June-July 2011

Vol. 16, No. 1: June-July 2011
Guitar Nine Records Marks An Anniversary
Leading Instrumental Guitar Site Celebrates Fifteen Years Online

Welcome to the June edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. June of 1996 marked our entry into cyberspace, and after fifteen great 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 16 new releases to the site, including instrumental CDs by the Falcons, Guitarsnake, Jackson/Parrott, Next Order, Jeff Bowders, Endel Rivers, Lars Eric Mattsson, Bryan Beller, Travis Larson Band, Burning Gums, Adam Kestler, Philippe Thibaut and Ron Jackson. You can now listen to and order 1755 instrumental releases by 1122 different artists.

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

Is it really true? Will you get 30,000,000 music fans checking out your music just by creating a web page? Let's separate the hype from the reality.

Guitar Nine Records June-July 2011 newsletter.

Oscar Ortega
Oscar Ortega

Oscar plays devil`s advocate in the matter of a music, or music business, education.

Mike O'Malley
Mike O'Malley

Playing with another guitarist can open up a lot of new musical options.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike is back to take your scales up to a whole new level.

Joe Pinnavaia
Joe Pinnavaia

Digging in with practical application of the pentatonic scale.

Neal Nagaoka
Neal Nagaoka

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney promotes the idea of the road less traveled.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

There are many pitfalls on the path to success, and that is particularly true in the music industry.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab discusses three important ingredients necessary for working your record to radio.

Michael Knight
Michael Knight

Here are some tips in order to gain a successful live show following.

Guy Pople
Guy Pople

Pursuing your lead guitar development by reducing the major scale to modes (or inversions) in the name of improvisation.

Guglielmo Malusardi
Guglielmo Malusardi

I got picked up by Mike (McDowell) at Shred Guy; apparently Mike was interested in adding a "fusion" flavor to his rather "metal" guitar-oriented label, and my sound seduced him.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Modern, `Greenwich Village Style` Fusion

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Soliciting Progressive Instrumental Fans