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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

Fender has announced a number of new lines and products at this year’s NAMM show. Here we take a look at some of the biggest guitar and gear launches from ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 20th 2017 at 3:44PM
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

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
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

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

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
NAMM 2017: Taylor Guitars unveils Academy Series, GS Mini Bass and 800 Deluxe Series

NAMM 2017: Taylor Guitars unveils Academy Series, GS Mini Bass and 800 Deluxe Series

Taylor Guitars has announced that it has joined the entry-level guitar market with the launch of its innovative new Academy Series at NAMM.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 10:20AM
NAMM 2017: Arturia to present range of synths, drum machines, virtual instruments and controllers

NAMM 2017: Arturia to present range of synths, drum machines, virtual instruments and controllers

French synthesizer and software creator Arturia will be presenting its range of products at this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 17th 2017 at 3:55PM
NAMM 2017: DW honours Terry Bozzio and Frank Zappa with limited edition 'The Black Page' Icon Snare Drum

NAMM 2017: DW honours Terry Bozzio and Frank Zappa with limited edition 'The Black Page' Icon Snare Drum

DW Drums will launch 'The Black Page' Icon Snare Drum, which honours legendary drummer Terry Bozzio as well as Frank Zappa, at this year’s NAMM show.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 17th 2017 at 1:55PM
NAMM 2017: Korg unveils full-size ARP Odyssey FS synthesizer

NAMM 2017: Korg unveils full-size ARP Odyssey FS synthesizer

Korg has announced that a limited edition full-sized ARP Odyssey will be on show at NAMM 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 12th 2017 at 11:09AM
NAMM 2017: Loog Mini and Loog Pro guitars unveiled

NAMM 2017: Loog Mini and Loog Pro guitars unveiled

Loog Guitars has announced a complete revamp of its guitar lineup with the introduction of the Loog Mini and Loog Pro models, which will both be unveiled at NAMM 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 11th 2017 at 4:50PM
NAMM 2017: Fender to debut American Professional series

NAMM 2017: Fender to debut American Professional series

Fender will launch a brand new collection of electric guitars and basses at NAMM 2017 on January 19th.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 10th 2017 at 4:32PM
Martin Guitar to commemorate 100th anniversary of its ukulele at NAMM

Martin Guitar to commemorate 100th anniversary of its ukulele at NAMM

Martin Guitar, the oldest surviving ukulele manufacturer in the United States, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of its ukulele at NAMM 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 10th 2017 at 9:56AM
NAMM 2017: Dubreq to launch next gen Stylophone

NAMM 2017: Dubreq to launch next gen Stylophone

British company Dubreq will be launching its next generation Stylophone at NAMM 2017 called the Stylophone Gen X-1.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 9th 2017 at 3:02PM
Embertone launches first iOS virtual instrument, the Sensual Saxophone

Embertone launches first iOS virtual instrument, the Sensual Saxophone

Created in close collaboration with Vietnam-based Blue Mangoo, makers of the innovative iFretless apps, Embertone has unveiled Sensual Saxophone.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:21AM
Barnes & Mullins announces the rebirth of Shergold Guitars

Barnes & Mullins announces the rebirth of Shergold Guitars

Distributor Barnes & Mullins has announced the launch of Shergold Electric Guitars.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 2:39PM
XILS-lab reincarnates the Polykobol II with new PolyKB III synthesizer

XILS-lab reincarnates the Polykobol II with new PolyKB III synthesizer

XILS-lab has lovingly reincarnated the synthesizer that it believes it “should have invented 40 years ago”.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 10:28AM