The 2019 edition of the world’s most important music instruments trade show, the Winter NAMM, is just around the corner! Keep up to date on all the hottest news, rumours and leaks emerging in the run-up to the show with our NAMM 2019 Preview coverage. Seen something interesting we’ve not covered here? Heard a hot rumour you want to share with us? Let us know in the comments below or drop us a line here.
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06 Mar in GuitarThe Jared James Nichols ‘Old Glory’ Epiphone Les Paul Custom has now been released and it looks killer. Our guitar contributor reckons it's the best looking guitar of the year so far...
04 Mar in GuitarThe new Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay Tape Reverse Simulator pedal was announced during Winter NAMM - and the new audio demos sound pretty darn special, we think.
16 Feb in GuitarIn big news for guitar makers, the UK's mia says that a proposal has been "nominally agreed" that would end many of the restrictions imposed on rosewood use in instrument making.
13 Feb in GuitarHave you ever wanted to emulate a Roland TB-303 with your guitar? EHX promises that you can use its new Mono Synth Guitar Synthesizer to reach that higher state - no MIDI required!
01 Feb in SynthsWe finally get to see the Black Corporation Xerxes in action which was largely overlooked at NAMM. Based on the Elka Synthex 1980's analogue polysynth.
31 Jan in GuitarWith a retro Café Racer bikes styling, the Yamaha Revstar series launched back in 2015. Now we have five new Revstar models being launched this year including Bigsby trem and P90 options.
31 Jan in Music TechAt NAMM 2019, Dangerous Music debuted the D-BOX+ rackmount controller and summing mixer. It's an all-new design with 8 channels of summing, DA stereo conversion, and new features like USB audio.
31 Jan in Music TechDelphos 2 improves on the original model with the addition of a third polar pattern and a new low-noise power supply. The mic body has been enlarged and finished in metallic blue.
31 Jan in SynthsSTG Soundlabs introduce us to a new oscillator, put a power supply and some modules into a discarded Moog Mother-32 case and call it the Radiophonic 1 monosynth.
30 Jan in GuitarThe new 2019 Jackson Pro Misha Mansoor HT7 could prove very enticing if you need a guitar for modern styles. The Periphery guitarist has not, however, included a set of sunglasses with it!
29 Jan in Music TechEdge Go comes close to representing a functional virtual recording studio on top of a high-end mic. Meanwhile, the new Orion 32 HD offers impressive dynamic range.
29 Jan in GuitarAimed at slide guitar playing and oozing cool retro vibes, Rick Vito's new signature Reverend Soulshaker looks very retro in its styling, especially in the Ivory Pearloid and Grey Pearloid finishes.
29 Jan in LiveAt NAMM 2019, Solid State Logic premiered its Live L350 and L550 consoles alongside the X-Light Dante interface and software version 4.8. The SB 16.12 Stagebox made an appearance, too.
29 Jan in Music TechTargeting electronic musicians, the unit is in a desktop format and features fully standalone functionality. The firmware is Linux-based and outlined on two graphical displays.