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From the Editor's Desk


Welcome to Make Better Music. 2017 is in full swing…and for musicians, that means it's NAMM time!

This edition points you to our upcoming NAMM coverage, but we’ll also bring you a smile with Craig's look at “NAMM-O-RAMA” and a snarky (but true!) NAMM “Craig's List” to get the party started. But wait...there's more! We've energized this edition with more, as Chris discusses why brands want bands, and Russ explores the Spitfire Audio Symphonic Collection, while Craig takes you inside the Les Paul Classic and also ponders whether the Casio CGP 700 keyboard is a “Studio B” in disguise. And Phil's been extremely busy, as he presents the Supro 1619RT Comet, Soundelux USA U195 and Korg's nanoKONTROL Studio.

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But is NAMM as relevant to new gear as it once was? We already have pretty much all the gear we need, and the indiscriminate addiction to “gear lust” is becoming a thing of the past. However, what’s replacing it is on the horizon, and it’s pretty interesting…


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FEATURED ARTICLES & REVIEWS

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Feature Article: NAMM-O-RAMA
by Craig Anderton

Some people actually think Anaheim’s theme park is Disneyland

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Feature Article: Music And Image - Why Brands Want Bands
by Chris Loeffler

What do you get in return for selling your soul?

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Expert Review: Supro 1610RT Comet
by Phil O'Keefe

Supro has a tough act to follow: Itself. Can this all-tube 1x10 combo amp deliver?

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Bonus Feature: Craig's List - 5 Terrific Tips for Newbie NAMMsters
by Craig Anderton

At least we think we won’t get sued for this...

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Expert Review: Korg nanoKONTROL Studio Mobile MIDI Controller
by Phil O'Keefe

Go aheadcut the controller cable

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Expert Review: Spitfire Audio Symphonic Strings
by Russ Loeffler

It was a decade in the making. Was it worth the wait?

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Expert Review: Casio CGP-700 Home Electronic Piano - Your "Studio B?"
by Craig Anderton

This looks suspiciously like a “Studio B” disguised as a keyboard

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Expert Review: Soundelux USA U195
by Phil O'Keefe

Not all mics are gray metal cylinders made in China by the lowest bidder

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Feature Article: Inside The Les Paul Classic
By Craig Anderton

How “traditional” is the ”classic”?

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Feature Article: HC's Rock Rewind - January 2nd - 15th
by Team HC

Flying Vs and Zeppelins are sighted...

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HC NEWS FEED


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New Standalone Music Production Center Is Studio-Powerful And Live-Portable
Antelope Audio Announces Orion32 HD Pro Tools HD Compatible Interface

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USER REVIEWS


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Dendy Jarrett  Executive Director
Craig Anderton  Editorial Director
Phil O'Keefe  Senior Editor
Chris Loeffler  Senior Editor
Russ Loeffler  Contributing Editor
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