How-Tos

#How-Tos / 21 May 2020

Top 5 ways to use your MONO cases during Quarantine

A great guitar case always comes in handy — even when you’re not on the road. In addition to keeping your instruments safe, our community of users have shared some ingenious ways of integrating instrument cases into your daily lives. Here are some of our favorite alternative ways to use… Read more

#Equipment Care / 15 April 2020

5 Things To Do At Home In Quarantine: The Musician’s Edition

Live shows may be off the books for now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay creative and productive. Over the past two months, our followers have been sharing some of their favorite stay-home activities during this time of social distancing. We’ve collated some ideas here to inspire you to… Read more

#How-Tos / 16 May 2018

Pedalboard Talk with Goodwood Audio: Cable Plugs and Fasteners

If you suffer from attachment issues then this blog post is most certainly for you. No we're not here to give you relationship advice, we are of course, talking about pedalboards! The last time we spoke to our guest stars from Winter NAMM 2018, Grant Klassen and Michael (Mikey) Woodward… Read more

#How-Tos / 7 February 2018

Pedalboard Talk With Goodwood Audio

If you were there with us at Winter NAMM 2018 in Anaheim you must have noticed a booth right next to ours - guest stars, pedalboard aficionados, and our friends - Goodwood Audio. Manned by Grant Klassen and Michael (Mikey) Woodward, the Goodwood team have specialized in cables, custom boxes… Read more

#How-Tos / 8 November 2017

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

#How-Tos / 4 October 2017

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

#How-Tos / 24 August 2017

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

#How-Tos / 10 August 2017

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

#How-Tos / 7 June 2017

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

#How-Tos / 4 May 2017

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

#How-Tos / 28 April 2017

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

#Equipment Care / 21 April 2017

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