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Old 07-16-2017, 05:50 AM
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Default Learning guitar apps and websites.

What are some good iPad or iMac apps or websites for learning to play guitar?
I've been using the riffstation website to learn to play songs but are there any others like this or similar apps etc that help with learning to play Guitar?
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Old 07-16-2017, 02:21 PM
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What are some good iPad or iMac apps or websites for learning to play guitar?

I've been using the riffstation website to learn to play songs but are there any others like this or similar apps etc that help with learning to play Guitar?


Yousician can be fun, and now Fender came out with a new app called play.
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Old 07-18-2017, 05:07 AM
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I checked them both out but they cost too much.
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Old 07-18-2017, 10:27 AM
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I started learning in January and found Tony Polecastro's free YouTube series to be very helpful. He provides videos and free downloads of tabs. Each set of lessons is broken down into small parts.

I started with the beginner course and then moved on to the fingerstyle series.
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Old 07-18-2017, 11:18 AM
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I started learning in January and found Tony Polecastro's free YouTube series to be very helpful. He provides videos and free downloads of tabs. Each set of lessons is broken down into small parts.

I started with the beginner course and then moved on to the fingerstyle series.
Interesting. I found Polecastro's site to be not very intuitive, and signed up for 'newsletters' and 'waitlists', I haven't received any worthwhile correspondence. Thinking of giving up on him.
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:40 PM
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The website is pretty much just a portal for his paid material and community. Did you click on the links for the courses?

I'm on the waitlist as well, but in the meantime have gotten a lot out of his free YouTube channel. I started in January not even knowing how to properly fret a guitar and can now play a simplified version of Freight Train (fingerstyle) and am able to do picking for basic tabs.
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:55 PM
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i love Anytune. it's a godsend for a beginner.
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Old 07-18-2017, 08:48 PM
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I was happy with justinguitar's beginner course. I feel it gave me the knowledge to go on and play genres I like.
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Old 07-22-2017, 03:17 AM
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Thanks guys will check out some of those links. I find riffstation good to be able to play along to the songs.

Has anyone used the Fender play app? I would pay for it if I thought it was any good.
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Old 07-27-2017, 11:22 AM
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I'm just starting out but Guitartricks.com was recommended to me and so far I like it. There is some free stuff but you get full access for $20 a month. To me it's worth the price.
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I was happy with justinguitar's beginner course. I feel it gave me the knowledge to go on and play genres I like.
Another vote for Justin Guitar.
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Old 08-02-2017, 02:38 AM
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Another vote for Justin Guitar.
Add anther vote for justin guitar. Have also bought his song books and dvd course on the major scale.
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Old 08-02-2017, 09:19 PM
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A lot of songs I'm learning to play are from Justin Guitar, Papastache, Marty Schwarz and Countrysongteacher. They all have fantastic YouTube channels and between them all have a heap of different song titles.
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Old 08-05-2017, 03:42 AM
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i love Anytune. it's a godsend for a beginner.
Just been checking out Anytune. It's great for learning to play your own songs.
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