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 from every facet including the creators, manufacturers, investors, sellers, and players.
We’ve already lined up several of the biggest names in gear for interviews as well as some of the new guys on the block who are on the cutting edge of gear. Once completed, The Future of Gear series will be available for purchase through TheToneKing.com. You can get the series for a discounted price if you help fund the project through indiegogo.com.
Here are some of things that you can expect to see from TheToneKing.com starting next week:
1 – More Coverage: This year, the big guy is flying most of the TTK staff out to get more coverage of what is expected to be one of the biggest NAMM shows ever.
2 – My First NAMM: Since this is my first time out to NAMM, I will be doing additional video/written/diary coverage of the show. This will be a no-holds-barred look at the whole NAMM experience. Barring excessive inebriation, updates will happen daily exclusively on TheToneKing.com.
3 – Artist Interviews: You never know who you’re going to run into at NAMM. Don’t be surprised to see more big name interviews.
4 – Exclusives on new Gear: Last year we had more video on new gear than anybody else out there. This year, we’re working hard to do it again.
5 – Fancy Shirts: We gotta look the part, right? The big guy got everybody some new threads to make our presence known!
If you have anything that you want us to keep an eye out for – or just want to let us know what you’re excited to see at NAMM – let us know in the comments section!
See you guys there!
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About the Author: Marc published his first novel Becoming in 2010. It’s a kick-ass book with monsters and dreams and stuff, and you should buy it. Since then, he’s written thousands of articles for TheToneKing.com, many of which have been picked up for circulation by manufacturers and other news outlets. His next book, Drugs and Pancakes, should be available early 2014 if his alcoholic editor can find time to work on it in-between destroying his liver and screaming about punctuation. He graduated from Roosevelt University with honors, which means that he’s not as dumb as he looks. He’s been playing guitar for over 25 years, which is almost twice as long as most of his students have been alive.