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The 16th mipa
Musikmesse International Press Award
2015

The 2nd pipa
Prolight + Sound International Press Award
2015


Music unites the World


Journalists of more than 100 dedicated special interest magazines from all over the world were called upon to nominate and vote for the best musical instruments and audio equipment of 2014/2015 in the 37 categories of the prestigious mipa/pipa Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound International Press Award.

The winners will receive their awards at a special mipa/pipa awards ceremony & party held during the Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound 2015 on Thursday, April 16th.
More than 300 international representatives of musical instrument and audio equipment manufacturers an distributors will get together for the mipa/pipa award show, including guests from the USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Russia, Poland, Great Britain, Italy, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Belgium, China, Indonesia, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

The mipa/pipa Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound International Press Award has truly established itself as the “Grammy” of the Musical Instrument/Pro Audio industry.
During the Awards Cermony of the 16th mipa/Musikmesse International Press Award, the pipa/Prolight + Sound International Press Award will be presented for the second time. Please note that the list of participating magazines in the mipa/pipa 2015 will be complemented with further magazines from the field of Professional Audio and Lighting.

This is the list of categories and their nominees for mipa/pipa 2015:

Best innovative product
(Musical Instruments)

  • Naonext Crystall Ball
  • DigiTech Trio
  • Hughes & Kettner TriAmp Mk3

Bass

Bass Amplification

  • Ampeg Heritage B-15N
  • Warwick LWA 500
  • Orange OB1



Electric Bass

    Ibanez SR1800-NTF
    Music Man StingRay Through Neck
    PRS SE Kingfisher


Drums

Acoustic Drums

  • Gretsch USA Broadkaster Drums
  • Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Drums
  • Sonor Vintage Series Drums



Cymbals

  • Istanbul Mehmet Tony Williams Tribute Cymbals
  • Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Dual Cymbals
  • Zildjian Kerope Medium Cymbals



Drum Accessories

  • DW Machined Direct Drive Pedals
  • Evans Reso 7 Drum Heads
  • Remo Powerstroke 77 Snaredrum Heads


Electronic Drums

  • NFUZD NSPIRE Electronic Drum System
  • Roland RT-30 Triggers
  • Roland TD-1KV V-Drums



Percussion Instrument

  • Gon Bops Commuter Cajon
  • Meinl Mountable Snare Cajon
  • Pearl Mach 3 Cajon


Guitar

Electric Guitar

  • Gretsch Center Block Series
  • Music Man Armada
  • Ibanez JEM77P BFP

Acoustic Guitar

  • Yamaha L Series
  • Taylor 600 Series
  • Gibson J-15

Guitar Amp

  • Mesa/Boogie Mark Five:25
  • Fender ‘68 Custom Series
  • Hughes & Kettner TriAmp Mk 3

Guitar Effects

  • Tech 21 Fly Rig 5
  • Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine
  • J.Rockett Audio Designs Archer

Guitar Accessories

  • D´Addario NYXL Electric Guitar Strings
  • König & Meyer E-Git-Stand „Heli2“
  • Audio-Technica System 10

Keyboards / Software

Synthesizer (Hardware/Software/Workstations)

  • ARP Odyssey
  • Moog Sub 37
  • Sequential Prophet-6

Arranger Workstation

  • Yamaha Tyros 5
  • Korg Kronos X
  • Roland FA -08

Software Instruments/Libraries

  • Modartt Pianoteq 5
  • Native Instruments Komplete 10 suite
  • Toontrack EZdrummer 2

Stage Keyboards (Organ, Pianos etc.)

  • Clavia Nord Electro 5D
  • Kawai MP7
  • Casio Privia Pro PX-5S

DJ / Mobile

DJ Controller

  • Novation Launchpad Pro
  • Native instruments Traktor S8
  • Ableton PUSH

Mobile Music App

  • IK Multimedia IRig midi2
  • WaveMachine Labs Auria Pro 4
  • Boris Blank Yellofier

DJ/Producing Tool

  • Arturia BeatStep Pro
  • Korg KAOSS DJ
  • Ableton Live 9

Recording

Recording Software/Hardware

  • Steinberg Cubase Pro 8
  • Bitwig Studio
  • Apple Logic Pro X

Mixing Desk (Project Studio)

