Check out this instructional recording video that shows you how to mic a guitar. This installment focuses on guitar recording techniques, covering the basics of acoustic and electric guitar recording and some of the options you as an engineer have after the recording is done. Any recording has to start by getting it right at the source. When recording guitar, new strings are a must. Having the instrument set up properly so that it plays well in tune is also important. Once the guitar plays and sounds the best that it can, you can then concentrate on capturing that sound. Record your album by learning a few techniques from the professionals on micing a guitar.