Modern Day Troubadours • Acoustic Tuesday 077

Welcome to this week’s episode of Acoustic Tuesday where I share my guitar geek list of gear, artists, and resources to keep you inspired to live your absolute BEST acoustic life!

As always, you can catch the show at 10am every Tuesday.

Featured in This Episode…

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Guitar Geek Gifts

In this episode (starting at minute 25:43) we provide you with a little special Valentine’s Day report. Check out our top 10 guitar geek-centric Valentine’s Day gifts!

Three Reasons Why Drop D Tuning Is Awesome

Drop D tuning was one the first tunings I was exposed to, and I didn’t know what the hell it meant. I finally figured it out and was really happy I did because it unlocked a whole different world of creativity. In this episode, I show you some tips and tricks to open up your knowledge of drop D tuning.

See this Learning and Playing Tip on How To Tune In Drop D

See this Learning and Playing Tip to Get Started Playing In Drop D

What’s On the Turntable This Week?

This week’s featured acoustic artist is Conny Berghall. Conny comes recommended to us by Acoustic Tuesday listener Rikus V. of Johannesburg South Africa. Rikus says, “He is the most amazing guitar player I have ever seen just watch and listen.” Rikus was totally right. This guy is unbelievable. Conny has carved out his own path in terms of percussion and the melodies that he puts together.

See this Acoustic Artist Review

AER Amplifiers Review

Let me tell you about a tiny, yet powerful acoustic guitar amplifier. These amps have a very woody, transparent tone. They are made by AER in Germany and built like total tanks. I have also learned that Tommy Emmanuel has an artist edition!

See this Product Review

Find Your Way: A Busker’s Documentary Review

This documentary is about 5 separate buskers (street musicians) in Seattle. Good news, this documentary weaves together 5 different stories throughout the entire movie. I am delighted with it, I found it extremely inspirational and thought-provoking. The theme that had the biggest impact on me is that it seemed to toy with the idea of various people trying to define success, which is so fascinating.

See this Product Review

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