Frankfurt Musikmesse 09: day three highlights
3rd Apr 2009 | 16:24
All the best bits from the show floor
While backing-up some of yesterday's top picks with hands-on video demos (hello, Akai Miniak), we've found fresh highlights in the shape of Yamaha's NX series nylon acoustics and Gibson's Raw Power Series.
Be sure to check back on Monday when we'll be welcoming home our Frankfurt heroes… by making them post even more videos, hidden treasures and trade show tales. Until then…
Show floor highlights: day three
Gibson Raw Power Series
Brand-new stripped-down, all-maple electrics make their worldwide debut. The series includes SGs and Les Pauls…
Carmine Appice signature ddrum kit
Huge kick, regular toms: "this is the same kit I had in 1967," says Carmine Appice. We'll let the drumming legend himself explain the rest…
Yamaha NX guitars
Nylon string, pre-aged wood electro-acoustic guitars break conventions, but don't disappoint. Just ask Rodrigo y Gabriela…
Doepfer Dark Energy
A standalone analogue synthesizer with USB and Midi interface, Sounds cool, looks cooler…
Vox ToneLab ST
The most compact TomeLab yet, this Valvetronix, tube-powered do-it-all unit offers 33 different amp models and an array of cabinets and effects
Yamaha Absolute Series drum kit update
New finishes, new "next generation" YESS tom mounts and a promise of greater sound projection. We are intrigued…
Next page: what's in the Musikmesse basement today?
From the basement…
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