NAMM 2014: live highlights
23rd Jan 2014 | 16:20
Winter NAMM 2014, 23-26 January
NAMM 2014: After weeks of rumours, counter-rumours, teases and - just occasionally - some cold, hard facts, the 2014 Winter NAMM Show is finally here. Unquestionably the biggest date in the music making equipment calendar, the event is a mecca for anyone who wants to see the latest and greatest guitar, tech, drum, DJ and every other kind of musical gear.
Naturally, then, MusicRadar is there in force, working day and night to bring you up-to-the-minute news, videos and photos. Meanwhile, the UK team will be focussing on bringing you details of all the biggest new products as the press releases roll in.
You'll find every single one of our articles on our NAMM 2014 hub page, but if you want to keep up-to-date with what's happening on the show floor, our live gallery is the place to be. We'll be keeping it updated throughout the show, so click through for all the action...
Bitwig Studio release date confirmed!
Two year's after announcing their exciting DAW, bitwig are finally ready to go.
Bitwig Studio will be released on 26 March 2014. What's more, we know how much it'll cost - $399/€299 for the download version. There's plenty of info and an in-depth video demo at the link below.
Charvel stand in pictures
This year, we're aiming to bring you more gear and stand pics than ever before, and we've already been on the showfloor ahead of the official opening.
Keep an eye out for all the big hitters over the net feew days. First up then, Charvel!
Fender reveals four new strats
Advanced digital Fishman TriplePlay and Select Strat amongst new models
Stunning new Marshall Custom Shop Tattoo amps
Marshall Amplification launch stunning new Custom Shop Tattoo amps, but which design would you buy?
M-Audio's venerable workhorse reborn
Whenever the subject of 'best MIDI pad controllers' comes up, one product that always enters the discussion is M-Audio's ageing Trigger Finger. Released in 2005, this has been used by countless producers, and now, finally, there's a successor: the Trigger Finger Pro.
Guthrie Govan Signature finally here
The long-awaited signature model, which has been in development for some time, put in an appearance at the Charvel stand in Anaheim, and we were there to see it.
Having been through various permutations and vigorous road testing by the man himself, the final model appears to be identical to the prototype Govan demonstrated on the Charvel site back in September.