Nick Drake tuning? Open G? Unlock brand-new noises on your guitar by exploring the 5 alternate tunings that changed acoustic guitar history today!

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Alternate tunings on acoustic guitar can genuinely expand your sonic vocabulary. If you’re feeling tired out or tired of playing the very same things, spend a long time exploring one of the 5 alternate tunings I provide in this episode of Acoustic Tuesday.

You get a chance to hear incredibly popular tunings like DADGAD and Open D Maj while also discovering how to use the fretboard with them. With each alternate tuning, I’ll supply some fundamental chords or choosing patterns that can be used with each alternate tuning.

Every one of these alternate tunings can take your guitar playing to places it has never been before. And that’s a good idea! Hearing your instrument make new noises you didn’t believe were possible is genuinely inspirational!

In addition to exploring alternate tunings on acoustic guitar, I likewise desire to show you the inspiring story of a veteran who overcame PTSD by learning to play guitar– oh, and he went on to teach other veterans how to play guitar, too!

Finally, you’ll get my roundup of the most current headlines in the acoustic guitar world. This week, we’ll take a look at 3 various YouTube series that are created for guitar geeks of all interests!


00:00 – Intro
01:25 – DADGAD Tuning
05:25 – Open D Maj Tuning
08:46 – Open D Min Tuning
12:28 – Open G Tuning
15:45 – Nick Drake Tuning
19:59 – TAC Household Story
23:12 – Acoustic Guitar News