The National Association of Music Merchants hosts two large trade events every year - 'The NAMM Show' and the 'Summer NAMM Show'. While Winter NAMM is arguably the flagship event, Summer NAMM still draws a large audience. So, what are the differences between the two?
19 Jan 2019 - 5 min read
In 2018, we saw a lot of change in the guitar community and some huge releases. In this guide, we try to predict some of the major 2019 guitar trends you'll expect to see!
3 Jan 2019 - 8 min read | 7 min watch
For music retailers and gear-savvy musicians, The NAMM Show is without a doubt the biggest event of the year. We’ve put together a concise survivor's guide, to help you stay informed and calm during the 2019 show!
18 Dec 2018 - 7 min read | 18 min watch
Want to amplify your electro-acoustic guitar? In this article, we explain the pros & cons of using acoustic guitar amps, PA systems & preamp pedals!
15 Dec 2018 - 9 min read | 27 min watch
For live performances, events and weddings, a PA system is essential. But do you buy or hire one? In this article, we look at both sides to help you decide!
14 Dec 2018 - 9 min read | 11 min watch
When it comes to pianos, there are two camps that divide the market. Real pianos represent a long-established and traditional sound, while digital pianos offer far more flexibility for modern players. In this article, we’re going to help you to discover which option will suit you the best!
10 Dec 2018 - 10 min read | 25 min watch
Introducing your child to music can be an incredibly rewarding experience as a parent. Seeing them showcase their talent with an instrument is an extremely proud moment. Especially if you're into music too!
19 Nov 2018 - 6 min read | 19 min watch
Building a pedalboard is an exciting, productive and rewarding experience for guitar players of all levels. Whether you’ve been playing for just a few months or even several years, putting together a set of stompboxes can unlock tonnes of creativity, giving you a palette of different tones!
8 Nov 2018 - 28 min read