Guitar Nine's June-July 2016 newsletter.
Welcome to the June edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. June of 1996 marked our entry into cyberspace, and after twenty great years, Guitar Nine has become well known for providing a wide variety of free instructional material, news and information. To celebrate, six guest columnists have submitted seven excellent articles on a range of musical topics of interest to independent musicians. Of note, we've published over 200 artist interviews, while nearly 210 musicians and industry experts have written over 1000 guest columns for this site since 1996!
The octave pattern is not as user-friendly for learning to play the notes on a fretboard as many teachers would like players to think.
But if you want to keep progressing, you have to make the decision to grind it out.
David Sertl thinks it time that guitarists move beyond "Satryngvai Shredblues".
These exercises and examples will help you to improve your finger independence as well as your picking.
Improve your guitar technique while learning the proper way to sweep those licks.
Ensure that you don`t come across as an amateur in a situation where you`re trying to impress the people who hired you.
My music a mix between the aggression of metal and the madness and extravagance of prog-instrumental-rock, I don`t close myself in within just a single genre.
It`s much more difficult to attract the audience without vocals. For that reason, it`s very important to build some nice and attractive themes and melodies in instrumental music.