#1
My teacher is big on me practicing with others as a method of improving, learning timing, etc. He has made me a couple of CDs with songs for me to play along with. This has worked well but I sometime struggle to keep up with his tempo.

I was looking around on the internet for a method of slowing songs down and a couple of software programs that will do this with standard Mp3 files

+ Guitar and Drum Trainer http://renegademinds.com/Products/Gu...5/Default.aspx
+ Riffmaster http://riffmasterpro.com/
+ I also think that Guitar Pro allows you to slow songs down.

Also, Tascam makes a portable MP3 trainer that does this (http://www.tascam.com/products/mp-gt1.html).

Has anyone used these tools? Are they helpful? I am leaning towards the software due to cost.
#3
Usually when you slow songs down as the play like in windows media player, they sound like crap. I recommend getting audacity its free, you can adjust the speed of the entire song and even select and loop over certain parts.
#4
Quote by somekid413
Usually when you slow songs down as the play like in windows media player, they sound like crap. I recommend getting audacity its free, you can adjust the speed of the entire song and even select and loop over certain parts.


I'm also a fan of Audacity.
#5
I like the Tascam myself. I plug my guitar in, put my head phones on and loop a section of a song over and over again until most mortals would be sick of hearing it. Of course it is probably the most expensive of the options you've listened.