Tabs

A Site With a New Take on Tabs

YouTab

A web site called YouTab has just been launched. It has an interesting way of enhancing guitar tabs – it scrolls them in realtime with the song (has been done before) and syncs them with a video of the song. This is potentially a great tool for learning new songs. There are a few obstacles to […]

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Advanced Palm Muting for Metal

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Palm muting is really essential to most metal genres, and fast alt.picked palm muting even more so. I’ve really put time into my alt picking – practicing slowly with a metronome at first – really aiming at getting a consistent sound between upstrokes and downstrokes, and getting a good chug out of each note. It’s […]

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Make a Backtrack from a Guitar Pro File

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There are numerous sites for backtracks (like http://www.guitarbackingtrack.com and http://guitarbt.com), i.e. songs with no guitar tracks that allow you to jam over them yourself or make a cover of a known song. The best backtracks are originals with all other tracks, even vocals. These are quite hard to come by as no artists (at least […]

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