Solo Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist
Welcome to the February edition of the Guitar Nine on-line magazine. This year, Guitar Nine will complete its fifth year in business, bringing you the widest selection of guitar music we can possibly uncover. With that in mind, we've got 16 brand new CDs in stock, including instrumental works by Crushing Days, Dixie Dregs, Nicky Cats, Joel Hoekstra, David Belmont, Roland Chadwick, Forrest Kyle, Travis Larson Band, Tomas Michaud, Warren Buttler, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Bill Peck, Tom Rizzo, Uli Jon Roth, Joboj and Deluc. You can now listen to and order 553 instrumental releases by 341 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).
Guitar-Based Alternative Realities
Instrumentalist Fuses Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk & Country
Everyone wants to be loved, and for a musician guitar player that means to be heard and loved with unbiased ears. I want to keep the freedom I`ve attained by being a guitarist. That outlaw time zone I mentioned. It`s an achievement that`s ongoing, you could say I have achieved it, but you have to stay on the case, because things can change on any given day. You can`t let creativity stop.
East Meets West In Asian/Oriental Metal
Actually I started playing flamenco before playing electric guitar. It`s always been a love of mine. Unfortunately, when you`re doing pop records, I`d bring it out. The response I`d get is, `Save it for your own record.` So I have my own flamenco record which came out a couple of months ago.
Well, this a great time for bands and independent record labels. The exposure is endless and the quality is so much better than even 10 years ago. I think bands will get smart and start to depend less on the company to put it in stores and see more of the future music listeners downloading the album. This would cost less for the buyer and give more to the band.