August-September 2016

Vol. 21, No. 2: August-September 2016
Picking Techniques, Open Tunings, And More
Six Guest Columns, Three New Interviews For August

Welcome to the August edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. For over twenty years, Guitar Nine has provided a wide selection of guitar-oriented instructional columns, news and information, and our August-September issue is certainly no exception. Six excellect articles are available in the issue, covering a range of musical topics of interest to independent musicians. Also, we've interviewed three more guitarists who all have a lot to share with the community. Of note, we've published over 200 artist interviews, while nearly 210 musicians and industry experts have written over 1000 guest columns for this site since 1996.

Guitar Nine's August-September 2016 newsletter.

Roland Nipp
Roland Nipp

With the right approach, Practice will be enjoyable and something you look forward to.

Tommaso Zillio
Tommaso Zillio

Examining the problems of CAGED starting from the effect on your picking hand.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese teaches you short snippets from some songs off his brand new album "Chapters".

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

To easily play with greater speed, you`ll need to use the most effective picking technique possible.

David Sertl
David Sertl

A dissection of "Not Of This Earth" and "Surfing With The Alien".

Simon Candy
Simon Candy

You maybe missing out on a massive range of sounds that you just can`t get otherwise.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

My favorite bands were AC/DC, Motorhead, The Stray Cats, The Sex Pistols and so on, so mainly hard rock, heavy metal, punk rock, and rockabilly/psychobilly stuff.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

When I started playing guitar I was very fortunate to have all the great guitar players in the prime of their career to look to for inspiration.

Marcus Singletary
Marcus Singletary

I was a typical Sixties kid. We always had Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley records, because my sister was into that. Then, along came the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones, and that changed everything.