It's that time of year again, with the National Association of Music Merchants show due to take place in California, from 23rd to 26th January. As always, NAMM showcases a plethora of new and exciting products, so we've decided to create a rolling story, which we will update as and when new gear is announced.
This is the place to be if you want a comprehensive round-up of all the new NAMM gear for 2014, so check below for information and videos on the most exciting releases. Alternatively, you can CLICK HERE to view a list of new products in our online shop.
This month, TC-Helicon announced that they will be releasing the VoiceLive 3, a next generation 3 in 1 multi-effects unit. Compared to the VoiceLive 2, this third generation model introduces next generation hardware processing and a new vocal effects path. It also includes a selection of Guitar FX with stomp box styles taken straight from TC Electronic's popular range of TonePrint pedals.
In addition to this, the VoiceLive 3 features a three-phrase looper, allowing you to build up songs or arrange backing tracks on-the-fly or in the studio.
If you're on the market for a new wireless system for your band, but want to try before you buy, then give us a call, as Shure have a number of demo racks available, which can be loaned to your band for a short period of time.
The demo rack includes:
• 1 x SM58 Digital System
• 2 x Beta Wireless Digital Guitar Systems
• 1 x SM57-52 set of drum microphones
Please note that units are in limited supply and will be loaned on a first come, first served basis, so please give us a call on 01202 597180 for more information.
That's right! This month and up until Christmas, we will be celebrating our 10 YEAR anniversary! To say thank you to all those that have supported us and are continuing to support us, we've collected together a shed-load of prizes that we'll be giving away throughout December. There are also a number of special in-store events, we're giving away FREE gifts AND there will be a '10% off' sale in our pro-music store on selected products. Read on to find out more...
We've just received stock of the new Shure Beta GLXD16E digital wireless guitar system with features such as automatic frequency management (for a signal that you can be sure will never drop out), strobe tuning and a transmission radius of up to 60m. Because it automatically scans for the best signal, the Shure Beta GLXD16E guitar system will work flawlessly in any country and you can even use up to 8 compatible systems in parallel. Plus, as there are no wires, you can enjoy maximum flexibility on stage!
Zev and Gadi, better known as Wolf + Lamb are producers, who make music, perform and throw parties as part of the Crew Love collective. The group often come together at The Marcy Hotel in Brooklyn, New York, to work on collaborative projects and in this interview, Zev and Gadi talk about what they love about the new Novation Bass Station II analogue synth, Novation MiniNova analogue-modelling synth and Novation SL MkII controller keyboard.
Are you an unsigned band or singer/songwriter with your own, unique tracks? If so then Shure want to hear from you and in return, you could win a shed-load of amazing prizes, including a gig at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2014, the chance to record a 3 track EP with Chris Kimsey (probably most famous for co-producing The Rolling Stones' Undercover and Steel Wheels albums) at Kore Studios in London, plus €3000-worth of Shure gear!
Greg Price is the go-to front of house engineer for many top bands and artists. He's currently working with Black Sabbath on their massive world tour and in this short interview, Greg explains why he loves sE Electronics mics and why he has chosen the T2 to capture Tony Iommi's guitar rig.
If you're new to the world of wireless microphones then the prospect of choosing the right system can be a very daunting one. If you're unsure about which wireless system would suit your needs then of course, the best thing to do would be to give us a call on 01202 597180 and speak to one of our experienced experts. However, for those that want some preliminary help, Shure have created a handy little video. Check it out below!