Learn how to beat match with the pitch control when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing ...more
How to Use the Beat Pitch Control
For beginning DJs. Learn how to use and fine tune the pitch control. This method applies to all types of turntables, not just the Technics sl1200! Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the pitch control when DJing. Part 2 of 2 - How to Use the pitch control when DJing.
Learn how to mix in key while using your pitch control in order to create harmonic mixes. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is a ...more
A shorter Sony Vegas Pro 8 tutorial that teaches you how to make your clip go super fast, or ultra slow, and get rid of that pesky echo! Difficulty: Easy/Novice Prior Knowledge: None Sorry if the audio is a little hoarse, had to render it twice in mono :( -montagical
Check out this instructional DJ video that demonstrates how to use the pitch bend to find tune your beat matching skills. This video is great for beginning DJs who are just starting. Using the American Audio Q-SD mixer and the American Audio MCD-710 twin CD player, learn a sim ...more
In this helpful video tutorial, you'll find out the secret to beating the Population Control challenge in the popular PS3 title, God of War 3. It's a pretty simple challenge that needs to be completed in a certain amount of time. You basically just have to make sure there are ...more
This informative video from howtodj.com is a basic lesson that teaches the fundamental technique of how to match beats, and pitches while DJing. Speed up or slow down the record with your finger and move the pitch control to adjust the pitch. You can also set your thumb on the ...more
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
A short introductory theremin lesson in mechanical stability, breath control, and pitch preview, also known as "pitch fishing," all of which help control the intonation of the theremin.
As introduced by the late DJ Screw of Houston, Texas, and popularized by artists like Three Six Mafia and Paul Wall, the chop and screw technique involves both scratching vocals and slurring a track in either full or part by utilizing the pitch control on your turntable. In th ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to fit your shotgun. Pitch will keep you from getting beat up and point of target. Pitch refers to the angle at which the butt is shaped. A neutral stock will leave the stock parallel. If the barrel leans away, you have down pitch. If t ...more
How To Sing Without Lifting Your Larynx I get asked a lot by singers about how to sing without your larynx shooting up really high behind your chin. This can be challenging to any singer – beginner or advanced. We naturally raise our larynx when we speak and swallow so it can ...more
In this music production tutorial you will learn how to initialize setup and get a basic understanding of Midi Keyboards control with Reason 3.0. Learn the basic technology and effects that go along with creating electronic music from keyboards and other MIDI sources in Reason ...more
In an attempt to wrest control of Bullworth Academy's nerd clan you must storm the nerd castle and dethrone the nerd king. Unfortunately this isn't as easy as it sounds. Check out this tutorial and learn how to complete this mission in Bully for the Playstation 2.
GarageBand is a great tool for composing your own beats and jingles, but when it comes to filters, it's not so easy to understand exactly what they do, as in the case of the AUBandpass filter. This video explains exactly what the AUBandpass feature does in GarageBand and how i ...more
In this two part episode, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to use audio to control time. You'll learn how to make your video automatically move forward in time to the beat of the music - a technique used in tons of music videos and commercials. In Part 2, Aharon continues to e ...more
Bennett Froddy brought us the Flash game sensation QWOP, and now has released a free sequel called GIRP. You control you character's individual limbs with the keyboard as before, but this time you're controlling a rock climber and using keys to grab particular handholds. It's ...more
Anyone with a Mac knows the power of GarageBand, but not all iLife users know the ways to slow or speed up their songs in GarageBand. This video will show you exactly how to change the tempo of your song creations, which is actually a really simple thing to do. Changing the t ...more
If you're a user of digital editing software Audacity, you already know you can do a ton of cool things. One of the cooler things you can do is changing a guy's voice to sound like a woman's. This is done with pitch control, or autotune, and will like you modify the voice by a ...more
So you're weaving a narrow band. How do you keep the edges nice and straight? Here's a technique that combines weft insertion, beat, and selvedge control. It's useful for inkle weaving, tabletweaving, rigid heddle weaving, backstrap weaving... or even weaving small bands on a ...more
