Celestion Speaker IRs Go Global!


Since Celestion’s range of speaker IRs was launched in January last year, they’ve been bought and used worldwide. We’ve seen downloads from over 80 countries around the globe, and from every continent except Antarctica. As you might expect, the majority of our buyers are based in the USA and United Kingdom. But, like our speakers, […]

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5 Reasons Celestion Impulse Responses are the Choice of Professionals


We often describe our range of Celestion Impulse Responses as being Professional Quality – and this has been borne out by the many professional musicians, performers and producers making use of our IRs in their commercial work. In fact, in our recent survey 22% of our respondents said they were regularly using Celestion IRs for […]

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Recreate Eddie Van Halen Tone with the Celestion G12 EVH Speaker IR


If you’ve ever tried to recreate the distinctive Eddie Van Halen tone your quest just got a whole lot easier with the launch of our latest IR – the Celestion G12 EVH speaker impulse response. Whether you’re a home guitarist who just loves sounding like the greats, or a professional musician looking for some extra […]

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The Lowdown with Andi Picker: Sample Rates & Impulse Lengths


I remember when I first started using cab IRs; I had bought a software amp-sim and it included a small selection of own-brand and third-party responses that that could be loaded one or two at a time into the built-in Convolver module. Using them was dead simple: choose the kind of speakers you want to […]

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Celestion Impulse Response Survey


What do YOU use Celestion IRs for? With 85 Celestion IRs now in our line-up and many thousands of impulse response downloads to customers worldwide, we’d really like to know… What are you guys using them for? Playing at home? Recording at home? Recording professionally? Live performances? Or a combination of these? Let us know […]

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Celestion IRs – The Michael Nielsen Interview


If you’ve ever played Forza Motorsport 6 or 7, watched the animated Wolverine series, the trailer for the new Han Solo movie or listened to the recordings of Philip Sayce, the chances are high that you’re already familiar with the work of Michael Nielsen. A professional composer and music producer for two decades, Michael is […]

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Celestion V-Type Speaker Impulse Response


We’re very excited to reveal the latest addition to our speaker impulse response range – the Celestion V-Type speaker IR. Although the G12 V-Type is one of our newest guitar speakers – launched in 2013 – it has quickly found its niche among contemporary rock guitarists looking for a speaker which combines the best of […]

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Celestion Speaker IR Mix Contest – The Winners!


We’re very pleased to announce the winner of our Celestion IR Mix video contest. And the winner is… Johnny Kuehl! You can see Johnny’s winning video here: We were impressed by the attention to detail that Johnny brought to this mix, thinking about what he wanted on the lows, mids and highs and selecting not just […]

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4×12 Impulse Responses – Authentic Tone Without the Hassle


For many guitarists, a 4×12 cabinet represents the authentic sound of rock, and has done for decades. And it seems that the popularity of the 4×12 is carrying over strongly into the digital world too – here at Celestion, we consistently sell more 4×12 impulse responses than any other cabinet type. Which got us wondering… […]

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