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NAMM 2020

NAMM 2020 Editors' Picks

January 21, 2020
After four exhausting days of scouring the halls of NAMM, we present you with a collection of gear that stood out from the pack.
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greer

Greer Royal Velvet Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
The sound of vintage AC-style amps is in the air with Nick Greer's latest British-inspired pedal.
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gamechanger

Gamechanger Audio Light Pedal Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Springs meet both optical and smartphone motion sensors to deliver everything from classic reverb to far-out mechanical weirdness.
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chase bliss

Chase Bliss Audio CXM 1978 Automatone Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Built in collaboration with Meris, this futuristic reverb dishses out nearly any kind of soundscape you could imagine.
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falbo

Falbo Guitars Double Cut Boxer & Intuition Bass Demos | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
The visionary builder busts out a pair of Fishman Fluence-voiced axes that feature his Intention bridges—a hybrid fretted/fretless bass and a rock-solid cutaway guitar.
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abernethy

Abernethy Guitars Sonic Empress Demo | NAMM 2020

January 20, 2020
Guadalupe, California, luthier Justin Abernethy's lightweight, visually striking creations straddle past and present with painstaking attention to detail.
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ET

ET Guitars Avenger TR6 & Katana TR7 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
How does Australian luthier Ernie Taylor offer a multiscale fan-fret with Frank Falbo's clever new full-range tremolo for less than a grand? We don't know, but it smokes!
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kiesel

Kiesel Guitars Delos HD Headless, Andy James 8-String & Thanos Bass | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Jeff Kiesel gives us a guided tour of the company's latest, including signature models for Marc Okubo and Andy James—plus a cameo appearance by James.
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morello

Fender Tom Morello Signature Strat and Player Series Lead II & III Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
One of Tom Morello's most iconic guitars becomes available to the masses, while the company reissues a cult classic.
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tech 21

Tech 21 SansAmp DI-2112 & PSA 2.0 Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Geddy Lee's bass tone in a stomp? Yep, plus a new programmable SansAmp.
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as cities burn - chains

Riff Rundown: As Cities Burn's "Chains"

January 19, 2020
Guitarist Cody Bonnette uses drop-C# tuning and a simple walk-up to trigger the lead single off 2019's Scream Through the Walls.
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relish

Relish Guitars Trinity & Jane Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
The Swiss outfit puts its pickup-swapping system in a more affordable solidbody, while also evolving its flagship model.
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pigtronix

Pigtronix Infinity Looper 2 and Supro Blues King 10 & Conquistador Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
An ultra-compact and easy-to-use update of the original Infinity pedal, the third amp in Supro's Blues King series, and a Bigsby-sporting space-age take on the ES template designed with Nashville guitarist Ford Thurston.
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sully

Sully Guitars Concorde & Concorde Conspiracy Demos | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
With the blessing of Grover Jackson, the Texas luthier reinterprets the V made famous by Randy Rhoads.
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empress

Empress Effects Compressor MkII Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Clever side-chain and EQ “tilt”functions make this revamped squeeze box even more flexible.
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nik huber

Nik Huber Guitars Prototype Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Mastery-equipped alder-and-maple solidbodies make their first ever appearance in the German luthier’s line.
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eventide

Eventide TriceraChorus Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
A highly controllable and versatile algorithm inspired by the classic tri-choruses of the ’70s and early ’80s that pairs with Eventide’s popular H9 multi-effects unit.
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ibanez

Ibanez Premium RG1121PB Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
This sleek shred machine offers high-end features for a reasonable price.
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danelectro

Danelectro 59 Deluxe, 64 XT, 3699 Fuzz, Back Talk, & Roebuck Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Dig into the sounds of a pair of retro-flavored guitars along with a vintage-style octave-fuzz, a wacky reverse delay, and an updated version of a cult classic overdrive.
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fishman

Fishman PowerTap Earth Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Acoustic virtuoso Marcin Patrzalek gives us a jaw-dropping demo of the company's expansive new pickup system.
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