"You should investigate small-diaphragm condenser mics. There are many to choose from, depending on how much you want to spend. The Audio-Technica Pro 37 is a good place to start looking. They do require phantom power from the…"
In general, I find that the guitar cannot compete volumewise with the banjo, fiddle and mando and needs a hotter mic that the standard SM-57. I'm in the market for a mic that will cut but still maintain the tone characteristics of my D-28. Any recommendations? See More
A companion forum to my column in Flatpicking Guitar Magazine. Discussion will include fingerboard harmony, practice techniques, swing and jazz styles, all with a goal of achieving constant improvement.
"Just added the Taylor K22e to my collection. Physically, it is the most beautiful guitar that I have ever seen. The lovely KOA and maple combinations are literally breathtaking. The KOA and boxwood ocean vine inlay on the fret board is striking, as…"
"Where does the time go? I've come to accept the physical limitations which come with age, but mine are of a degree which interfere with my ability to play for more than a couple of hours per day. It's disheartening, but I simply do the…"
"I hear you, buddy. I will hit the big 70 in January! YikesI But nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, will keep me from several hours a day on my guitar, banjo, and fiddle. I figure, now that I am retired, every day is Saturday! You are one…"
The Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival is presented March 13-15, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Select in Claymont, DE. by Wilmington Wintergrass, Inc., as we proudly present our 2nd annual all-indoor festival.Featuring 2 stages, workshops, jamsSee More