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I am trying to get the best sound out of my acoustic electric guitar. I know using a studio mic would get a better sound but this is what I have. I'm running it straight through the interface but it sounds kinda bad. I was wondering if there are any good VST's that can help or any suggestions to what I can do to better the sound! Thanks!!


Hack Tue, 04/26/2011 - 15:06

Nope. Direct acoustic guitars sound plastic. That's all there is to it. u don't need an expensive mic. An sm57 will sound better than the DI. If ur acoustic is going to be burried behind other inst u might get away with the DI. Just place it so that u can't hear it and use narrow eq boosts to bring out just what u need. If it's a song where the guitar is to be very prominent then go buy a mic. Samson makes a $50 USB mic that would actually sound better than the DI.