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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 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 …

Summer NAMM 2015: ESP Guitars LTD Deluxe Koa Top Models

Written on July 8, 2015 at 9:18 pm, by Jon

ESP Guitars will be showing some new guitar models at Summer NAMM (booth 1232) including these two new LTD Deluxe “1000 Series” guitars, the EC-1000 KOA and the M-1000 KOA, which have one of my favourite woods for their tops, …

Summer NAMM 2015: New Earthquaker Devices Pedals

Written on July 8, 2015 at 8:59 pm, by Jon

Tentacle • Analog Octave Up
MAP: $125.00 USD

The Tentacle is a classic analog octave up effect taken from the Earthquaker Devices Hoof Reaper pedal who received so many requests to make it a stand-alone unit that they just decided …

NAMM 2015: Duesenberg Announce The Berlin Amplifier & Cabinet

Written on February 11, 2015 at 9:29 pm, by Jon

duesenberg berlin
I don’t understand why I’m not reading more about this amp on other guitar sites, this is the coolest looking amp I’ve seen released in a long time but I have to say I had no idea Duesenberg were even …

NAMM 2015: Randall Release New RD DIAVLO Combos

Written on February 9, 2015 at 8:17 pm, by Jon

randall rd diavlo
The Mike Fortin designed Randall DIAVLO tube heads and combos were announced at NAMM 2013 and helped to relaunch Randall as a brand. This year at NAMM 2015 Randall have announced an updated version of the 5 watt combo which …

NAMM 2015: Washburn Comfort Series 7 String Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:23 pm, by Jon

Washburn brought two new 7 string acoustic guitars to NAMM 2015, the WCD187CEB (Dreadnought) and WCG187CEB (Grand Auditorium). Washburn say that the low B string on these guitars “retains its clarity and punch whether played acoustically or through an amplifier”. …

NAMM 2015: Michael Kelly Triad Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:01 pm, by Jon

At NAMM 2015 Michael Kelly brought their latest Acoustic range, the Triad series, which is their top of the line collection. Consistent between all four models are the exotic wood three piece backs, a solid spruce top, flamed okoume sides, …

NAMM 2015: Source Audio Nemesis Delay

Written on January 28, 2015 at 8:36 pm, by Jon

Here’s an extremely tasty new pedal from Source Audio announced at NAMM 2015, the Nemesis Delay. The Nemesis packs 12 delays into a single pedal including digital delay, warm and vibrant analog delay, realistic tape delay and special delays such …