Day 8 on our NAMM Countdown: Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube now available

January 10, 2017

  For Day 8,  we bring the spotlight on Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube.   Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube gives players and producers hyper-realistic iconic Fender® tube amp tone from the ’57 Custom Amp series, ’57 Bandmaster, ’53 Bassman and ’65 Super Reverb January 10, 2017 – IK Multimedia is proud to announce that Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube is now available for Mac and PC from participating retailers worldwide, the IK Multimedia web store, and from the AmpliTube Custom Shop. Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube brings seven of Fender’s dream machines – some of the most toneful and genre-defining amps from the dawn of rock and beyond – to AmpliTube, providing spot-on recreations of the glorious tweed amps and more from the ’50s and ’60s. Included in the Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube are four amps from the ’57 Custom series; the ’57 Custom Champ®, ’57 Custom Deluxe™, ’57 Custom Twin-Amp™, and the ’57 Custom Pro™, a ’57 Bandmaster™, plus models of an original ’53 Fender Bassman® and the iconic ’65 Fender Super Reverb®.Now guitarists [Read More]


Day 9 on our NAMM Countdown: Plug In Alliance at NAMM

January 9, 2017

  For Day 9, we bring the spotlight on Plug In Alliance PLUGIN ALLIANCE TO SHOWCASE TWO NEW PLUGINS AND HOST TEC TRACKS PANEL ON NEW PARADIGMS FOR MUSIC CREATION & MONETIZATION AT WINTER NAMM 2017*****Development partners will also exhibit plugins at their booths Anaheim, Calif. — January 6, 2017 —Plugin Alliance will introduce a new plugin from Brainworx and another from high-end pro-audio manufacturer Black Box Analog Design—a new partner in the Plugin Alliance fold—at the 2017 NAMM Show to be held Jan. 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. In addition, Plugin Alliance will be announcing at NAMM an exciting, new plugin bundle in partnership with another major pro-audio company. Plugin Alliance’s presence at the 2017 NAMM Show will be bigger than ever, as the pro-audio consortium’s feverish expansion now encompasses 15 plugin development partners and 75 plugins. Also exhibiting their products at NAMM will be Plugin Alliance’s development partners Acme and Black Box Analog Design (in Booth 6820), Brainworx (7002), Chandler Limited (6254), Dangerous Music (6960), elysia (6314), ENGL (5824), Lindell Audio (6905), [Read More]


Day 10 on our NAMM Countdown: Glow Living Lessons Go Live at NAMM U

January 8, 2017

  For Day 10, we bring the spotlight on Glow Living Lessons at NAMM U. Check out the news below: Glow Living’s Lessons Learned Interview Series Goes Live at Winter NAMM 2017 Host Chandra Lynn Interviews Elite Drummer Omar Hakim & Pianist Extraordinaire Rachel Z Sunday, January 22 — 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Anaheim C.C., NAMM Idea Center (Level 1 Lobby) San Francisco, CA, January 3, 2017 – Glow Living (www.glowliving.com) is excited to announce the expansion of its Lessons Learned series to provide a first-ever live interview at The NAMM Show 2017 featuring elite drummer Omar Hakim (Sting, David Bowie, Journey, Madonna) and pianist extraordinaire Rachel Z (Peter Gabriel, Wayne Shorter, Steps Ahead, Vertu). Glow Living’s host Chandra Lynn, an MI marketing veteran and certified coach (Tony Robbins – Cloe Madanes Center for Strategic Intervention), will moderate the interview to share their hard-won wisdom on Sunday, January 22 from 11 am – 12 pm from the NAMM Idea Center stage inside the Anaheim Convention Center. This interview will explore their experience with auditioning for gigs, leveraging endorsements, honing [Read More]


