Guitar Nine's April-May 2013 newsletter.
Welcome to the April edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Experienced columnists such as Mike Campese, Jamie Andreas and Tom Hess have each submitted dozens of articles over the years, and now, regular offerings by artists such as Mike Philippov and Tommaso Zillio lend a consistency and familiarity to each site update. Altogether, eight columnists have submitted articles in their areas of specialty that will interest guitar players and independent musicians alike. To date, over 185 musicians have written guest columns since 1997.
Buckner`s recent conversation with Tom Hess offers guitar practice tips.
If you are desperate to close the gap between yourself and your guitar - read on.
Are you playing too much? Well, it may be that you are not using enough pentatonic scales in your soloing!
It takes most guitar players many years before they learn how to practice guitar in a way that is both productive and enjoyable.
How to remember the notes on guitar once and for all and become a more creative guitarist in the process.
Explaining inside/outside picking, and how it can help you alternate pick difficult passages.
Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us the successful artists are out there meeting everyone and working together, the others never leave home.
Yes, there are other avenues beyond reality shows by which new bands can try to build a career.
I wanted this CD to sound like four musicians jamming live in a studio, and if that`s what it sounds like to someone, then that makes it better.
The unexpected success of "Fill The Sky" has spawned tons of other peripheral stuff that also requires a lot of time and effort such as interviews, endorsements, and guest appearances.