October-November 2003

Vol. 8, No. 3: October-November 2003
Over 3000 Sound Clips Added To Site
It's Now Even Easier To Sample And Find The CDs You Want

Welcome to the October edition of Guitar Nine's on-line magazine. Over the past few months, we've added over 3000 new MP3 sound clips to the site to allow for even better previewing of our CDs. In addition, we've added 44 new releases to the site over the same period, including instrumental CDs by Doug Markley, Doug Stillwell, Miguel De La Bastide, Tom Yoder, Marcel Coenen, Condition Red, Byron Thompson, Chuscales, Gino D`Auri, Luciani, Leon Muhudinov, Doug Young, Torquays, Al DiMeola, Jukka Tolonen, Strunz/Farah, Martin Barre, Jeff Beck, J.R.S., Jimmy Williams, Serdar Oztop, Ozric Tentacles, Allan Holdsworth, Argenti/Rosa, Ozone Quartet, David Pritchard, Rob Balducci, Citron, Mark Denaro, Hisashi, The Knights, Steve Vai, Michael Hedges and Scotty Anderson. You can now listen to and order 1260 instrumental releases by 712 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).

Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Haus

No man is an island. No indie label is an island either. The importance of cooperation.

Jonathan Wilson
Jonathan Wilson

A celebration of "functionally unusual" guitars, their utilitarian purpose, and the visionaries behind their design.

Guitar Nine Records October-November 2003 newsletter.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese is back with more modal mayhem.

Steve Booke
Steve Booke

Steve Booke talks about how to use breathing to provide yourself with the necessary energy to play your more physically demanding licks.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Tom Hess takes an original approach to the subject of originality in music.

Jamie Andreas
Jamie Andreas

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas on how to make progress, real progress, in your abilities.

Joy Basu
Joy Basu

Joy Basu discusses getting pop gigs and what to expect during the auditions.

David Vincent Jones
David Vincent Jones

Guitarist Neil Brocklebank`s logistics manager has some advice for you if you stubbornly intend to pursue a life-style fully supported by that original material only you believe in.

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney discusses why your home city is one of the most critical to your success.

Christopher Knab
Christopher Knab

Music industry guru Christopher Knab shares his list of professional habits that are shared by most successful musicians who truly have what it takes to succeed.

David Martone
David Martone

Recording by mail can save thousands in travel costs, with Canadian guitarist David Martone.

Martin Behr
Martin Behr

Ever wanted to put together your own home studio? It`s a lot easier and cheaper than you might imagine.

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Emerging Artist Wants Your Ears

Guitar Nine
Guitar Nine

Melding Classical, Latin & Flamenco Styles