Course Overview: 'Salty Dog' is an enticing learning tool designed to guide you on mastering the art of flatpicking guitar in both beginner, intermediate, and advanced styles. This resource focuses on teaching the traditional vocal song 'Salty Dog', set to an up-tempo, old-time beat.
Key Features: Tunefox, the platform hosting this course, offers unique features to enhance your learning experience. A standout feature is the Lick Switcher which helps you discover new versions of the same song and adds to your lick vocabulary. By changing licks for individual measures, you get to explore a plethora of variations for the 'Salty Dog' tune, helping you see it in a new light. To enable this feature, simply tap the measure.
Arrange Slider: This handy tool lets you customize the difficulty level of the song. Sliding it to the left removes many 'fill-in' notes to give you a basic arrangement of the song. Sliding the Arrange slider to the right reveals a more detailed tablature with all extra notes and gives you the full song in all its complexity.
Learning Tips: Make use of the tempo slider to change the tempo and pace of the song. Playing the 'Salty Dog' along with backing tracks enhances the learning experience and the joy of learning a new song. Focus on individual measures and repeat them for better mastery. The 'Speed Up' function is designed for you to gradually raise the playback speed, which is great for moving progressively into faster tempos. Always start at a tempo you are comfortable with. The 'Speed Up' feature will then incrementally increase the pace each time you play through the song.
Practicing Tips: Make repetition your friend and take advantage of the 'Speed Up' function to gradually increase tempo. Customize your learning with the Lick Switcher and Arrange slider, and remember to tap into the joy of playing 'Salty Dog' along with backing tracks.