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An Acoustic Guitar Player’s Practical Guide to Using Alternate Tunings

Orignally published on 2021-08-19 20:58:45 by www.guitarplayer.com

If you’re an acoustic cat who uses multiple tunings for a solo or singer-songwriter set, it’s essential that you maneuver from one to the next efficiently to keep momentum. Even if you have great ears, it’s smart to have a digital tuner (and a backup battery) handy at all times. A surefire way to lose an audience’s attention is by making copious fine-tuning adjustments by ear and accounting for your instrument’s every little idiosyncrasy.

If your acoustic guitar has cheap tuners, consider upgrading them. It’s relatively easy and affordable. For that matter, if you have multiple acoustics, designate one for each of your main tunings, and use the following logic to flow from there.

Group Tunes by Tunings

Orignally published on 2021-08-19 20:58:45 by www.guitarplayer.com

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