Guitar Nine Columns: Video Enhanced Column

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

December-January 2017
Simon Candy

A technique that allows you to play both the melody and accompaniment parts of a blues tune at the same time.

April-May 2007
German Schauss

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

June-July 2007
German Schauss

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

December-January 2007
Scott Allen

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

June-July 2008
German Schauss

Here`s a second look at playing 3 note per string scales as 16th notes.

June-July 2008
Michael Shouse

Can you sound musical, creative and original using the same scales as everyone else? Michael Shouse says yes.

June-July 2010
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese introduces you to techniques from his 2010 CD.

February-March 2011
David Martone

Canadian guitarist David Martone is back from the snowy Canadian Satriani support tour - with pictures.

April-May 2011
Neal Nagaoka

Five of the very best guitar kids every month in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

June-July 2011
Neal Nagaoka

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

August-September 2011
Neal Nagaoka

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

October-November 2011
Neal Nagaoka

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

December-January 2011
Neal Nagaoka

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

February-March 2012
Neal Nagaoka

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

April-May 2012
Neal Nagaoka

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

June-July 2012
Neal Nagaoka

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

June-July 2013
Mike Philippov

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

October-November 2013
Tom Hess Opus 2

Many guitarists play truly inspiring guitar phrases without playing in a very technical manner, and you can do this to when you follow the steps in this article.

December-January 2013
Tommaso Zillio

You might think that the pentatonic scale is just an easy scale but with no depth - well, you are wrong.

February-March 2014
Tommaso Zillio

A lot has been written on Blues soloing, but preciously little on creative Blues rhythm playing. Don`t get caught playing the usual three power chords.

April-May 2014
Tommaso Zillio

Wrapping your mind around the old "cowboy chords" but have no idea where to go from there? Here is a simple concept helping you break free and stimulating creativity.

April-May 2014
Tom Hess Opus 2

In order to enhance your musical expression and clearly communicate your ideas, you must understand how to think creatively when you play guitar.

June-July 2014
Tommaso Zillio

Knowing all the notes on your fretboard is more useful and simpler than you think. Read here how.

August-September 2014
Tommaso Zillio

See how one of the least exciting concepts in music theory can actually help you create awesome licks.

August-September 2014
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess` ideas for creating massive positive change in your ability to improvise rock guitar solos.

October-November 2014
Tommaso Zillio

How to breathe new life in your licks and prepare for real-life playing at the same time.

October-November 2014
Tom Hess Opus 2

You`re going to like having the ability to write guitar solos that are highly melodic, expressive, and passionate.

December-January 2014
Tommaso Zillio

Dealing with blues songs featuring incredibly complicated chord changes can be easier than you think.

December-January 2014
Tom Hess Opus 2

The key to playing killer guitar phrases is focusing on how you play - not necessarily which notes you use.

December-January 2014
Tom Hess Opus 2

To make your lead guitar playing sound great, you must understand how to play every single note in your licks with as much expression as possible.

February-March 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Two Reasons Why You Have A Hard Time Expressing Maximum Emotion In Your Guitar Playing

April-May 2015
Tommaso Zillio

If your guitar heroes use a lot of "wrong" notes and make them sound "right" (and you can`t), here`s how to do it.

April-May 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Build incredible amounts of musical tension by combining sweep picking technique with creative guitar phrasing ideas.

April-May 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

You must master the ability to play with both speed and creativity in order to make your licks stand out.

June-July 2015
Tommaso Zillio

If you are wondering how modern metal players use all these "wrong" notes and still sound great - here`s how.

June-July 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess takes you through the exact steps needed for cleaning up unwanted string noise in your blues guitar licks.

August-September 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Here you`ll learn several creative blues guitar techniques that will make your blues phrases sound much more expressive.

December-January 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Why general advice fails and what you should do instead.

February-March 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

Mastering emotional playing will take your playing to the next level

April-May 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess will help you make your guitar solos overflow with emotion,

April-May 2016
Simon Candy

How studying other instruments will make you a better, more creative, and superior acoustic guitar player.

April-May 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tired of spending so much time practicing without ever seeing big results? Check out this article from Tom Hess.

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