Welcome to Guitar Nine - The Guitar Player's Resource. Guitar Nine has been providing information and inspiration to practicing musicians through our website since 1996. Our library archive of 1100 columns and articles has been contributed to by over 210 musicians and industry experts, and is still being added to in 2022. Areas of focus include Guitar Technique, Inspiration/Motivation, Live Performance, Music Business, Recording Tips/Methods, Songwriting/Composition and Album Release. You may also browse some of the great music released by the over 1400 musicians we've worked with over the past 25 years!
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Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

The Minor Add9 arpeggio has more uses than you imagine.

Monday, August 15, 2022 - 08:34
Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

One of the very first shred guitar heroes promoted by the Shrapnel Label in the 1980s.

Sunday, August 7, 2022 - 15:31
Guitar on YouTube
Guitar on YouTube

Bonamassa's vibrato, his creative bends, and a handful of sweet licks.

Saturday, July 30, 2022 - 13:36
Ioannis Anastassakis
Ioannis Anastassakis

The answer will probably surprise most readers.

Friday, July 29, 2022 - 16:34
Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Or, as they say in Atlanta, "Stomp Box of the Day", a Boss distortion classic.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 14:52
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

And... learn from Tommaso why this matters.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 09:22
Just Rijna
Just Rijna

Become a better improviser by learning new licks.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 10:53
Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A look at the Guitar Nine organization acoustic guitars from 1980 through 2022.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 16:17
Guitar on YouTube
Guitar on YouTube

Steve Vai explores three different pedalboards, offering insights to ideal pedal ordering.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 08:20
Guitar Nine

Scott Henderson signature guitar - limited edition, new for 2021/2022.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 15:01
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Embracing the cliche' and trying to make it better.

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 15:58
Guitar Nine

Nili Brosh's album "Spectrum", released in 2019, on Nili Brosh Music.

Sunday, June 19, 2022 - 08:12
Ioannis Anastassakis
Ioannis Anastassakis

Upgrade your current guitar with better hardware or opt for a shiny brand new one?

Sunday, June 19, 2022 - 07:44
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Is there such a thing as the 'most emotional note' in a key?

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 08:31
Ioannis Anastassakis
Ioannis Anastassakis

Specific points that will help you, in order to get better on both instruments.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 08:01
Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

The B diminished chord is objectively harder to use than the other major and minor chords.

Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:08

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