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Category Archives: NAMM

the biggest trade show in the guitar calendar, NAMM. This archive covers news from both winter NAMM & summer NAMM.

Summer NAMM 2014: Michael Kelly Guitars Team Up With Luthier Rick Turner

Written on July 17, 2014 at 10:19 am, by Jon

Michael Kelly Guitars has been selected by industry veteran Rick Turner (co-founder of Alembic and his own company Rick Turner Guitar Company) to debut a licensed line of his Renaissance guitars and basses.

“The new line will debut at …

Summer NAMM 2014: BOSS Announce WAZA Craft Special Edition Pedals

Written on July 15, 2014 at 3:56 pm, by Jon

— BOSS is pleased to announce the Waza Craft series, a new line of special edition compact pedals that offers players the ultimate BOSS tone experience. The debut of the Waza Craft series includes the SD-1W Super Overdrive, BD-2W Blues

Summer NAMM 2014: Roland announce the Blues Cube Combo Amps

Written on July 15, 2014 at 3:21 pm, by Jon

roland blues cube combo
Now these look very cool! I think the original Roland Cube amps sound great, I know there are plenty of purists who hate modelling amps but you can get some seriously good tones out of them. The only thing I …

NAMM 2014: New Egnater TOL 60 Amp & OD/Dist Pedals

Written on February 26, 2014 at 10:26 am, by Jon

Thank you to Premier Guitar for apparently being the only people in the world to actually visit the Egnater booth at NAMM 2014, seriously what happened? I haven’t even seen a single press release about Egnater in so long and …

WINTER NAMM 2014: Aristides 070 7 String Demo

Written on February 13, 2014 at 9:03 am, by Jon

Premier Guitar have posted this video of ERG master Fred Brum talking in depth and demonstrating the new Aristides 070 7 string guitar.

WINTER NAMM 2014: ENGL Invader II Demo

Written on February 10, 2014 at 3:22 pm, by Jon

Premier Guitar dropped by the ENGL booth to get a demo of the new 4 channel, 100 Watt, EL34 powered Invader II which I hadn’t seen mentioned anywhere else. As explained in the video above the Invader 2 allows you …

Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings – 15 CD Library Box Set or USB Drive

Written on February 7, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

Joe Satriani 15 CD boxset
Here’s one for the big Satriani fans and collectors, a 15 CD box set of all 14 of Joe Satriani’s solo studio albums plus a bonus CD “Added Creations and Bonus Tracks”.

Press Release
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of …

WINTER NAMM 2014: Ultramagnetics Stereo Guitar Pickups

Written on February 5, 2014 at 10:21 am, by Jon

I’m confused I thought that Gibson already did this with that guitar years ago that split the signal of each string so you could pan every string wherever you wanted? Anyway Ultramagnetics Stereo Guitar Pickups do something similar where either …

WINTER NAMM 2014: Rheinhold Bogner Talks About New Bogner Pedals

Written on February 4, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

Premier Guitar caught up with Rheinhold Bogner at Winter NAMM 2014 to talk about the new range of Bogner pedals that I posted about a couple of weeks ago, plus some pedals I haven’t covered for instance the Lyndhurst …

WINTER NAMM 2014: Revolution Amps Launches

Written on February 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm, by Jon

I was really impressed when I tested a Krank Revolution stack years ago in a guitar shop, I A/B’d it with a Triple Rectifier and another high gain head that I can’t remember and the Krank had more mid range, …