What are the Best Speaker Responses for Metal?


In this blog, we aim to answer one of the questions we get asked a lot: “what are the best speaker responses for metal?” At first sight, it might seem as though the answer is the same as for “what are the best guitar speakers for metal?” So, you just have to find the best […]

Read more

Celestion – Bennett Dean Lewis Interview


We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Bennett Dean Lewis to chat about music, gear and the CelestionPlus Magnificent 7 Impulse Response Collection. “Like a lot of people, I started playing guitar young. I never really considered it as a career option until college,” reflects Nashville-based musician Bennett Dean Lewis. Given his career […]

Read more

Celestion’s Magnificent Seven – Our First Speaker IRs


The Magnificent Seven, as we like to call them, were the first of our classic speakers to get the Celestion speaker impulse response treatment and be made available for purchase to the general public. Seven of our most iconic speakers are now available together in The Magnificent 7 Collection, the perfect place to start if […]

Read more

Guitarist Doug Weiand Tells Us How He Discovered Celestion Impulse Responses


Doug Weiand is a young guitarist, composer and touring musician. Drawing heavy influences from metal and rock, as well as jazz, classical music and rock fusion, this gun for hire finds himself taking somewhat of an exotic-style approach to his playing. Fresh off the back of an amazing performance at NAMM, we caught up with […]

Read more

Celestion Impulse Responses – The Chris Wrate Interview


Nashville-based Guitarist, Songwriter and Musical Director Chris Wrate has worked with artists such as Kelsea Ballerini, Ariana Grande, David Foster, Daniel Powter, Colbie Caillat and Charice, as well as playing on TV shows like Oprah, American Idol, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Today Show and Ellen. Originating from Wisconsin, Chris grew up around […]

Read more

Can Celestion IRs Help You Be a Better Guitar Player?


We’ll be honest here – getting hold of some impulse responses isn’t going to teach you new chords, improve the accuracy of your fingering technique or make you into a virtuoso player overnight. All these require regular practice and commitment. But for many guitar players, getting in that practice can be a challenge in itself, […]

Read more

Celestion Impulse Responses – The Aziz Ibrahim Interview


We caught up with Aziz Ibrahim – one of Celestion’s long standing endorsing artists. He is best known for his work as a leading guitarist for several internationally acclaimed bands and artists including The Stone Roses, Simply Red, Ian Brown, Paul Weller, Steven Wilson, Asia and Rebel MC. In 2005 Aziz was recognised by the […]

Read more

An Easy Way to Get Started with Celestion IRs!


There is no doubt that speaker impulse responses are improving the lives and saving the backs of many touring musicians, crew and front of house engineers, but that shouldn’t mean they get all the fun! CelestionPlus’ IRs can be appreciated by all and today, in this blog and accompanying video, I’m going to show you […]

Read more

Celestion G10 Vintage Impulse Response – Attitude with Added Depth


The Celestion G10 Vintage is the natural progression of the respected Vintage 10 speaker, delivering original British rock attitude with powerful and rich tones. Constructed using the same voice coil design as the iconic Vintage 30 the G10 Vintage punches well above its weight for a 10-inch, 60-watt speaker. Versatility & Range For players who […]

Read more