Keep up to date with NAMM 2012 News at Dolphin Music
The annual winter NAMM show is the most exciting and important event in our calendar. Why? NAMM is the hottest trade show which brings together all of your favourite manufacturers to deliver their newest, revolutionary products.
Christmas comes twice to for fans of guitarists, DJs, producers, hobbyists and fans of music technology with the likes of Roland, Yamaha, Fender, Gibson, Korg, Line 6, Native Instruments, Pioneer, Focusrite and the biggest names in the MI Pro revealing what will be their best-selling products of the year from 19-22 January 2012 in Anaheim, California.
Last years highlights of Winter NAMM saw a new upgradable Cubase 6 from Steinberg, the Pioneer DDJ-S1 DJ Controller, Korg's microPIANO's and Kaoss Pad Quad, were just a few products under Korg's 2011 NAMM line-up, M-Audio's Venom synthesizer was released as was the first synthesizer made for iPad users from Akai and for guitarists came Roland's 2011 best-selling GR-55 guitar synthesizer…the list goes on!
Although we can't all be there to see new products releases, celebrities, sights and sounds ourselves, luckily a few of the Dolphin Music team will be out there and reporting with up to the minute product and artist news. That means that anything you want to know, you will find it here at Dolphin Music and on our Facebook and Twitter from this day forward. You can follow our dedicated NAMM News Twitter account by following @nammnews
We'll also be keeping check on any rumours and cheeky videos that are released before 19th January.
Too excited? We can however tell you that so far we know at NAMM 2012 there will be:
Dean Guitars have announced a live NAMM 2012 show webcast which will bring 20 hours of footage, plus new 35th year anniversary USA custom guitars and performances by Testament, Jackyl, Vinnie Moore, Wayne Static and a schedule of artist interviews, live contests and many more.
Martin Guitar will unveil 15 new instruments
Line 6 is set to unveil “the most significant product announcements in the history of the company”.
The 2012 show will see Brian Wilson receive NAMM's Music for Life award for his musical achievements and support of music education.
We have the full news and exclusive video interview footage of the Joe Bonamassa signature Cry Baby wah pedal
- Fender release Fender Select Series Telecasters, Stratocasters and Bass Guitars. Read more...
- Fender release a whole new 2012 Custom Shop Series
Akai have released the MPC Renaissance Music Production Controller with two more to follow: The MPC Slimline and MPC Fly for iPad 2
Moog will be releasing a brand new synthesizer called the Minitaur. We've managed to get hold of some leaked images of what it will look like: View the Moog Minitaur