Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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August-September 2006
Tom Hess Opus 2

How long you practice is not always as important as what you choose to focus your practice time on.

August-September 2006
Patrick DeCoste

"Is learning music theory really necessary for me?" Patrick DeCoste explores possible answers.

August-September 2006
Guy Pople

Discoveries are unearthed that reinforce the assertion that the 7-string represents evolutionay progression.

August-September 2006
Danny Jones

Danny Jones knows you don`t have enough time to practive - or maybe you do.

October-November 2006
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

These ideas will really add some spice to your playing.

October-November 2006
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns with tips on `playing to the sound`.

October-November 2006
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you to both figure out, and master, the neck.

October-November 2006
Randy Ellefson

Guitarist Randy Ellefson hopes you never need this article. But if you do, read on.

October-November 2006
Guy Pople

Guy Pople delves into independence and rudimentary music theory.

December-January 2006
Patrick DeCoste

A quick look at various picking techniques.

December-January 2006
Tom Hess Opus 2

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess was a bad student too, but he got his act together, and you can as well.

December-January 2006
David Wright

Complex music requires thought and preplanning in order to get the best results.

December-January 2006
John Baboian

How to avoid "wrong notes" on your way to creating interesting, improvised lines.

December-January 2006
Paul Tauterouff

Can you cure a case of guitar hero "Clone-itus?" Here`s some cure-all.

December-January 2006
Guy Pople

Understanding how a key can be made to reveal its chordal treasure is invaluable knowledge.

February-March 2007
Kevin M. Buck

What`s the best way to organize vast amounts of musical information in your mind? Kevin Buck has some ideas for you.

February-March 2007
Scott Allen

Regular rehearsals and practice sessions can help take you to the next level.

February-March 2007
Mr. Moe

Using simple guitar overdubs to great effect.

February-March 2007
Adam Moore

Stimulate your guitar practice and composition by finding alternative angles and methods of reinterpretation.

February-March 2007
Tom Hess Opus 2

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess lays out an effective, step-by-step plan for developing speed.

February-March 2007
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste discusses the essential art of two handed muting.

February-March 2007
Guy Pople

Revealing an altogether more subtle harmonic concept.

April-May 2007
German Schauss

Think in terms of five, as you work on these 3+2 ideas.

April-May 2007
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste is back to help you push the boundaries of harmonics.

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
German Schauss

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

April-May 2007
Patrick DeCoste

Patrick DeCoste returns to bring music theory to life.

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
William Wiegand

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

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.

October-November 2007
Scott Allen

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

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
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
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
Scott Allen

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

February-March 2008
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

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

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