Nygaard, Scott, Acoustic Guitar
How to mix yourself onstage by working a mic and/or using boost pedals.
If you play in a band where you're required to fill the roles of rhythm and lead guitarist, you know that the onstage volume level needed for each can be very different. Whether you play in an acoustic-electric band with drums, electric bass, keyboards, etc.; in an all-acoustic bluegrass band that clusters around one mie; or any orlier kind of group that uses a combination of mies and pickups onstage, it can be difficult to match the level of your guitar solos and fills with your rhythm guitar level. Most guitarists, especially aggressive rhythm players, tend to play chords and strums harder than single-note …
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Publication information: Article title: Onstage Dynamics. Contributors: Nygaard, Scott - Author. Magazine title: Acoustic Guitar. Volume: 20. Issue: 7 Publication date: January 2010. Page number: 36+. © String Letter Publishing Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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