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Re: NAMM rollcall?

Postby benadrian on Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:51 am

Sam is totally rad. I'll be there today from 10-12 and then I get to go home! Yay.
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Re: NAMM rollcall?

Postby Madman Munt on Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:23 am

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I like them too.
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Re: NAMM rollcall?

Postby eliya on Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:46 pm

llllllllllllllllllllllll wrote:I imagine NAMM is something like the Manhattan Guitar Center at its busiest x 10.

It is.

llllllllllllllllllllllll wrote: but if there’s a silver lining for everyday players such as those that populate this forum I’m all ears.

If you are interested in new gear then it's pretty cool, especially if you're interested in gear that's made by smaller companies. If you go to the booth of a small company, you're 99% likely to talk to the person who designed and made that piece of gear and they'll do a better job explaining it than a sales person at a music store. I definitely saw and played some things that piqued my interest and that I otherwise couldn't have tried out in person.

However, it is LOUD in there, the layout is confusing, and there's a lot of walking involved. So once I reached the point of saturation I just wanted to get out, but it still took about 20 minutes to get away from it all.
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Re: NAMM rollcall?

Postby givemenoughrope on Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:03 pm

The one time I went to NAMM I got thee most false initial impression of it ever. I walked in and the very first thing I saw was the Swarmatron. I immediately played the Swarmatron and talked to the inventor. Almost everything after that was guitar licks and software booths. Except that I saw Cheap Trick for free that night. I think AES on a Sunday is the way to go.
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