Guitar Nine Columns

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Enjoy over 24 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

June-July 1996

Share your knowledge of the guitar and music with the rest of the world.

December-January 2020

Guitar Nine's December-January 2020 newsletter.

December-January 2020

We're positive you should be exposed to negative harmony.

December-January 2020

A good guitar riff drives the song, and is often one of the most memorable parts of the tune.

December-January 2020

Can your hands actually be too small to play?

December-January 2020

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page inspired a generation of guitarists.

December-January 2020

How to avoid getting discouraged.

December-January 2020

Less is more, more is more - which is it?

December-January 2020

A great way to connect the five basic major scale patterns.

October-November 2020

Guitar Nine's October-November 2020 newsletter.

October-November 2020

Tell a story with your music by the way you phrase notes on guitar.

October-November 2020

Ways to change your guitar tone without touching an amp or pedals.

October-November 2020

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's unique sound.

October-November 2020

Improvise to Darth Vader's Theme by John Williams.

October-November 2020

Improvise to Darth Vader's Theme by John Williams.

October-November 2020

Great when learning modes - hear the sound of each mode over a tonal center.

October-November 2020

Muting your guitar with tape or a hair band!

August-September 2020

Guitar Nine's August-September 2020 newsletter.

August-September 2020

The word chromatic in music means two or more consecutive notes that are a half step from one another.

August-September 2020

3-dimensional phrasing - as opposed to 2-dimensional (flat, lifeless) playing.

August-September 2020

Studio wizard Tom Scholz literally altered the trajectory of my life.

August-September 2020

The perils of an out-of-balance guitar practice.

August-September 2020

The perils of an out-of-balance guitar practice.

August-September 2020

Learn all the little tricks that are easy to underestimate but make the difference.

August-September 2020

Strengthen your upstrokes so they are as strong as your downstrokes.

June-July 2020

Guitar Nine's June-July 2020 newsletter.

June-July 2020

The term arpeggios on guitar means to play chord tones (the notes of a chord) one note at a time.

June-July 2020

Using the Pitch Axis technique to express emotion.

June-July 2020

Create some threatening sounds with your guitar.

June-July 2020

If you know all of your scale patterns, but are not sure how to connect them, this lesson will help you.

June-July 2020

Decide to choose modal harmony in your solos.

June-July 2020

Resolving to the 3rd of the chords in a chromatic fashion.

June-July 2020

Don't spend more cash on guitars, effect pedals, and ampsm - better tone for free.

April-May 2020

Guitar Nine's April-May 2020 newsletter.

April-May 2020
A look back at nine of the funnest and even funniest reviews from the Guitar Nine's "The Undiscovered" column feature.
April-May 2020

Hit the 'EASY' button - ear training ideas for the rest of us.

April-May 2020

What we are being told by traditional music theory, is a load of crap.

April-May 2020

A basic skill you need to have - here's how to get it.

April-May 2020

If you're going to record with your band, or play live, then it's nothing short of vital.

April-May 2020

Learning a tune by heart - where to begin and how to make it sound natural.

April-May 2020

Stuck inside? Take advantage of the time and challenge yourself to get to the next level.

February-March 2020

Guitar Nine's February-March 2020 newsletter.

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