June-July 2004

Vol. 9, No. 1: June-July 2004
Instrumental Guitar Site Marks Anniversary
Guitar Nine Celebrates 8 Years Online

Welcome to the June edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. June of 1996 marked our entry into cyberspace, and after eight years, Guitar Nine has become the leader in providing the widest selection of instrumental guitar recordings, news and information. To celebrate, we've added another 43 new releases to the site, including instrumental CDs by Ferenzik, Zlatko Brodaric, Eric Normand, Joe Satriani, Bill Bruford, Buckethead, Bob Katsionis, Albert Calvo, Plankton, Bloyd, D. R. Auten, Lisa Baker, Ricky Furlani, Steve Smith & Vital Information, Vernon Reid & Masque, Kevin Russell, Behzad, Zeek Duff, Franklin Moore, J.A.M., Jesse Cook, California Guitar Trio, Steve Topping, Shadows, Carlos Montoya, Spontageous, Tomas Michaud, MCM, Shawn Lane Remembered, Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius, John Petrucci/Jordan Rudess, Adam Worrell, Susan McDonald, Razor Wire Shrine, Dillengers, John Scofield Trio, Michael Nissim, Gianluca Galli and Zoe McCulloch. You can now listen to and order 1419 instrumental releases by 806 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 June-July 2004 newsletter.

Mike Walsh
Mike Walsh

Hess guitarist Mike Walsh will help you become a better musician with his keys to success.

Chris Juergensen
Chris Juergensen

Small-handed Chris Juergensen shows you how to stretch to achieve great harmonic choices in chords.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese again turns the tried and true triad into an improvisational treat.

Dan Keller
Dan Keller

Let the Sultan of String explain the finer points of the Yona Nuki and In scales.

Paul Nelson
Paul Nelson

Harmonic minor scale soloing and chord substitution made simple through theoretical refocusing.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess discusses the motivations of a true artist.

Bartley F. Day, Christopher Knab
Bartley F. Day

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab talks about how labels of various sizes work together to achieve common goals.

Bartley F. Day, Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry consultant Christopher Knab talks about how labels of various sizes work together to achieve common goals.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney talks about the Book - your personal promotion and marketing book, that is.

David Vincent Jones
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager discusses the (dis)function of a music critic.

Randy Ellefson
Randy Ellefson

Thicken up lines, phrases and solos with the second double-tracking installment. Play it again, Randy.

Rob Eberhard Young
Rob Eberhard Young

New and inventive ways to record the ever-elusive acoustic guitar.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

A Heaping Helping Of Shredded Bliss

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

16-Year-Old Neo-Classicist Cranks Out Demo