Newsletter October-November 2010



The October-November edition is now online!

Many of our best sellers in their final CD pressings, as 5-6 CDs join the out-of-print list each week. We've got very limited stock on some of these soon-to-be collectors items. Check our price list for current availability.

G9 Price List

We've extended our Clearance Sale another month; please visit our Clearance Price List page for additional information.

Clearance Price List

New Columns

This edition's guest columnists bring soloing ideas, guitar instruction and music business savvy directly to your web browser. We've got eleven fresh columns altogether - ten by returning columnists and one written by a new contributor. Canadian guitarist David Martone is back with "Zone Recording: Ziua Chitarelor 3". Tom Hess returns with "Need Help Starting A Successful Career In Music?" Mike Campese puts out another excellent technique column based on his new CD, "Phrygian Dominant". Kole is back after a hiatus with another column "Craft, Creativity And Customization". Guitarist Guy Pople returns with his article "Harmonic Alchemy: Interlocking CAGED Arpeggios". Greg X also rejoins us with his tips in "How To Create Soulful Guitar Solos". Guitarist Mike O'Malley is back with more tips in, "A Harmonic Minor". Marketing expert Christopher Knab returns with more great advice in "Off The Wall Music Marketing Ideas". Guitarist Joe Pinnavaia offers some great playing ideas in "Physical Practice Alternatives". Dan Sorber is back with his latest column "Speed Picking Mechanics". Our new columnist is Ben Woolman, who contributes "Back To The Basics".

David Martone

Mike Campese

Tom Hess

Christopher Knab

Dan Sorber

Guy Pople

Joe Pinnavaia

Mike O'Malley


Greg X

Ben Woolman

New Interviews

The October update includes a new interview with guitarist Patrick Vega.

Patrick Vega Interview

The Rediscovered

Four more of the most outstanding artists from the eleven years of the Undiscovered series profiles are profiled in this edition's "The Rediscovered". These artists represent the best of the best of The Undiscovered artists - another chance to check in with guitar oriented musicians and bands you may have missed the first time around.

The Rediscovered

New Instrumental Guitar CDs

Guitar Nine has added another 10 new instrumental guitar CDs to the site in the past two months. This brings the total number of instrumental guitar CDs available to 1809!

CDs are now online and shipping for Neil Haverstick, Asaf Sirkis Trio, Mortimer Nelson, Powell Young, Marty Young,, Lyden Moon, Khan Manuel, Paul Tauterouff and Susan McDonald.

With the blend of the world's best Independent Artists along with our Distributed Artists Series, Guitar Nine aims to provide one-stop shopping for instrumental guitar enthusiasts.

Check out the Latest Additions/Releases and Listening Room at:

Latest Releases
Listening Room

To order any of the 1809 discs:

Price List


Ordering Information

For general ordering information/checkout, visit:

Ordering Information

Selling Your CD With Us

If you'd like more information about selling your instrumental guitar release with us:

Merchandising Program


The most recently added guitar-oriented, concert DVDs recently added include titles by Marcos De Ros, Carvalho & Martinho and Lei Chen among others.

DVD SoundCheck

Guitar Instruction

Browse over 200 titles in the area of guitar instruction, including the latest DVD by Magic Elf guitarist Carl Roa, the new book/CD by Tobias Hurwitz, and a number of recently added Lick Library titles by Richard Smith, Danny Gill and Andy James.

Instructional SoundCheck

Guitar Music 9 Latest Additions

The latest and greatest additions and reissues to the Guitar Nine sister site, Guitar Music 9, include:

Waldon Reed Jr. - Progressive

Daniel Wentworth - Hard Rock

There are now 530 guitar-oriented vocal titles available, with MP3 samples provided for previewing each artist.

Guitar Music 9 Main Page

The Home Studio Registry

For over 14 years we've offered a free listing on the Home Studio Registry. Join the Registry to meet and hook up with other Home Studio owners like yourself to discuss gear, techniques, maintenance or production.

Home Studio Registry

In Conclusion

As always, your comments, support and feedback are appreciated.
Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Nine