Ipswich, UK (June 24 2020) — Celestion, the premier manufacturer of guitar and bass loudspeakers whose classic guitar tones have made the company famous as the voice of rock and roll, is pleased to announce their new line of ENGL Cabinets Impulse Responses.
Celestion has faithfully captured the sounds of German amp designer and manufacturer ENGL to create this new addition to the now-legendary Backline Heroes range of cabinet IR libraries
The new IR collection is ideal for guitarists, musicians and producers who want to quickly replicate the authentic ENGL tone live, in the studio or at home. The new ENGL Cabinets IRs are available for audition and download at CelestionPlus.
The New ENGL Cabinets collection of IRs features six classic speaker cabinets in pristine digital form. The collection includes:
- ENGL E112VB 1×12 closed back with a Celestion V30 speaker
- ENGL E212VB 2×12 closed back with Celestion V30 speakers
- ENGL E212VHB 2×12 closed back with Celestion V30 speakers
- ENGL E412VGB 4×12 closed back with Celestion V30 speakers
- ENGL E412VSB 4×12 closed back with Celestion V30 speakers
- ENGL E412XXLB 4×12 closed back with Celestion V30 speakers
As with all Celestion genuine Impulse Response collections, the ENGL Cabinet IRs have been captured by expert engineers in a state-of-the-art recording studio, using a range of professional studio microphones Each of these ENGL cabinets has been close-miked in six positions using three different studio-quality mics – a Shure SM57, a Sennheiser MD421 and a Royer R-121, giving 18 different close-mic tone options for each cabinet, as well as our usual ‘Left’, ‘Right’ and ‘Stereo’ room-mic impulses recorded with a Neumann TLM 107 condenser mic for you to mix in as much or as little as you need to add some room space to your perfect tone, plus an additional twelve mixes of preset microphone combinations.
Available for download in .WAV format, the ENGL Cabinets IRs can be installed and used on the same huge range of DAWs or amp-modelling gear in just the same way as existing Celestion IRs. Each are available for download individually, or as a part of a collection.
The ENGL Cabinets Impulse Responses join others in Celestion’s Backline Heroes collection including: Blackstar Cabinet IRs, Laney Cabinets IRs, Orange Cabinets IRs, Suhr Cabinets IRs and Vox Cabinets IRs. Explore the impressive collection of other genuine Celestion guitar speaker IRs available at CelestionPlus, such as the: A-Type, Blackstar Cabinet, Celestion Blue, Celestion Cream, Celestion Gold, Classic Lead 80, G10 Creamback, Heritage G12H 55Hz, Heritage G12M, G12 EVH, G12K-100, G12-35XC, G12T-75, G12-50GL Lynchback, G12-H150 Redback, G12M Greenback, G12M-65 Creamback, G12M-75 Creamback, G12H Anniversary, G12-65, Neo Creamback, V-Type, Vintage 30 and bass impulse responses such as the BL10-100X, BN15-400X, BN10-200X, BN15-300X, PULSE10, PULSE12 and PULSE15. and many other models.
About ENGL Amps
In 1984, the first programmable guitar amp was a sensation, something that had never existed before. Back then, when two channels and a master volume on an amp counted as comfort features, Edmund Engl’s futuristic concept of an amp was equivalent to a landslide. Engl wasn’t an electronics freak, but a musician who saw things with the pragmatic necessity of musical practice and he thought that such a programmable amp would be idea, with a variety of sounds available via footswitch. Enter Horst Langer, the technically savvy friend and ENGL’s technical mastermind. With his know-how, he was able to realize every idea and every ENGL amp is a child of his mind. No matter whether it’s a small roar cube of the kind of a Screamer or an Ironball, the compact Tops Gigmaster , Rockmaster and Metalmaster or new custom pedals, today every product breathes the enthusiastic spirit with which Edmund Engl and Horst Langer set off back then. ENGL consistently implements the quality standards of Made in Germany. High-quality components and the best workmanship lead to a perfect result and a sound that has received the best reviews in the trade press and is appreciated by prominent players all over the world. The list of ENGL devotees reads like a who’s who in rock and roll, including Ritchie Blackmore, Steve Morse, Paul Stanley, Vivian Campbell, Glenn Tipton, Richie Faulkner, Marty Friedman, Mick Box, Bob Kulick, Victor Smolski, Stuart Smith, and others.
About Celestion Impulse Responses
Celestion IRs, which capture the essential behavior of the cabinet in the specific space in which it was recorded, including the frequency and phase response of single drivers as well as the interaction of multiple speakers, offer the user significant benefits. In both recording and live production, Celestion IRs enable the desired tone to be precisely and consistently reproduced regardless of the music recording or live sound environment. And IR users can escape the limitations of a single mic and cabinet setup and explore a universe of possibilities to create the perfect tone. Once you find a tone that you love, it can be precisely recreated, in the studio or on the road, time after time. And the IRs allow Celestion customers to audition specific models before purchasing one or more physical speakers.
Celestion IR digital downloads are available in uncompressed, industry standard .WAV format at 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz and 96 kHz sample rates at 24 bit depth, in lengths of 200 and 500 milliseconds Once the files are downloaded and unzipped, users simply load the IRs into a convolution plug-in in their DAW or into other processing hardware. These formats will work in all known hardware capable of loading IRs, and for the most popular hardware Celestion have already grouped together the correct formats. Guitar processor manufacturers supported include Atomic Amps, Fractal Audio Systems, Kemper, Line 6, Logidy, Positive Grid, Two Notes, Headrush and Yamaha. The Celestion IR files may be downloaded in the sample rate and length appropriate for the hardware being used or as a complete package of all rates and lengths. Certain third party hardware requires the files to be converted into a proprietary format before use.
About Celestion and Celestion Guitar Speakers
An important element to essential British guitar tone since the birth of Rock & Roll, Celestion Guitar Speakers are famous for their lively and vocal midrange character with plenty of sparkle and chime. With worldwide headquarters in Ipswich, England, Celestion design, develop and manufacture premium guitar and bass loudspeakers, and high-quality professional audio drivers for sound reinforcement. These world-renowned speakers are used onstage and in clubs, theatres and other venues the world over. Contact Celestion at: [email protected] and visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/celestion.