Day 11 on our NAMM Countdown: Sir George Martin’s Soundbreaking at NAMM 2017

January 7, 2017

  For Day 11, we bring the spotlight on Sir George Martin’s SOUNDBREAKING. Check out the news below: SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music, the last project from the late Sir George Martin, will have a presence at NAMM this year! Recently listed among the top 5 shows in The Hollywood Reporter’s “The Best TV of 2016,” SOUNDBREAKING illuminates the magic behind recording great music in a completely unprecedented fashion. In the 50th anniversary year of the recording of what many consider to be the greatest album of all time — Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band — NAMM is thrilled to present excerpts from SOUNDBREAKING featuring Sir George Martin and the real stories behind some of The Beatles’ most seminal work as part of the show’s TEC Tracks sessions.   The series will panel on Saturday, January 21st from 12:00PM-12:50PM on Level 2 in room 203 A-B in the Anaheim Convention Center. Peter Asher is confirmed for the Q&A with additional talent and moderator to come. SOUNDBREAKING The series explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on the modern world and [Read More]


Day 12 on our NAMM Countdown: REVPAD at NAMM 2017

January 6, 2017

  For Day 12, we bring the spotlight to REVPAD at NAMM 2017 Musicians are always looking for new ways to express themselves, improve their craft, refine their tone and find new sounds. Expression comes in many forms and now, with REVPAD, a world of new possibilities is literally at your fingertips! The GTC REVPAD comprises of a multi effects unit including both digital and analog effects controlled by the unique REVPAD touch pad that is easily attached to any guitar or bass. This allows freedom on stage and the ability to combine effects like never before. While it is not a synthesizer, the unique combinations of effects and parameters it allows gives many synthesizer-like tones as well as all the traditional guitar effects you would expect. Do you have particular effect that you always use and can’t live without? No problem, connect it through the effects loop and REVPAD can control that too. What about MIDI? No problem, REVPAD is equipped with MIDI and computer connectivity. REVPAD will be seen by the world at the upcoming [Read More]


Day 13 on our NAMM Countdown: NAMM TEC Awards Technical Achievement Nominee Dynaudio with LYD Series

January 5, 2017

  For Day 13, we bring the spotlight to one of the 2017 NAMM TEC AWARDS Technical Achievement Nominees, Dynaudio. Dynaudio are nominated in the TEC Awards under the Studio Monitors Category for their LYD Series.  Their LYD8 is the biggest monitor in the LYD series. LYD 8 is a redefinition of our previous Professional monitors. A redefinition that helps you redefine your artistic expression. The LYD series is a redefinition of our previous professional products, and LYD 8 is the biggest of them all. With its 8” MSP woofer and advanced DSP, the LYD 8 provides outstanding performance and a low-end precision you won’t believe. Perfect for smaller studios and home setups. A ferrit magnet system with vented pole piece for accurate driver control. Large diameter voice coil surrounds the magnet for superior linearity. The aluminium voice coil and wire are low mass so its transient response is quick and accurate. To ensure the ideal mix between stiffness, weight, and dampening for unrivalled accuracy, we mould the diaphragm and dust cap in one piece with [Read More]


Day 14 on our NAMM Countdown: RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi, Bernie Williams, and Ronnie Spector and The Ronnettes to Rock the Grand Plaza Stage at The 2017 NAMM Show January 19-22

January 4, 2017

  For Day 14, we invite credentialed NAMM Convention Attendees to the incredible concerts being held during NAMM 2017! CARLSBAD, Calif. – January 3, 2017 – The 2017 NAMM Show is just around the corner, and with it, top musical acts are scheduled to rock The NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza stage. This year will bring a variety of performances from across the sonic spectrum, with each evening offering performances from rock legends, a pro-athlete and accomplished jazz musician, and an R&B legend, all in the spirit of musical diversity that can be found at The NAMM Show.    Kicking off the show on Thursday night, January 19 is rock duo RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi. Each a respected guitarist in their own right, Sambora and Orianthi will bring their deft fret work and monster screams to the show, marking the duo’s first NAMM performance together. Grammy award-winner Sambora, also known for his passion for philanthropy, will offer up his world-renowned Songwriters Hall of Fame talent, addictive hooks and poetic lyrics. Platinum-selling guitarist Orianthi has enjoyed a [Read More]