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NAMM 2020: PRESS CONFERENCE -STEVE VAI PRESENTS IBANEZ ‘PIA” GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Electric Guitars, Gear, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

At Winter NAMM 2020 Ibanez presented their new collaboration with guitar great Steve Vai, the gorgeous PIA (Paradise in Art) Steve Vai Signature guitar. The new model features a solid alder body and a five-piece maple and walnut neck, with a rosewood fretboard emblazoned with a multi-coloured blossom inlay. A…

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM RADIAL ENGINEERING

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

Radial Engineering’s Jay Porter takes us on a tour of NAMM Show releases on their booth this year including the USB mobile for phone or tablet, BT Pro V2, PZ-Pro for acoustic guitar, Hotshot 48V condenser mic switcher, and new flagship DI HDI. Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology

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NAMM 2020: BOSS SY-1000 GUITAR SYNTH BOOTH DEMO

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 20, 2020

Released at NAMM 2020, The Boss SY-1000 is a breakthrough creation machine that transforms your guitar or bass rig with limitless sound design options. This powerhouse music tool opens a bold new chapter in the legacy of BOSS guitar synth innovation, fusing decades of R&D with our latest software and…

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NAMM 2020: FENDER REVEALS HM STRAT, LEAD I & II, NEW PARALLEL UNIVERSE MODELS AND MORE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 18, 2020

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has debuted its extensive electric and bass offerings for traditional and modern players alike at Winter NAMM 2020. In addition to showcasing American Ultra – the brand’s most modern and advanced electric guitar series, Fender is bringing back models from its past, including the Lead,…

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NAMM 2020: FENDER DEBUTS ANNUAL, PRESTIGE & CUSTOM ARTISTS COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 17, 2020

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has announced the introduction of its Annual and Prestige collections, as well as additions to the Custom Artist Collection for Jimmy Page and Eric Johnson to the Fender Custom Shop lineup – all debuting at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, Calif. “At the Fender Custom Shop,…

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NAMM 2020: GALLERY – NAMM 2020: SLASH ROCKS GIBSON LIVE AT THE GROVE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 17, 2020

Photos Greg Phillips For the past 126 years, Gibson has been synonymous with guitars. In 2019, Gibson emerged as a leader again by offering new, relevant and award-winning guitars. Combined with a re-energized brand and renewed commitment from all Gibson artists, 2020 is set to take Gibson to the next…

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NAMM 2020: INTRODUCING MOOG MUSIC’S SUBSEQUENT 25

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 16, 2020

Today, Moog Music announces a new 2-note paraphonic synthesizer, the Subsequent 25, and debuts Building Your World, an animated film created by renowned graphic designer Julian House and scored by prolific producer Flying Lotus using Moog’s newest synth. In the spirit of continuous improvement, Moog Music is transitioning production of…

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NAMM 2020: ERNIE BALL VPJR TUNER PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 15, 2020

The Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner is the perfect combination 2-in-1 pedal offering precise volume control with an enhanced definition digital tuner. The pedal features a fast and accurate chromatic tuner with graphic volume display that is visually attractive and easy to operate. The large display automatically switches between tuner and…

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NAMM 2020: ROLAND INTRODUCES RD-88 STAGE PIANO

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 15, 2020

In one of Roland’s first big NAMM announcements, they present the new RD-88 stage piano RD pianos have been the choice of professional keyboardists for more than 30 years, appearing on stages around the world. Now you can have the acclaimed RD sound and playability in a lighter, more accessible,…

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NAMM 2020: GODIN A12 BLACK HG 12 STRING

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 15, 2020

Godin has released the A12 Black HG, which brings incredible 12-string sound and playability to the table, along with a look that is classy yet unapologetic! The light two-chambered body makes this guitar easy to perform with, while the Richlite fretboard helps you move around the neck with ease. Custom…

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