Premier Guitar hops over the Atlantic to Frankfurt,
Germany, to drool over teeming aisles full of
attention-getting new gear at Musikmesse 2011
—the world’s biggest gear show.
STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHARLES SAUFLEY AND SHAWN HAMMOND
(Left) Frankfurt’s New.MusicAcademy promoted its
forward-thinking educational efforts by deploying several young ladies with a portable Vox amp, a Vox Virage
electric, and an iPad stocked with song transcriptions.
(Right) This dashing dandy at the Gewa Bags booth
had us wondering if we weren’t letting our sartorial
standards slip. In the end, we decided our garb was
rock ready but that we could also use a little more sun.
Still, Gewa’s gigbags are pretty nice way to tote your