A live interview on Adamson’s booth featured a panel of six international FOH engineers: (l-r) Kenny Kaiser (The Killers), Philippe Dubich (Indochine), Stephan Themps (Martin Garrix), Scott Eisenberg (Imagine Dragons), Ricki Cook (Hillsong Church) and Demetrius Moore (Drake). Director of sales and marketing James Oliver also introduced the CS7p, the first entry in Adamson’s CS-Series of intelligent, Milan-ready loudspeakers.
“They put a million-dollar studio in your pocket,” said GRAMMY-winning producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Theron “Neff-U” Feemster, introducing the new Hype Mic from Apogee. “They’re the Tesla of music technology,” he added. The USB device includes a headphone output and built-in compression. “It’s the new U 87 for our generation,” said Feemster. Apogee also introduced new officially licensed and endorsed Pultec plug-ins in partnership with Pulse Technologies.
To commemorate the company’s fiftieth year in business, Larry Droppa, president and owner of API, inventor of the 500 series module rack popularly known as the lunchbox, introduced a limited-edition, um, lunchbox. API also introduced an update to The Box Console with more input channels and an updated feature set.
Focal showed off a really big and a really small Lego version of its studio monitors, and also launched its new flagship speaker, the Trio11 Be.
Mix with the Masters offered a busy schedule of Q&A and mixing sessions on an SSL Duality with a long list of engineers, including Tony Maserati (pictured).
Anaheim, CA (January 29, 2019)—The annual NAMM Show may be over, but what a time it was. Between the product introductions, all-star panels and thousands of visitors, there was always something to check out. With that in mind, here’s more moments from the show floor.
Seen on the Scene: 2019 NAMM Show, Days 2 & 3
Seen on the Scene: 2019 NAMM Show, Day One
Seen on the Scene: NAMM 2019 Media Day
Live from NAMM: Meyer Sound
Live from NAMM: Mackie Celebrates 30 Years
Live from NAMM: L-Acoustics
Live from NAMM: Audionamix