#From the Team

How To Store Your Guitar In Different Climates

MONO gear gets around. The guitarists we create for are from pretty much anywhere. But whether you find yourself in blistering cold, tropical humid climates, or something in between, there’s a whole host of conditions out there that your guitar may not thrive in. Damage to your beloved axe can… Read more

#From the Team

What is MONO Sharkskin?

Here at MONO we're always happy to chat about what goes in to our gear. So it's no surprise we get a few questions from passionate musicians about our Sharkskin products.  But there's a twist. Despite what the name may imply, MONO Sharkskin contains no actual shark skin. It turns out that 'sharkskin' as a… Read more

#From the Team

How To Pack A Van For Touring

Giving musicians the right tools for the job is what we live for, but getting said tools into a van and taking them on the road isn’t always as easy as you might think. Here are some pointers for starting as you mean to go on and getting your gear… Read more

#Tutorials

5 ‘Must-know’ Tips For Taking Your Music Gear On A Plane

As a company that loves to work with touring musicians, we get a lot of people asking us about the best ways to keep their gear safe and in good condition during air travel. Touring can be exhilarating but there’s also a lot to consider when taking valuable equipment on… Read more

#Inspiration

Frank Zappa on Music

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. — Frank Zappa Zappa was the archetypal working musician — he was incredibly prolific, with 59 albums from his debut to his passing. And not to mention the… Read more

#Tutorials

Can a Gigbag Really Keep Your Guitar Safe?

If you’ve ever experienced the horror of opening a case to find a wounded instrument inside, you know how important it is to trust in whatever protective place you store your guitar. A great case gives you confidence and peace of mind, secure in your knowledge that your prized possession… Read more

#Community

Grammy Award Winning Victor Wooten Demos The Tick

The five-time Grammy winner and one of Rolling Stone's 'Top 10 Bassists of all time', Victor Wooten is a practical man. He’s constantly on the road, and he demands a lot from his gear. For that, we’re glad he is as much a fan of us as we are of… Read more

#Community

Check Out #MONOfits

Every now and then our awesome customers show off their gear in gorgeous flat-lays that we like to call #MONOfits. We share the most inspired ones with our followers over on Instagram. Check out these three from 2017 so far. Shout out to Connor McElwain, Chris Butler and Barrett Hemmings for tagging their hard-working… Read more

#From the Team

5 Reasons to Love the Vertigo

As a company, we stand behind every product we make and are proud and humbled by just how many fans we have acquired since we launched in 2007.  One of our products which we never tire of talking about is our MONO Vertigo Guitar Case. Check out this rundown of 5… Read more

#Tutorials

4 Innovative Ways To Tech-Hack Your MONO Gear

Modern gear does more than just carry your stuff from one destination to another. These days you can get some pretty amazing smart luggage that will do everything from weighing itself to automatically checking in for a flight. Luggage that can charge your phone and be tracked via Bluetooth is increasingly becoming… Read more

#From the Team

MONO Officially Joins The BandLab Technologies Family

MONO Creators, We’re really excited to announce something very special… we are officially “joining the band” with BandLab. What is BandLab? It’s a new cloud-based app that empowers you to quickly record, collaborate and share music with other musicians and fans. As creators, we know you are constantly getting inspired,… Read more

#From the Team

We Won a Pretty Sweet Award

MONO joins Tesla, Nest, Sonos, and other top design-driven brands in the ranks of the 2013 Industrial Design Society of America Awards. This year the Industrial Design Society of America has issued MONO the prestigious Silver IDEA Award for the Vertigo™ Top-Loading Guitar Case, making MONO one of the select… Read more