- high quality videos of Guitar World’s award-winning instructors and amazing guitar celebrities such as Joe Satriani, Zakk Wylde, and Gus G demonstrating licks in a wide range of styles: Rock, Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz, and more.
- practice mode with settings that control music notation tempo, looping, audio synthesis, a metronome, and more.
- a visual fretboard that shows finger positions synchronized with the scrolling music notation.
- tab and standard music notation for each lick that scroll in sync with videos on iPad.
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW): “If you’re a guitar player and you’re looking to improve your skills and techniques, we’d definitely recommend you go and check out Lick of the Day, now!”
- Boles Blues: “Guitar World’s Lick of the Day is a high quality and inspirational iOS app that any guitar player can use and enjoy every single day.”
- CrunchGear: “After trying it out, I give this app a thumbs up because it does what it says. It’s a multi-method approach to teaching simple, short guitar lessons in clear and helpful ways.”
- Gear Diary: “Lick of the Day is a beautiful app with an intuitive user interface. Every part of the app works perfectly … I highly recommend Lick of the Day for any guitarist.”
- Macworld: “Guitar World Lick of the Day is a useful, well designed iOS app that offers just what its name implies: a fresh guitar lick every day for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users who subscribe to the service through this free app … I’ve really been enjoying this app and if you’re a guitar player, chances are you’ll like it too.”
- Publishing Executive: “Guitar World magazine has created a lot of positive buzz – or perhaps we should say feedback – with the launch of its Guitar World Lick of the Day app … Other publishers might want to sit up, plug in and take note of new and creative ways they can make their content and information assets rock on the iPad.”
- Eric Anderson: “Best app I’ve found for iPad … The only way to make this better would be to have 2 licks of the day.”
- Pat Bowden: “Wow, amazing. Not only does it explain the daily lick in great detail, but it also features a video AND tabs/standard sheet music.”
- DanielPNY: “Great guitar lesson learning tool. The ability to slow down the lesson is great!”
- sam_astoria: “I’m learning how to play guitar and this app is awesome. Subscription price is really reasonable. Can’t wait for more tutorials from rock stars like Zakk!
- hkremer: “Extremely impressed. This app really takes advantage of the iPad in every way. I am certain that if I would have had this when I was younger I would be rich and famous, probably living in some Scottish castle with a big studio and groupies.”
Like our friends at Guitar World, Agile Partners appreciates the support that amazing artists like Joe Satriani, Zakk Wylde and Gus G have given to Lick of the Day. Their Facebook posts and tweets have been a huge help in getting the word out about Guitar World Lick of the Day (check it out in the video below).
Finally, we’re proud to partner with Guitar World in providing guitar players around the globe with a fun and engaging way to continuously improve their guitar playing skills and broaden their repertoire. Lick of the Day is a wonderful addition to our family of guitar apps that already included Guitar Toolkit, TabToolkit, and AmpKit. We hope all of our customers will keep sending us feedback so we can continuously improve our apps. Rock on!