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How To : Count bars to mix beats like a pro

This video starts off demonstrating the basic technique of how to count bars. Also, how to use this fundamental ability as a springboard for more advanced techniques such as mixing together beats or inserting a vocal into a break is explained. Part 1 of 2 - How to Count bars t ...more

How To : Count beats for mixing

DJ DREAM teaches on how to mix with beat counts. Learn the formula on freestyle extended versions with intros,breaks,& outros for creating a much cleaner mix.

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Increase your lung capacity with full yogic breath

In this how to video, you will learn how to perform the full yogic breath with retention. Lengthen your spine and feel the back of the head extend towards the ceiling. Feel your shoulders move out towards the sides. Place your right hand on your abdomen and left on the chest t ...more

How To : Do rolling vibrato on the erhu

In this video, we learn how to do rolling vibrato on the erhu. Vibrato is a series of deliberate and controlled finger and hand movements. It is not convulsing or vibrating your hand to create the desired effect. First, you will need to learn finger movement. You will want to ...more

How To : Play the card game Sixteen

The multiple award-winning card game Sixteen is packed with head-to-head action. If you can you count to 16 and take calculated risks, then you can force your opponent to bust. But play your cards defensively at the right time or the tables will turn! Win the most sets and you ...more

How To : Play Killzone 3's Online Multiplayer Mode for PS3

Guerrilla Games' Killzone 3 (PS3) opened strong in its first week, topping the charts as the best-selling game worldwide, as well as in the Americas, beating out Bulletstorm (Xbox 360) and powerhouses like Wii Sports (Wii) and Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360). In its second ...more

How To : Always win in napkin chess

This week: a rigged game of skill & a simple sucker bet! Check out this video if you want to learn how to beat anyone in a simple game that can be played anywhere with coins and a napkin. Some might call it magic, others call it skill. From Revision3: First off, our main even ...more

How To : Do the speed Davies test exercise

Learn how to do the speed Davies test. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Test your shoulders—literally. From a plank position, you'll use each hand to tap the back of the other, alternating at top speed. Keep count as you go, and try to beat your own ...more

How To : Play 7/4 odd time beats

This lesson includes six drum beats that are played in the 7/4 time signature. They are all considered odd-time, due to the fact that they aren't counted like popular 4/4 drum beats. The beats are still counted with quarter notes, but include seven in each measure instead of f ...more

How To : Mix track beats as a professional DJ

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to mix beats as a DJ. When beat matching, a DJ usually uses headphones. Start by just listening to one song. Figure out where the beat of the song is and find the first beat of the bar (the beat count). To sync the two songs together, ...more

How To : Comprehend quarter, half, and whole music rests

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand music rests (Quarter, half, & whole rests). Rests are signs of silence while you are playing a song. Silence is a very important element in creating music, giving the audience time to reflect on the notes that they just heard. The w ...more

How To : Find your recovery heart rate

In this tutorial, we learn how to find your recovery heart rate. First, get your heart rate up by doing some sort of activity that you enjoy doing. After you have your heart rate up, figure out how many beats you have in fifteen seconds. After you have counted this, multiply i ...more

How To : Count cards for Blackjack or 21

Want to know how the pros beat the casino at Blackjack or 21? In this gambling tutorial a professional card counter instructs how to count cards and beat the casinos. This technique is not foolproof but often works very well. With the method in this how to video and a lot of p ...more

How To : Play Rock-Paper-Scissors

Rock-paper-scissors is a great way to alleviate boredom or make decisions, such as figuring out who gets to go first in the next game you play. Step 1: Make a fist Both players make a fist with one hand. Step 2: Tap fists While counting to three, or saying “Rock! Paper! Scis ...more

How To : Cut and chop on a DJ mixer

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 sequence explains how to cut and chop on a DJ mixer. ...more

How To : Count the BPM of all types of music

The first lesson in learning to mix is to learn to count Beats per Minute (BPM). Learn the how to count BPM. This method applies to cd mixers, pc programs(but only if they do not already show you the bpm) too!!

How To : Match a beat on vinyl

Learn how to count beats and match the beats for mixing songs on vinyl record. This how to video teaches the tricks of the trade from DJ Magic Wong.

How To : Play 5/4 odd time beats

This lesson covers six odd-time beats that are played in the 5/4 time signature. Unlike most rock drum beats, that are played in 4/4 with four quarter notes per measure, these beats are played with five quarter notes per measure. Watch the included video for step-by-step train ...more

How To : Beatmatch with DJ Magic Wong

This video is a demonstration of the most fundamental DJ technique, beat matching, by DJ Magic Wong. A demonstration of how to count and identify a phrase, how to match beats and crossfade.

