When you’re strumming those beautiful chords and want the world to hear, you need a special piece of equipment to properly convey it to your listeners. If you’re recording your acoustic guitar sounds, we highly recommend grabbing a condenser microphone. For more info on those, check out our best condenser microphones article. Otherwise, we highlight our favorites specifically for guitar later in the article. On the other hand, if you’re more interested in performing acoustic guitar, a dynamic microphone is preferred, although we’ve seen musicians use both those and condenser mics pretty equally. Let’s get into the details.