Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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

December-January 2015
Tom Hess Opus 2

Why general advice fails and what you should do instead.

February-March 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese reminds you that if you don`t use it, you will surely lose it.

February-March 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

Mastering emotional playing will take your playing to the next level

February-March 2016
Simon Candy

How to carefully observe and learn from the vast library of existing unplugged acoustic songs out there.

February-March 2016
David Sertl

David Sertl is here to address underdevelopment in the educational field of rhythm.

February-March 2016
Nick Layton

Here you`ll discover the three critical guitar phrasing elements that truly great guitarists possess.

April-May 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

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

April-May 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Just by flatting the third you can develop a whole new shredding sound.

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.

June-July 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

These exercises and examples will help you to improve your finger independence as well as your picking.

June-July 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

Improve your guitar technique while learning the proper way to sweep those licks.

June-July 2016
Tommaso Zillio

The octave pattern is not as user-friendly for learning to play the notes on a fretboard as many teachers would like players to think.

April-May 2016
Simon Candy

Three cool ways to approach the rhythm of a 12 bar blues - take to your next jam and blow everyone away.

June-July 2016
David Andrew Wiebe

But if you want to keep progressing, you have to make the decision to grind it out.

June-July 2016
David Sertl

David Sertl thinks it time that guitarists move beyond "Satryngvai Shredblues".

August-September 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

To easily play with greater speed, you`ll need to use the most effective picking technique possible.

August-September 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese teaches you short snippets from some songs off his brand new album "Chapters".

August-September 2016
Tommaso Zillio

Examining the problems of CAGED starting from the effect on your picking hand.

August-September 2016
Roland Nipp

With the right approach, Practice will be enjoyable and something you look forward to.

August-September 2016
David Sertl

A dissection of "Not Of This Earth" and "Surfing With The Alien".

August-September 2016
Simon Candy

You maybe missing out on a massive range of sounds that you just can`t get otherwise.

October-November 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Here are Mike`s technique to help spice up your solos, instead of just running up and down arpeggios.

October-November 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

All of your favorite guitar players play in a way that looks amazingly easy.

October-November 2016
Tommaso Zillio

Scales are important to learn, but most instructors have put them emphasis on learning them by heart and simply playing them up and down.

October-November 2016
Simon Candy

Harp harmonics never fail to immediately grab the attention of those who hear you play them, leaving them spellbound by what they just heard.

December-January 2016
Tom Hess Opus 2

How to develop a lightning fast tremolo picking guitar technique.

December-January 2016
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Read about new ideas for using perfect 5ths in your playing.

December-January 2016
Tommaso Zillio

Integrating scales and arpeggios mechanically.

December-January 2016
Simon Candy

Drastically improve your acoustic guitar playing with these easy to play, advanced sounding chords.

February-March 2017
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

These 2-string scale fragment examples will increase your speed and your picking technique.

February-March 2017
Joe Nevin

Check in with Joe Nevin and his 10 rocking guitar techniques you need to know.

February-March 2017
Tom Hess Opus 2

You will get your skills back again by using these five approaches.

February-March 2017
Tommaso Zillio

Discover how learning scales actually fosters creativity.

February-March 2017
Tommaso Zillio

Why you need to stop dividing your fretboard in 5 today.

February-March 2017
Simon Candy

How to create amazing guitar solos using open strings and pentatonic scale patterns.

April-May 2017
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

3-string picking ideas that are great for developing your picking, and to help create lines.

April-May 2017
Tommaso Zillio

One of the oldest concepts in the book, adapted for modern rock guitar playing.

April-May 2017
Tommaso Zillio

Why do people still use the CAGED system? Here are some answers.

April-May 2017
Simon Candy

In part 2, you`ll learn how to create amazing blues guitar solos using open strings.

April-May 2017
Chris Schreiner

Chris takes you through every inversion on string-set G-B-E, allowing you to bust one out when called upon to do so.

April-May 2017
Blaine Kaltman

And... a tasty lick to get your fingers working.

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