How To : Do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock. First, start with the feet only and once you master that, add in the arms. Place your heel up and your toes facing up. When you practice, use counts in your head to help keep you on beat. When you lock, you don't ...more

How To : Play a basic conga drum sequence

In this video are the Afro-Cuban Percussion Class at Grossmont College, with instructor Manny Cepeda to show us how to play a Meringue rhythm on the Conga Drums. He starts off with a slow beat by beat demonstration and then moves on to a faster beat. The camera changes the vie ...more

How To : Read 16th note triplets

Focusing on the sixteenth note triplet, this drum lesson is designed to teach you to count, read and play the sixteenth note triplet. Get the beat sheet here: http://onlinedrummer.com/beat_sheets/sixteenth_note_triplets.pdf

How To : Mix dubstep style music

In this tutorial, we learn how to mix dubstep style music. A lot of people don't like dubstep because it's hard to time, but it can be done because you are just pushing the pitch control all the way down. A lot of bass will be in dubstep, which is why it is called dubstep. To ...more

How To : Read fiddle tablature

In this video, we learn how to read fiddle tablature. These will have an A part and a B part on them. You may see a repeat part along with a part that is written out more than once. A tablature shows what strings to play on and what finger to use instead of using notes. A "1" ...more

How To : Do a basic jive dance step

Begin with your feet together. Jive dance is very bouncy. So, all of your steps should have a bounce in them. You will also be placing the emphasis on the "and" of each count. Hop on your right foot and bring your left knee up on and. Step back on one. Hop and bring your knee ...more

News : Lasse Gjertsen

Lasse Gjertsen is a pretty cool dude. I know he's not really playing these drums so it doesnt really count, but he comes up with some really cool beats. Its really inspiring to me just to hear a beat that he creates. He is a young man from Norway, hes great with film and editi ...more

How to Dance the tango : the Tap on '2' - Embellishment

This is an instructional video on dancing the Tango, specifically the footwork. This elegant dance instructional goes over the Tap on '2' - Embellishment. This video illustrates tapping on the '2', if you count '1-2-3-4' for each beat. ('1' being the downbeat, '3' being the up ...more

How To : Dance the Tango Double Taps embellishments

This video illustrates tapping more than once during the beat. Possible combination are tapping on '2' + '3', on '3' + '4' or '2' + '4' with the step coming on the '1' always - the downbeat. (Using the system of count '1-2-3-4' for each beat, '1' being the downbeat, '3' being ...more

How To : Dance the Tango Tap on '3' embellishments

This video illustrates tapping on the '3' or the upbeat (halfway through the beat). Count '1-2-3-4' for each beat. ('1' being the downbeat, '3' being the upbeat or exact middle, and '2' and '4' being the places inbetween or the quarter beats). It is not a synchopated embellish ...more

How To : Dance the Tango Beat in Front embellishments

This is a common embellishment for back ochos and takes a little practice to work up the speed to do it but once you do you'll find lots of places to fit it in. During back ochos, beat your free foot in front as it passes the other on the "&" count (halfway through the beat), ...more

How To : Do the rocking clubbing dance move for beginners

So you think you can dance? Well sorry honey, but we're here to tell you that your over the top worms and butter churning don't exactly count as hip, impressive dance moves. But fear not; this video will teach you one of the simplest ways to get started dancing like a pro. Th ...more

How To : Count cards in Blackjack without the Hi-Lo method

This film explains how you can beat the odds by counting cards in blackjack. It's entirely silent so you have to look at the on-screen text. You'll see the whole deck laid out in rank - ace down to two - and suit - spades, diamonds, hearts and clubs. Partway through the video ...more

How To : Manage high blood pressure through diet

Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop he ...more

Dungeon Defenders : Heaven for Hardcore Gamers

Dungeon Defenders is the most exciting craft game on the Fall 2011 release schedule. I got a chance to play it at PAX in August and interviewed developers Trendy Entertainment last month. After more than a year of publishing difficulty and delay, the game finally came out on P ...more

News : Ten foods to eat for clear, acne-free skin - part 1

You can blame your naggy mom, a crappy soap bar, and school or work stress for your acne. But ultimately, you should blame yourself. While it's true that your skin type (oily vs. dry vs. sensitive) and how your skin reacts to stress play a big part in blemishes, there is a nur ...more

How To : Stay calm when your wife is in labor

You’d like to be strong and supportive for your wife in the delivery room… if only your knees would stop knocking. Keep both of you from freaking out with these tricks. Watch this video to learn how to stay calm when your wife is in labor. Step 1. Fake it On the big day, for ...more

How To : 16 Tips for Staying Awake When You're Tired

While there's an art to surviving the all-nighter, there's also an art to staying awake throughout the day when you're operating on little to no sleep. In 1964, the record for sleep deprivation was set by 17-year-old Randy Gardner, who stayed awake for an incredible 264 hours ...more

News : The World Cup begins TODAY!

It could be said that the World Cup really starts during the knock-out stages. What was going on for the last couple of weeks was more like the "World's Soccer Fair." At least I'd like to think of it this way after watching games like Slovenia vs. Algeria, New Zealand vs. Slov ...more

How To : Speed count cards in blackjack

Blackjack is a game of skill. Players can beat the game by using card counting. Speed Count is the easiest method to learn. Here is a demonstration of how it works.

How To : Know the basic essentials of music theory

Learn music theory from music instructor Mark W. Black, owner & founder of "Promethean Studios" Dallas, as he teaches basic essentials of music theory for beginners in this video series. Mark covers such topics as: the staff, treble clef, bass clef, how to identify notes on th ...more

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