Couple of useful learning resources

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Couple of useful learning resources

Post by alanp » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:06 pm

Songsterr (http://www.songsterr.com) is a very nice online front end for guitar pro tabs:
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Seems to have a pretty reasonable searchable selection of songs, although must admit I've only looked at some fairly mainstream rock on there so for (Danzig probably most obscure I've looked for on there)
On most tabs, you can choose to view tab from a number of instruments (usually including bass and guitar at a minimum):

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Also, if you need to check how a song actually sounds (as opposed to the midi sound you get on Guitar Pro tabs), Jango (http://www.jango.com) is a searchable online "radio station":
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One think I like about Jango is that after you have listened to a song, it creates a "radio station" of similar songs, and keeps playing as long as you leave it open. I've been surprised at how good it is at picking songs in the same genre, often ones I haven't heard before, but end up liking. You can pause, or skip ahead, but you can't rewind.

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Re: Couple of useful learning resources

Post by beagle » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:04 am

Wow that songster is great Alan. Thanks heaps for the post.
That makes for a very easy way to learn tab.
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Post by alanp » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:30 am

Yeah, I find it to be pretty good.

And legit!

Looks like there's some extra features if you pay for the upgrade, but the free version is good enough for me. But then, I'm a bit of a tight a*se when it comes to paying for stuff online.

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Post by GrowlerBox » Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:44 am

Grooveshark is another site in the same vein as Jango. Pretty good interface, mp3 quality playback, also has the free and paid versions -- I think the latter allows you to download the songs rather than listening online. Also seems to carry some fairly esoteric stuff.
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