Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

June-July 2013

Most guitar players have a tendency to use a single (often limiting) approach to songwriting that holds them back from achieving the results they want.

June-July 2013

Here is a method to find out how much your vibrato has improved over the last 6-12 months of playing guitar.

June-July 2013

Paul Kleff offers a simple, orderly way to analyze songs and reduce them into small, easily-practiced parts that can be mastered individually and then assembled into the complete song.

June-July 2013

There is a simple way to learn music theory (more than one in fact).

April-May 2013

If you are desperate to close the gap between yourself and your guitar - read on.

April-May 2013

Yes, there are other avenues beyond reality shows by which new bands can try to build a career.

April-May 2013

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us the successful artists are out there meeting everyone and working together, the others never leave home.

April-May 2013

Are you playing too much? Well, it may be that you are not using enough pentatonic scales in your soloing!

April-May 2013

It takes most guitar players many years before they learn how to practice guitar in a way that is both productive and enjoyable.

April-May 2013

How to remember the notes on guitar once and for all and become a more creative guitarist in the process.

April-May 2013

Buckner`s recent conversation with Tom Hess offers guitar practice tips.

April-May 2013

Explaining inside/outside picking, and how it can help you alternate pick difficult passages.

February-March 2013

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds you to create a newsletter your fans want to read.

February-March 2013

Improve your own guitar playing abilities by simply understanding the entire story behind what makes Yngwie so underrated.

February-March 2013

Showing you how to apply 5/8 time to your playing and how to change meters smoothly.

February-March 2013

Let`s have a look at some of the problems that may prevent you and many other blues players from realizing their musical potential.

February-March 2013

Buckner`s recent conversation with Tom Hess featuring a critique of common guitar playing advice.

February-March 2013

Here are some great ways to overcome guitar practice challenges.

December-January 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas has an answer for you - but the devil is in the details.

December-January 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the difference was between a victor and victim.

December-January 2017

Anyone (including yourself) can learn to develop creativity by using the proven methods and strategies for reaching this goal.

December-January 2012

Music industry guru Christopher Knab believes ignorant, misinformed musicians are a menace to themselves.

December-January 2012

There are many ways a deal can happen and bring mutual benefits for the endorsed and endorser.

December-January 2012

Here it is, it`s right here, it`s here now and it`s right here for you - scale practicing that opens up creative options.

December-January 2012

To become an excellent 7 string guitar player, you will need to fully understand how to overcome any challenges that arise with your new instrument.

December-January 2012

Here`s how to play in 4/4 time, switch time signatures and remain in time.

December-January 2012

Buckner`s recent conversation with Tom Hess on how to become a successful pro musician.

December-January 2012

Connect with our audience; stirring up emotions while avoiding negative emotions.

October-November 2012

Michael Knight shares some ideas for keeping a positive light on your band.

October-November 2012

Take a small pattern and turn it into a larger phrase that will sound cohesive.

October-November 2012

Mike brings up some of the typical reasons why so many guitarists are unable to improve their musical skills.

October-November 2012

Shedding light on modes for those of you that are reaching out for new ideas to add to your musical armoury.

October-November 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you become the greatest guitarist and musician you can possibly be.

October-November 2012

By learning about the music industry from a professional who has already done big things, you will be much more likely to succeed in your own music career.

October-November 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us that a huge percentage of artists either forgot or never learned that a show is an experience for their fans.

August-September 2012

When you find a group of musicians that you write, perform and hang with and can trust, well you may have won a lottery in life.

August-September 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas provides some clarity on the subject of scales.

August-September 2012

Backstage warm ups take on their own quirks, stories and connections that help to explain their success and approach to their music.

August-September 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney implores you to keep from throwing away your passion.

August-September 2012

Playing high-pitched squeals that are so important in the style of metal players (and others).

August-September 2012

Here you`ll get essential tips to help you achieve the success you are striving for.

August-September 2012

Mike Campese introduces you to a cool scale sequence that is not commonly used.

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