If you like, you can just download the installer from here and use the free trial. Come back to this page when you want a key after the trial period expires in a couple of weeks.
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To help musicians and anyone else entertain and educate themselves during this sad period, the World Wide Woodshed is making the esteemed music slowdown tool SlowGold available for whatever you feel good about paying. If you are suffering a major income loss due to COVID-19, please pay nothing.
Stay safe, sane, and as happy as you can manage.
SlowGold™ is a program for Windows PCs that allows you to radically slow down music and loop music without changing the pitch.
It makes it simple for you to slice the music up into easily-digestible pieces, so you can really hear what’s going on and play along.
A lot of times, the most amazing passages on an instrument are thrilling to listen to, but they go by so fast that you can’t really understand what is going on musically. You’d like to play the same thing, just to know you can, and then (if you’re an improviser) maybe to “generalize” the lick and adapt it to a variety of songs.
But first, you have to hear what’s being played at a speed that allows you to understand it.
Play individual phrases back at very slow speeds to hear exactly what is going on in the music, or play them at moderate speeds to practice along with the masters and really get all the details of the phrasing. It’s all in your power with SlowGold.
SlowGold lets you use every track in your digital music library as a course in how to make great music, which you take at your own speed. Amaze and amuse your friends with your interpretations of ultra-hip licks! Or just quietly improve your skills and musical understanding by learning from your favorite musicians, if that’s more your speed.
Supports .mp3, .flac, .aif, .aiff, .wav, .wave formats.
So glad to have it! Thanks!
Been using Slow Gold since the original... it's a great learning tool !!
For those having difficulty hearing the detail changes that occur in music, the slowdown capability of Slow Gold addresses that need without changing pitch - really a big help. The graphics in later Slow Gold releases is an added bonus.
I didn't get a chance to activate SlowGold until today & after some mistakes on my part, everything's good.
Using the slow-downer part of this app-- very good sound, easy to control, good looping. Highly recommend.