Guitar Nine Columns: Guitar Technique

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

February-March 2007

Using simple guitar overdubs to great effect.

February-March 2007

Stimulate your guitar practice and composition by finding alternative angles and methods of reinterpretation.

February-March 2007

Patrick DeCoste discusses the essential art of two handed muting.

December-January 2006

Neo-classical guitarist Tom Hess was a bad student too, but he got his act together, and you can as well.

December-January 2006

How to avoid "wrong notes" on your way to creating interesting, improvised lines.

December-January 2006

Can you cure a case of guitar hero "Clone-itus?" Here`s some cure-all.

December-January 2006

A quick look at various picking techniques.

December-January 2006

Understanding how a key can be made to reveal its chordal treasure is invaluable knowledge.

December-January 2006

Complex music requires thought and preplanning in order to get the best results.

October-November 2006

Guy Pople delves into independence and rudimentary music theory.

October-November 2006

These ideas will really add some spice to your playing.

October-November 2006

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas helps you to both figure out, and master, the neck.

October-November 2006

Patrick DeCoste returns with tips on `playing to the sound`.

October-November 2006

Guitarist Randy Ellefson hopes you never need this article. But if you do, read on.

August-September 2006

"Is learning music theory really necessary for me?" Patrick DeCoste explores possible answers.

August-September 2006

Danny Jones knows you don`t have enough time to practive - or maybe you do.

August-September 2006

Discoveries are unearthed that reinforce the assertion that the 7-string represents evolutionay progression.

August-September 2006

More ideas to help you memorize your scales break out of the patterns and ruts you have been stuck in.

August-September 2006

How long you practice is not always as important as what you choose to focus your practice time on.

June-July 2006

One of the best ways to memorize your scales on the neck and help you break out of the patterns you have been stuck in.

June-July 2006

Danny Jones is back, taking wide interval links and making cool runs out of 'em.

June-July 2006

If it has ever crossed your mind to have a go, or you just feel vaguely dissatisfied with 6 strings, then read this.

April-May 2006

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas with an insightful answer to a common question.

April-May 2006

G9er Will Landrum is back with more ways to use the beloved arpreggio.

April-May 2006

UK guitarist Alan Williamson shows you how to use more fingers, tones and frets in your licks.

April-May 2006

Danny Jones is back with licks that will help you break the scale pattern syndrome.

April-May 2006

Can you deliver interesting and musical solos? Do it by looking for ways to add more variety.

April-May 2006

Mike Campese serves up a blended scale you can use to set your music apart from the ordinary.

February-March 2006

Times are perfect for releasing your own CD and this article will give you some planning and recording ideas.

February-March 2006

Jason Parker tells you what to expect and how to get a foot in the door.

February-March 2006

Guitarist Toshi Iseda reminds musicians that live shows should also be an engaging entertainment experience.

February-March 2006

Will Landrum shows you how to inject your own personal timing and inflections into your playing while staying in groove with the real timing of the music.

February-March 2006

Mike Campese offers an unusual technique that can yield some surprisingly cool results.

February-March 2006

Adding tremendous color and personality to your music through the use of rhythm.

February-March 2006

Danny Jones is back with blues licks featuring dynamic double stops.

February-March 2006

Annihilate your tendencies to rely on reflexes, and use the force instead.

February-March 2006

Need more ways to make a simple melody more interesting? Let the Sultan of String show you how.

February-March 2006

Virtuoso classical guitarist and instructor Jamie Andreas explores the relationship between musical expression and technique.

December-January 2005

Scare your audience (or even make someone hurl) with this ascending (yet descending) pattern.

December-January 2005

Here are Mike`s sweep picking techniques applied to a revered classical caprice.

December-January 2005

Give your listeners a little bit more by throwing in an unexpected time change.

December-January 2005

Danny Jones is back with blues licks taken from his recorded solos.

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