Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2017’

5 Steps and $9 That Will Save Your Guitar From The Heat

5 Steps (and $9) That Will Save Your Guitar From the Heat

Is your guitar getting too hot (or cold) in storage? Sometimes it’s hard to know. The optimum temperature to store an acoustic guitar is 70° – 75° F, or 21° – 24° C. Optimum humidity is 40 – 50%. The general wisdom is that you shouldn’t keep your acoustic guitar in any condition you wouldn’t be comfortable in yourself. If …

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5 Places to Get Online Acoustic Blues Guitar lessons

Top 5 Places for Online Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons

Acoustic blues guitar lessons are partially a study in history.  That’s because acoustic blues goes back as far as the early 1900’s with players like Robert Johnson (the granddaddy of acoustic blues), Lead Belly, and Big Bill Broonzy.  It doesn’t stop there, though.  There’s a legion of other players that have defined the genre; folks like Blind Blake, Muddy Waters, …

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Top 6 Best Acoustic Guitar Amps

The Top 6 Best Acoustic Guitar Amps

I’ve used an acoustic guitar amp in a lot of settings:  concerts, weddings, churches, and just at home practicing. Acoustic guitar amps have come a long way in the last 20 years thanks to improved technology, specifically the ability to both warm up and make your acoustic sound “natural” with software. Why would you want an acoustic guitar amp? An …

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