What makes acoustic guitars so special? Guitar purists gravitate to the unmistakable tones of the acoustic guitar. The sound quality from those twelve strings can showcase the talent of a player. Unlike electric guitars that depend heavily on amplifiers, acoustic guitar is a bright, clear sound.
The electric guitar is easier to learn, takes less effort to play and is easier to fake skill and talent. The acoustic guitar takes more reach and dexterity, which is definitely not something you can forge.
Guitarists love the feel of playing an acoustic almost as much as they love the sound. The vibrations of the sound within the guitar’s wooden cavity can be felt – as if it’s a second heartbeat as the instrument is held to the body. [Read more…]