App DescriptionAs seen in: Rolling Stone | Wired | AOL | Dean TV
Ranked No. 1 by Joel McIver in â€śThe 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists,â€ť Dave Mustaine godfathered fast-heavy-metal guitar generations, first as the original lead guitarist for Metallica, and then as the founder of legendary Megadeth.
"...this isnâ€™t a toyâ€¦ Want to raise the next guitar prodigy? Lock your kid in a room with a guitar, an iPad and this app, and wait a few months." - WIRED.com
Want to shred like Megadeth? Never thought you could? Guess again. This is the app for that. The Dave Mustaine: Guitar Prodigy interactive App gets you -- whether beginner or expert -- playing the right notes at the right times within minutes -- on your guitar.
You can do it: On the Easy level, you'll play the right notes at the right time, but just not all of them.
Trust: the note-for-note transcriptions are from Dave himself.
"...no more bunk transcriptions and bad tabs; it's just like having a private guitar lesson from me. Also with my app, you can actually slow the parts down to make sure they are perfect!!
Better than a private lesson, and more fun than any guitar game, my app, 'Dave Mustaine: Guitar Prodigy,' actually teaches you how to play guitar, and with the leader boards you shred while you kick your friends *sses!" -- Dave Mustaine
What you NEED:
- Any real guitar, even acoustic
- iPhone 3GS or later, iPad, or iPod touch 4G or later
- Recommended (but not required): guitar adapter like IK Multimedia iRig or Apogee Jam
What you DO:
- You see and hear what to play
- You play your guitar
- Dave's App scores you and gives you immediate feedback
You get a TON of FEATURES that make this the funnest way to learn Megadeth, ever:
- Slow-down speed without changing pitch
- Looping â€“ Automatically repeat a portion of a song or lesson for practice
- Line-in can be enabled so you can hear your own guitar in the mix
- Essential guitar FX
- Chromatic Tuner with Alternative Tunings
- Touch-screen time bar
- Fast-forward and Rewind â€“ Just swipe your finger
- Auto-pause â€“ Automatically pauses play until the correct note is detected
- Auto-play â€“ Automatically hits every note so you always hear the guitar track
- Adjustable Guitar and Backing Track Volume
- Advanced Polyphonic Pitch Detection â€“ get scored on single notes and chords â€“ this is the technology behind the scenes that lets you use ANY guitar
- Authentic Megadeth Master Recordings - original master recordings so you know exactly how you are supposed to sound. Be inspired!
- Immediate Performance Feedback â€“ Just play and Dave's App listens to the notes and chords you play and tells you immediately how well youâ€™re doing.
- 4 Levels of Difficulty For Each Song â€“ makes each song like a series of lessons in and of themselves
- Game Center integration
- Track your progress in the app
You get HOURS of songs and lessons:
1) Lesson 1: How To Use Dave's App
2) Lesson 2: Play Your First Tune
3) Public Enemy No. 1: Rhythm Lesson
4) Public Enemy No. 1: Lead Lesson 1 (Dave)
5) Public Enemy No. 1: Lead Lesson 2 (Chris)
6) Public Enemy No. 1: Song (Dave)
7) Public Enemy No. 1: Song (Chris)*
8) Tornado Of Souls: Rhythm Lesson 1*
9) Tornado Of Souls: Rhythm Lesson 2*
10) Tornado Of Souls: Lead Lesson*
11) Tornado Of Souls: Gtr 1*
12) Tornado Of Souls: Gtr 2*
13) Holy Wars... Rhythm Lesson 1*
14) Holy Wars... Rhythm Lesson 2*
15) Holy Wars... Lead Lesson 1*
16) HolyWars... Lead Lesson 2*
17) Holy Wars... Gtr 1*
18) Holy Wars... Gtr 2*
* Download for no-extra charge from within the app.
This is designed to be the ultimate tool to learn Dave Mustaine and Megadeth tunes. Get your guitar, get this app, and get started.
Questions or comments and want a direct response?
Contact the developer at www.musicprodigy.com.
Thank you for playing guitar.
January 29, 2014 New version 1.2
January 24, 2012 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $7.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release