December-January 2003

Vol. 8, No. 4: December-January 2003
Over 700 Instrumental Artists Now Available
Growth of CDs Available in 2003 Nearly Reaches 30%

Welcome to the December holiday edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Looking back, we started in instrumental guitar e-commerce in 1997 with a total of six artists and six CDs - and now we stock well over 1200 titles, more than doubling the number available two years ago! Just in the past two months we've added a whopping 58 new releases to the site, including instrumental CDs by Todd Grubbs, Scott Jones, Geoffe Hein & Frozen Ghost, Michael Biscotto, Dave Halverson, Addison Project, Heon, MacAlpine/Brunel/Chambers/Auger, Howe/Wooten/Chambers, Soft Works, Chris Dunnett, Tim Cummiskey Trio, Denis Taaffe, Lenny White, Vinnie Colaiuta, Hellborg/Lane/Sipe, David Sancious And Tone, Ozric Tentacles, Brand X, Gary Hoey, Mermen, Anand, Aleksander Rozhkov, Attention Deficit, Boud Deun, Tunnels, Alan Lennon, Dennis H. Lotka, Michael Coppola, MVP, Leanne Douglas, Jon Dalton, Steve Lukather & Friends, Atlantics, George Bellas, Akin Eldes, Retroliners, Greg Rapaport, Thomas Lorenzo, Thomas Lorenzo, Lothar Kosse, Scott Bradoka & The SEG, Razorblades, Pontus af Klinteberg, Rene Engel, Robert Magic, Jeff Beck Tribute, Lyden Moon, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. You can now listen to and order 1292 instrumental releases by 731 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 December-January 2004 newsletter.

Jonathan Wilson
Jonathan Wilson

The Mutant Guitar series would be void and incomplete without mention of Emmett Chapman and his creation.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese is back with powerful compositional tool (and a play out of Satriani`s playbook).

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas answers the burning question.

Michael Knight
Michael Knight

Michael Knight looks at the elements of composition as they relate to the guitar solo.

Greg Brown
Greg Brown

Greg Brown talks about tapping into the power of visualization.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess is back with the twenty concepts you need... and the five things to forget.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses the biggest mistake bands using e-mail.

David Vincent Jones
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager talks about the concept of the iconic guitar figure who influences the way we play.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has practical advice on selecting the right entertainment attorney.

David Martone
David Martone

Insider tips on selecting a useful mic, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

Randy Ellefson
Randy Ellefson

How do you write something fast, expressive and musical? Randy Ellefson is here with some tips.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Progressive Metal, Texas-Style

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Appealing To Guitarists & Laymen Alike

Martin Schmidt
Martin Schmidt

I just wanted to explore a mellower kind of psychedelic thing on the last record. There¥s some great stuff on it. It got really great reviews in the United States, all over the place. But the record company actually fell apart and now it¥s not even available.