Dive into the soulful strains of the classic tune, ‘Nine Pound Hammer’, effortlessly adapted into a Simple Style bluegrass mandolin tablature. Primarily a vocal song, it carries a vivid depiction of the medium-tempo, bluesy oeuvre of Tony Rice and Sam Bush. Especially designed for beginners, this learning tool pioneers a fresh take on experiencing music while making learning enjoyable.
Tip 1: Tunefox Platform
Make the most out of the Tunefox platform to enhance your understanding of the song. Features like the ‘Lick Switcher’ allows an expansion of your lick vocabulary and lets you explore the song with a new perspective. By altering the licks for specific measures, you can delve into numerous alternate variations of the song, personalizing it to your preferences.
Tip 2: Arrange Slider
Utilize the Arrange slider for setting a custom difficulty level. Sliding left will filter out the filler notes and offer a simplified core arrangement in your tablature. Conversely, swiping right will populate the arrangement with extra notes, providing a more detailed and comprehensive version of the song.
Tip 3: Tempo
Use the tempo slider to modify the song's speed. Matching your playing pace to the tempo is vital for gaining a better handle on the rhythm and beat.
Tip 4: Backing Tracks
Collaborate with real sounding backing tracks for an enriching practice session and to prep up for your next jam. Concentrate on specified measures and continually repeat them for a solid learning ground.
Tip 5: 'Speed Up' Function
Making use of the 'Speed Up' feature is a great way to ease into playing at higher speeds. Begin at a comfortable speed and let 'Speed Up' gently notch up the tempo each time you play through the song.
General Learning Tips
Experimentation goes hand in hand with learning. Try various playing styles, use different combinations of licks and observe how each change influences the overall sound. Allot specific practice time for strumming and for mastering the use of the pick. Being consistent and patient in your practice will reap tremendous benefits.