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Warwick receives a MIPA Award for the LWA 1000

High-class performance, crystal-clear sound quality and a great variety in controls make the Warwick LWA 1000 a MIPA winner! Wrapped in the appealing aesthetics of the Jonas Hellborg design, the LWA 1000 was picked by more than 100 international music magazines as the best product of the year in the bass amplification category at this year’s Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany.

Warwick LWA 1000

The MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Award) is recognized as the “Grammy Award” of the MI and Pro Audio industry worldwide. Jonas Hellborg, head of design at Warwick Amplification and worldrenowned bass artist, accepted the award on behalf of Warwick Germany during the ceremony in Frankfurt.

All members of the Warwick Family feel honored to receive this award and are thankful for the international jury’s recognition of Warwick’s excellence in product development. The LWA 1000 in its position as the best Lightweight Amp of 2014 is the piece of bass gear to look out for by bass players worldwide!


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