Press Release: Daisy Rock Girl Guitars introduces new starter packs for its popular line of female-friendly guitars. Starter packs will include the Daisy Short Scale Electric in Pepper Mint, the Butterfly Short Scale Electric in Fantasy, the Lady Bug Short Scale in La La, the Heartbreaker Short Scale Electric in Red Hot Red, the Comet Short Scale Electric in Atomic Pink, the Star Short Scale Electric in Cosmic Purple, and the Rock Candy Petite Electric in Atomic Pink.
Press Release: The legendary bass player, Billy Sheehan is appearing on the Rotosound booth at the Winter NAMM 2015.
MARTIN GUITAR CONTINUES TO INNOVATE INTRODUCING A NEW VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM (VTS) AT WINTER NAMM 2015 IN ANAHEIM, CA, JANUARY 22-25
“An Afternoon of Artist Development,” will take place on Friday, January 23, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm at the Hilton Anaheim California Ballroom D, coinciding with the Winter NAMM Show 2015. Presented by GRAMMY®--winning engineer, producer and author Ken Caillat, (Fleetwood Mac), Sleeping Giant Entertainment and ArtistMax (www.artistmax.org,) The event will include appearances and panel discussions by a number of noted artists and producers, including GRAMMY®--winning artists and songwriters Colbie Caillat (“Bubbly,” “Try,” ”Brighter than the Sun,”) and Toby Gad (Beyoncé, “If I Were a Boy,” John Legend, “All of Me”).
Press Release: AirTurn, the manufacturer of wireless, hands-free controllers for tablets and computers, announced the goSTAND™, a sturdy, portable, light-weight microphone stand that supports digital tablets and other gear used by musicians. Less than 18 inches when folded, the goSTAND fits into most backpacks and carry-on luggage.
Press Release: Musicians Institute, the College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California, has a number of exciting activities in store for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show on January 22-25. Exhibiting in their new booth #4659 in Hall C of the Anaheim Convention Center, MI will have a variety of activities for prospective students, alumni and music manufacturers. In addition, the school will present two sessions in The H.O.T. Zone on music technology and artist endorsement deals.
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Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research unveils the new Banshee Elite Series for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show. This new line will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The new Banshee Elite Series features: a Swamp Ash body with a Flamed Maple top, 9 piece Maple/Walnut neck with an Ebony fingerboard, 24 X-Jumbo Stainless Steel frets, Mother of Pearl offset/reverse dot inlays with brass circles, and a Neck-Thru construction with Ultra Access for seamless playability and easy access to the higher frets. The Banshee Elite is offered in 6, 7, and 8 string options and also offers the choice of a Hipshot Hardtail Bridge, or the Schecter Exclusive Floyd Rose 1500 Series Bridge which features stainless steel parts, new push-in arm, and knife points that are re-tooled for better tuning and smoother tremolo play. One of the coolest features is that the Banshee Elite comes loaded with Schecter’s own hand-made USA SuperCharger pick-ups with an option of a Sustainiac in the neck position (Sustainiac offered only in 6 and 7 string models). The Banshee Elite is a guitar that truly plays itself, and offers remarkable versatility and tone that players relish.
Famed guitarist Muriel Anderson was the first woman to win the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship, has worked with some of the finest guitarists in the world including Les Paul and Chet Atkins, to name a few, toured the world, and released albums, videos and instructional books. She continues to teach and tour extensively, as well as host the All Star Guitar Night.
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research unveils the Custom Series and the new S-II body shape at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in their upstairs Room 210-D. Offering a cutting edge look to a timeless classic, the Custom Series features: a Mahogany body with a Flamed Maple top, Set 3-Piece Mahogany neck with Ultra Access, Compound Radius Ebony fingerboard, and 22 X-Jumbo frets. The Custom Series comes loaded with Schecter’s own handmade USA Pasadena Plus/Pasadena pick-ups, that deliver fullness with a slight upper mid boost, which makes the Custom Series suited for everything from Classic Rock to full blown Metal!