Guitar Nine's April-May 2015 newsletter.
Welcome to the April edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Experienced columnists such as Mike Campese, Tommaso Zillio and Tom Hess have each submitted dozens of articles over the years, and now, regular offerings by artists such as Sam Russell and Simon Candy lend a consistency and familiarity to each site update. Altogether, nine columnists have submitted thirteen new articles in their areas of specialty that will interest guitar players and independent musicians alike. Remarkably, over 200 musicians have written guest columns for this site since 1997.
Build incredible amounts of musical tension by combining sweep picking technique with creative guitar phrasing ideas.
You must master the ability to play with both speed and creativity in order to make your licks stand out.
Mike Campese puts both hands on the fretboard to deliver more triad arpeggios.
If your guitar heroes use a lot of "wrong" notes and make them sound "right" (and you can`t), here`s how to do it.
Reynaert takes you on a journey through the possibilities of blues rhythm guitar playing.
Maximizing your on-stage guitar tone so that you can make every gig an enjoyable experience.
Before you will become a highly successful professional musician, you need to get rid of several false beliefs that will cause you to fail in your music career.
Comparing the opposing mindsets of successful and unsuccessful musicians.
Without a strong sense of melody and phrasing your music will never have that magical sense of wonder.
Stay alive. Stay sane. Stay healthy. There are methods to achieving compositional greatness that do not involved personal pain.
UK guitarist Sam Russell shares his personal methods on finding the inspiration to be creative musically and lyrically.
Awesome tools, tricks and techniques that you can use again and again to create your own killer sounding, unplugged acoustic guitar song.
A guided tour of the 2015 album by the Scott Allen Project.