Every once in a while you stumble across a HowTo on the internet that seems too good to be true. Magic. This happens to be one of them. Mike Senese, co-host of the Science Channel's Punkin' Chunkin' and Catch It Keep It, digs deep into how records are made AND HowTo make copi ...more
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Antique store owner Jan Braunstein has seen her share of rare records. In this series, she shows you her very own copy of one of the rarest, the infamous “butcher cover” of the Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today” album. She gives you an overview of record collecting in general and ...more
Don't toss that old LP! A few minutes in the oven and you can have a bowl that will be a real conversation piece. Watch this video to learn how to turn a used vinyl record into a bowl. Step 1. Choose an album Choose an album. Then do a quick internet search of the title to m ...more
Looking to convert your vinyl records to mp3? In this two-part tutorial learn how to using the software program Audacity and the LAME plugin installed. This video is helpful for those DJs who use Serato, Final Scratch, Traktor Scratch, or Virtual Vinyl and need conversion help ...more
Brian Sredd gives tips and pointers on how to clean vinyl records.
Check out this instructional turntable video to learn how to cue your vinyl records. It's not scratching, but it is cueing. This takes some skill because you want to align two songs perfectly in sync. Remember, this only works if the stop and start time of your platter are the ...more
DJ Stylewise breaks down the science to scratching.
DJ Dream with a new exciting video hooking all potential DJs with DJ tips from monitoring to cleaning your vinyl.
A dirty or dusty record can pop or skip. Learn how clean vinyl records in this free record player maintenance lesson from an experienced disc jockey. Part 1 of 16 - How to Clean vinyl records. Clean vinyl records - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more
This video shows a method of cleaning LP records using steam. He uses a Perfection steamer and a record cleaning machine with vacuums, along with a set of brushes, Disc Doctor cleaner, and laboratory grade water. He uses distilled water in the steamer. He turns the turntable o ...more
This video shows how to clean old records using Titebond II wood glue. He has the record turning slowly on the turntable, and while it's turning, slowly squeezes a line of glue around and around onto the surface of the record, starting from the middle. He explains that it take ...more
Even in the MP3 world, vinyl is still king among music lovers. Unfortunately, making your own record is nowhere near as simple as burning a compact disc or throwing some files onto an MP3 player. One clever inventor isn't letting that stop him though, putting together his own ...more
Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s? How about your VHS movie collection? You probably emptied the bank switching ove ...more
D.I.Y.: Start Your Own Cassette Label! By adam_schragin on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:56am in DIY Let’s say you’ve got the itch to start your own label. You’ve got the typeface all picked out, the clever name ready, and an idea of what sort of music you’d like to showcase. What you d ...more
Ever wondered what it's like to be emo? This video on how to be emo explains everything, covering its root word emotive hardcore, the origins of the word emo, how to dress emo, how to act emo, and even a lesson about vinyl records!
Pop Siren shows you how to build your own lightsaber from readily available parts, what to do with those obsolete vinyl records, and in Rad Science, a look at why too much water is bad for you.
Here is a basic series for those of you who are either just getting started with turntables or would like to soon. In the first video, we do a very basic introduction, add slip mats, set up the tone arm and set the counter weight. In part 2, we talk about records, manipulating ...more
"An older gentleman told me the other day "no one makes any records anymore!" Well, I thought to myself; "millions of people make records every week, just not on vinyl or tape like in the old days..." Ever since the Irving Family Episode where I showed Joelle how to convert a ...more
Use old vinyl plates to craft this retro DVD or CD case rack.
Seeing as record players are getting harder to find, here's something useful to do with your records, turn them into serving dishes! What you need to do is get some tin foil, oven safe dishes and of course records. Two different types of dishes can be made, a shallow plate-lik ...more
Check out this computer software tutorial from Dummies.com. This tutorial is made for PCs. Copying a CD to your PC doesn't require extra software. Copy records, movies, music, or games onto your computer hard drive following this tutorial's instructions. Copy a CD to your PC. ...more
DJ Q-Bert of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz shares a tip on how to modify your vinyl records to keep them from skipping while playing or scratching with them.
Do you have an old collection of vinyl records but can't keep them in good condition? First, take an empty syringe and fill it with clean water. Add the water from the syringe as the record plays. The water will spread throughout the record and increase the sound quality. The ...more
This video is made by a "DJ" with two turntables and a variety of musical equipment. He is showing how to do the "butterfly scratch" which is a type of scratch that DJ doES on vinyl records to create certain sounds while mixing records together. It is often heard in hip hop so ...more
Here's a simple explanation of how to switch between SSL time coded vinyl and conventional records while you are mixing using Serato Scratch.
Burger Records, a vinyl/cassette label based in Fullerton, Ca. and run by members of Audacity and Thee Makeout Party, have reissued 3 cassette tapes from Cleaners From Venus. "Midnight Cleaners" (1982), "In The Golden Autumn" (1983), and "Under Wartime Conditions" (1984). Thes ...more
This video is about finding duplicate entries in excel sheet. The example excel sheet contains different names. There are around 1000 different names in the sample excel sheet. CountIf(range,criteria) formula has been used to do the comparison and return of results in True or ...more
Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 33rd installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to sort by color in Excel 2007 as wel ...more
A three-part lesson in how to count and play your way through 12-bar blues changes on your harmonica. Required: a copy of "Harp Attack," a 1990 Alligator Records release. For a FREE color-coded 12-bar template to accompany this lesson, please go to: http://www.tradebit.com/f ...more
Not exactly sure how to get a hold of a death certificate? Whether you need a death certificate to trace your family history or to make a legal claim, follow these steps to get the record you need. You Will Need: • Information about the deceased • Internet or library access ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 212th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to records ...more
Learn the basics of scratching/editing sounds on vinyl record decks and CD decks when DJing. Part 1 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 2 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 3 of 3 - How to Scratch records.
