Guitar Nine Records April-May 2007 newsletter.
Welcome to the April edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. A number of noteworthy instrumental releases have come in from all over the world, keeping the international flavor of the site alive and well, as guitarists and bands find new fans in every corner of the globe. We've added another 30 releases to the site in the past two months, including instrumental CDs by Saro Tribastone, Doug Markley, Star & Key Of The Indian Ocean, Speedball Jr, Insect Surfers, I Fantomatici, Mutants, Moe Greene Specials, Oz Noy, Prashant Aswani, Tassos Spiliotopoulos Quartet, Martone, Vitalij Kuprij, David Valdes, O.P.A., Julien Carayon, Carlo Fimiani, Brett Michael Spunt, Urban Noises, Janos Varga, Gyarfas Istvan Trio, David T. Chastain, Sturm Brothers, Rolf Sturm, Armik, Russ Pettit, Mortimer Nelson, Francesco Fareri and Bryan Aspey. You can now listen to and order 2030 instrumental releases by 1142 different artists. Visit the Instrumental Guitar Showcase to browse and listen to all of these dynamic recordings, or check out our recommendations page. If you've released an instrumental project, get all the details about merchandising through Guitar Nine, and decide if it's right for your music (if you've released a guitar-oriented CD with vocals, click here).
Think in terms of five, as you work on these 3+2 ideas.
Patrick DeCoste is back to help you push the boundaries of harmonics.
Terry Syrek will slap you silly if you even attempt a wank tap.
An inside look at how one key can affect the sound of another.
Patrick DeCoste returns to bring music theory to life.
Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney helps you get through to writers and reviewers at newspapers, magazines and web sites.
Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds you that it takes money to make money with your music.
Want to make some extra money with your project studio? Check in with Canadian guitarist David Martone.
Tom Hess with ideas on selecting and using a compositional process that works best for you.
I`ve never had a specific practice routine other than practicing everything out there! When I`m writing I tend to focus on any problems a song throws up, and I put a lot of work into melody and solo construction.
With this album I attempted to express all my musical influences throughout the years. I expected the album to go straight to the listener without being too simple.