namm-anaheim_convention_center_ACY0482[1]The NAMM show offers an array of activities that’s so useful and wide-ranging that, even if there weren’t a massive show floor to browse, it’d still be worth your investment to attend. But make no mistake: people absolutely love walking the show floor and checking out the latest music products that our industry’s manufacturers have devised. And, with that gearlust in mind, we once again present our annual NAMM New Product Spotlight: now in its third year and continuing to grow in both size and popularity with every iteration. Here, we showcase nearly 60 of the hottest items on display in Anaheim; this is stuff you simply can’t head home without having seen for yourself.

Next month, we’ll share another 30 or so items in a brand new feature we’ll be debuting: NAMM New Product Wrap-Up. We had to add that second story because, this year, response to our New Product Spotlight solicitation exceeded even our wildest hopes. We received more than 140 individual submissions, of which, unfortunately, we can only bring you a portion. I suspect that spending all four days in sunny (one hopes) Anaheim is the only way somebody can check out all the amazing innovation on display.

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