74: Recording Acoustic Guitar

The acoustic guitar! There are MANY ways to record this beautiful instrument – all perfectly usable. But which one is the right sound for YOUR project? This episode will point you firmly in the right direction. 

You will learn: 

  • How different parts of the acoustic guitar sound when you point microphones at them
  • How to get a great stereo sound out of a single performance using either an XY pair or a mid-side technique
  • How to get a natural brightness without using any EQ
  • How to get more or less room sound
  • The difference between a listener’s perspective and a player’s perspective
  • Some pitfalls of recording acoustic guitars and what to watch out for
  • How to approach recording differently in a case where the acoustic guitar is the feature instrument vs where it is a background instrument

Where to Find the Guys
Free DIY Recording eBook: https://www.howtorecordyourband.com
Vadim’s Studio Site – Get your FREE test mix today! – https://www.calmfrogrecording.com
Benjamin’s Studio Site – https://www.dreamloudstudio.com
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