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WATCH: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer’s national anthem performance

It’s not everyday that you get invited to play the national anthem at the one of the biggest stages in the National Football League - but thats exactly what happened to MONO artist, Brandon "Taz" Niederauer during the AFC Championship Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills… Read more

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WATCH: JHS Pedals build a pedalboard against the clock

How long does it take to assemble an entire MONO Pedalboard Large? Hit play below to watch the JHS Show test a wide array of effects and build Nick's board in just under 2 hours — cable, velcro and all. There's plenty of good noise in this livestream so kick… Read more

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WATCH: KIMIK’s live performance from the Aquarium of the Bay

It's not often you get to witness a live show in an aquarium, but now you can thanks to KIMIK who has teamed up with San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay for an incredible audio-visual adventure with an important message. View this post on Instagram A post shared by KIMIK… Read more

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LISTEN: Grammy-nominated funk band Lettuce releases EP ‘Resonate Remixed’

MONO artists and all-round funky fiends, Lettuce have released 'Resonate Remixed', a remixed version of their seventh studio album,  'Resonate'. The EP is a curated mix of respected artists and friends including Cloudchord, TYCOON, Mckenzie, Birocratic, jackLNDN and Flamingosis. We reached out to some of our favorite producers to remix our album Resonate.… Read more

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WATCH: How live music works during COVID-19 with Adam Neely

How has live music changed over the course of 2020 and how do our modern-day pandemic measures compare to past pandemic responses in human history?  Adam Neely explores these questions and more in true musicological fashion. Watch as he contrasts footage from a recent socially-distanced show to that of his… Read more

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WATCH: Sounds Like a Drum takes on ALL of MONO’s drum cases

If you’re a drummer or percussionist, good cases and smart storage matter. Having every small tool within reach (drum keys, cymbal felts, extra sticks, hi hat clutch, hearing protection, etc.) is just as important as having your cymbals and snare. Even just setting up your kit for the show is… Read more

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Studio Monitor Advice from a Professional Mix Engineer

Our South East Asian representatives at Swee Lee put together an incredibly insightful look into setting up your monitors at home that features our Studio Monitor Stands. Our Studio Monitor Stands are available in Silver and Black. The interview features Edric, a mix engineer, songwriter with Universal Music Publishing, as… Read more

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WATCH: 60 Cycle Hum builds big board with only big pedals

When you have a pedal collection as expansive as Ryan Burke’s (60 Cycle Hum), it pays to have them organized. But who else would’ve thought to put all their chunky pedals on the same pedalboard? Gone are the days when mini pedals ruled. This big-boxes-only mothership by 60 Cycle Hum… Read more

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WATCH: Rhett Shull builds the pedalboard that does EVERYTHING

How many pedals do you need on a fly gig, and how can you get the most out of a small setup?  According to Rhett Shull that number is THREE. That’s right. Three.  Watch Rhett build, in his words, “the pedalboard that does EVERYTHING” with a trio of pedals. At… Read more

Nick Reinhart demonstrates Meris pedals on MONO board
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WATCH: Nick Reinhart’s Experimental Live Performance (feat. MONO board)

Last week, Meris released a video featuring Nick Reinhart of The Tera Melos (you might also recognize him from Pedals And Effects that he hosts with Juan Alderete). Watch in awe as Nick builds a jaw-dropping, beautiful looping composition with an army of Meris pedals, synths and samplers. The icing… Read more