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Riffstation offers Riffstation Pro (Mac or Windows Download) for Free. Thanks Bigshottt

Note, Compatible with Mac OSX 10.10 and up & Windows 7 and up. Works with audio files stored on your computer as opposed to YouTube videos.
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Riffstation uses automatic chord recognition technology to 'listen' to the music and figure out the chords for you. Load any MP3 and Riffstation will automatically detect the chords and sync the chord diagrams with the music. You can also slow down the audio, change the pitch, isolate or mute guitar parts, loop specific sections and even sync a metronome.

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Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs on the guitar is now free!

Riffstation is a desktop application for Mac and Windows computers. Load any MP3 and Riffstation will automatically detect the chords and sync the chord diagrams with the music. You can also slow down the audio, change the pitch, isolate or mute guitar parts, loop specific sections and even sync a metronome!

LINK [riffstation.com]

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Back in my day, we had to learn songs the hard way, nowadays you younguns have it all handed to you on a gold rimmed silver plate garnished with diamonds !!!!

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I've never heard of this before and wanted to see what sort of dark magic it did. Here's what I found:

* Dishwalla - "Counting Blue Cars" - One major error right off, but otherwise accurate.

* Pretenders - "Night In My Veins" - Major trainwreck with at least a third of the chords being wrong. Really fell apart towards the end, though to its credit, it understood it was in Am while most tabs only have it as A.

* Bob Mould - "Out of Your Life" - I've played this for over 25 years and what Riffstation delivered was so stunningly wrong for the first half; missing minors and half the chords. Then somewhere around the solo and last verse it suddenly got really accurate, picking up the many chords it missed earlier, though still goofing some. Very weird.

* Buckcherry - "Porno Star" - Completely faked out by the riffs and tries to apply chords (wrong ones) to those areas. Otherwise got most of it right.

* Damone - "Out Here All Night" - Pretty close overall. Another song with a riff that fakes out the chord detection sensors.

* Robert Palmer - "Simply Irresistible" - Pretty close overall. A couple of duff chords and the timing was off on some changes, but it works.

* The Outfield - "Your Love" - Spot on until the end where it gets some very weird ideas.

* Transvision Vamp - "Tell That Girl To Shut Up" - Mostly right though it misses some changes and then finds them elsewhere. (On passages where a chord changes per bar.)

* Watershed - "Black Concert T-Shirt" - 97% right

* Gin Blossoms - "Hey Jealousy" - Mostly right, but as before it will miss stuff in places where it gets it others. Also reads the D5 as D. Apparently the program is pretty limited in the complexity of chords detectable.

* Counting Crows - "Angels of the Silence" - Pretty good before becoming a complete trainwreck on the breakdown before the solo. Sort of pulls it together and then stumbles toward the end.

For the price (free), it's an interesting trick. Wouldn't pay for it, though considering the pathetic state of the tab scene (i.e. one wildly incorrect version gets copypastaed everywhere) it's better than nothing.
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I would've thought that my post was so obviously hyperbole that even the densest of pillocks would've been able to grasp the tongue in cheek nature of it.... alas.

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Just gave it a try and love it. You can slow the tempo down while you're learning and it provides s visual of the current chord and next chord up with countdown. Just pointing it to any MP 3 and it translates it instantly.
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Thanks. I'll grab for if/when I start trying to learn to play again.
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Thanks, I tried the demo and I have an immediate use for the isolation tool.
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Thanks, I tried the demo and I have an immediate use for the isolation tool.
I struggled a bit with the isolation feature. I need to play with it more.
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Looks very helpful
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Nice, thanks OP!
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Riffstation is a desktop application for Mac and Windows computers. Load any MP3 and Riffstation will automatically detect the chords and sync the chord diagrams with the music. You can also slow down the audio, change the pitch, isolate or mute guitar parts, loop specific sections and even sync a metronome!

https://pro.riffstation.com/download/

https://youtu.be/ECvinPjmBVE
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Is this mostly for guitar or any type of music
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Back in my day, we had to learn songs the hard way, nowadays you younguns have it all handed to you on a gold rimmed silver plate garnished with diamonds !!!!

and yes,
stay off my lawn.
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About:
Riffstation is a desktop application for Mac and Windows computers. Load any MP3 and Riffstation will automatically detect the chords and sync the chord diagrams with the music. You can also slow down the audio, change the pitch, isolate or mute guitar parts, loop specific sections and even sync a metronome!

https://pro.riffstation.com/download/

https://youtu.be/ECvinPjmBVE
That was seriously probably one of the coolest YouTube videos I've seen in forever. I got super excited! Now I just need to actually use it. Hoping it can separate bass lines as well.
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https://youtu.be/7KpXHPGAgVo

Watch the introduction video from the original link above, and then check this one out. Pretty much shows you how to use the entire thing. I just downloaded it and I love it! Thanks OP!
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That was seriously probably one of the coolest YouTube videos I've seen in forever. I got super excited! Now I just need to actually use it. Hoping it can separate bass lines as well.
Bass isolation should be easy: E-E-E-EE-E-E-G-E (repeat)
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Bass isolation should be easy: E-E-E-EE-E-E-G-E (repeat)
Yes but that only covers 95% of the songs. What about the other 5%? 😜
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