NAMM is the musical instrument industry's annual woohoo of a trade show where all the big names show off the fancy new wares they want the musicians of the world to embrace. But if you don't actually go to the show, the best part is watching demo videos full of crazy sound and batshit blinking lights. Here's our favourite stuff from this year's show, complete with the desire inducing videos.
The Awesome Blinky Lights And Gnarly Sounds From NAMM 2013
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