January 31, 2005
../ 2005 NAMM Report
The 2005 NAMM Show debuted dozens of new
products, upgrades and innovations for electronic
musicians. Many of the pre-show rumors and items on our wish list
turned out to be true, while several companies completely surprised
the industry with new product announcements
that no one was expecting. Futuremusic will run down all the newsworthy innovations so you can feel like you were canvassing the Anaheim Convention Center in person.
Below is a quick link to each of the manufacturers of note in our comprehensive report. However, we
recommend reading about each company and clicking >>> to move on to the next manufacturer.
> Damage Control
> Native Instruments
> Dave Smith Instruments
> IK Multimedia
> Propellerhead Software
> The Future
> The Best In Show Awards
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As the name correctly implies, Experiments In Sound, is Futuremusic's latest endeavor for pushing electronic music technology to the very edge of what's possible. Experiments In Sound grew out of Futuremusic's avant-garde events in
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Part of Experiments In Sound, TestDrive will feature the lab results of our DJ Experiments so that everyone can get in on the action. Take the latest electronic music releases, mix vigorously
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Futuremusic wants to thank everyone who participated in The Next Big Thing 2004. John Digweed, Beatport, Alienware, M-Audio, Native Instruments, IK Multimedia,
PVDJ, PK Graphics, Ableton, The DubHouse, Propellerheads, Technics, FreeFloat, The Church, PCDJ and every DJ who entered this year's event thank you. From the sheer number of
quality mixes, we can tell you that dance music is thriving in the United States. The amount of outstanding talent and creativity really blew us away, and every DJ who's putting
their heart, mind and soul behind the music is a winner. John Digweed has
made his decision and the winner is...
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