After years of decline, the decision seemed inevitable: The annual Musikmesse trade show in Frankfurt won't return in 2022 and ever again.
There will be no Musikmesse Fair or Festival in Frankfurt again this year but plans are afoot to evolve the event for next year to recapture a bit of interest and excitement.
Update: Coronavirus is hitting musicians and music gear makers hard, with cancelled events, postponed tours and gigs... Will governments step in with financial help for those affected?
Covid-19 a.k.a. Coronavirus is starting to affect our little music instruments world - Musikmesse will be postponed, its organisers say. Will Superbooth and Summer NAMM go ahead?
The highly customisable Line 6 Shuriken Variax guitar that once only came in black will now be available in the UK with new colours for 2019.
Waldorf have picked up the Exodus Valkyrie, the only interesting thing at Musikmesse this year, and turned it into a potentially awesome virtual analog hardware synthesizer called Kyra.
Too good to be true? The new XT-1 pedal simulates different guitars at the push of a button. OK, so it might not stop you ever buying a new guitar, but there's some promise here...
Musikmesse 2016 turned out to have a few highlights, as well as a few, well, lowlights. What was it like wandering around the show, and what future does Musikmesse have in the internet age? Our very own ...
Running off a single battery and with a large bright display this little tuner will run for up to 100 hours and keep you in tune.