Acoustic Guitar Miking Techniques

Video Description

Every acoustic guitar has its own unique tonal qualities and capturing that distinct sound in the studio can be very difficult. There's no right or wrong answers but there is a method to the madness of recording an acoustic guitar. Recording engineer Jeff Dykhouse demostrates the microphone selection and placement process of recording an acoustic guitar in a studio setting. You will hear and see the comparison process that led Jeff to select both the microphones and placement for this particular recording situation.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Acoustic Guitar Mic'ing Techniques
    1. Introduction 00:01:53
    2. Mono Microphone Placement 00:06:48
    3. 3 Different Guitars 00:04:56
    4. Adding a Microphone 00:05:16
    5. Adding a Direct Box 00:02:04
    6. Mid-Side Technique 00:04:40
    7. X Y Technique 00:03:52
    8. EQ 00:05:06
    9. Microphone Review 00:07:53
    10. Conclusion 00:00:31

Product Information

  • Title: Acoustic Guitar Miking Techniques
  • Author(s): Jeff Dykhouse
  • Release date: November 2009
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 00320090117SI