Welcome to Acoustic Week

There are few things as satisfying as sitting down with an acoustic guitar and losing yourself for an hour or two.

Whether playing alone or with friends, experimenting with new tunings and techniques or simply strumming out a few trusty chords, there's a world of possibilities open to players who take the time to get properly acquainted with their acoustic.

As the summer draws ever closer, the allure of the humble acoustic grows stronger, and accordingly, this week MusicRadar is going in-depth on all things acoustic.

We'll be covering everything from the history of classic acoustics and how they're built through to playing styles and techniques, big-name artist interviews and buying guides, plus plenty more besides.

We'll be keeping this page updated throughout the week with links to all the acoustic features on the site. Keep it bookmarked and check back every day for tons of unplugged goodness…

The top 20 acoustic guitar heroes of all time

Revolutionise your songwriting with these 9 alternate guitar tunings

Tommy Emmanuel on gear, keeping things simple, and the importance of the sound engineer

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

The best acoustic amps for buskers and gigging guitarists

How to sing and play guitar at the same time

The best high-end acoustic guitars in the world today

Guitar basics: how to practise and improve your chords

Eric Johnson talks acoustic tone tips, technique and recording

The story behind Martin's astonishing two-millionth acoustic guitar

Go beyond basic guitar chords with these must-learn 7th shapes

5 easy ways to liven up your guitar chords

The best acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars under £1,000/$1,300

The 30 best acoustic songs of all time

The best budget acoustic guitars in the world today

How your fingernails can improve your acoustic guitar tone

Basics: your first acoustic guitar lesson

Acoustic guitar for beginners: 15 key terms and techniques

Who's the ultimate acoustic guitar hero?

The best acoustic guitar strings in the world today

Under the microscope: Gibson Kalamazoo KG-14

Guitar basics: speed up your chord changes with this easy lesson


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