Welcome to the August edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. Chord substitution, exotic scales and affordable microphones are just a sample of the topics covered in this issue, giving guitarists tools to improve their playing ability, and help with composition and originality. In total, five guest columnists have submitted six excellent articles on musical topics of interest to practicing musicians. After working through the information and lessons, please sample some excellent music released by the over 1400 musicians we've worked with over the past 23 years! Notably, we've now published over 220 artist interviews, while over 210 musicians and industry experts have written close to 1200 guest columns for this site since 1996.
Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

No man is an island. No indie label is an island either. The importance of cooperation.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Even more ideas to spice up your arpeggio sequences by altering the order of the notes.

Andy Martin
Andy Martin

Systems and ways to organize large clumps of knowledge in the area of chord construction.

Simon Dupree
Simon Dupree

Some rare studio gems which can be found for under $500.

James Rosocha
James Rosocha

More about the chords, triads, and arpeggios that are built from the major scale.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Koto on guitar - let's get exotic, shall we?

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine
These 9 columnists were the most active Guitar Nine contributors from 1997 through 2019.

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August Survey

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