Does your 12" vinyl record wobble in the middle of the turntable spindel? Learn how to stop records from wobbling on the platter while you're DJing.
You may have beaten God of War before, but have you collected all of the treasure chests throughout the game? No? Then it's time to try again. Grab your copy of the classic PlayStation 2 game and get ready to break some records, because this 52-part walkthrough will not only s ...more
Written by JD Coverly of WonderHowTo World, LoadSave:We've spent the last week with Sprint's new phone, the HTC Evo 4G. Specification wise, it's better than Verizon's Incredible and T-Mobile's HD2. Apple has unveiled the new version of their phone this week and thankfully it's ...more
The video is about the process required to remove vinyl record noise. You should have audacity programmed software installed in your computer. First clean the records as best as possible. The noise between the songs are first visualized, then go to the selection tool and press ...more
We're on sheet, tab, filter. We want to talk about filter, but we also want to talk about an Excel table or list. It is simply a data set with field names at the top, records in rows, no blanks anywhere and no other data sets touching this data set. When we convert to a table, ...more
Spice up your next party with some unique party dishes, and we're not talking about food here, we're talking about the actual dishes, specifically bowls. But not just any bowls, vinyl bowls, made from authentic vinyl records. The steps are simple: melt the vinyl record in the ...more
Ever wonder how to play 7" vinyl records on a turntable? Guess what that round piece that came with your turntable is for.
To decrease the possibility of breaking your glass dinner plates while moving into a new home, stack them vertically inside a box like vinyl records instead of horizontally like a stack of pancakes. If you're an office supplies nerd, here's the perfect excuse to buy different ...more
Uber has lost market share to Lyft, its main competitor. Uber's US market share dropped from 84% to 77% between January and the end of May this year, and the ride-sharing company has continued to run into legal, public-image, and internal trouble. Lyft, on the other hand, has ...more
Are you interested in beginning research of your family's history? I began this journey about 3 or 4 years ago and here is what I found. I've done almost ALL of my research online, and gotten farther, faster and more comprehensively than anyone else who has researched my famil ...more
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to make picture frames for vinyl record covers. These frames do not use nails or clips to hold the covers. The covers slide in and out of the frames so that they can be changed easily. For this you w ...more
Got an old record you don't need? this is how to fashion it into a bowl, very cool.
Think you're a music lover? Then arrange to offer up your remains as the final sacrifice to the Gods of Rock. A UK company called And Vinyly offers music fans an interesting post-death "alternative": have your ashes pressed into a vinyl recording of your favorite song, or opt ...more
This recycling project would surely make Salvador Dali proud. Kipkay outlines the process, from old vinyl record to cool analog clock. Just pick out an appropriate record, place on cookie sheet and soften inside the oven. Then take the clock mechanism from an old cheap clock a ...more
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You already know the mechanics of DJing, but you want to be an international celebrity -- or at least drink for free while showing off your music collection. Here's how to spin your hobby into a career. Watch this video to learn how to become a professional club DJ. You Will ...more
Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more
Criminal “Expungement” is the process of going to court to ask a Judge to seal a criminal record. When a record is sealed, it does not show up in a criminal background check. It is important to remember that a sealed record is not destroyed. The police, immigration authorities ...more
Gus Cawley shares the ways to make a video resume with the help of free online tools. 1. Log in to YouTube. 2. Click upload and select quick capture. 3. Click the record button (be sure to have good lighting, good background and a high quality microphone for a more effective r ...more
It's the new phenomenon that's sweeping the internet! It's Sleeveface. Just take an old vinyl record sleeve, cover a part of your body, and snap a photo. Instant art!
In this video, Nick shows us how to use the reverse vocal effect in Ableton. This is great to use as a lead in to the beginning of a track. Start out with your vocal, take out part of it that you want to use as the effect. Copy this down and then reverse it. Run this through a ...more
Learn how to edit audio files using Audacity of the MAC. 1 Create an audio file by using the built in recording function in Audacity. Save the file prior to starting your editing. 2 Open the file that you created earlier and test the file by playing it. 3 You can copy, cut and ...more
Replay AV is the newest software to come out for downloading steaming audio from the web. Replay AV allows you to download audio from different sources all over the web. You can even record radio broadcasts and set your account to record the station. This video will show you h ...more
We've all attempted to fold a paper airplane before, right? One we hoped would sail majestically through the air for a good while but just ended up nose-diving into the grass. Paper planes, an invention likely as old as paper, are models of engineering; and they must account f ...more
What's the easiest way to keep track of your website passwords? Maybe in a password-protected document on your computer? Makes sense. But surprisingly, this is no easy task in Mac OS X. Snow Leopard does not have an easy one-click option for password protecting files and fold ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can set up the American Audio TT-Re ...more
How do I dub from my VCR to the recorder? Check out this video tutorial on how to dub from a VCR to a Panasonic DMR-ES15 (ES25) DVD Recorder. This Panasonic DMR-ES15 (ES25) DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with. Connect the VCR (Audio/Video Output) and DVD ...more