Guitar Nine's August-September Edition - Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:26 AM

The August-September edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about picking patterns, lyric writing and popular myths potentially affecting your guitar playing. We've got six contributed articles altogether - all written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess returns with an artist-based column entitled "Learn From Steve Vai To Greatly Improve Your Guitar Playing: Part 1". Mike Campese is also back discussing picking, with "Movable Picking Patterns". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio serves up a triple shot of columnar expresso with "Three Myths That Have Been Keeping Musicians From Reaching Their Potential", "How To Spice Up Your Chord Progressions" and "Getting Started With Writing Lyrics" . Finally, acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "5 Ways Jazz Will Make You A Better Acoustic Guitar Player".

The August update includes a new interview with New Caledonia guitarist Pascal Allaigre.