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MUSIKMESSE 2012: Day Three highlights

MUSIKMESSE 2012: Day Three highlights

With Musikmesse 2012 entering its final day tomorrow, the 1,512 exhibitors attending this year's show have had plenty of time to show off their new gear to the visiting masses.

Obviously, it would be impossible for us to bring you product news from every single one of them, but we've been on a mission all week to bring you the biggest and best announcements from the Halls of Frankfurt.

So, just in case you missed anything, here's a summary of today's news:

Ashdown launches raft of new gear

Now 15 years old, British bass amp maker heads to Frankfurt to launch an array of new heads, combos, cabs and pedals.
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Gretsch debuts Brushed Brass snares

The 1mm-thick shells produce a full-bodied tone with a wide tuning range, which makes them suitable for multiple musical settings.

Vintage electric ukes unveiled

Four new ukulele models added to JHS catalogue, as well as a number of new additions to the SpongeBob SquarePants line.

Blackstar reveals ID Series

Amp line offers unique controls that allow the user to custom design their own sound, store it and then use it on stage.

Kemble announces KC151 grand piano

New high-end instrument is ideal for pianists who don't have enough room for a regular-size grand.

Studiomaster extends TRX loudspeaker range

Audio specialist introduces new passive models to the line and also launches ultra-compact C2 mixer series.

AKG releases Perception 170 mic set

Each pair is selected from a large quantity of individual mics to create a matched pair ideal for making studio recordings.

Tags: jhs , kemble , ashdown , blackstar , studiomaster , gretsch , akg , Musikmesse 2012

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