August-September 2005

Vol. 10, No. 2: August-September 2005
We Salute Our Loyal Fans & Customers
Over 75,000 Instrumental CDs Sold; 20,000 Promo Items Distributed

Welcome to the August edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. In a check of our records, we've tallied over 75,000 sales and given out over 20,000 promotional gizmos (magnets, jewel boxes, CD samplers, etc.) over the years. A huge "Thank You!" to all of Guitar Nine's loyal customers and fans for making it all possible - let's keep this party going! We've added another 42 new releases and reissues to the site, including instrumental CDs by Kenny Kilgore, Al DiMeola, Kenny Weydener, Mario Aleman, Johan Randen, Mysterious Voyages, Vegas Beach, Christoph Lindner, Insout, Dimitris Pantazis, Paul Asbell, John Petrucci, Patrick Rondat, Angi Schiliro, Olaf Jung, Victor Smolski, Gary Hoey, Eric Johnson, Lip Silent Assassin, George Robinson, Anti-m, Ozone Quartet, Steve Howe, Visions Of An Inner Mounting Apocalypse, Simon Gardner, Jay Parmar, Greg Jones, Scott Hughes, Gianluca Ferro, David Pritchard, Sandblasters, Francesco Fareri, Jukka Tolonen Band, Endel Rivers, Johannes Linstead, Fresh Blood Volume 1, Elliot Holden, Charles Small, Rick Ruskin and Greg Griffin. You can now listen to and order 1705 instrumental releases by 968 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).

Guitar Nine Records August-September 2005 newsletter.

Randy Ellefson
Randy Ellefson

Can you benefit from a four-year music education? Part 2 of the series.

Rick Del Savio
Rick Del Savio

Five pages of ii-V-I-VI etudes, in all twelve keys.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: Chapters

Mike Campese with more examples of getting many unique sounds out of just one scale.

Mick Neil
Mick Neil

A very challenging, but rewarding technique, with guitarist Mick Neil.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas is back discussing the importance of good practice habits.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

How well do you know the people that come to your shows? Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney thinks you should know them well.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab with questions that are useful for any serious, business-minded artist or band.

Sven Stichter
Sven Stichter

How to be prepared and to know what situations can await you in the world of studios, producers, broken cables and detuned guitars.

Robert Lee Johnson
Robert Lee Johnson

Yes, it is possible to have recordings that sell in great enough number to be a successful instrumentalist.

David Martone
David Martone

A sermon on your tone spectrum toolbox, by Canadian guitarist David Martone.

Tony Koretz
Tony Koretz

Got amp? Need tone? Tips for a great electric guitar sound.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Beautifully Intimate Fingerstyle

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Ripping Hard Rock From Finland

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Angst For The Intelligent