It always starts at NAMM Depending on who’s doing the talking, NAMM 2013 was either the greatest it’s been since before the recession, or it was packed full of cautiously optimistic manufacturers that had nowhere else to look but up. TheToneKing.com’s own experience at NAMM was just as ambivalent. Amongst the deal making and the […]
After a breakfast of Cheerios and vodka, I made my way to Anaheim Convention Center early to get the lay of the land. After roaming around a bit, I made note of private rooms from manufacturers like PRS, Gibson, Fender, Godin, and Taylor. Fender had already started with an exclusive early tour for […]
Day 1: Didn’t sleep much the night before. Besides for a crying newborn, there were acid waves of anticipation oozing saturating my brain about my trip to NAMM. Never been and never thought I’d go. That is, until The Tone King called me up and said, “Wanna?” All of us at TTK have our […]
Ah, the quiet before the storm. Plane Tickets in hand, this is gearing up to be TTK’s biggest year at NAMM. In addition to bringing TheToneKing.com’s exclusive coverage to new heights, NAMM will be the breaking ground for The Future of Gear. The Tone King’s documentary that looks at the direction the of the industry […]
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