As every year, the Winter NAMM show will see reams of new products, technologies and services launched. We’re collating all the latest news from Anaheim, California about the freshest music and audio gear. This year, the show is being held from 25 to 28 January.
With Musikmesse becoming less interesting for many industry onlookers, Winter NAMM has become the single most important trade show for our industry. Last year, we had unprecedented interest in our NAMM coverage in terms of the traffic coming to our site from all over the world. That tells us that you, our readers, are just as glued to developments in Anaheim as we are. And we are more than happy to oblige. After all, we can’t get enough of this stuff, either. Here are our top stories:
Retro Revolver - is a hardware dual compressor with a very interesting set of functionality and features. The machine started out as an experimental project way back in 2011, when a few prototype units...
Cherry Audio revealed their virtual Eurorack Voltage Modular plug-in at NAMM but no one seems to be watching. I've pulled together what information I can about this potentially awesome modular software.
Unexpected new Neutron analog synthesizer from Behringer crashes the NAMM party. It's something new, something fruity, lots of knobs and an alarming colour scheme - I like it! Update: pricing and availability
MeloDICEr and RandomRHYTHM were both brilliantly probability based, there's a Quad Envelope with no name and a fascinating Crosspoint switch and Virtual Patch Manager that no one seems to grasp the enormity of.
Vintage Synth lab was showing the dual oscillator VCO-2 based upon the CEM3340 chip, with independent controls and cross modulation, hard and soft sync options. Plus the delayed envelope generator D-Env.