There is no music producer secret for recording an electric guitar amp. Experimenting with microphones and microphone placement is the key for getting the right guitar tone in music production. This video tutorial demonstrates a variety of guitar tones that can be achieved with a small number of microphones placed around a guitar amp in a recording studio environment.
Understanding how to properly record acoustic guitars with microphones is one of the most important skills used by music producers & recording studios. Many people cut corners when acoustic guitar recording by using the built in D.I. but by recording the guitar this way deprives the recording of the full character and tonality of the instrument.