Celestion Impulse Responses – Good Right Out The Box


Guest blogger Robby Miller shows us how he incorporates Celestion Impulse Responses into his guitar arsenal to achieve the tones he wants for performance, teaching and recording. We guitarists are prime examples of people who are never content. We buy a new guitar and we change the pickups. We purchase a new amp and we […]

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Celestion G10 Greenback Impulse Response – The 10-inch Guitar Speaker That Thinks It’s a 12!


The latest guitar speaker to join our ever-expanding rank of IRs is the 10-inch speaker that thinks it’s a 12 – the Celestion G10 Greenback! Celestion G10 Greenback Tone Developed to recapture the legendary, familiar rock sound of Celestion’s 1970s 10-inch guitar speakers, the G10 Greenback’s ceramic magnet delivers the distinctive throaty growl and satisfying […]

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Adam Steel: Combining The Real & The Virtual


By now, a lot of guitar tone enthusiasts will have heard of Celestion impulse responses – virtual guitar cabinets for use when you either can’t make a huge deal of noise or when you don’t want to be employing microphones on a busy stage. Today, we’re going to explore a third option – let’s say […]

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Guest Blog: On the Road with Andi Picker


Guest blogger Andi Picker lets us into his world as a guitar tech and explains how the benefits of Celestion IRs became apparent. A few weeks ago I was sitting in my studio staring at yet another screenful of drum edits and slowly losing the will to live. Suddenly (thankfully) my phone buzzed and my […]

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Celestion G10 Gold Impulse Response – The Ultimate 10” Speaker IR


We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our speaker impulse response range – the Celestion G10 Gold speaker IR. Following the fantastic feedback we received for the 12” Celestion Gold, the G10 Gold was born from the clear demand for a speaker that combines the Alnico mellowness of the original Celestion Blue with the […]

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Drew Foppe, Guitar Tech Extraordinaire: Interview Part 2


If you haven’t read it, you can check out Part 1 of the interview here.   How long have you been using Celestion IRs and how did you first find out about them? I’ve been using the Celestion IRs for almost a year now, thanks to Mr. John Paice. However, I’ve been working closely with […]

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Drew Foppe, Guitar Tech Extraordinaire: Interview Part 1


Drew Foppe is a guitar, bass and amp tech who has spent the best part of the last 20 years touring and working closely with some of the biggest names in music, including The Smashing Pumpkins, Slipknot, Faith No More, Fleetwood Mac, Shakira and Sheryl Crow. When he’s not on tour or in the studio, […]

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Andi Picker Explores The Magic Cabs of Our Backline Heroes Range


Speakers – The Big Difference I’ve chased tone for years, and after spending far too much time, effort and money tweaking guitars and amps, I eventually realised that putting new speakers in my cabs made far more difference than NOS glass and capacitors – and at a fraction of the cost. I’ve found speakers that […]

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Heavy Metal Turns 50! What are the Best IRs for Metal?


Heavy Metal just celebrated its 50th birthday! To mark the occasion, bands from around the worlds are celebrating at the inaugural World Heavy Metal Congress in London. In this blog, we aim to answer one of the questions we get asked a lot: “what are the best impulse responses for metal?” At first sight, it […]

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Celestion Neo 250 Copperback IR – Purity of Tone


Celestion speakers are revered worldwide for their signature midrange presence and growling cone break-up. We like to think that our speakers and the Celestion signature sound are considered to be one of the most important elements of great guitar tone. The Celestion Neo 250 Copperback speaker, on the other hand, was designed with a different […]

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