iPlayMusic Launches Mac and Video iPod Guitar Lessons

- Press Release

iPlayMusic, has announced the launch of Beginner Guitar Lessons for the Mac, the first guitar learning
program optimized for the Mac and Video iPod. iPlayMusic Beginner Guitar
Lessons for the Mac takes advantage of iLife applications resident on
today's Mac, including GarageBand, iTunes and iWeb. Now aspiring musicians
have everything they need to learn guitar, play and sing popular songs, and
easily create their own performances. For learning and entertainment on the
go, users can view lessons or listen to their new performances in iTunes or
on their iPod.

Beginner Guitar Lessons for the Mac includes more than four hours of
video, presented in 140 individual lessons featuring iPlayMusic's
critically acclaimed, multi-angle video learning method. Users can quickly
and easily learn to play more than 25 popular songs made famous by artists
like The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley and Johnny Cash, all without
learning to read music. Song lessons include guitar chord videos, scrolling
lyrics for sing-along, and tips on riffs, transitions, strumming and more.
Featured songs include classics like Yellow Submarine, I Shot the Sheriff
and Amazing Grace.

Each popular song featured on Beginner Guitar Lessons for the Mac
includes a full GarageBand project file, complete with instrumental and
vocal tracks. Using GarageBand's simple controls, students can remix the
featured songs, change or add vocals or instruments and record their own
performances. Users can manage their performances in iTunes, or easily
create a podcast using iWeb. An online demonstration of iPlayMusic's new
guitar learning product is available at
http://www.iplaymusic.com/mac-demo.html

"Our new Mac software is the first product to provide music education
for the iPod generation," said Stewart Putney, president of iPlayMusic. "By
taking full advantage of the awesome applications in Apple's iLife suite,
and the portability of the iPod, users can now learn to play hit songs on
their guitar and then create their own performances. We have eliminated the
sheet music of the past, and replaced it with an easy, fun and portable
solution that users can tap into whenever and wherever inspiration
strikes."

Appropriate for beginning players age five and older, iPlayMusic's new
Mac software gives users easy control of their learning experience. If a
particular song or technique presents a challenge, slow motion and looping
features allow students to play along at their own pace while maintaining
the proper pitch. iPlayMusic software also uses Spotlight Search
Technology, making it easy for users to search for the lessons they want to
learn.


Pricing and Availability

Beginner Guitar Lessons for the Mac is available for $49.95 from
iPlayMusic (http://www.iplaymusic.com), and will be carried in select retail
stores. A PC version of the product will be available this Fall. The
software includes four hours of video lessons, more than 25 popular song
lessons, GarageBand projects and an 80-page eBook. iPlayMusic also offers
instructional DVDs, guitar lesson downloads and guitars and accessories on
its Web site.

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