"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.
"Ralph, I learned more from your videos in two hours last night than i have learned in the past 6 months!! Thanks so much for your very excellent efforts. All fabulous stuff, especially the cross-picking. Sie Sind Hollandisch. Sprechen Sie…"
"Have owned D28VR, (80's) D35, (70's ) 0015 (early 2000's) and recently bought DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught production. Has Martin VTS artificially aged top and braces. Greatest sound I have ever heard! I…"
"Fabulous, Louis. Pee Wee King's brother, Gene, Used to run a rare record shop in Louisville some 40 years ago. Johnnie Cash's daughter cut an album entitled "King's Record Store" Magnificent job on a great tune for…"