Brit metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon has over 3.4 million
fans on Facebook, they have been awarded three Kerrang Awards and
their last album was a Top 20 in the US and UK album charts and
No.1 in Australia.
When the time came for Bring Me the Horizon to record a new
album, they chose DBM50 as their studio monitors. We had a word
with Jona Weinhofen - the man responsible for the bands hard-edged
guitar riffing. He describes the experience like this: "The
Dynaudio DBM50 monitors have been lifesaving for us during the
writing of our latest album. They sound phenomenal, suiting all
genres of music production".
The band is constantly touring, so they have to be able to work
on songs while being on the road. Jona explains why the DBM50s are
perfect for this: "Because of their unique design they're perfect
for transport and functionality in both professional and home
studios - they go everywhere with me, whether it be our studio, a
hotel room or on the tour bus."
"We're not the type of band who goes and listens to all the
other bands in our genre and regurgitate the same kinds of music.
Most of our fans always think we have some crazy gear and
combinations of effects in the studio, but we actually tend to keep
things fairly simple; a good amp, an overdrive, a couple of core
effects like delays and reverbs - that's pretty much how we achieve
our sound live and in the studio and that's what we want our fans
"This is why the DBM50s are perfect for us," Jona explains, "The
sound really translates well to other speakers, so if I'm mixing on
these and later listen to the song in my car, on my home stereo or
through headphones, it gives a really true representation of the
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