‘Percussive Acoustic Guitar with Mike Dawes’ iOS App OUT NOW!Posted by mdlogin on December 18, 2013 Blog | Tags: acoustic, app, apple, application, Dawes, guitar, ios, learn, Mike, percussive, tuition, with | 4 comments
Hey folks! Happy holidays!
I’m delighted to introduce you to my very first interactive application for iOS devices (iPad, iPhone etc)
EDIT MARCH 2014: APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR MAC/MACBOOK!
‘Percussive Acoustic Guitar with Mike Dawes’ is the name!
Below is a detailed description of the app. To find it, simply visit the app store on your device and search for ‘Mike Dawes’…
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Percussive Acoustic Guitar with Mike Dawes is a comprehensive and interactive tuition app for iOS devices.
Want to get more out of your acoustic guitar?
In this application, players are given over fifty minutes of detailed video instruction in this popular guitar style by one of the world’s leading performers of percussive acoustic guitar. This application is suitable for players of beginner/intermediate level all the way through to advanced. Each of the eighteen exercises feature a video demonstration from Mike with follow along tab to see what is being played, and when. The app’s tab player allows you to hear the exercise being played at any tempo (20-200bpm in 5bpm increments).
This app features:
* Introduction and overview of the modern ‘percussive’ acoustic guitar genre, including Mike’s gear.
* An introduction to DADGAD tuning and associated chord theory
* Lessons in producing realistic drum sounds from your acoustic guitar
* Advanced right hand picking techniques, allowing users to seamlessly perform drum patterns in unison with conventional guitar parts
* Introduction to two handed tapping and how to combine bass, melody, harmony and percussion
* Advanced ‘Over the Top’ style combining a variety of modern guitar techniques.
* Eighteen exercises demonstrated by Mike at different tempos
* Interactive TAB viewer with detailed transcriptions of each exercise
* Tab player that replays exercises at the tempo you want
All video content is downloaded with this app when you purchase it from the app store, so no need to stream content while you practise!
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So there we go, I hope you have as much fun with the app as I did making it! If you enjoy it PLEASE RATE IT, this means that more people will be able to see it as it may get featured in various blogs and things. YOU make it all possible.
Be sure to check out my Facebook, Instagram and Twitter below. I’ll be posting some free download codes over the next few days in the run up to Christmas 🙂