February-March 2005

Vol. 9, No. 5: February-March 2004
February Brings 'Winter Storm' Of New CDs
First Quarter Of The Year Means Plenty Of Great Releases

Welcome to the February edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. January, February and March are the busiest times in the music business, as record labels and independent artists find it beneficial to put out some of their most hotly anticipated material. In fact, we've added 36 releases to the site in the past two months, including instrumental CDs by Tony Hernando, Joop Wolters, Igor Belsky, Charlie Read, Dave Bennett, Paul Johnson, Bitch Boys, Pascal Allaigre, Koji Tsumoto, Akin Eldes, Michael Angelo Batio, Yannis Raptis, Curtis, Windminister, Jam, Tony Spada, Daniel Wentworth, Caterine, Anand, Al Estrada, Randy McStine, Thomas Blug, Danny Gatton, Carl Palmer, Waldon Reed Jr., Steve Saluto, Travis Wittmeyer, Guitar Wars, Hau Ming, Neil Zaza, Vince LuPone, Scott Henderson and Bill Connors. You can now listen to and order 1582 instrumental releases by 890 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 February-March 2005 newsletter.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: Chapters

Mike Campese opens 2005 with a great workout for your pickin` hand.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas believes organization is power. Soon, you will too.

Scott Tarulli
Scott Tarulli

Scott Tarulli offers great suggestions on keeping your eye on your goals for self-improvement.

Drew Vics
Drew Vics

Drew Vics stresses the importance of a good foundation.

Paul Adams
Paul Adams

How limitation can actually be the vehicle that propells one toward their own statement of purpose.

Mike Walsh
Mike Walsh

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh returns with an essential list of items you`ll need for your live shows.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses common mistakes artists make that limit their impact, their sales and their future.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab tests your knowledge of key public relations concepts.

Fc Bester
Fc Bester

Audio mastering specialist FC Bester cuts right to the chase on what to do before sending off your project to a mastering facility.

David Martone
David Martone

Hot tips on triggering kick drum samples for a great low end, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

Dan Keller
Dan Keller

Interested in an aural and methodical inspiration? Let the Sultan of String show you his thematic ideas.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Slovenian Delivers Sonic Treat

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Blazing A New Progressive Trail

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Solo Artist Does It All