Newsletter June-July 2015



The June-July edition is now online!

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New Columns

This edition's guest columnists are writing about odd meters, teaching guitar and becoming a fretboard master, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got nine fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese helps to "unflatten" and round out your technique with "Flat Keys". Tom Hess is back with another quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "Seven Questions That Sabotage Your Guitar Teaching Success", along with technique articles "Making Fast Progress May Keep You From Becoming A Great Guitarist ", "Enhance Your Playing Using John Petrucci's Style" and "Pentatonic Aggression: The Secret To Playing Badass Blues Guitar Licks". Dallas Dwight enhances your knowledge of rhythms with "Working With Odd Meters". Chris Glyde puts it all together with his "Fretboard Mastery". Guitarist Simon Candy returns with his article "Killer Ways To Totally Change The Way You Play Acoustic Guitar, Part 2". Finally, guitarist Tommaso Zillio contributes another video lesson with "Metal Guitar 'Wrong Note' Playing Made Easy".

Mike Campese -
"Flat Keys"

Tom Hess -
"Seven Questions..."

Dallas Dwight -
"Working With Odd Meters"

Chris Glyde -
"Fretboard Mastery"

Simon Candy -
"Killer Ways..."

Tommaso Zillio -
"Metal Guitar..."

Tom Hess -
"Making Fast Progress..."

Tom Hess -
"Enhance Your Playing..."

Tom Hess -
"Pentatonic Aggression..."

New Interviews

The June update includes three new interviews: Brazilian guitarist Lucas Fagundes, Iowa-based guitar player Dave Paris, and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis.

Lucas Fagundes

Dave Paris

Eliot Lewis


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In Conclusion

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Dan McAvinchey
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