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Tips & Tricks: Van Etiquette

Get in the Van! If your band has decided on renting or buying a van to take on the road, then you’re already doing something right. You’ll be saving money on gas, and you will all be forced into your bandmates’ company for at least a few hours - what’s… Read more

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5 Essentials You Will Probably Forget to Pack on Your First Tour

You’re finally going on tour! There are people outside of your studio garage who know the words to your song, and you’re about to make a whole lot of friends - it’s all exciting. For your first time, though, it could get daunting. You’re afraid of under and over-packing, and… Read more

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How To Travel With Guitar Pedals

Guitar pedals always bring us a lot of joy here at MONO. And like a lot of musicians, we’re always on the go, so protecting our pedals is a top priority. We’d like to share some tips for the best ways in which you can protect them and ensure that… Read more

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Top Tips For Travelling With A Laptop

Like many musicians, a laptop can be our best friend here at MONO. Compact and capable, they give us the ability to make music pretty much anywhere, but they can also be pricey pieces of kit that require proper care and attention. Taking a laptop on the road with you,… Read more

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The Expert’s Guide To Flying With Your Guitar

MONO cases travel all over the world with their musicians. And while we certainly design them for rugged travel, there are easy ways to be extra sure that your instruments are kept safe – especially on airplanes. Here are some tricks of the trade. Keep calm and carry on Taking… Read more

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How To Create A Proper Pedal Signal Chain

Few things in life are more enjoyable than listening to a great sounding guitar. When crafting your sound, the type of guitar, wood, pickups and your playing style are all very important considerations. Ultimately, many guitarists take it a step further and define their signature sound by combining different guitar… Read more

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What To Look For In A Guitar Case

It goes without saying that looking after your guitar is the key to its long and happy life. Finding the right case is a must, but it’s worth thinking about what you need to get the most out of what you’re buying. Here are our tips. 1. Shop Around Take… Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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