Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights

10th Apr 2013 | 14:15

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Musikmesse 2013, 10-13 April
On with the show

MUSIKMESSE 2013: Musikmesse 2013, Europe’s biggest music equipment gear show, is now in full swing. In Frankfurt, MusicRadar has a team on the floor seeking out the big stories and hottest products, while our UK office is handling the latest news as it comes in.

So where do you get the pick of the Musikmesse 2013 content in one place? Right here: click on for the story so far and keep checking back for the biggest news, most eye-catching photos and revealing videos.

If you want to catch absolutely every Frankfurt-related article as it’s posted be sure to bookmark our Musikmesse 2013 event page.

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Korg Volca series

Having defined a new product category with its Monotron and Monotribe products, Korg has now taken the compact synth concept a step further with three $150, MIDI-capable analogue grooveboxes. Known as Volca Keys, Volca Bass and Volca Beats, they look terrific.

Musikmesse 2013: Korg Volca analogue grooveboxes unveiled

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Fender Cabronita

Fender has something extremely desirable and affordable for Cabronita fans at Musikmesse.

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Softube Console 1

A software-modelled analogue-style mixer meets a dedicated hardware controller in this intriguing 'hybrid' release from Softube.

Musikmesse 2013: Softube Console 1 offers complete software/hardware mixing solution

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Fender Classic Series

Check out the rather lovely Fender Classic Series guitars - nitro-finished and around £1,000.

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Universal Audio Apollo 16

UA has unleashed a 16x16 channel version of the Apollo that's been designed with studio applications in mind.

Musikmesse 2013: Nord Lead 4 revealed by Clavia

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Jackson Soloist 3-8

8-strings everywhere! Here's the Jackson Guitars X Series Soloist 3-8, around €900.

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Ibanez RG9 protoype

Eight strings not enough for you? The Ibanez RG9 9-string prototype is new for Musikmesse - no price yet!

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Musikmesse 2013: Ibanez stand highlights in pictures

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Clavia Nord Lead 4

The successor to the Lead 3 is a 2-oscillator, 4-part multitimbral virtual analogue subtractive instrument that also boasts Wavetable and FM capabilities.

Musikmesse 2013: Nord Lead 4 revealed by Clavia

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Gibson Chris Cornell ES-335
Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Novation Bass Station II

This all-new Bass Station features a pure analogue signal path, two oscillators plus a sub oscillator, two filters, an all-analogue effects section, plus a step sequencer and an arpeggiator.

Musikmesse 2013: Novation unveils the Bass Station II

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Orange Crush amps

Orange Amps is expanding its solid-state Crush range, with new 60-watt 1x12, 120-watt 2x12 or head models. Juicy!

Via Total Guitar magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Bogner Amps pedals

Huzzah! New Bogner Amps pedals - named Burnley, Wessex, Harlow and Oxford - will be gracing 'boards this summer.

Via Total Guitar Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Marshall Amps 1-watt Custom Offset

The final word on Marshall's 50th Anniversary - check out this stunning 1-watt Custom Offset. Want.

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
SPL Crimson

So is this an audio interface or a monitor controller? Actually, it's both!

Musikmesse 2013: SPL launches Crimson audio interface

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Guitar egg slicer

Musikmesse always has its share of music-related tat; we were particularly taken with this guitar-shaped egg slicer.

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Nord Drum 2 and Nord Pad

Offering six channels and stereo outputs, the Nord Drum 2 is a step up from its predecessor. And now there's a nice controller to play it with, too.

Musikmesse 2013: Nord Drum 2 and Nord Pad announced

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
PRS SE30

Here's the revoiced PRS Guitars 1x12 SE30 amp. Now £599 in the UK, this looks like fantastic value.

Via Guitarist Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Pioneer DJM-750

Pioneer's replacement for the 700 mixer upgrades the feature set with new effects, Isolator EQ and a four-channel audio interface.

Musikmesse 2013: Pioneer unveils the DJM-750 mixer

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Something with bite from LTD Guitars

LTD Guitars gets its monster on at Frankfurt.

Via Total Guitar Magazine on Twitter

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Detune Korg M01D

If iOS apps don't scratch your mobile music-making itch, how about Detune's Korg M01D for Nintendo 3DS?

Musikmesse 2013: Korg M01D for Nintendo 3DS launched

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013: live highlights
Decks... but not for DJs

Guitars! Made out of skate decks! These are made by Galasso Guitars.

Via Total Guitar Magazine on Twitter

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