June Issue

NAMM 2018

This year's NAMM coverage starts on January 25, 2018. Be sure to bookmark this page and follow PG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, for up-to-the-minute coverage from the show floor including video demos, galleries, editors' picks, and press releases.

ARTICLES

Tone Tips: Takeways from Winter NAMM 2018

March 12, 2018
Always on the lookout for the latest tone tools, Pete Thorn makes his annual pilgrimage to DisneyNAMM to find innovation is alive and well in guitar land.
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NAMM '18 - Composite Acoustics | Trace Elliot Legacy and Transit AGP Preamp Demos

February 16, 2018
A new preamp system highlights the company’s latest NAMM offerings.
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NAMM '18 - Animals Pedal 1927 Home Run King Compressor, Rover Fuzz, and Major Overdrive Demos

February 16, 2018
The Japanese brand makes its U.S. trade-show debut with fresh noisemakers and an assist from the tone chasers at Skreddy Pedals.
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NAMM '18 - Schertler Roy Demo

February 16, 2018
The latest acoustic combo from the Swiss builders packs an impressive 400 watts into seven channels.
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NAMM '18 - Outlaw Effects Wrangler Compressor, Cactus Juice Overdrive & Eldorado Echo Demos

February 16, 2018
Watch a demo of a handful of mini pedals that take you from TS-style grit to hi-cut squish, and more.
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NAMM '18 - Alexander Pedals Colour Theory Demo

February 16, 2018
Listen to an in-depth overview of an intense 8-step sequencer that can make your guitar sound like a rack of synths.
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NAMM '18 - Bose S1 Pro Multi‑Position Bluetooth PA System Demo

February 15, 2018
The pro-audio gurus demonstrate a remarkably small, powerful, and great-sounding acoustic-amp option.
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NAMM '18 - Hughes & Kettner Era 2 Demo

February 15, 2018
Hankering for a bigger, more powerful version of the German amp maker’s acoustic blast box? Search no more!
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NAMM '18 - Pigtronix Ringmaster Analog Multiplier & Philsopher's Tone Germanium Gold Micro Demos

February 15, 2018
This stomp builder’s mad-sonic-scientist-in-chief, David Koltai offers a highly controllable but indisputably wild variation on the ring modulator and a mini version of the company’s popular germanium growler.
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NAMM '18 - Benson Amps The Sorcerer Ryan Adams Signature Amp Demo

February 15, 2018
A collaboration with Ryan Adams and Chase Bliss Audio’s Joel Korte yields one of the coolest-sounding amps of the entire NAMM show.
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NAMM '18 - Genzler BA12-3 SLT Demos

February 15, 2018
A powerful and unique bass-speaker array joins the family of ultra-reasonably priced amps.
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NAMM '18 - Solodallas SD-50 and Solo71 T-Top Humbucker Demos

February 15, 2018
The AC/DC gear nuts unveil their take on the amp head and classic PAF humbuckers that powered Angus Young’s vintage SG.
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NAMM '18 - Cole Clark FL2EC BEM & Long Lady Series Basses Demos

February 15, 2018
The Australian acoustic outfit continues exploring new timbre timbers—and a whole new foray into boutique solidbody basses.
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NAMM '18 - Sublime Guitars Tomcat Standard, Tomcat Deluxe & Chieftain Standard

February 15, 2018
A unique global parts-sourcing model yields three compellingly priced new electrics.
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NAMM '18 - Bigtone Studio Plex 22, Studio Lux 22 & Club 20 Demo

February 15, 2018
Three new Spanish-built 6V6 designs—including one built at the behest of Billy Gibbons.
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NAMM '18 - Aguilar Grape Phaser & SL 212 Demo

February 15, 2018
Get swirly with the latest stompbox from NYC’s bass-gear gurus.
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NAMM '18 - MTD Kingston Super & MTD 530 24 Demos

February 13, 2018
One of the most revered names in bass lutherie walks us through two brand-new models.
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NAMM '18 - Relish Guitars Mary One Demo

February 13, 2018
Sleek design meets futuristic curves in the Swiss company’s newest iteration of their flagship model.
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NAMM '18 - Vola Guitars Blaze X Guitar Demo

February 13, 2018
A hot-pickup shred machine with a distinctive layered “glow.”
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NAMM '18 - Laney Mini-Laney Demo

February 13, 2018
The British amp builders show off a compact, battery-powered stereo amp that could make your practice time way more fun.
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