The Acoustic Guitarist

Acoustic Guitar Theory, Gear, Lessons & Care

Learn to play acoustic guitar, maintain your acoustic guitar, home recording, songwriting, guitar theory and general acoustic guitar geekery.

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About the Acoustic Guitarist

Welcome to, your ultimate destination for everything acoustic guitar-related. Whether you’re strumming your first chords or fine-tuning your fingerpicking skills, we’ve got you covered.

Explore our comprehensive resources on Cord Theory, where you’ll unlock the secrets behind every chord progression. Dive into our acoustic guitar Care & Repair section to keep your beloved acoustic guitar in pristine condition for years to come.

Looking to upgrade or invest in your next instrument? Check out our detailed Buying Guides, curated to help you find the perfect match for your playing style and budget.

Ready to expand your musical horizons? Our Learn The Keys articles will guide you through essential techniques and theory, empowering you to master the fretboard with confidence.

Delve into the world of Alternate Tunings and discover new sonic possibilities for your acoustic guitar. And don’t forget to browse our Gear & Accessories section for the latest tools and gadgets to enhance your playing experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out, is your trusted companion on your musical journey.

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Drop D Tuning for Acoustic Guitar [Learn to Play in Drop D]

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Wondering what the term ‘cowboy chords’ means? Click here to learn exactly what cowboy chords are, where the term (may)

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The Best Guitar Picks For Acoustic Guitar

Did you know your choice of guitar pick can make a big difference to the tone and feel of your

21 Iconic Acoustic Guitar Brands You Should Know

Whether you’re a brand new player looking for your first acoustic guitar, or a seasoned professional. Taking some time to

Adding Warmth to Your Tone By Changing Strings

Which acoustic guitar strings offer the warmest tone? Click here to read our in-depth guide and learn more how your

9 Most Common Acoustic Guitar Body Styles & Dimensions

The most common acoustic guitar body styles are the dreadnought, jumbo, orchestra, concert, parlour, classical and flamenco, along with travel

Popular Guitar Care Articles

Why Acoustic Guitars Go Out Of Tune

Keeping your guitar in tune is a chore that never really goes away, even the seasoned professional musician who knows

How to Clean an Acoustic Guitar

Learn how to clean an acoustic guitar like the pros. Improve the look and feel, tone and playability with these

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There are few things more frustrating than putting a dent in a guitar you really cherish, but there are solutions

Acoustic Guitar Maintenance

Most of us should probably take better care of our guitars. Considering the value we place on them, it’s surprising