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August-September 2014

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney offers up positive approaches to negative circumstances

August-September 2014

Try these cool runs which be very beneficial, get take you out of trouble.

August-September 2014

Mike Campese delivers patterns that foster some of the fastest, most accurate picking you can imagine.

June-July 2014

Texas Shuffles To Classic Rock

June-July 2014

Infectious Gypsy Swing Guitarist

June-July 2014

Up Tempo, Chops-Heavy Jazz

June-July 2014

The most frequent fears possessed by most guitarists and what you must do to overcome them and reach your musical goals.

June-July 2014

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

June-July 2014

Mike Campese returns with a second set of exercises to help you improve your picking, dexterity, and overall technique.

June-July 2014

Tom Hess discusses what it takes to achieve success as a pro musician.

June-July 2014

Music industry guru Christopher Knab speaks about the appetite for perfection. A need to be not just good enough but great.

June-July 2014

Turning It Up, Letting Go

June-July 2014

Go ahead and `burn` your fretboard with these Major 7th arpeggios.

June-July 2014

In general, my newest compositions are always my favorites. Creating is what it is all about for me. I rarely go back and revisit old pieces. My current material is always representative of where my head is at musically at any particular point in time.

June-July 2014

It is true that instrumental rock appeals to a specialized audience compared to classic rock. Last year, I formed the band Reign Over Obscurity, which is progressive metal. There are vocals in this project so it will probably reach a wider audience.

June-July 2014

My first CD with my name on it was self-released. They recorded me for free so I would have a product out but it is a live CD, recorded in a club on a night I didn`t know I was to be recorded.

June-July 2014

I recently posted a couple of tracks on Soundcloud and my track "Atomic Shadow" went bananas with over 50,000 listens within a couple of weeks. That was the largest single networking event I`ve experienced.

June-July 2014

It`s having different layers on songs - melodies and different time signatures under melodies - that makes songs interesting. It´s cool when you are able to find new things from songs after listening several times.

June-July 2014

My latest album was self-released and to be honest I completely forgot that there was even an option of being on a label. I never attempted to send a disc anywhere asking to join a label.

June-July 2014

Guitar Nine's June-July 2014 newsletter.

April-May 2014

Dominants should be the arpeggios you study first since they are used regularly in Blues/Rock progressions and songs.

April-May 2014

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

April-May 2014

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us to think outside the box.

April-May 2014

Music industry guru Christopher Knab offers simple basics on graphic considerations when designing album artwork.

April-May 2014

Guitar Nine's April-May 2014 newsletter.

April-May 2014

A lot of people don`t realize that the guitar is a great melodic instrument, and can easily take the job of a singer. You can take a vocal melody, play it on a guitar and make it just as expressive or more so.

April-May 2014

Tom Hess helps you to find band members with the same drive and ambition that you have.

April-May 2014

Greatest Unsigned Rock Band

April-May 2014

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

Two-Handed Instrumental Fusion

April-May 2014

Mike Campese is back with exercises to help you improve your picking, dexterity, and overall technique.

April-May 2014

I play instrumental blues and rock. Freddie King`s instrumental records really had an impact on me. I can`t sing but those records showed me there`s still a lot you could say without vocals.

April-May 2014

Mad Sammarinese Instrumentalist

February-March 2014

Seriously Robotic Riffage

February-March 2014

Using the same guitar soloing approach as everyone else can only lead to one result: a guitar solo that has a very similar sound to nearly every other guitar solo out there.

February-March 2014

Jean-Pierre teaches you about modes, with a small introduction and the `why` and `how` of their existence

February-March 2014

An Edge Rock Instrumental Band

February-March 2014

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney has advice for artists on ways to cope with the annual holiday seasons.

February-March 2014

Music industry guru Christopher Knab gives a basic introduction to your rights and other issues regarding your original songs and recordings.

February-March 2014

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.

February-March 2014

Tom Hess talks about how you can by use creative rhythm guitar practice methods to write your own rock and metal guitar riffs.

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