Not long ago, I got a brand-spanking-new Telecaster, the first electric guitar I’ve bought in about fifteen years. I’d been really excited about getting back into non-acoustic music. So, why then, did it spend all morning the day after I got it on my workbench?
It’s inevitable that any performing acoustic guitarist will have to consider amplification, but the glut of options can make it hard to find the right setup for your situation. This is the first in a series posts I’ll be doing that aim to shed some light on various aspects of acoustic amplification.. This particular article will cover the differences between the common pickup types and their strengths and weaknesses. Continue reading