5 Top Reasons Why You Should Try Celestion SpeakerMix Pro This Holiday


Ah, The Holidays! Long, dark evenings at home surrounded by family, guests and neighbours – go on, turn that amp up, we dare you! Impulse Responses of speaker cabs are a great way to take control of our signal chain and perhaps, at this time of year, even a little bit of our sanity; and […]

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Introducing the Celestion Speaker Shaper Plugin from Softube


If you play an electric guitar or bass through a traditional amp and cab set-up, a large part of what you hear, along with your instrument, amplifier and any effects or pedals, is the sound of speakers. Celestion speakers have driven the sound of popular music for nearly a hundred years, originally in the real […]

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Crafting Your Guitar Tone – The Importance of Microphone Positions


In this new article, guest writer Andi Picker breaks down the intricacies of trialling a range of different microphone positions when chasing the perfect guitar tone, whether live on stage or recording in the studio. I started recording music because I love the sound of electric guitars. Basically, I heard music as guitar, some lyrics, […]

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F12-X200 + F12M-150 Triple Cone Full Range LIVE Response Speakers


Celestion has designed and built the world’s first Full Range LIVE Response guitar speakers. They have been created to reproduce the full spectrum of audible frequencies, for an accurate performance, whatever digital modelling gear you use: that’s what makes them  Full Range. But here’s the thing, they still feel like you’re playing through a regular guitar speaker: […]

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5 Top Reasons Why You Should Plug-In To Celestion SpeakerMix Pro


We recently caught up with Pete Thorn again after his video review of SpeakerMix Pro. If you haven’t seen it already you can watch it here: So, what are the key benefits he describes?   1          Dynamic Speaker Response takes realism to the next-level SpeakerMix Pro is the plugin that supports Celestion’s new Dynamic […]

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Something New and Special for Bassists… Bergantino Bass Cab IRs!


We’ve added a new and rather special Backline Heroes collection to our range of Impulse Responses for bassists – a series of stunning bass guitar cabinets from Massachusetts, USA, amp and cab legends Bergantino Audio Systems. We joined up with Bergantino to capture the sounds of their NXT (Neo X-Treme) range of bass guitar cabinets […]

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Speaker Sims: The Next Generation


In our latest blog, Andi Picker discusses the next generation of speaker simulation, and what our brand-new SpeakerMix Pro plugin and range of Dynamic Speaker Responses (DSRs) bring to the mix. I’m a long-term fan of speaker IRs – when I reviewed the original release of Celestion Impulse Responses way-back in issue 50 of Guitar […]

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Celestion Speaker Response Survey


What do YOU use Celestion Speaker Responses for? The world of music-making has changed dramatically over the last few years and we have seen an astonishing increase in the world of digital guitar tone products available to musicians around the world. With now over 85 Celestion Impulse Response and Dynamic Speaker Response packs and our […]

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The Newest Addition to Our Backline Heroes Range is… VOX Amps!


Our Backline Heroes range has grown again! We’re excited to reveal the newest name in our now-legendary line-up is iconic British cabinet and amp company, VOX Amps! We teamed up with VOX Amps to record a completely new collection of cabinet impulse responses based on recordings of three classic VOX cabinets loaded up with some […]

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