In an article entitled "Unwound: Fishman Rethinks the Electric Guitar Pickup," PG's Dan Formosa writes, “We’re accustomed to hearing about 'the next new thing' in pickups every time NAMM season comes around. What the Fishman team has concocted is not a new sound. Quite the opposite: It’s a way to consistently and accurately recreate the sounds of the world’s best pickups.”
L2P.com’s gear guru Reverend Bill Evans takes a turn with Fishman’s TriplePlay in a recently posted review on the Live2Play Network website. "The tracking—even given the whole wireless thing—is better than any other MIDI control system I have ever used."
Tracks Like a Bloodhound! EM editors declare, “Finally, you can play your software instruments like a guitar.” For more than two decades, the Editors’ Choice Awards have recognized the best production tools for musicians, producers, and engineers.
Fishman is pleased to announced that UK fingerstyle guitarist Steve Fairclough has been appointed Brand Ambassador and will be representing the company's full product line in Europe. A veteran of the UK fingerstyle scene, Steve Fairclough will be hosting clinics, product demos and in-store events on behalf of Fishman and its European distributors.
In the January issue of Premier Guitar, reviewer Joe Charupakorn states that "for many, the biggest concern with playing MIDI guitar is whether the device’s tracking will keep up with their playing without glitching. On this account, the TriplePlay really impressed me—its tracking is the best I’ve yet encountered."
Writer Chris Gill recognizes Fishman's "expanded dedication to electric guitar products" with his review of TriplePlay in Guitar World's 2013 Holiday issue. "Fishman is rightfully well known for its acoustic-instrument pickups, preamps and acoustic amplifiers," he writes, "but the company also offers plenty of great products for electric players."
Four years after the chart success of "Catch The Spirit", acoustic guitar virtuoso Jacques Stotzem now presents brilliant solo adaptations of rock classics from the Stones to Nirvana, from Neil Young to Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Jackson Browne and Ry Cooder.
Fishman artist Mario Parga is pleased to announce that he has formed a new Los Angeles based all-acoustic trio called Bonnet, Parga & Heavenstone with his longtime friend Graham Bonnet on vocals and rhythm guitar, and Beth-Ami Heavenstone on acoustic bass and backing vocals. Mario will provide lead acoustic guitar and backing vocals to the trio, who are currently recording new material and rehearsing for live shows around the world. The trio will be performing classic rock hits, new original songs, covers and guitar instrumentals.
Fishman is pleased to launch a new section on the TriplePlay web page. TripleTalk will answer questions, offer solutions and provide tutorials on various topics related to all things TriplePlay.
October 25-27 at the Bearsville Theater and Utopia Soundstage in Woodstock, NY! Promoting the art of lutherie, The Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase is an intimate experience for the community of acoustic stringed-instrument builders, players, collectors and aficionados, presenting a gathering of handmade acoustic guitars and stringed musical instruments from around the world, the absolute finest expressions of the luthiers art.