Hi! I’m Warren Sirota, and I’ve been a writer and programmer in the music world for quite a while. I’ve written about music and music gear for Guitar Player, Electronic Musician, Musician, BAM, Multimedia World and many other publications. I’m also the author of SlowGold, the Woodshed’s flagship product and the editor of this Woodsheddin’ blog.
I play a lot of guitar (and have been doing so for over 30 years), yet I’m always trying to learn how to play better. Sometimes improvement is accomplished through physical exercises, but just as often through listening, transcription, study and ear-training. After all, it’s one thing to have fast fingers, but an entirely different thing to give them something worthwhile to play.
Sometimes you have a .wav or .aiff file, and you want it in .mp3 format. SlowGold, for instance, exports audio in these formats if you choose to save a slowed-down song or a segment of such a song. SlowGold does not, however, write mp3 files because of the prohibitive license costs for doing this directly […]