The ninth annual She Rocks Awards, presented by The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) at the NAMM Show, will honor over one dozen women who have influenced the music industry. The 2021 She Rocks Awards recipients include: Nancy Wilson – co-founder of the multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted band Heart. The […]
Worldful of Pianos to Gather Global Pianists for NAMM’s Believe in Music Week
At NAMM’s Believe in Music week, the online global gathering to support the people who bring music to the world, The NAMM Foundation, in collaboration with Steinway & Sons and the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, is hosting a new virtual event to celebrate the piano and pianists: Worldful of Pianos. Held in an online […]
Technical Excellence and Creativity Winners Announced at the 35th Annual NAMM TEC Awards
JONI MITCHELL RECEIVES THE LES PAUL INNOVATION AWARD ENGINEER DAVE PENSADO AND RECORD INDUSTRY VET HERB TRAWICK INDUCTED TO THE NAMM TEC HALL OF FAME Presenters included Andrew Huang, Bishop Lamont, Elliot Easton, Herbie Hancock, Lisa Loeb, Maureen Droney, “Skunk” Baxter, Brian Hardgroove, Michael Braunstein of the Les Paul Foundation Anaheim, Calif. – January 18 […]
It’s Almost Time for The NAMM Show 2020…
It’s January, which means that it’s time to prepare for the annual NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show—the world’s most comprehensive gathering of musical instruments, gear, and experts. The NAMM Show, held each January in Southern California, unites over 115,000 registrants from 130 countries. This is a conference where almost every music instrument or […]
Make Music Winter Returns Nationwide on December 21
Free Participatory Musical Parades Showcasing a Wide Variety of Genres and Styles to Kick Off Winter in Over 30 U.S. Cities Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21, with participatory musical parades and performances and events in more than 30 U.S. cities. The […]
Summer NAMM 2015: Pre-amps, Cabinets, Amps and Speakers
A list of Amps and speakers that Making Music feels should be highlighted from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence.
Gear Spotlight: Taking a Look at Three DPA Microphones
DPA microphones are rugged enough for touring, compact and discreete offering colorless accurate sound detail…
Making Music Mag / NAMM 2018 Product Spotlight: Harman
The JBL EON ONE PRO mobile PA can be carried with just one hand, set up and dialed in for high-quality JBL sound in seconds. Cut the cord with this wireless, battery-powered PA system and give your fans powerful, unique experiences—pop-up performances, remote weddings, subway stops, beach bonfires, rooftops, street corners, and more.
Making Music Mag/NAMM 2018 Product Spotlight: Presonus Studio Live
The integrated recording interface, networking features, and tightly integrated software provide recording, editing, and computer-control, including simultaneous wireless remote control from laptops, iOS® devices, and Android™ devices.
Making Music Mag/NAMM 2018 Product Spotlight: MXL: Dynamic and Condenser Microphones
This year at NAMM 2018, MXL introduced new dynamic microphones right along with new condenser microphones— along with updates and advancements on their classics.