydeen and 50th anniversary drum kits, A-Series, Silent Guitar and more from Yamaha

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Yamaha has announced a number of new guitars and drum kits at this year’s Winter NAMM show.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 4:18PM
DW unveils limited edition Collector's Series drum kits to celebrate its 45th anniversary

DW unveils limited edition Collector's Series drum kits to celebrate its 45th anniversary

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DW Drums has announced the debut of its limited edition Collector’s Series 45th Anniversary drumsets.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 3:15PM