Blues Rocker Races Towards Slide Guitar Fame
Welcome to the October edition of Guitar Nine's online magazine. Summer promotions have been extended and current deals include buying any five CDs and getting a free copy of Ken Burtch's CD, and buying a copy of "Handz Of Danz" to get a free Guitar Nine white t-shirt! Click the "Current Specials" link at right for a rundown of the latest deals. In addition, we've added 32 new releases to the site, including instrumental CDs by Andy Martin, Michael Knight, Robbie Angelucci, Quarteto Nuevo, Joel Newton Situation, Doug Stapp, Martin Schmidt, Goncalo Pereira, Chris Poland, Benny Jansson, Tony Hernando, Adrian Galysh, Al DiMeola, Alien Cowboys, Tony Smotherman, Nick Thompson, Denny Freeman, Andrew Mah, Gambale, Hamm & Smith, Larry Carlton, Pat Metheny Group, Strunz/Farah, Rob Sbar, Chris Korblein, Scott Helland, Ken Hatfield, Michael Hedges, Hellecasters, Buckethead, Stride and The Honkeys. You can now listen to and order 963 instrumental releases by 553 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).
The Internet itself is a huge jungle. I believe it gives a chance for those who don`t make it via a traditional label or distributor, if they know how to reach the audience.
Austrian Instrumentalist Balances Melody & Virtuosity
Let`s face it, it is hard to get a label to pick you up and understand your visions. On the other hand, doing an independent release, you have control and you learn a lot. Sure, it is hard work, but I love to work hard for a dream!