MusicRadar's greatest hits of 2012: January

Winter NAMM: we were there, and we'll soon be off again.
Winter NAMM: we were there, and we'll soon be off again.

With January being the month of the Winter NAMM show, it was no surprise that our coverage of 2012's best new gear grabbed your attention. Look out for all the news from Winter NAMM 2013 from January 24-27 next year.

Here are MusicRadar's biggest new articles from January 2012…

The best of NAMM 2012: guitar, tech and drum highlights
The most talked about gear from the show floor

NAMM 2012: Ibanez unveils 28 new electric guitars
In pictures: the models set for the UK market in 2012 revealed

Akai MPC Renaissance: the hybrid groove workstation
A hardware/software product to rival Maschine?

NAMM 2012: Arturia Minibrute analogue synth announced
Single oscillator hardware instrument coming your way

NAMM 2012: Fender electric guitars and amps in pictures
New-for-2012 electric guitars and amps up close

50 ways to become a better guitarist
Improve your guitar playing and unlock new fretboard horizons in 2012

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