Each of these iVideosongs titles include an interview and conversation with Kahanek, where he discusses his development as a musician, his musical influences and the back story for each song.
Gemini is the instrumental from 2004’s “Real Life” album, and the monster guitar song featured in the Guitar Hero game. In this iVideosongs title, Kahanek shows how to play all the fills and solos, and the technique that drives his distinctive tone. Gemini features instruction for two guitar parts.
Deliver Me was recorded on Kahanek’s 2007 album, “Suicide King.” In this iVideosongs title, he shows intermediate to advanced-level players how to master both the rhythm and lead guitar parts of the song. Sold Your Soul is a Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan-inspired song from 2004’s “Real Life” album. Kahanek shows how to play each of the song’s segments, rhythm and lead parts. Sold Your Soul is for intermediate and advanced guitarists as well.
Each of the new songs include embedded tablature and chord grids for each video segment.
Kahanek also instructs one of iVideosongs popular “lick of the week” tutorials, showing how to play a challenging blues/rock riff over an E7 chord.
iVideosongs shows aspiring musicians everywhere how to play their favorite songs completely and accurately, with the instruction provided by the original artists who wrote and performed them, and also from expert instructors.
iVideosongs has licensed full rights to its songs from BMG Music Publishing, EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music and also many secondary and tertiary publishers. This allows the company to provide complete and accurate instructional titles, presented exactly as they were originally written and performed. The iVideosongs titles are primarily for electric and acoustic guitarists, but titles for bass, keyboards and drums are also included in the catalog.
iVideosongs offers three kinds of music instruction content. Tutorials designed to improve basic to advanced skills are available free of charge. Complete and accurate songs, instructed by professional music teachers cost $4.99. Complete and accurate songs, taught by the original artists who wrote, performed and/or produced them, cost $9.99.
iVideosongs customers can choose a skill level and genre, and then download the high- def titles to their personal computer, iPod or other device. Each song title is presented in chapter format, so aspiring musicians learn the introduction, verse, chorus, bridge, outro and other elements in bite-size pieces and at their own pace. Each title also includes a master performance so customers can compare their progress against the song, and tablature notation to aid in learning. Titles featuring artists also include an interview segment, where they reveal the inspiration and influences that went into the creation of the song.
iVideosongs launched the beta of its service this past January 29, 2008.
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iVideosongs is the pioneering music instruction service that enables aspiring musicians of all skills levels to learn how to accurately play complete songs from the original artists who wrote and performed them, and also from legendary side-men and a staff of exceptional instructors. iVideosongs on-demand, high-def video titles live on customers' computers, iPods and other devices, and are accessible to them whenever and wherever they like. Visit www.ivideosongs.com to start learning today.