Guitar Nine Columns: Guest Columnists

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Enjoy over 20 years of staff columns, guest columns, interviews and more!

December-January 2012

To become an excellent 7 string guitar player, you will need to fully understand how to overcome any challenges that arise with your new instrument.

December-January 2012

Here`s how to play in 4/4 time, switch time signatures and remain in time.

December-January 2012

Buckner`s recent conversation with Tom Hess on how to become a successful pro musician.

December-January 2012

Connect with our audience; stirring up emotions while avoiding negative emotions.

October-November 2012

Michael Knight shares some ideas for keeping a positive light on your band.

October-November 2012

Take a small pattern and turn it into a larger phrase that will sound cohesive.

October-November 2012

Mike brings up some of the typical reasons why so many guitarists are unable to improve their musical skills.

October-November 2012

Shedding light on modes for those of you that are reaching out for new ideas to add to your musical armoury.

October-November 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you become the greatest guitarist and musician you can possibly be.

October-November 2012

By learning about the music industry from a professional who has already done big things, you will be much more likely to succeed in your own music career.

October-November 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney reminds us that a huge percentage of artists either forgot or never learned that a show is an experience for their fans.

August-September 2012

When you find a group of musicians that you write, perform and hang with and can trust, well you may have won a lottery in life.

August-September 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas provides some clarity on the subject of scales.

August-September 2012

Backstage warm ups take on their own quirks, stories and connections that help to explain their success and approach to their music.

August-September 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney implores you to keep from throwing away your passion.

August-September 2012

Playing high-pitched squeals that are so important in the style of metal players (and others).

August-September 2012

Here you`ll get essential tips to help you achieve the success you are striving for.

August-September 2012

Mike Campese introduces you to a cool scale sequence that is not commonly used.

August-September 2012

Mike discusses one of the most effective methods for practicing chord changes.

August-September 2012

If you hold the belief that it is wrong to try to make money with your musical talents, do not read any further - please don`t read this.

June-July 2012

Five of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

June-July 2012

Building on the last two columns, Mike wraps up the series with a G minor arpeggio progression.

June-July 2012

Having the ability to record your guitar parts very quickly and efficiently in the studio will maximize your music career opportunities.

June-July 2012

Michael Knight has a 4-note diminished scale for you to add to your repertoire.

June-July 2012

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas teaches you that practicing one thing affects everything else we play, for good or for bad.

June-July 2012

Here is a technique used by the pros to adjust a guitar neck for proper intonation.

June-July 2012

Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney helps you get more fans to your shows when sending event invitations through Facebook.

June-July 2012

Music industry guru Christopher Knab reminds us we have to adapt to technological and economic changes, as uncomfortable as that may be.

April-May 2012

Here`s what a designer can tell you that will help you set your band and your music apart.

April-May 2012

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has a heads up - streaming music is the future.

April-May 2012

Is it really necessary to know how to read music? Let`s open this can of worms.

April-May 2012

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

April-May 2012

Building on the last column, Mike adds more examples here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

April-May 2012

A great article from Tom Hess focuses on helping students solve their musical problems.

April-May 2012

Michael Knight returns with the first installment of his Exotic Scales series.

February-March 2012

Music industry guru Christopher Knab has heard them all, and here are the top three reasons.

February-March 2012

Here`s a lesson in dynamics from Michael Knight - make your songs come alive with cues from bands such as Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Rush and Nirvana.

February-March 2012

Many people who have been teaching guitar for a long time don`t know all 5 of the important things you are now going to learn about how to teach guitar.

February-March 2012

Ten of the very best guitar kids from the past two months in a video format. You can submit your most terrifying videos.

February-March 2012

Mike gets a little more detailed here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

February-March 2012

Maintaining a fresh perspective is not only key for making great music, but also in getting that great music heard.

February-March 2012

Draven Grey talks about defining a fan base and creating a unique album release process.

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