Before everything gets lost in the flurry of NAMM 2016, several judicious companies have teased their NAMM Show announcements early, maybe to get a jump on the excitement of gear mania. Here are our favorites so far, with links to more info.
And to see all of the dozens of products we felt deserved special shout-outs at the show this year, click through to all of our associated Edtior's Picks lists for the hands-down best gear of the show:
Electronic Musician's Pre-show Editor's Picks
Electronic Musician’s Day 1 Editors’ Picks
Electronic Musician’s Day 2 Editors’ Picks
Keyboard’s Day 1 Editors’ Picks
Keyboard's Day 2 Editors' Picks
Keyboard's NAMM Show Wrap-up Editor's Picks
Pittsburgh Modular Announces New Lineup for 2016
Korg minilogue 4-Voice Analog Synth, $499 street price.
Tracktion Launches BioTek Organic Synthesizer, NAMM booth #201C-17 (Hall A).
Keith McMillen Instruments Announces Availability of K-MIX, $599.
CAD Audio Reimagines Classic A77 Mic to Celebrate 85th Anniversary, NAMM Booth #6630 (Hall A).
Celemony Releases Melodyne 4, US$849.
Plugin Alliance Unwraps Four Plugin Bundles for the 2016 NAMM Show, Booth #6777 (Hall A).
ddrum Unveils DD1 Plus Electronic Drum Kit, NAMM Booth #303B-C.
These are my comments.
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