Newsletter February-March 2011



The February-March edition is now online!

You may not have realized this, but the guitarists selling their instrumental CDs on the site are from all over the world. In addition to the many musicians from the United States, we're representing guitarists from the following countries (the number signifies the number of CDs): Germany (40), France (5), Canada (28), New Caledonia (2), Brazil (14), Netherlands (8), Italy (24), Denmark (6), Australia (33), Russia (4), England (85), Spain (30), Portugal (6), Cuba (2), India (2), Slovenia (1), Ireland (2), Hungary (10), Poland (3), South Korea (1), Finland (10), Greece (5), Trinidad (1), Sweden (13), Turkey (2), Mexico (5), Japan (4), Belgium (6), China (3), Chile (6), Haiti (1), Argentina (1), South Africa (1), Serbia (2), Austria (1), Estonia (1), Costa Rica (11), Iran (12), Switzerland (3) and Ukraine (3).

G9 SoundCheck: Focus on Regions

New Columns

This edition's guest columnists bring tour stories, playing tips and music business advice directly to your web browser. We've got eight fresh columns altogether - all written by returning columnists. Canadian guitarist David Martone is back with "Zone Recording: Experience On The Road". Tom Hess returns with "How To Improve Your Guitar Technique, Part 2". Mike Campese writes a new column entitled "Triad Arpeggios". Dan Lambert is back after a hiatus with another column "At Sonic Ranch: Recording The New CD". Guitarist Guy Pople returns with his article "Guitar Theory From First Principles". Guitarist Mike O'Malley is back with timely tips in, "Finding Your Own Voice". Marketing expert Christopher Knab returns with more great advice in "10 Tips For Lazy Musicians". Scott Allen is also back with his latest column "Extended Arpeggios, Part 2".

David Martone

Mike Campese

Dan Lambert

Tom Hess

Guy Pople

Christopher Knab

Scott Allen

Mike O'Malley

New Interviews

The February update includes new interviews with guitarists Marcos De Ros and Salvo Vecchio.

Marcos De Ros Interview

Salvo Vecchio Interview

The Rediscovered

This edition we're shining the spotlight on four of the most outstanding artists from the eleven years of the Undiscovered series profiles - it's called The Rediscovered. Think of it as the best of the best of The Undiscovered artists - another chance to check in with guitar oriented musicians and bands you may have missed the first time around.

The Rediscovered

New Instrumental Guitar CDs

Guitar Nine has added another 17 new instrumental guitar CDs to the site in the past two months. This brings the total number of instrumental guitar CDs available to 1776!

CDs are now online and shipping for Stuart Hamm, Petr Henych/G-BOD, Visual Cliff, Luna Blanca, Anthimos Manti, Les Sabler, Dan Lambert, Kermheat, Salvo Vecchio, Seree Lee, Alien Guitar Abduction and Greg Chako.

Check out the Latest Additions/Releases and Listening Room at:

Latest Releases
Listening Room

To order any of the 1776 discs:

Price List


Ordering Information

For general ordering information/checkout, visit:

Ordering Information

Selling Your CD With Us

If you'd like more information about selling your instrumental guitar release with us:

Merchandising Program

DVD SoundCheck

The most recently added guitar-oriented, concert DVDs recently added include titles by Marcos De Ros, Carvalho & Martinho and Lei Chen among others.

DVD SoundCheck

Guitar Instruction

Browse over 150 titles in the area of guitar instruction, including the latest DVD by Magic Elf guitarist Carl Roa, the new book/CD by Tobias Hurwitz, and a number of recently added Lick Library titles by Richard Smith, Danny Gill and Andy James.

Instructional SoundCheck

Guitar Music 9 Latest Additions

The latest and greatest additions to the Guitar Nine sister site, Guitar Music 9, include:

Oblidian - Heavy Metal

Mattsson - Heavy Metal

There are now 522 guitar-oriented vocal titles available, with MP3 samples provided for previewing each artist.

Guitar Music 9 Main Page

The Home Studio Registry

For over 14 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.
Dan McAvinchey
Guitar Nine