Celestion Tone with an American Flavour – The A-Type IR is Here


Our latest IR has arrived – an undiscovered gem which sounds a little different. Launched just a couple of years ago, the Celestion A-Type is a medium powered (50W) ceramic magnet guitar speaker. It delivers all the quality and precision you’d expect from a Celestion, with some distinct differences in tone; including a laid-back mid-range […]

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We Catch Up With the Celestion IR Development Team


Six months after the successful release of the Celestion speaker impulse response range, we talk to the IR development team to find out what the reaction has been like, and what plans they have to develop the range in the future. What reaction have you had to the initial range of Celestion speaker impulse responses? […]

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The Neo Creamback – It’s all About Tone!


The great thing about Neo (Neodymium) magnet speakers is that they don’t weigh much. In fact they are much lighter than their ferrite magnet cousins. The subject of this piece – the Neo Creamback – is roughly half the weight of its G12M-65 Creamback brother. So what has that got to do with Impulse Responses? […]

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The New Celestion Neo Creamback Speaker IR


Hot on the heels of the G12H-150 Redback impulse response comes the release of the new Celestion Neo Creamback speaker IR. Neo Creamback Tone What type of tone can you expect from the Neo Creamback impulse response?   Like all our speaker IRs, the digital version of our speakers is almost identical to the real […]

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Celestion Impulse Response Mixes Featured on New HeadRush Pedalboard


If you’ve been thinking about trying out the Celestion impulse response range, but are not sure what type of DAW or amp simulator kit to go for, how about… a pedalboard? Although a pedalboard might not have been your first thought, the HeadRush Pedalboard is worth serious consideration, especially as there are two special Celestion […]

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Cab Simulator – The Kemper Profiler and Celestion IRs


If you’re the owner of a Kemper Profiler with Cab Maker software, you’ll want to check out this great video tutorial by Kemper. It shows you the steps you need to take to convert Celestion impulse responses (which are delivered in .wav format) into Kemper compatible (.kipr) files. To do this you’ll need not only […]

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Introducing the G12H-150 Redback Speaker Impulse Response


We’re delighted to introduce a new speaker to our impulse response range – the new G12H-150 Redback. Why the Redback? One of the big advantages of using any speaker impulse response is the ability to play loud but without disturbing the neighbours, your flatmates or anyone else who, for whatever reason, just isn’t into listening […]

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SonicState Interviews Ken Weller at MESSE 2017


SonicState, the online source for news and information relating to the world of electronic music, paid a visit to the Celestion stand at MESSE 2017 in Frankfurt last week, and interviewed our very own Ken Weller, Product Marketing Manager at Celestion UK. As well as talking about the motivation for creating Celestion’s current set of […]

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How Accurate are our Speaker IRs? Here’s the Proof


In our article Speaker Or Impulse Response: Can You Hear The Difference? we said that, when comparing the output of a Celestion speaker and its IR “…we are hard put to detect which is which, even under optimal listening conditions. For all practical purposes, we find the IRs are indistinguishable from the real thing.” Of […]

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