At long last, my upgrade is complete. I've been patiently improving my home studio recording setup for some time now, and I'm excited to show the results. 1) My recording setup, including audio interface/preamp, mics, pedals, etc. 2) The guitar now has 4 integrated pickups! Drilling was the most terrifying part, but here's what's cool - the K&K transducers (top middle) capture the vibration of the wood itself, the K&K mic (top right) captures vibration via air pressure, the undersaddle pickup (bottom left) is admittedly another piezo (vibration) transducer, and finally, the DiMarzio soundhole pickup (picture 3) captures the EM field produced by a vibrating metal string. I think that covers every method of sound sourcing #physics has to offer! Additionally, you can see my X-brace for the ToneWood amp (bottom middle left), the improved stereo output jacks (bottom middle right), and the built-in string tuner (bottom right)! She's ready! 3) Finished product 😍 ... P.S. it's a little ironic, after all this effort into improving my sound, now my equipment is finally good enough to hear every car as it drives by my house 😧 time to move, I guess! . . . . . . . #martin#acoustic#guitar#kksound#piezo#transducer#mic#preamp#dimarzio#dimarziopickup#dimarzioblackangel#pickup#strings#vibration#daddario#phosphorbronze#tonewood#tonewoodamp#scarlett#scarlett18i20#rode#rodent1a#digitech#guitarpedal#audio#acousticguitar (and don't forget my picture of #antoinedufour and #bobmarley in the background)
Where’s Tom? 🤔 Nothing says Happy Earth Day like a mashup collage of a hippie searching for the world’s best sustainable woods to make some of the world’s finest acoustic guitars 🌲 🌲 🌲 Happily carrying @bedellguitars at @thevault_toh At @twooldhippies
“Whether or not the small quantity of tonewood sets we are using significantly impacts the sustainability of our hardwood and rain forests, the choices we make at Bedell Guitars leaves an imprint on the planet. These choices reflect what we stand for and underline our connectivity between the woods of our forests and our music.” ~ Tom Bedell: Founder - @bedellguitars 🌏We proudly stock sustainable Bedell Guitars here in @thevault_toh at @twooldhippies where every day is #earthday 🌄 Check out Bedell’s #seedtosong journey at www.bedellguitars.com . . . ✌️🤟🤘 . . . #twooldhippies#happyearthday#acousticguitar#tonewood
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