Today's app is the The Best Guitar Songs Free app:
The Best Guitar Songs Free (http://www.nadstech.com/download-free-apps/music-apps) Includes lyrics and tablatures for some of the best songs in recent history as well as comments and recommendations; picking, solos, chords, licks, and other useful information; YouTube videos; includes an electronic book that teaches user how to read and write tablatures; does not need an Internet connection; includes 225 songs and a manual to learn to read any type of tab; paid version with no ads; (Android 1.6 and up).
Today's app is the PlayAlong Classical Guitar app:
PlayAlong Classical Guitar (http://www.atplaymusic.com/our-apps/playalong-classical-guitar/) Listens to playing and guides user through the selected song; choose the settings that complement skills; cumulative statistics of the total correct notes, consecutive correct notes, and the songs played correctly are available; beginners can choose to have finger charts displayed under each note on the staff as they play; touching the finger chart lets the user hear that note; pushing the play button allows the user to hear the whole song; advanced users can choose to display only the note names under the staff or to see a full screen of music; in Manual mode the user can play the song with their own interpretation, using the display-like traditional sheet music; Stats display presents a list of all the songs, showing which have been played and how many of the notes the user was able to play; History feature keeps track of scores for past performances for each song played; Transposition feature lets the user shift the pitch of a song’s notes up or down to customize the range of the song; in Game Center stats are listed on the Leader Boards and songs are presented as accomplishments; includes some free songs and a Chromatic Scale; song list includes ratings of Easy, Intermediate, and Advanced; share by Emailing performances; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Today's app is the Guitar! app:
Guitar! (http://www.smule.com/apps) Brings user the experience of musical collaboration between guitarist and singer; play songs with top vocals from the “Sing! Karaoke” app; choose a singer from over fifty top performances; create the foundation for the singer while strumming the chords of the song; add personal flourishes on individual strings, vibrato, or emphasis on particular notes; choose from four guitars including Acoustic, Electric, Rock, or Classical; for advanced players or those who want to jam and sing; freestyle mode; new songs and singers added each week; suggest songs in the app; subscribe for access to the entire songbook; to strum, swipe finger across the strings; to pick, tap a single string; change the chord by selecting from the colored tabs on the left; create vibrato by shaking the phone; emphasize a strum by swiping faster and playing louder; (iOS 7.0 or later).
Today's app is the Guitar Riff Pro app:
Guitar Riff Pro (http://www.learntomaster.co.uk) Learn to play favorite riffs on the guitar; over 400 riffs and songs to learn from different eras and genres; configurable guitar includes multi-touch, glissando, highlighting, and note names; resizable guitar suitable for all devices and tablets; no advertising; play the guitar by ear; high simulator quality and is quick and responsive; optimised for all devices and tablets; adjust the width or height of the fretboard to suit playing style or device; use a clean guitar sound with professionally recorded, digitized Fender Stratocaster electric guitar sounds for each separate note or plug in the distortion; focus on sections of the song to master licks; adjust the speed and volume of the riff for playing along; highlight notes on or off to play by ear; slide the note; standard note tab naming convention; songs cover all genres: Rock, Indie, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Naughties, Modern, Latin, Classical, Film Themes, TV Themes, and Traditional; (iOS 5.0 or later; Android 2.2. and up).
Guitar Songs and Repertoire Apps this week!
Guitar Complete (http://www.betterdaywireless.com/BetterDayWireless/Guitar_Complete.html) Learn over 500 songs included for free with the app from children’s classics to classical favorites; songs for kids, songs for pros, songs for fun, and songs for the holidays; songs include: Star Spangled Banner, Canon in D, Fur Elise, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, Scarborough Fair, and over 500 more; twenty-four fret guitar with multi-touch; real strumming and real fretting; chords; real guitar damping and vibrato; open hammer; pull off; string tuning; four-eight string support; adjustable metronome; resizable frets and resizable strings; customizable fret markers; customizable fingerboard; left-handed support; optional auto-plucking; full-screen support; navigation bar; quick jumping to frets; quick fret shifting; learn songs; two modes of learning; practice strumming; learn both hand positions; lyrics included; (iOS 3.0 or later).
Today's app is the Classical Guitar Music: Master app:
Classical Guitar Music: Master (Jiang Yazhou) Contains 100 tracks of the best guitar music in the world played by the greatest guitarists; includes CD 1 - Baroque and Before, CD 2 - Spanish Guitar Vol. 1, CD 3 - Spanish Guitar Vol. 2, CD 4 - Rodrigo Conciertos, CD 5 - Latin American Guitar, and CD 6 - The Modern Guitar; listen anywhere without the Internet; background playing on both Home Screen and Lock Screen; Playback Modes: Loop – Shuffle – Repeat; for all iOS devices; Retina support; (iOS 4.3 or later).
