As we continue our research and compile our tips and tricks guides on how to properly mic specific instruments, let’s take a look at one of the most beautiful sounding instruments in the world. Firstly, digital pianos or even MIDI keyboards with realistic-sounding VST instruments have come quite a long way, especially in the last ten years or so as technology continues to evolve. Now more than ever, a quality digital piano or emulated virtual instrument sounds and feels exceptionally close to the real thing. That being said, audiophiles and musicians alike can still immediately tell the difference between digital and acoustic pianos. Even in a controlled environment, pianos can be especially tricky to mic and EQ. Here are some tips to consider to try and attain the best audio quality when recording an acoustic piano.