Newsletter February-March 2016



The February-March edition is now online!

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New Columns

This edition's guest columnists are writing about rhythm, phrasing, and building a music career, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - one written by a new columnist and six written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a double shot of columnar expresso with "How To Play Awesome Lead Guitar Solos: Playing Emotional Solos" and "The Most Important Factors For Building A Music Career". Mike Campese has returned with another important technique column, "Maintaining Your Chops". Acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "How To Make Your Unplugged Acoustic Songs Sound Killer!". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Why Not All Music Theory Is Equal, And How To Spot A Hack". Joining us again after a long hiatus is guitar player Nick Layton with "Three Critical Elements Of Good Guitar Phrasing - Part One". Finally, we welcome a new columnist, Austrian guitarists David Sertl, with his submission "Sense Of Rhythm, Subdivisions, Metronome Abuse".

Mike Campese -
"Maintaining Your Chops"

Tom Hess -
"How To Play Awesome..."

Simon Candy -
"How To Make Your Unplugged..."

Tommaso Zillio -
"Why Not All Music Theory..."

David Sertl -
"Sense Of Rhythm..."

Nick Layton -
"Three Critical Elements..."

Tom Hess -
"The Most Important Factors..."

New Interviews

The February update includes new interviews with British guitarist Nik Davies, Italian axeman Alex Rosselli, guitarist Gabe Treiyer, guitar player Francis Howard, and Australian six-stringer Simon Gardner.

Nik Davies

Alex Rosselli

Gabe Treiyer

Francis Howard

Simon Gardner


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In Conclusion

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