Guitar Nine Records June-July 2006 newsletter.
Welcome to the June edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. June of 1996 marked our entry into cyberspace, and after ten outstanding 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 titles to the site, including instrumental CDs by Prart Group, Lanvall, Olaf Lenk`s Food, Rob Balducci, Al Garcia, Svilen Mikov, Greg Smith, Jim Horne, The Royal Dan, Jose De Castro, David Stockden, Virtual Strangers, Harry Kapeliaris, Koji Tsumoto, Steve Topping, Haymo Doerk, Amethyst, Fred Hamm, Rob Metz, Andy Timmons Band, Lyle Workman, Fabrizio Leo, Citriniti, Michael Mucklow, John E, Yener Korkut, Jerry Jennings, Van Davis, Errorhead, Dal Knezevic, Mojacar Flamenco, Scott Allen Project, Super String Theory, Federico Miranda, Robert Walker, Vernon Reid & Masque, Syrek, Diego Garcia, Razorblades, Mark Hill, Rare Blend, Nick Andrew and the Rippingtons. You can now listen to and order 1910 instrumental releases by 1087 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).
One of the best ways to memorize your scales on the neck and help you break out of the patterns you have been stuck in.
If it has ever crossed your mind to have a go, or you just feel vaguely dissatisfied with 6 strings, then read this.
Danny Jones is back, taking wide interval links and making cool runs out of 'em.
Music industry consultant Christopher Knab offers invaluable advice and nutritious food for thought.
Why do a relatively small number of your fans attend your gigs? Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney offers his studied opinions.
Strategies that successful independent artists use day in and day out to profit from their passion for music.
How to produce recordings that sound great and are easy on the ears.
Here`s why you leave mastering to the masters, by Canadian guitarist David Martone.
Tom Hess urges you to get beyond `guitarist` and `musician` to uncover the `artist` within.
When I turned 19 I realized that I was in love with guitar and I wasn`t doing anything else but practicing all day. Only then I understood that nothing could make me any happier than music!
Keep playing, keep trying new things as well as listening to and learning the old ones. Try to listen and play with your heart. Play with other musicians as much as possible and when you are getting good enough, be heard in public as much as you can.