  • Presonus StudioLive 24
  • Soundcraft Signature Series 2
  • Behringer X32

Field Recorder

  • Zoom H6
  • Zoom H5
  • Tascam DR-44WL

DAW Controller

  • Yamaha Nuage
  • Keith McMillen Instruments K-Mix
  • Avid Pro Tools S3 control surface

Audio Processor (Software/Hardware)

  • Eventide H9
  • MOTU AVB-Interface-Series
  • Universal Audio UAD series


Pro Audio

Portable Sound

  • Electro-Voice EKX Series
  • JBL EON 600 Series
  • Presonus StudioLive AI Series

Concert Sound

  • d&b Y Series
  • L-Acoustics K2
  • Nexo STM 28

Live Microphone / IEM

  • Audio-Technica System 10 Pro
  • DPA d:screet Necklace
  • Shure QLX-D

Mixing System (Live)

  • Midas M32
  • Roland M5000
  • Soundcraft UI

Mixing System (Studio/Broadcast)

  • Lawo mc² 36
  • Stagetec Polaris Evolution
  • Studer Vista X

Studio Microphone

  • Audio-Technica AT5045
  • Neumann U47 FET
  • Røde NTR Active Ribbon Microphone

Studio Monitor

  • Amphion One18
  • Genelec 8351A
  • Munro Sonic Egg 150

Lights/Video

Controlling Lights

  • ETC Cobalt 10
  • High End Systems HedgeHog 4
  • Martin Professional M2GO

Lights

  • Martin Professional Mac Quantum Wash
  • Robe BMFL
  • SGM Q-7

Stage Technology

  • Lightline Lasearray
  • Neutrik Powercon True1
  • Triad-Orbit Triad Stand

Video / Projection Devices

  • Christie Boxer
  • Digital Projection Highlite
  • Panasonic RZ12K

Controlling Video / Projection

  • AMX Enova
  • Analog Way Ascender 32
  • Crestron DM 3.0


    mipa/pipa - Magazines 2015

  • Baterista Al Sur
  • digitalDrummer
  • Meet Music
  • Backstage
  • Música & Mercado
  • Musictube
  • Violão PRO
  • Canadian Music Trade
  • Canadian Musician
  • Professional Lighting & Production
  • Professional Sound
  • Muzikus
  • Musikeren
  • Soundcheck
  • Riffi
  • BASS PART
  • Batteur
  • Guitarist Magazine
  • GUITAR PART
  • Keyboards Recording
  • SONO Magazine
  • drums & percussion
  • Event Partner
  • Gitarre & Bass
  • Keyboards
  • musikmachen.de
  • Production Partner
  • Professional System
  • promedianews.de
  • Sound & Recording
  • Sticks
  • aLive
  • Mediatechnika/Zenész
  • Pro Sound Systems
  • Gitarplus
  • Audio Central Magazine
  • Axe
  • BigBox
  • Chitarre
  • Computer Music Studio
  • Connessioni
  • Drum Club
  • DRUMSET MAG
  • Guitar Club
  • Sound & Lite
  • Sound:Check
  • Musikkultur
  • Estrada i Studio
  • Gitarzysta
  • Infomusic.pl
  • Live Sound & Installation
  • Perkusista
  • Top Bass
  • Top Drummer
  • Top Guitar
  • Top Studio
  • inAVate Magazine
  • Light.Sound.News
  • Music Box
  • Pro-Systems
  • Computer Music Spain
  • Future Music Spain
  • Guitarrista Online
  • Hispasonic
  • Sintemania.com
  • Sonicspace.es
  • De Bassist
  • gearjunkies.com
  • Gitarist
  • Interface
  • Musicmaker
  • AV & Stage
  • Slagwerkkrant
  • Audio Media Magazine
  • iDrum Magazine
  • PSNEUROPE
  • Resolution Magazine
  • DJ Mag
  • Drummer Magazine
  • Future Music
  • Guitar Techniques
  • Computer Music
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • audioXpress
  • Bass Gear Magazine
  • Bass Player
  • Downbeat
  • Drum!
  • Electronic Musician
  • Guitar Aficionado
  • Guitar Player
  • Harmony Central
  • Keyboard
  • Live Sound USA
  • MIX
  • Modern Drummer
  • Music Player Network
  • Music Trades Magazines
  • Premier Guitar
  • Pro Audio Review
  • Pro Sound News
  • Recording Magazine

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    The 16th mipa
    Musikmesse International Press Award 2015

    The 2nd pipa
    Prolight + Sound International Press Award 2015

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