NASHVILLE (July 13, 2017)—At the 2017 Summer NAMM Show, Yamaha Corporation of America is reintroducing to the U.S. a limited run of its LJ6R and LJ16R jumbo acoustic guitars, and highlighting a special-edition custom guitar designed in collaboration with...
As a gigging musician, you come to a point when you realize that Jane Q. Public has little to no idea just how much of your blood, sweat and tears go into making live music or about the ringing...
Acoustic panels are more in demand than ever before, but not all rooms are as kind as recording studios! In places such as gymnasiums, schools, and offices, delicate absorption panels are easily damaged and can quickly become unsightly. The Primacoustic...
Summer NAMM Show, Nashville, TN, July 11, 2017 — BOSS (Booth 723) has released the Katana-Mini, the latest addition to the Katana guitar amplifier series. Since their introduction in 2016, Katana amps have received accolades for their class-defying sound,...
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (July 14, 2017) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced an all-new Mid-Year Collection debuting at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tenn. The collection features seven highly collectible, limited-edition models with various finish options – all showcasing...
I had the chance to test out Fender’s PM-2 Standard All Mahogany Parlor guitar which is an addition to their Paramount Series.  The Parlor being a body shape which predates the most popular shapes of today, such as the...
Nazareth, PA (Summer NAMM, Booth 801) – June 28, 2017 – C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) will introduce a re-imagined D-28, bringing forward the guitar’s unrivaled legacy with vintage appointments and a new neck profile for comfort and modern playability. Additionally, Martin will...
A few years ago, when I discovered the original iRig, i was so excited. As a musician that traveled, the iRig (in my case along with the IK multimedia app, AmpliTube) it gave me the ability to practice, record new song ideas, and transcribe songs while on the road with great sound quality, and minimal equipment. I loved the sound quality and ease of the apps that I found that even when I wasn't on the road, I was using the iRig for practicing and recording ideas at home.
Nazareth, PA (Summer NAMM, Booth 801) – June 22, 2017 – C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a series of Ed Sheeran Signature Artist Edition guitars. The newest installment from Martin...
The new digital effects processor and interface for guitarists/bassists, the iRig UA from IK Multimedia, is an external device that plugs into any Android 4.2 or later device whether it be a cell phone or tablet and works with the AmpliTube UA app.  I was extremely pleased to know that IK Multimedia now offers their iRig technology for us Android users. I was given the opportunity to review this new device.