Michael "NOMAD" Ripoll



The 'Career Guitarist' NOMAD, is a producer/composer, artist and author. Fluent in over a dozen genres, NOMAD's guitar based compositions are featured in several blockbuster film scores & soundtracks, countless television shows and commercials, and has played on many GRAMMY award winning singles and chart topping albums. By day NOMAD can be found playing any of his 20 different fretted-stringed instruments in his production studio, and doubles as the Music Director & Guitarist for Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, as well as tours with his band, Nomad & Lola.

Helix and the Variax are each groundbreaking instruments that have influenced my playing in the best of ways. Combined they are literally a force that has changed how I approach the art of guitar playing!





Helix™ is a new kind of guitar floor-based processor: it’s not only a tour-grade multi-effect pedal that sounds and feels authentic, it's also the most comprehensive master controller for guitar systems ever built.