Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Songsterr - Online Guitar Tab Player

Big thanks goes to all the users, who gave us valueable feedback on proof of concept version released 4 months ago. It really helped us choose the future of Songsterr.

New version of Songsterr is an online guitar tab player that solves the biggest problem of guitar tabs. Tabs do not have information on the rhythm or lengths of the notes – only on their pitch. It can be very difficult to get a feel of the music simply by studying the tab without playing it through. With Songsterr you can see and hear the song as it is being played with a realistic guitar engine, thus you can get an idea of what it should sound like and how fast it should be played.

Once you've found the song you want to learn, you just listen and follow along the music. No need to know staff notation or listen to the original song recording multiple times. We have over 50 popular songs in the first release and will add new songs every day.

Our plans for the nearest future:
  • chord boxes;
  • lyrics;
  • selection looping;
  • slowed-down playback;
  • support of more guitar effects (slides, bends, pull offs, hummer ons, etc);
  • electric guitar sound engine;
  • support for more instruments;
  • upload of tabs by user.
Thanks in advance for further feedback, feature requests, and critics.

Stay tuned!