Everything you need to know to get started with alternate tunings including an introduction to drop D, Double drop D, DADGAD, and open tunings.
Acoustic guitars come in a wide range of body shapes, and styles. Click above to learn the types of acoustic guitars available and the various differences in tone and playability.
Buying your first acoustic guitar? We’ve covered the questions many new guitarists have, including how much you should spend, what to choose, and how to ensure you’re getting a great deal.
Interested in recording your own music? Click above to learn how to set up your own home studio, and get hold of the right equipment for recording acoustic guitar.
Get started with guitar theory with our simple-to-follow guides on learning the fretboard, chord theory, 7th chords, the CAGED system, and an introduction to guitar scales.
Learn how acoustic guitars are made, including a complete run-through of the process from start to finish, and the materials they are constructed from.
Learn the who’s who of acoustic guitar brands, along with our in-depth guide on some of the best ‘underrated’ acoustic guitar brands operating today.
Learn about the huge range of accessories available for the acoustic guitar including strings, picks, tuners, stands, cases and more.
Interested in writing your own music? Click the link above to find our free resources for songwriting on the acoustic guitar.
Tips for maintaining your acoustic guitar including controlling humidity, cleaning, and setup advice.
Who’s Behind the Site?
My name’s Marty, I’ve been into guitars for over 30 years, writing, recording, and performing.
Theacousticguitarist.com is my blog where I write about acoustic guitars and everything I’ve learned along the way.