The very first booth I visited had this lovely four-neck Soup Uke. The classic lunch box ukes were a welcome bonus.
I don't see many electric harp guitars, let alone ones with unusual body shapes like this.
The 1/4" output jack and the skull are big clues that this isn't your ordinary washboard.
As you slide the fretboard in and out you change the fret position of the chord that you're fingering so you only need to learn a few chord shapes and you're ready to, uh, rock.
I think the Stinger would prefer it if you called it a "little bass." Even "dwarf bass" would be more acceptable.
This is targeted at that elusive demographic, the banjo playing Beatlemaniac.
I would have had a stellar career in marketing coming up with pure gold like Circulele.
Prisma takes used skateboard decks, pulls off the grip tape, glues and clamps them together to form chunks of wood to make instruments from. These are similar to the Skate Guitars I saw a few years back but these guys do more contouring to bring out different colors in the underlying layers.
The Little Dragon travel tuba is merely large, rather than enormous like a normal tuba.
If you lay an egg on stage while playing this ukulele, you can blame it on Domo.
In 2013 I saw WindStars' full-featured woodwinds. This year they were showing instruments meant as easy-to-play starters that would help you develop the skills to eventually play the real thing.
Never go home with someone else's instrument again.
This appears to provide nice protection for your instrument, but possibly at the expense of your back.
I'm not quite sure what demographic these are targeting.
Some serious engineering when into these accordions, inside and out.
The M. Liminal model seems to be standing on one leg. I wish they would have brought one of these to NAMM.
While the paint job on this piano grabbed my attention, their website has some other truly strange pianos.
The Music Pads come as an 8-note diatonic scale set.
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