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Rory Block Releases Latest in Her Mentor Series


In 1996, accomplished blueswoman Rory Block released a fine tribute to Robert Johnson, The Lady and Mr. Johnson, and the success of that release spawned her Mentor Series, a collection of tribute albums celebrating her most significant influences. The latest in that series, Hard Luck Child: A Tribute to Skip James, was released today on Stony Plain Records.


News. Blues. Fingerstyle. Folk. Recording.

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AG Contributors Release New Albums, Kickstarter Campaign


It’s been an embarrassment of musical riches for Acoustic Guitar recently, as three different AG contributors have recorded three very different acoustic-based album projects.


News. Bluegrass. Blues. Fingerstyle. Folk. Jazz. Recording. Rock. Songwriting.

Day Two of Summer NAMM 2014 Featured More Gear, More Excitement



Video. Sessions. Bluegrass. Blues. Classical. Country. Fingerstyle. Flatpicking. Folk. Guitar Care. Jazz. Recording. Rock.

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GearFest Takes the Stage June 6 & 7


It’s time to get “amped” up for GearFest ’14, the largest public music trade show in the United States—a veritable musical manna for players, instruments, and the people who love them.


News. Guitar Care. Recording. Rock.

Johnny Cash vault still packed with unreleased material, says son


Johnny Cash is turning out to be more like Johnny “cache”—as not only did the late country legend’s posthumous album, Out Among the Stars, come out this week, but son John Carter Cash says there is still several albums worth of unreleased material stashed in his archives.


Video. News. Country. Folk. Recording. Rock.

EXCLUSIVE: Nathan Bell Premieres Powerful New Video for "Names"


Nathan Bell premieres his new video for "Names" today, exclusively at Acoustic Guitar. The song is from the singer-songwriter’s latest album Blood Like A River, reviewed in AG's March issue.


Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Blues. Country. Fingerstyle. Folk. Recording. Rock. Songwriting.

EXCLUSIVE SONG: Singer-Songwriter Patrick Park Premieres ‘My Holding Hand is Empty’


'Acoustic Guitar' premieres Patrick Park’s new song “My Holding Hand is Empty” exclusively today. It’s one of the highlights of his upcoming fourth album, 'Love Like Swords,' available April 22 on iTunes and other music distributors.


Video. News. Fingerstyle. Folk. Recording. Rock. Songwriting.

Online Jam Platform JamKazam Opens for Beta


The new jam service allows musicians to play in sync over long distances.


Video. News. Recording.

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Recording with Pickups


How to create good-sounding recordings using your guitar's built-in pickup.


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Mix, Master, and Publish Your Recording


How to mix, master, and create a final product of your recording, whether for uploading it online or duplicating on CD.


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Tracking and Editing in the Home Studio


How to track great-sounding acoustic guitar recordings and perform basic edits in a DAW.


Video. Advice. Recording.

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How to Set Recording Levels


Setting your signal levels correctly is an important foundation for successful recordings. 


Advice. Recording.

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All About Mic Placement for Home Recording


How to place your microphones when recording acoustic guitars.


Video. Advice. Recording.

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Prepare Your Room for Recording


How to achieve great-sounding recordings in an imperfect room.


Advice. Recording.

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Getting Started with Home Recording


The basic gear you need to set up a home studio.


Video. Advice. Recording.

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Using an Instrument Mic Onstage


An external mic on a mic-stand can often be the perfect setup for solo guitarists or bluegrass bands. Learn more in today’s excerpt from Acoustic Guitar Amplification Essentials.


Video. Advice. Recording. Technique and Theory.

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Effective EQ


How to use parametric EQs to adjust your guitar’s amplified sound.


Video. Advice. Recording.

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Real-World Rigs: Laurence Juber


Fingerstyle guitarist Laurence Juber demonstrates his onstage setup.


Video. Advice. Fingerstyle. Recording.

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Onstage Dynamics


Learn how to mix yourself onstage by working a mic.


Advice. Recording.

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Real-World Rigs: Jackie Greene


Blues/rock guitarist Jackie Greene demonstrates his onstage acoustic setup.


Video. Advice. Blues. Recording. Rock.

Home Recording Basics


In this series of seven articles, we look at how to set up your home studio and what you need to know about your gear to make great-sounding recordings.


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