Friday, March 24th, 2017

January 2017 – At the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim they hosted the 32nd annual TEC awards. This event, that recognizes technical & creative achievement in the sound and music business, was highlighted with the presentation of the Les Paul Award and the induction to the TEC Awards Hall of Fame. The Les Paul Award [...]

September 2016 – The upcoming Winter NAMM show held in Anaheim in January is once again hosting the TEC Awards that are recognizing achievement in technology and use of technology for music creation. The show will be hosted by comedian Sinbad for the third year in a row. The event is being held on Saturday [...]

January 2016 – Prior to the start of the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, we had an opportunity to sit down with Jerome Perrod global President of Buffet Crampon and Francois Klok President of Buffet Crampon USA to talk about the directions of the industry as their company approaches its 200th anniversary. The company [...]

January 2016 – The 2016 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim was the platform for the renaming of one of the historic names in music manufacturing. The 190 year old Buffet Group changed its name back to honor its origin, as Buffet Crampon and Buffet Crampon USA. The company also has a new logo that returns [...]

January 2016 – Yamaha Corporation of America had a completely redesigned and reimagined their booth at NAMM 2016 in the ballroom area of the Anaheim Marriott next to the main NAMM convention area. The company introduced about 100 new products in the concert, studio, professional, band, percussion, piano, guitar, strings, and electronic instruments categories, as [...]

January 2016 – Roland Corporation usually has one of the most highly anticipated product rollout and announcement events at the Winter NAMM show each year. This year was no exception with many new products under both the BOSS and Roland brands. The new product announcements were joined this year with some recognition awards for those [...]

January 2016 – At the winter NAMM show in Anaheim, Casio introduced their new composer/arranger workstation designed as the flagship of their professional digital keyboard offering. The MZ-X300 and the MZ-X500 are similar products that are for arrangers that are workstation keyboards that have been outfitted with new sounds, innovative effects and new rhythm content [...]

 January 2016, At the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, Beyerdynamic, following the introduction of their new General Manager, introduced the long awaited successor to the icon DT770Pro headphones. These headphones became the reference model for the industry for mixing, live performance and studio work since they were introduced over 25 years ago, and are still [...]

The Women’s International Music Network was founded in 2012 and it came about in an organic fashion, stated Laura Whitmore, its founder. As a journalist, she interviewed many female musicians and she came across the same stories again and again. One story literally blew her mind. Whitmore heard from a 70-years old female performer. After [...]

January 2016 – At the winter NAMM show, 660 guitars made their first appearance at the event with a range of guitars and basses. The company is one of many trying new materials to create a guitar that will not suffer from the environmental effects of travel and alternating indoor and outdoor venues. Their material [...]