Newsletter December-January 2020

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Introduction

The December-January edition is now online!

Nearly 1500 instrumental guitarists, guitar-oriented guitarists and guitar-heavy bands are selling downloads through Apple's iTunes site. Every click-through supports the work done on this site!

iTunes Downloads

New Columns

This edition's guest columnists are writing on topics such as negative harmony, connecting scales and soloing (with just 4 notes). We've got six contributed articles altogether - all written by regular contributing columnists.

Mike Campese returns with an article entitled "Connecting Scale Patterns". Prolific columnist and guitarist Tommaso Zillio contributes four more useful articles, "Guitar Solos: Is Only 4 Notes Really Enough?", "When Music Theory Is Confusing". "Can Hand Size Hold You Back From Playing Guitar?" and "Negative Harmony Explained In A Simple Way". Finally, returning with another "Influences" column is Dan McAvinchey with "Influences: Jimmy Page".

Enjoy a blast from the past with a classic column from the Guitar Nine archives, Dan McAvinchey's "Self-Release Q&A, Chapter 1".

Our new series is entitled "Guitar Nine Focus", which gathers excellent columns written within a chosen area of focus. This time, the spotlight is on riffs.


Mike Campese - "Connecting Scale Patterns"


Tommaso Zillio - "Guitar Solos: Is Only 4 Notes Really Enough?"


Tommaso Zillio - "When Music Theory Is Confusing"


Tommaso Zillio - "Can Hand Size Hold You Back From Playing Guitar?"


Tommaso Zillio - "Negative Harmony Explained In A Simple Way"


Dan McAvinchey - "Self-Release Q&A, Chapter 1"


Dan McAvinchey - "Influences: Jimmy Page"


Guitar Nine Focus: Riffs

Interviews

No new interviews in December. The February update included interviews with guitarist Michael A. Ruelas, and Italian guitar player Andre Tonelli.


Michael A. Ruelas


Andre Tonelli

Swag

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T-Shirts

The Home Studio Registry

For over 24 years we've offered a free listing on the Home Studio Registry. Join the Registry to meet and hook up with other Home Studio owners like yourself to discuss gear, techniques, maintenance or production.


Home Studio Registry


In Conclusion

As always, your comments, support and feedback are appreciated.
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Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Nine

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