Tech At NAMM 2018
The NAMM Show is the definitive platform for music, sound and technology communities where over 7,000 brands show off their newest and most-cutting edge products.
We?ve got some of the best coverage of the NAMM show in the world with multiple video teams and journalists on the ground keeping us up to speed. So keep your eyes on this page for the latest and greatest news from NAMM 2018.
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We have the largest UK team on the ground in California, with exclusive video content and all the latest releases from NAMM 2018! Whether it's synths, microphones, software or something that completely breaks the mould - we've got it covered. Watch this page for all the latest releases from the top brands!Follow us on YouTube for all the latest videos!
Korg: With so much great gear covering so many areas within music technology, music performance and keyboards, it's always exciting to see what Korg have planned at the start of each year; And this NAMM,we're in for a treat... Read more about the Korg NAMM 2018 launches here.
DB Technologies announced the ES1002 a new mono version of their vertical array system the ES1203, complete with the same dual 12" sub and 8 x 4" drivers. Read more about the DB Technologies NAMM launches here.
Bose have launched the new S1 PA Series and New Bose ToneMatch Mixers. Read more about the Bose NAMM launches here.
The Elektron Digitone is a Modern and easy to use FM Synthesizer. Elektron have worked hard to bring FM synthesis to a modern audience quick to discard it as outdated and hard to get good sounds from. Read more about the Elektron Digitone here.
The Behringer Model D is one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2018. It's an affordable take on a classic, and we cannot wait to get our hands on one. Chock full of analogue goodness, the Model D is packed full of oscilating, squelchy and retro sounds as wel as a plethora of controls right at your fingertips. Read more about the Behringer Model D here.
Rupert Neve Designs have announced an incredible selection of new equipment that's both familiar and ground-breaking. In keeping with their outstanding reputation, these products look set to become leaders in their respective categories! Read more about the Rupert Neve Designs NAMM 2018 launch here.
Focal have revitalised their headphone range with 2 new models. The New 'Listen Professional' Headphones are a new closed-back model, replacing the previous Spirit Pro. With a new amazingly robust and flexible design and a brand new driver, these new monitors boast amazing performance and a sleek new look. Read more about the Focal NAMM 2018 launch here.
The Universal Audio Arrow is a Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Audio Interface with class leading conversion, 2 Unison Preamps and 12 fantasic plugins powered by the built in UAD-2 Solo processor. With the Arrow you have everything you need to create professionally polished tracks right out the box! Read more about the Universal Audio NAMM 2018 launch here.
The Moog Drummer from another Mother (or DFAM) is a rich and powerful percussion module that joins the Mother-32 family of Synthesizers. If you're thinking of the DFAM as a traditional drum machine, you need to open your mind as this synth instrument opens the realms of infinite possibility. Read more about the Moog DFAM from NAMM 2018 here!
Arturia have launched some revolutionary synths reborn for the modular age; the MiniBrute 2 and the MiniBrute 2S. Thrilling, adaptable synthesisers that can?t wait to meet your other instruments. Read more about the Arturia NAMM 2018 release here.
Adam's T Series offers a fantastic opportunity for producers on a budget, offering the iconic U-Art ribbon tweeters clear Adam sound to a wider audience. These new lower-priced monitors feature many of the design innovations found in Adam's flagship S series, so that you can get the accurate, and musical performance Adam Monitors are known for Read more about the Adam NAMM 2018 releases here.
Focusrite opens up the Clarett range to more musicians thanks to its new Clarett USB models. Featuring 3 different options of 2, 4 and 8 preamps respectively, Clarett USB can now be used on any MAC or PC that supports USB 2.0 and above. Read more about the Focusrite NAMM 2018 releases here.
The Aston Swift is a brand new cradle that can be combined with the Aston Shield, an innovative new gooseneck pop filter to create a formidable vocal recording setup. Both accessories can be used separately or as a pair, and offer new design features that stand out against the competition Read more about the Aston Microphones NAMM 2018 launches here.
The Classic Audient Sound with Console Mic Pres and Class Leading Conversion. Inspired by 50 years of expertise in analogue hardware design, iD44 is Audient's most powerful audio interface yet. Read more about the Audient NAMM 2018 launches here.
Roland has launched it's latest offerings before NAMM in time for the CES 2018 Tech show, The R-07 is a truly modern all-in-one handheld recording unit. Featuring an easy to use interface and comprehensive Bluetooth wireless functionality the R-07 is the perfect choice for anyone wanting to upgrade from their smartphone. Read more about the Roland NAMM 2018 launches here.
QSC have launched the QSC KS112 active Subwoofer; an ultra-compact powered subwoofer for installation and highly portable entertainment applications. Read more about the QSC NAMM 2018 launches here.
sE Electronics continue their strong bond with industry legend Rupert Neve to bring us the RNT Tube Mic. The RNT is a gorgeous tube condensor microphone that takes inspiration from the classic microphones of the past to create a flagship microphone with amazing depth and quality. Read more about the sE Electronics NAMM 2018 launches here.
Presonushas some new interfaces for us this NAMM. As part of the acclaimed Studio Series, the Studio 18-10 is a fantastic project studio interface with plenty of ins and outs for its relatively small size. Read more about the Presonus NAMM 2018 launches here.
The Lewitt LCT 441 FLEX is a multi-pattern studio microphone designed for the sound purist. This 1" true condenser microphone features eight types of directionality to choose from; including three reverse polar patterns that open up your sessions for experimentation. Read more about the Lewitt NAMM releases here.
The JBL Series 3 monitors offer fantastic value for project studio owners on a budget. This NAMM, JBL offer an update to the range that improves on this tried and tested formula. Read more about the JBL NAMM 2018 launches here.
The Zoom H1N is the next generation design of the popular Zoom H1 pocket recorder. This time, they've not only improved it's design, but also added some fantastic new features that you'll love. Read more about the Zoom H1N from NAMM 2018 here.
Warm Audio has launched their latest version of the iconic 1073 preamp which is the most desirable microphone pre in the world. The WA73 is available now at an amazingly low price so that every studio can get their hands on one. Read more about the Warm Audio NAMM 2018 launches here.
Audio-Technica has unveiled a heap of slick new gear for 2018, including new DJ turntables, wireless systems, and limited-edition finishes for their M50X headphone range! Read more about the Audio-Technica NAMM 2018 launches here.
Samson has contributed an addition to the increasingly popular portable PA category for this year's NAMM convention! The Expedition XP108W features a 20-hour battery, wireless microphone and multiple intputs and outputs for maximum connectivity! Read more about the Samson NAMM 2018 launches here.
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