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About Yousician
Yousician is the world’s leading platform to learn and play music. Our two groundbreaking products, Yousician and GuitarTuna, are the leaders in their field with a combined 20 million monthly active users, and counting. At Yousician, we won’t rest until everyone who wants to play music, is able to.
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Variety
“The platform Yousician, which provides interactive learning for guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, and voice, currently reigns as the No. 1 app for music instruction while its sister product, GuitarTuna, is tops for guitar tuning.” Read story
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Wired
“Yousician uses the built-in mic on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to give you instant feedback while you play. It’s the closest you’ll get to a real-instrument version of Guitar Hero.” Read story
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Music Ally
“Disney is working with music education firm Yousician to make two tracks from Soul’s soundtrack – ‘Born to Play’ and ‘Bigger Than Us’ – available within the Yousician app for free and paying users alike.” Read story
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The Guardian
“Yousician is one of the best apps for learning to play guitar (or ukulele) with bite-size lessons based on familiar songs, and, like Simply Piano, constant feedback – of the good kind.” Read story
Loudwire
Loudwire
“Metallica next year are scheduled to lead what’s essentially a “master class” in guitar instruction via the virtual music lesson platform Yousician. It will be a part of Yousician’s first-ever artist-partnered Spotlight series...The virtual lessons feature interactive elements powered by real-time feedback technology.” Read story
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GuitarWorld
“Proving there’s more to the best online guitar lessons than a bank of videos, Yousician aims to introduce a sort of gamification into the mix. If you’ve played console games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, you’ll be familiar with the concept of Yousician. Basically, you use your smartphone or tablet to listen along to your playing, and the device listens to you and scores you based on how accurate you were.” Read story
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Popular Science
“During short, gamified lessons, Yousician plays a backing track while a visual tutorial tells you what chords or notes to hit. The app also listens along as you play to give you feedback in real time. “ Read story
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GuitarWorld
“Yousician – one of the world’s biggest sites for online guitar lessons – has announced the GuitarTuna Play, an “all-in-one tune and play” app for learning guitar.” Read story
Venturebeat
Venturebeat
“If you play guitar, you’ve most likely heard of GuitarTuna. For those that haven’t, it’s an app that replaces the old guitar tuner devices and tuning forks. Adding on to that feature, Yousician has upgraded the entire experience with their new AI.” Read story
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Guitar.com
“Yousician’s GuitarTuna app has added a new subscription-based service, GuitarTuna Play. Subscribers will gain access to a library of chord charts, with an AI-driven auto-scrolling feature and two levels of complexity.“ Read story
Artist Partnerships
Connecting users to artists they love
Our artist partnerships make it exciting and fun for every user to get closer to the music and artists that inspire them.
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Jason Mraz
Yousician Spotlight | Jason Mraz Watch now
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Juanes
Yousician Spotlight | Juanes Watch now
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Metallica
Yousician Spotlight | Metallica Watch now
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Declan McKenna
Yousician Artist Session | Declan McKenna Watch now
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Jason Mraz
Yousician Guest Teacher | Jason Mraz Watch now
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Mark Bryan
Yousician Guest Teacher | Mark Bryan Watch now
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Nancy Wilson
Yousician Guest Teacher | Nancy Wilson Watch now
Awards and accolades
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Best of 2016 Google Play Award in self-improvement category
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WIRED’s top 100 European startups in 2012, 2015, 2017
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Two times selected by Apple Editor’s choice as the best App
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Press and Partnerships Contact

Global Media Inquiries
Natasha Weber
Director of Communications
press@yousician.com Partnerships
Jennifer Bonita
Senior Manager Artist Relations Partnerships
partnerships@yousician.com