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Past NAMM Show Coverage

Every year, the winter NAMM Show brings music industry professionals together to showcase the latest gear in all things music, including the latest and greatest recording and live sound products.

Starting January 15, 2009, join About.com's Joe Shambro live on the convention floor for coverage of this year's NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA!

You'll get a first look at all the great gear for music creation making their debut this year, and a look at how industry pros use this gear on stage and in the studio.

What does NAMM stand for?
What does NAMM stand for, and why is the NAMM Show so important to the music industry? In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about this fantastic industry-only event.

JoeCo Introduces BlackBox 24 Track Recorder
One of the most fascinating product introductions at the 2009 NAMM show is the BlackBox multitrack recorder from JoeCo -- a new British recording products company -- which offers 24 channels of 24-bit, 96kHz audio recording capabilities in a single space rack unit.

Shure Introduces New Microphones, X2u USB Adaptor
One of the most exciting booths at this year's 2009 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA is from Shure; check out this full-featured preview of Shure's brand new microphones and their awesome new XLR-to-USB Adaptor, live from Anaheim!

2009 NAMM Show Opens to Record Attendance
The yearly winter NAMM show is one of the most anticipated events of the music industry; attendees from around the world meet to showcase the best new and upcoming gear for making music. This year's NAMM show opened to record attendance! Check out this preview of this year's NAMM show.

NAMM 2009: Digidesign Introduces New Pro Tools LE Bundles
Offering expanded track counts and an exciting combination of plug-ins, Digidesign has introduced two new packages for Pro Tools LE users, bundled with their industry-standard 003 and 003-R products.

Auralex Introduces Portable Room Analysis Kit
Getting great room acoustics has always been a challenge in project studios, and Auralex has introduced a new product to help those users get closer to their goal of acoustic perfection -- the Room Analysis Kit! Check out this preview of this exciting new product.

IK Multimedia Releases AmpliTube Fender
AmpliTube is a fantastic option for re-amping guitars; at NAMM 2009, IK Multimedia has released AmpliTube Fender, a terrific combination of sounds designed to emulate multiple vintage Fender sounds in one software package.

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