At some point you’ll probably want to know how to record acoustic guitar. Sadly, unless you have prior recording experience, chances are that the results will be underwhelming. In this post I’ll give you some tips on recording and signal processing that hopefully will get you results you’ll be happy with.
Recording is one of my great joys, and even when it’s not successful, it’s still educational. Recording can be done for cheap these days, and as long as you don’t have a large orchestra or choir, or an acoustic drum set to capture, you can easily make do with a spare bedroom.
In an earlier post, inventively called «Tips for Recording Electric Guitar», I wrote about things that I’ve found are crucially important for getting a good guitar sound on tape or disk. The post wasn’t focussed on gear, as I felt that this had been sufficiently covered by others. I have now changed my mind, and […]
Before I started writing this post, I did some searching on Google. I found that most of the stuff that’s written on this topic is very equipment-focused. Yes, you need gear, and a couple of really good EQ and compression plugins (or the real thing, if you can afford it) will surely make the job […]