Acoustic Guitar

  1. Using EQ To Improve Your Acoustic Guitar Tone

    Using EQ To Improve Your Acoustic Guitar Tone
      Whether your acoustic guitar track is going to be at the forefront of the song such as in an acoustic vocal demo or simply the rhythm section of a full on rock track, using EQ not only ensures that it will sound nice and balanced on its own, but also helps it blend well with the rest of your project. Some people might assume that because the acoustic guitar is a pretty straight forward instrument that mixing it should be just as easy. Too bad it’s not though. Below, we take a look at tips on dealing with the highs, mids, and lows of acoustic guitar EQ.   Continue reading →
  2. Quick Tips: Using An Acoustic Guitar On Stage

    Quick Tips: Using An Acoustic Guitar On Stage
    There’s just something in the natural tone of an acoustic guitar that can’t be replicated by an electric guitar, no matter how many effects pedal you use. Unfortunately, using an acoustic guitar as part of a band on stage is not as easy as simply plugging in. There are two main problems when it comes to using an acoustic guitar on stage – hearing yourself over the rest of the band and feedback. With the quick tips below, you should be able to better craft the response and sound of your acoustic in order to help make it a natural fit on stage.   Continue reading →
  3. Acoustic Guitar Maintenance Tips

    Acoustic Guitar Maintenance Tips
    Having a good instrument to play or practice on is crucial in order to progress on it. There is nothing more discouraging than not being able to play your best because of fret buzz or strings being so high that it is very hard to press them down. Taking good care of your acoustic guitar and giving it proper maintenance is fundamental if you would like to receive quality services when playing it. Below are quick tips for acoustic guitar maintenance that you should pay attention to:   Continue reading →
  4. Recording Tips: Improving Your Acoustic Guitar Tone

    Recording Tips: Improving Your Acoustic Guitar Tone
    An acoustic guitar is obviously a different beast than its electric brother and should be treated as such in the studio. The techniques and methods that are used to record an electric guitar are different from the way an acoustic recording should be tackled. With that in mind, we’re going to take a look at some conventional wisdom as it's related to getting the best acoustic guitar tone in a studio setting.     Continue reading →
  5. Acoustic Strings on an Electric Guitar

    Acoustic Strings on an Electric Guitar
    Ernie Ball EB2221 Regular Slinky Guitar String Set 6-Pack @ $24.99 Q: "Can I use acoustic guitar strings on my electric?" A: Taking a typical set of acoustic strings into consideration, the high E and B will work fine and should generate the normal amount of output if used in an electric guitar. As for the other four, you...

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