NAMM New Products
NAMM is a who's-who affair, where the most famous artists and musicians, as well as the most influential producers and engineers, are among the over 100,000 people who will be in attendance throughout the weekend. The real stars, however, are the products. Over 7,000 brands are present at NAMM premiering their latest gear. The most anticipated products from major manufacturers—like Fender, Roland, DW, Pioneer and Universal Audio—and eye-catching new designs from emerging boutique brands are all being unveiled.
There have already been some sneak peeks and early announcements made for products currently on exhibit at NAMM 2018. Among the reveals are the Fender American Original Series and the Martin 2018 Standard Series, which both take time-honored designs and blend in modern playability. In the world of amps, BOSS has made forward-thinking additions to their popular Katana line with the Artist and Air combos, and Marshall has unleashed the next generation of their flagship DSL series.
There are also unique launches happening from other top brands. In acoustic and electronic drums, there are new products and lines from TAMA, Zildjian, Vic Firth, Roland and many more. There are also many new affordable recording solutions like the Universal Audio Arrow, new Focusrite Clarett interfaces and the Adam Audio T Series monitors, which all leverage advanced tech from each company's top-of-the-line products.
The NAMM convention floor can be a dizzying visual and aural experience. From the smallest nifty gadgets to inspiring updates of celebrated classics, to the most cutting-edge breakthroughs in technology, it's all on full display at NAMM. Musician's Friend lets you skip the lines and avoid the noise while still keeping current on all the gear-head buzz. Join us on Instagram, YouTube and Facebook for all the latest announcements and breaking news straight from the NAMM show floor.