Today's app is the Rock Prodigy app:
Rock Prodigy (http://rockprodigy.com/get-the-app/) Customized to user’s skill level; real-time feedback; learn chords, scales, rhythm, technique, and theory; structured courses organized in a daily calendar; learn from teachers trained at Musicians Institute; lessons and songs are set within a teaching system developed by Dr. Richard Gard of Yale University; checks to see what user already knows; practice skills; focused on the goal of making music; Challenges decide when user should skip some lessons; structured exercises develop strong fingers, technique, and quick reflexes; exercises inside of music games to develop hand-eye coordination; teaches important concepts and skills that help users play hundreds of songs; listens to every note; provides immediate feedback; awards points for playing correctly; tracks progress automatically; pitch detection technology; about five minutes each lesson; for guitar input with an acoustic guitar, need an internal or external computer microphone; for electric guitar input, need an adapter like iRig or Apogee Jam, or an amp loud enough for the device’s microphone to pick up; headphones recommended when using an acoustic guitar; (iOS 7.0 or later).
Today's app is the Lick of the Day app:
Lick of the Day (http://agilepartners.com/apps/lickoftheday/) Guitar learning experience; over fifty courses spanning 1,200+ lessons; backing tracks, full screen tab, and Retina display support; genres covered include blues, rock, jazz, country, bluegrass, fingerstyle, rockabilly, R&B, and acoustic lessons; each Lick Pack features twelve to twenty-five lick video lessons, about sixty-ninety minutes of video from a skilled instructor, along with matching interactive tab/notation, text narrative, and backing tracks; many Lick Packs are presented in sets of two volumes per genre, where the second volume builds on the concepts and techniques that were presented in the first; supports dual instructional modes to optimize the learning experience; in Instructor Mode, the student follows along with the instructor via video, with synced tab or music notation and a fretboard display showing the notes being played by the instructor; in Practice Mode, the student controls the tempo of interactive tablature playback and also has access to the backing track audio to practice what was shown in the video; powered by the live tablature rendering engine from TabToolkit; renders tablature dynamically, including realistic guitar audio and advanced features such as A/B looping and speed control; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Today's app is the Guitar Lessons Free app:
Guitar Lessons Free (http://www.nadstech.com/download-free-apps/music-apps) Learn to play the guitar; complete and easy book of lessons; includes an electronic book that will teach user how to read and write tablatures; contents include: Introduction, Structure of the Guitar I, Structure of the Guitar II, Structure of the Guitar III, How to Hold the Guitar I, How to Hold the Guitar II, Tuning I, Tuning II, Notes and Chords, The Fret board I, The Fret board II, The Fret board III, Tablature. Structure and Scales I, Tablature. Structure and Scales II, Tablature. Structure and Scales III, Tablature. Symbology I, Tablature. Symbology II, The Right Hand I, The Right Hand II, Pick Technique, Chromatic Exercise I, Chromatic Exercise II, Chromatic Exercise III, First Position I, First Position II, The DO Major Scale I, The DO Major Scale II, The First Melody, First Chord, Basic Chords I, Basic Chords II, Chord Harmonic of DO I, Chord Harmonic of DO II, Arpeggios I, Arpeggios II, Bar Chords I, Bar Chords II; Guide to Tab Notation; learn to read and write guitar tabs; (Android 1.6 and up).
Today's apps are the Guitar Lesson Apps by TrueFire:
Guitar Lesson Apps by TrueFire (http://truefire.com/apps/) Instructional guitar lesson apps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch; all apps include video guitar lessons and supplementary learning materials; learn guitar on the go; apps include: Lick of the Day, 50 Blues Rhythms, 50 R&B Guitar Licks, Robben Ford’s Blues Revolution, Learn Guitar in 21 Days, 50 Progressive Blues Licks, 50 Texas Blues Guitar Licks, Guitar Player’s Top 40 Essential Guitar Licks, 50 Blues Guitar Licks, 50 Slow Blues Guitar Licks, 50 Jazz Guitar Licks, 50 Shred Guitar Licks, 50 Rock Guitar Licks, 50 Funk Guitar Licks, 50 Metal Guitar Licks, 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks, 50 Blues Rock Guitar Licks, 50 Country Guitar Licks, and JamBox; (iOS, varies by app).