Resources

Links

  • Bestpractice Audio : An open-source audio time-stretching tool for Windows. Slows down CD or MP3 tracks without changing the pitch. A great tool for learning new songs or mastering that tricky riff or solo.
  • EAR TRAINING : <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/ cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=8,0,0,0" width="468" height="60"> <param name="movie" value="http://trainer.thetamusic.com/sites/kichijoji.thetamusic.com/files/banners/Get-Your-Game-On-468-x-60.swf?clickTAG=http://trainer.thetamusic.com/sgkh-ppm/southamptonguitartutor153" /> <embed src="http://trainer.thetamusic.com/sites/kichijoji.thetamusic.com/files/banners/Get-Your-Game-On-468-x-60.swf?clickTAG=http://trainer.thetamusic.com/sgkh-ppm/southamptonguitartutor153" quality="high" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="468" height="60" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" /> </object> Having a good musical ear will help you to enjoy playing guitar, and ensure that you can progress faster. Southampton Guitar Academy recommends ear training using this fun, innovative & effective online trainer. Southampton Guitar Academy students get FREE membership to this program......But if you are taking lessons from another teacher, or you teach yourself then this cool program will make a big difference and it is well worth checking out the free trial.
  • FREE JAM TRACKS : A selection of jam tracks in various styles to help you practice your improvisation, rhythm playing, lead playing & improve your performance skills
  • Fretboard Warrior : Use this free app on your computer to help you to learn and memorize all the names of the notes on your fretboard.
  • Guitar Pro : A great piece of software for writing and playing back your own guitar & music arrangements.
  • METRONOME : Developing a good sense of timing is essential for being a better musician. This easy to use online metronome will help you to achieve this, used in conjunction with technical exercises and etudes set by your tutor at Southampton Guitar Academy. <iframe title="BestMetronome.com - simple metronome" width="440" height="406" src="http://bestmetronome.com/simpleembedobject" frameborder="0"></iframe><br/>Metronome by <a href="http://bestmetronome.com">BestMetronome.com</a>
  • RGT GUITAR SYLLABUS : If you wish to take your guitar playing to the next level Southampton Guitar Academy recommends and teaches syllabus from RGT. RGT cover all guitar styles on acoustic and electric guitar from complete beginner to the highest professional level.
  • ROCKSCHOOL GUITAR SYLLABUS : If you wish develop your skills in modern Rock or Popular styles of music Southampton Guitar Academy recommends Rockschool syllabus. Rockschool are the leading specialist exam board for these styles of music. These grades are internationally recognized qualifications covering beginner to professional level.
  • Songsterr - Guitar Tablature site : Songsterr provides over 70,000 files of tablature, transcriptions and midi playback files so you can hear how the song should be played. NOTE: These transcriptions may not be as accurate or comprehensive as the professional scores you buy at your music store, but as a free resource this site is worth checking out.