August-September 2008

Vol. 13, No. 2: August-September 2008
International Scope For Guitar Music Broadens
New Titles From Mexico, Japan, France, UK and the Czech Republic Arrive

Welcome to the August edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. After over 12 years on the Internet, the Guitar Nine web site and store continues to attract both new customers and new artists from all over the world. We service over 90 different countries now, and in the past two months, we've added 18 titles to the site, including instrumental CDs by Matthew Mills, Jartse Tuominen, Petr Henych, Esseness Project, John McLaughlin, Mckay Tebbs, Jennifer Batten, Greg Howe, John 5, Niko Tsonev, Rob Metz, Tonio Ruiz, Pete Laramee, Workshop, Hematovore, Carl Roa, Koji Tsumoto, and Soul To Strings. You can now listen to and order 1804 instrumental releases by 1133 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 2008 newsletter.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess talkes about two components that you must balance in order to enjoy the process of practicing and see consistent progress.

Dave Isaacs
Dave Isaacs

Dave Issacs is here to help you get back to the basics and improve your playing.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas believes it`s easy to memorize pieces, and has even more tips to help the uninitiated.

Jonas Tamas
Jonas Tamas

Exploring a less common approach to two-handed tapping.

Jimmy Williams
Jimmy Williams

How to approach the chromatic scale on the guitar.

Mike Philippov
Mike Philippov

How to use a metronome for maximum effectiveness.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab tests your knowledge with this insightful, 100 question pop quiz.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney on seeking the `magic bullet`.

Scott Allen
Scott Allen

Scott Allen is back talkin` woods, necks and boards.

Kole
Kole

Kole goes beyond rut-busting, with tips on how to surpass all ruts.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Malmsteen, Angelo, Stump -- Take Cover!

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Millennial, Shred Metal Instrumentals

Guglielmo Malusardi
Guglielmo Malusardi

It is all about the music, which can be similar to some people, but for me, it`s really different. Also, the attention of the crowd is different. The trio format demands more from each musician as well.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Instrumental Rock Addict Eyes Studio Career