With such an enormous NAMM presence, it took 2 D’Addario Item Specialists walk us through their brand-new products, all which pursue “fixing issues for artists.” First up, the Backline Equipment Transportation Pack; a modular backpack, designed to fit (and organize) whatever you require for your gig. Next we saw two new casein guitar picks; an option to tortoise shell, made from a dairy protein. Last, but not least, strings, specifically the covered XT strings, which include enhanced corrosion resistance.