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

June-July 2014

Texas Shuffles To Classic Rock

June-July 2014

Turning It Up, Letting Go

April-May 2014

Two-Handed Instrumental Fusion

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

Guitar Nine's April-May 2014 newsletter.

April-May 2014

Greatest Unsigned Rock Band

April-May 2014

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

April-May 2014

Mad Sammarinese Instrumentalist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

February-March 2014

Guitar Nine's February-March 2014 newsletter.

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

An Expression Of Various Styles

February-March 2014

An Edge Rock Instrumental Band

February-March 2014

Seriously Robotic Riffage

February-March 2014

Mike Campese is back with additional ideas on how to compose - anytime, anywhere.

February-March 2014

Delivering Memorable Instrumental Rock

December-January 2013

Fist-Pumping Rock & Metal

December-January 2013

Mike Campese is back with ideas on how to compose - anytime, anywhere.

December-January 2013

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

December-January 2013

Music industry guru Christopher Knab with a few words of advice to one over-exuberant, well-intentioned,would-be music industry professional.

December-January 2013

Guitar Nine's December-January 2013 newsletter.

December-January 2013

Cross-cultural Fusion Of Music

December-January 2013

Forging An Eclectic Sound

December-January 2013

Capturing His Fiery Playing

December-January 2013

Perhaps you have considered taking lessons but because someone you know had a disappointing experience with a teacher, you began to doubt if lessons are worth investing your time and money.

December-January 2013

There are four mistakes that you can fix that will drastically increase your musical creativity and help you come up with songwriting ideas much faster.

December-January 2013

Pinpointing some very important factors that will help the student successfully go through and become a serious guitarist.

December-January 2013

Perhaps you have considered taking lessons but because someone you know had a disappointing experience with a teacher, you began to doubt if lessons are worth investing your time and money.

October-November 2013

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds musicians that streaming music is still in its infancy.

October-November 2013

It does not necessarily have to take you a very long time to gain the skills needed to accurately express yourself through music.

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