The help docs haven’t been updated, so if you try it out, I would be very curious to hear how intuitive things are. Was there any confusion in how to use any of the features? Anything feel clumsy or annoying?
I’m very, very open to all your feedback and constructive criticism – now is the time to refine the interface, because once I release this update to the main site and mobile app I want to keep it as stable as possible.
Thanks so much for trying it out! Hope you enjoy the new features.
Yes, we’re making progress on my goal of eventually supporting full-on Texas style playing. I don’t play Texas style fiddle backup so I’m coming from some level of ignorance, but here’s a prototype I put together of a Texas-style Sally Goodin:
Will sound better once there’s a muted vamp strum available. In putting that together, I realize there are times where it might be handy to be able to specify the octave of the bass note, i.e., to make the in the middle octave, not the low E string. Hmm…
Played around with 7b5 and half-diminished chords a bit… couldn’t get them sounding good but maybe that’s because they’re inherently dissonant chords. @HenriLamiraux, what’s an example of a tune you’d like those chords for? Would you play them down the neck? Maybe this is a chord I should save for when I introduce up-the-neck playing, jazz-style vamping, etc…
Cole Porter’s What Is This Thing Called Love has a nice double dose of m7b5…done here in the gypsy jazz style which would be a fantastic addition for your site (using a version of 4 to the bar Freddie Green style chords.
How about adding diminished chords?.. not standard bluegrass, but useful in many songs
to add some jazz-like feel. And that would do a lot for some songs already available… for example,
Deep River Blues… I went to edit up the existing version, and ran into the wall right after the
VII chord at the beginning. Just to add to the list…