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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.

NAMM 2016: MXR Reverb Pedal With 6 Reverb Types

Written on January 24, 2016 at 3:58 pm, by Jon

mxr reverb
I like it when a manufacturer creates a product without resorting to crazy titles to describe their pedals, the MXR Reverb is a great example of a straight up, no nonsense, does what it says on the tin pedal. Except …

NAMM 2016: BOSS Announce the WAZA Amp Head & Cab

Written on January 20, 2016 at 8:18 pm, by Jon

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Well this is an interesting release from BOSS, last year they released a few special edition WAZA Craft pedals (more coming this year too) but this year they are taking it a step further with the release of 150 …

NAMM 2016: Strymon Announce Pair Of Power Supplies, Ojai & Zuma

Written on January 19, 2016 at 8:35 pm, by Jon

Strymon make, in my opinion, some of the best looking pedals on the market. It is no surprise then that when they decided to create a couple of power supplies to help hook up on your pedalboard they applied the …

NAMM 2016: Washburn Ola Englund Signature Solar Series V’s

Written on January 19, 2016 at 8:15 pm, by Jon

Washburn Guitars are expanding their Ola Englund signature Parallaxe Solar series with a few very nice looking V shape guitars. I think that takes the tally of available Ola Englund signature guitars up to about 14 including the various price …

NAMM 2016: Washburn Sonamaster Series Guitars

Written on January 19, 2016 at 7:56 pm, by Jon

Washburn Guitars is pleased to announce the Sonamaster Series of double cutaway guitars and basses. Aimed at entry level players seeking the perfect marriage of quality and value, the Sonamaster Series consists of the models S1, S2, S3 guitars.

Do …

NAMM 2016: MESA Boogie JP-2C John Petrucci Signature Amp

Written on January 18, 2016 at 9:41 pm, by Jon

MESA Boogie JP2C limited hero
Well it’s been a long time in the making, John Petrucci has been using Mesa Boogie amps for ever so it is about time he worked with them on a signature model. This is what Mesa say about the upcoming …

660 Guitars New Patriot Guitar For NAMM

Written on December 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm, by Jon


Press release
660 Guitars announced today the introduction of their new Patriot model guitar for 2016. The Patriot, as well as 660 Guitars, will make their debut at the 2016 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) trade show in Anaheim, …

Summer NAMM 2015: Return of the Ibanez Talman

Written on July 15, 2015 at 10:34 pm, by Jon

ibanez talman 1702
Well I know one man who will be very happy about this (although these Talman’s don’t quite have the bling factor of Peter’s). ‘

At Ibanez’s return to Nashville for the first time in a while for Summer NAMM …

Summer NAMM 2015: Yamaha Debuts New SLG200 Silent Guitar Series

Written on July 12, 2015 at 3:21 pm, by Jon

Yamaha have announced the release of the new SLG200 Silent Guitar Series at Summer NAMM 2015 equipped with special SRT (Studio Response Technology) preamp and pickups, which models studio quality tones created with high-end microphones and top-quality Yamaha acoustic guitars …

Summer NAMM 2015: ESP New LTD SN Series

Written on July 8, 2015 at 9:45 pm, by Jon

More news from ESP Guitars for Summer NAMM 2015, they are releasing this very cool looking SN Series which come in 2 different versions. The first version comes with a Floyd Rose trem, the second version which have more vintage …