Life On The Road

#Life On The Road / 30 August 2021

Soul Mountain: The Second Climb

What do you do after you perform on top of the world? You find the next mountain peak to do it all over again. In our last feature, Jordi Mestre shared his story and how he’s combined his passion for music and the great outdoors into one beautiful project —… Read more

Zane Carney with a Heritage H-150 Custom Core Electric Guitar
#Life On The Road / 5 May 2021

Zane Carney Talks LA Jazz, Live Streaming, and new album ‘Alter Ego’

If you’re a fan of anything and everything to do with the guitar, Zane Carney should be a name that you’ve got to know. Described as a “massive guitar player” by acclaimed bassist Thundercat and hailed as “the future of electric guitar” by HuffPost, Zane Carney has made significant contributions… Read more

Jordi Mestre and the MONO Vertigo at the mountain peak
#Life On The Road / 9 December 2020

Soul Mountain: Music at the mountain peak

How far would you take your music with you? For one artist, only the top of the world will do.  Jordi Mestre is on a mission to combine his love for music and the mountains - successfully causing a stir in the Catalonian region. Earlier this year, the professional musician… Read more

Jose Rios Free Nationals with his MONO Stealth Guitar Case
#Life On The Road / 24 November 2020

Free Nationals’ Jose Rios talks Fortnite, Anderson .Paak and the future of funk

Hailing from sunny San Diego, Jose Rios has been involved in the Cali music scene for a better part of 15 years now. In fact, the Grammy-winning producer and guitarist has been part of the Free Nationals since its inception back in the late 2000s and was even present when… Read more

#Life On The Road / 11 October 2020

James Norbert Ivanyi talks prog rock, guitar and new album ‘Omen Faustum’

Australia’s very own James Norbert Ivanyi is well known for his uncanny virtuosity on the electric guitar. Hailing from sunny Sydney, James wears many different hats as a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, and music producer in addition to being a prolific performer. With three albums under his belt and another one releasing… Read more

Australian guitarist Adam Miller
#Life On The Road / 29 July 2020

Adam Miller talks guitars, moving to LA and new album ‘Unify’

For guitarist and songwriter Adam Miller, resting on his laurels is not an option. The Australian virtuoso has toured internationally for almost a decade and has released six albums to date. In 2013, his album "Delayed" made Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s Top 10 Albums of 2012 and he was also named… Read more

#Life On The Road / 29 June 2020

Asher Belsky talks Crossroads Festival, Gibson’s G3, and Debut Single

Not many 15 year olds can say they’ve performed at a prestigious festival or are endorsed by a major guitar brand, but Asher Belsky has already done it all proving that sometimes age is just a number and real musicality is simply undeniable. To date, Asher has shared the stage… Read more

#Life On The Road / 3 March 2020

Adam Blackstone and Brian Frasier-Moore talk Super Bowl 2020, gear and more

The year may have only just begun, but last month, we witnessed what will be one of the largest televised musical events of 2020 — the Super Bowl 54 Pepsi halftime show starring Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. The BASSic Black Entertainment (BBE) All-Stars band, led by renowned producer and music… Read more

#Life On The Road / 27 June 2019

Report from the road: Sweetwater GearFest 2019

Today our blog post is a report from the road, from Jason Martin, MONO Artist Relations and Partnerships. If you haven’t experienced Sweetwater GearFest, put it on your “to do” list. There’s a plethora of activities for every musician and music lover to enjoy (even the little kids loved going down the… Read more

#Life On The Road / 31 January 2019

Justin Butler talks Nashville, Pedal Mods and Vintage Amps

One of the reasons why musicians have loved our MONO products for the past decade, is that the team at MONO are musicians – and we're always designing with gigging realities in mind. The frustrations we share serve as design inspiration. The same holds true for Nashville guitarist Justin Butler.… Read more

#Life On The Road / 23 January 2019

Kasey Todd on Drumming Influences, Versatility and What’s in the bag

Start them young, they say. How young? For Kasey Todd, he took the stage at age two, yes two. His father was a member of the 50s and 60s tribute band, The Van-Dells, and his exposure to the world of music right from the start set him on the path… Read more

#Life On The Road / 11 January 2019

Page Hamilton on Heroes, Compositions and Work Habits

Page Hamilton and MONO go way back. We first showed our products to Page at the 2007 NAMM show, and it’s been MONO or nothing ever since. Page is most well-known as the founder member, band leader, vocalist and guitarist for NYC’s legendary alternative metal band Helmet. But his exploits… Read more