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Key Features

  • This free app is a copy of our previously released ECONOMY PICKING GUITAR SCHOOL app, but with ability to separately buy exercise packs at your choice. Now everyone will be able to buy what he needs for training, which can save your money!
  • All packs except Guitar Tunings you can see and hear the detailed use of pick technique (Economy Picking)
  • Voice helper function helps you in learning by speaking the strokes during playback in slow tempo and when in Step mode
  • Harmony feature: you can see and listen to the chords, over which a current exercise can be played. This feature can be switched off when it is unnecessary. You can also use given chord progressions for your compositions
  • Metronome feature with adjustable tempo and bell sound, includes different measures
available ios

 

About Economy Picking

Economy Picking (aka Sweep Picking) is a whole new world of unique possibilities and technical achievements on a guitar. It is hard to imagine a guitarist, who would not want to achieve a technical perfection. EP gives you an ability to reach the shortest way of mastering the secrets of performing art! Fonexsis integrates all existing licks of EP in one single application for you!

Economy picking technique is a hybrid of Sweep picking and Alternate picking technique. Sweep picking is a technique that allows guitarists to play exercises rapidly by picking two or more strings in the same direction (up or down) with a single stroke. Alternate picking is a guitar playing technique that employs strictly alternating down and up picking strokes in a continuous run. The aim is to minimize movement in the right hand, in contrast with alternate-picking technique.

Here is a brief list of guitarists, who used to apply EP technique in their songs: Tosin Abasi, Frank Gambale, Yngwie Malmsteen, Les Paul, Eric Johnson, Jan Akkerman, Chet Atkins, Vinnie Moore, Michael Angelo. Modern metal style guitarists: Zakk Wylde, Paul Gilbert, Bruce Bouillet, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Richie Kotzen.

By having this app, you will not need to buy a numerous guitar video lessons. This app is also giving you a material to learn rhythm (3/4, 9/4, 5/4 measures etc), as well as musical theory material (modes, arpeggio, sequences).

Buying Packs

  • Go to Exercise Picker by tapping exercise's name in the middle of the top bar.
  • From picker, select pack you wish to buy.
  • Go inside selected pack by tapping in the middle of the picker or by tapping Play button.
  • Pack contents will open with "Buy this folder" button at the right. Tap on this button.
  • Window will appear that will ask you to enter you Apple ID login and password. Follow further prompts.
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Other Features

  • Every exercise is provided with corresponding optimal fingering
  • Every exercise is provided with a sequence of strokes, showing you necessary strokes for every note of the exercise. These strokes (pick up, pick down, pull-off, hammer on, slide) are provided to help you to achieve high speed arpeggios and sequences playing. Please read the info page inside this application for detailed description on every stroke
  • Cursor can display note names or fingering (selectable)
  • Notes can display note names or fingering (selectable)
  • Degree indicator. It allows you to learn exercise's scale steps in detail. (Degree on/off toggle is located at the bottom of the Settings page)
  • Step-by-step note playback in both directions for more detailed learning or exercises
  • Metronome pre count feature with different adjustable settings
  • Adjustable volume balance between harmony and guitar solo sounds
  • Two guitar sound banks (Acoustic and Distortion) to select
  • Six selectable harmony timbres to choose from
  • Stereo Chorus FX for harmony chords at your choice
  • Reverb FX for guitar sounds
  • Master Tune option
  • iPad, iPhone 6 / 6 Plus native resolution screen support
available ios
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