How To Prep For Recording Acoustic Guitar In Audio Recording


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Prepping for recording acoustic guitar

Acoustic guitar recording requires a preparation that's different from just about any other instrument. Before you begin recording even the first note, here are a few steps to take first. Change your strings, putting on a fresh set of strings will not only help with the tuning, but make the instrument resonate better, this will result in a better recording. Tune your guitar with as precise a tuner as you can get your hands on, and then check the intonation to make sure that it plays through up the neck, listen to your room, listen to how the guitar resonates in the room you're playing in.

Stand back from the instrument, move around the instrument to find the sweet spot where the direct sound of the guitar combines with reflections of the room. Take off noisy pieces of clothing, take off any watches, rings, jewelry, or belt buckles that may bang against the instrument. Also, certain jackets, and/or shirts may have buttons that can cause a problem. Remember that there's more t...

Prepping for recording acoustic guitar
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