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Drums

NAMM 2020: Behringer announces RD-6 drum machine

In the early Saturday hours of NAMM weekend, Behringer decided to pull a mid-week drop with a brand new RD-6 drum machine.

NAMM 2020: Promuco to reissue John Bonham signature drumsticks

This year at NAMM 2020, English company Promuco, (Professional Music Company), will put out a reproduction of John Bonham's signature drumsticks.

Snare drum shell materials: How different woods and metals affect the sound of your snare

Looking for a new snare drum but unsure of the type of drum to get? Here are all the different snare drum shell materials and how they change your sound.

Guitar

Hands-On Review: Orange Terror Stamp

We had the opportunity to test out the brand new Terror Stamp footswitch amplifier from Orange at NAMM 2020, and it certainly didn't disappoint.

NAMM 2020: Orange drops new Terror Stamp miniature foot switch amplifier

At the top of the morning of NAMM 2020 day one, Orange stealth dropped a new miniature sized amplifier, that is controlled like a pedal.

NAMM 2020: Martin Guitars introduces groundbreaking SC-13E acoustic

Now entering the evergrowing world of combining acoustic and electric guitar technologies, Martin Guitars introduced the SC-13E at NAMM 2020.

NAMM 2020: Fender introduces Acoustasonic Stratocaster

Fender broke new ground by revealing its new 'Acoustasonic' series of guitars with a Telecaster last year. Now, a new Stratocaster model has been announced.

Recording

NAMM 2020: Tonelux introduces JC37 Joe Chiccarelli collaborative microphone

Last year, Tonelux and Joe Chiccarelli announced their efforts to collaborate on a Sony C37 clone at last year's NAMM conference. One year later, it's here.

NAMM 2020: This year’s 2020 TEC Awards winners

If you've been excited aout the 35th annual NAMM TEC awards, here is this years' full list of award recipients and nominees.

Hands-On Review: Warm Audio Bus-Comp Compressor

At NAMM 2020, we had an opportunity to stop by the Warm Audio booth, and try out its brand new Bus-Comp outboard compressor for ourselves.

Bass

Affordable holiday shopping guide for the musician in your life

Don't know what to buy for the musician in your family? Here is a detailed shopping list of affordable options during the hectic holiday season.

The Fender Player series is now offered in two stunning new finishes

The budget friendly, yet quality focused line is now offered in Capri Orange and Silver. The made in Mexico series provides a wide range of aesthetics.

The new Boss 200 series brings powerhouse effects to a smaller form-factor

The new Boss 200 series pedals bring vast functionality of 500 series pedals into a smaller footprint. At launch, there are four pedals in the new line.

New Will Putney STL Tones suite brings amp modeling to a new level

STL Tones and Will Putney have released possibly the greatest amp modeling suite for metal -- and it's now available for $149.99.

Keyboard

NAMM 2020: Roland introduces a grand piano for the modern age

Ahead of NAMM 2020, Roland has brought a new grand piano design forward that demolishes the looks of grand pianos as we know them.

The top 10 music gear releases of 2019

2019 was a huge year for musicians, and music makers. With the slew of new gear that was released over the last 12 months, we picked our top 10 favorites.

Affordable holiday shopping guide for the musician in your life

Don't know what to buy for the musician in your family? Here is a detailed shopping list of affordable options during the hectic holiday season.

Live Sound

NAMM 2020: This year’s 2020 TEC Awards winners

If you've been excited aout the 35th annual NAMM TEC awards, here is this years' full list of award recipients and nominees.

Review: Eargasm High-Fidelity Earplugs make hearing protection fun

Before NAMM 2020 started, a start-up company called Eargasm gave away a bunch of earplugs. We hopped on the opportunity to try them out for ourselves.

The best DAWs money can buy

Looking for a new DAW? There are a ton of great options out there, and some are definitely better than others. Here are the best DAWs available.

Austrian Audio microphones come to Sweetwater

Austrian Audio microphones are now avaliable through SweetWater. The young company is making incredible mics at affordable prices.