The Pro Sound News team was all over this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Here’s some of what was seen on the scene, all captured by Recording/Post/Broadcast editor Steve Harvey.
The view at the Allen & Heath booth, centered around the new Qu-Pac ultra compact digital mixer.
Audix’s Cliff Castle (left) and Chris Denogean.
The massive Club of the Knobs synth at the Avalon booth.
Producer Butch Vig discussed his collaboration with Waves to create the Waves Butch Vig Vocals Plug-In, basing it on his work with such artists as Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins.
Pop artist Chesney Hawkes (left) and Sennheiser’s Greg Beebe discuss the new D1 wireless microphone.
TC Electronic’s Thomas Valter (left) and Kevin Alexander.
Universal Audio founder/CEO Bill Putnam Jr. discusses company’s history.
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus was once again on hand at NAMM; here, the bus’ executive director Brian Rothschild discusses the educational mission of the wide-ranging vehicle.
George Clinton wowed the crowds during a free concert at the close of Friday.
Clinton brought out all the classic Parliament/Funkadelic hits for the show.
Keeping things hopping during the concert, Clinton brought out numerous guest musicians, including guitarist Brandon Niederauer.
Niederauer quickly proved he could hold his own playing with P-Funk.