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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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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5 Reasons to Love Our New IR Pick & Mix Option


We’re very excited to announce a completely new way of building up a Celestion impulse response library – our IR Pick & Mix option. Now you can buy any combination of 3 or 5 cabinets from our full range of IRs, for a significant discount. Your choices can include IRs from the same speaker or […]

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5 Top Ways to Use Celestion Impulse Responses


Since we launched our speaker impulse responses (IRs) a lot of guitar players are using Celestion IRs in a myriad of ways, with homemade demo videos on YouTube and plenty of forum discussions. Clearly, users are experimenting with all kinds of different setup options made possible with our impulse response files – but if you’re […]

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Choosing Between Cab Impulses – How Much Does Cabinet Type Affect Tone?


Our impulse responses have captured the unique tones of Celestion’s classic guitar speaker range in digital form, and the focus is quite rightly on the tones of the different speakers. A couple of weeks ago we focused on the difference the type and position of the microphone can make to the final tone – but […]

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Celestion Gold – Speaker Impulse Response Out Now


With the end of 2017 fast approaching we are happy to announce yet another addition to the Celestion speaker impulse response range – the Celestion Gold. This brings the line-up to no fewer than 15 of our legendary guitar speakers now available for download. And what could be more appropriate than a little gold around […]

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6 Ways a Celestion Impulse Response Can Improve Your Recordings


Nearly a year on from the launch of Celestion’s Impulse Response range and the verdict seems to be pretty much unanimous: Celestion IRs deliver accurate, authentic Celestion tone which is virtually indistinguishable from the real thing. Successfully capturing the tones of our speakers in high quality, digital form is a technical achievement we’re proud of […]

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Celestion G12-50GL Lynchback: The Guitarist, The Speaker, The IR


Only the second signature guitar speaker Celestion have ever produced in its 90+ year history, the G12-50GL Lynchback was built for, and named after, the legendary lead and rhythm guitarist George Lynch in 2011. Now, this unique rock speaker joins our range of speaker IRs, delivering detailed vintage warmth to make your lead sound sing. […]

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What are the Best Impulse Responses for Metal?


One of the pleasures of an extensive impulse response library is the ability to instantly switch between different tones to suit different styles of music, so it’s understandable to wonder exactly what are the best impulse responses for metal, rock, blues and so on. In this blog we’re going to guide you through some of […]

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The Much Loved Classic Lead 80 Speaker IR is Here


Metal masters Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage and Jeff Waters of Annihilator; Blues icon Joe Bonamassa; Jazz fusion legend Allen Hinds; Country supremo Trey Hill (Kellie Pickler). All of them are awesome guitarists in their chosen genres, of course, but other than that, what could this incredibly diverse group possibly have in common? While their […]

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