Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 25 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

April-May 2007
Terry Syrek

Terry Syrek will slap you silly if you even attempt a wank tap.

April-May 2007
Paul Nelson

An inside look at how one key can affect the sound of another.

June-July 2007
David Martone

Here`s a great way to fatten up any guitar tone, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

June-July 2007
German Schauss

Give your picking a boost with German`s crazy ideas.

June-July 2007
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney suggests making your next live show an event.

June-July 2007
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess with even more ideas on selecting and using a compositional process that works best for you.

April-May 2007
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns to bring music theory to life.

June-July 2007
Metal Mike Chlasciak

Have trouble fitting the "biz" into your daily life as a musician? Check out Metal Mike`s advice.

June-July 2007
Mike Philippov

Before you come down for one technique or another, check out Philippov`s discussion on the issue.

June-July 2007
Scott Allen

Here`s some ideas to help you reach the front gate of shredhood.

June-July 2007
Kole

The process and benefits of writing down and charting specific details of the things the composer wishes to express is explained.

June-July 2007
William Wiegand

Examples and tips intended to help everybody who seeks ways to improve on their instrument.

August-September 2007
David Martone

Travels with your musical tour guide, Canadian guitarist David Martone.

August-September 2007
Randy Ellefson

How to keep your performance but change the ampís sound after the fact.

August-September 2007
Michael Knight

Michael Knight looks at some activities for versatile composition and soloing.

August-September 2007
Scott Allen

What does it mean for one`s playing to be considered original? Let`s find out.

August-September 2007
Ioannis Anastassakis

Enlist those underutilized picking hand fingers to facilitate string skipping and wider intervals.

August-September 2007
Mike Philippov

Here are seven common problems guitarists encounter when learning to sweep pick, and what you can do about them.

August-September 2007
Kole

The second part of the process and benefits of writing down and charting specific details of the things the composer wishes to express is explained.

August-September 2007
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney recommends cooperation, instead of competition.

August-September 2007
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess with his third installment on ideas on selecting and using a compositional process that works best for you.

October-November 2007
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney urges you focus on the messages and ideas your music provokes.

October-November 2007
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess with his fourth installment on songwriting, with more advanced, yet simple and overlooked concepts.

October-November 2007
Scott Allen

Exploring the best use of swept arpeggios in a rock guitar player`s bag of tricks.

October-November 2007
Sander Owen

Check out Sander Owen`s ultimate guide for the impatient and willfully weak musician.

October-November 2007
Todd Caron

If you`re sitting there with a pick in your hand, throw it away, you won`t need it.

October-November 2007
Kole

A theory borrowed from psychology but adapted by the author to the musical realm.

October-November 2007
Paul Tauterouff

Simple knowledge of pentatonics is all you need to utilize the modes in your lead guitar playing.

October-November 2007
Nick Andrew

The Mad Scotsman is here with the first in a series of lessons featuring cliche busting musical ideas.

December-January 2007
David Martone

Great ideas for wicked tone, by Canadian guitarist David Martone.

December-January 2007
Kole

You can get so much from exposure to unfamiliar music styles.

December-January 2007
Zack Uidl

Zack Uidl outlines key characteristics and work habits people look for in a studio/session musician.

December-January 2007
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike`s ideas will help you move up the neck very quickly.

December-January 2007
Kevin M. Buck

Kevin Buck tackles the most technically challenging piece ever written.

December-January 2007
Lance Trebesch

Web sites give people all over the world a central place to find band information. Maximize this resource and fans will want to return to your site.

December-January 2007
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney takes on the overwhelmed artist with some helpful advice.

December-January 2007
Scott Allen

Part two of Scott Allen`s exploration into the wonderful world of arpeggios.

February-March 2008
David Martone

Take a tour of the live performance capable Digitruck, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

February-March 2008
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Use the entire neck of your axe with these three octave ideas.

February-March 2008
Nick Kellie

Here`s how you can go about creating a whole host of chords quickly and effectively.

February-March 2008
Lance Trebesch

Successful blogs keep their status by following these 20 rules from the start and throughout their blog`s lifetime.

February-March 2008
Zack Uidl

Zack Uidl completes his outline of key characteristics and work habits people look for in a studio/session musician.

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