To get maximum control over your pitch shots you need to learn to swing the body, not the arms. David Blair demonstrates how the weight of the golf clubhead can do the work for you. Set the triangle between the arms and the body and maintain this throughout the swing. Pitching ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to whistle with your fingers in your mouth. First, you will grab your two pinkie fingers and place them inside your mouth on either side. Seal them with your tongue and blow across the remaining hole that is in your mouth. From the side, you shou ...more
Everyone's had one. It's how you deal with it that makes a difference. You Will Need * Maturity * Self-control Step 1: Don't beat yourself up Know that your feelings are perfectly normal and nothing to be ashamed of. Step 2: Don't tempt fate Don’t flirt with your teacher or ...more
Alishanmao demonstrates on a Honey Bee King 3, how to change the pitch and speed. Using the radio knob in the controller you can change the pitch of the main rotor. Make sure your 3D switch is off, that your throttle is at zero, and after connecting the battery, do not move th ...more
One of the creepiest musical instruments ever is undoubtedly the theremin, a device originating from the early 20s that emits eerie sounds with a just a wave of the hand. If you've seen the original movie The Day the Earth Stood Still, you know what I mean—freakishly creepy. P ...more
A medical pacemaker regulates ones heartbeat, but the DJ pacemaker regulates the music's beat, plus a whole lot more. This tutorial teaches you how use the pacemaker to change the pitch and tempo of a track. The pacemaker is one of the best inventions for the DJ/ music industr ...more
In this video, we learn how to make an effective dub bassline in FL Studio. Use a normal bass and add effects to make this. Add in different effects on the bassline, then go through the drop down menu to add in Fruity Loops fast LP. This will enable you to change the wobble on ...more
Bug War 2 is a great Flash strategy game where you control one type of bug against all the others. This video will show you how to beat the game easily. Tasselfoot has devoted much of his personal and professional life to playing and educating people about Flash web games. Hi ...more
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
The minus and plus pitch bend and the jog wheel on your tabletop CD player will slow down or speed up the music so that you can beat match better.
This how to video shows you how to change the voice in the VoiceOver Utility program on a Mac. This will be useful if you want a voice that is more realistic or more understandable. First, open the program and choose the speech pane. On voices, click the drop down menu to choo ...more
This tutorial tells you how to use pitch and speed in GarageBand '08. In GarageBand '08, they work independently from each other to allow for greater control of key and tempo.
A Grand Theft Auto 4 walkthrough of the "Dust Off" mission in which Niko has to take control of a helicopter.
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
This video teaches you how to become a DJ. In this session we can learn how to keep the beat off beat by keeping the timing of the beats the same. This video shows the specific way of increasing the beats and decreasing the beats according to the tracks that are played. This t ...more
Join David Yzhaki as he makes learning piano music fundamentals fast and easy. In classical music, a measure that is in four four time (four quarter notes get the pulse) the first beat and third beat are naturally more accented than the second and fourth. Jazz, reggae, and pop ...more
What's the big deal about breathing? Inhale, exhale, then repeat, right? "Passive" breathing is a breath of fresh air that improves pitch and strengthens endurance. So, for all of you singers out there, watch this. Revealed by vocal coach Renee Grant-Williams.
Shrink It: Falling is a Flash game on BubbleBox where you control the size of a ball and try to make the smiley block fall in each level. This video will walk you through all 20 levels. Tasselfoot has devoted much of his personal and professional life to playing and educating ...more
Ever feel like your brain is playing tricks on you? Well, that's because it is. Lifehacker has put together ten common weaknesses of the human mind, and how you can be beat them. Brainbusters include: Procrastination and why it happens. The infamous $9.99 trick (as opposed t ...more
GiantsMan5 demonstrates how to throw a basic curve-ball. First, don't listen to people who say there's only one way to throw a pitch. Position your fingers on the four seams of the baseball. Unlike a fastball, which you throw straight, to throw a curve-ball, move your wrist in ...more
In this series of expert videos, learn more about voice training exercises used for the female voice. Posture and breathing are two very important aspects of these exercises. You will learn how to perfect your singing posture and be aware of your breathing after watching these ...more
Smartphone cameras are so good nowadays that there's almost no reason to own a point and shoot. Once the megapixel spec race was finally settled (hint: more isn't always better), manufacturers started focusing on the quality of their camera sensors, which has led to a huge jum ...more
How To : Become Master of Your Tunes with This All-in-One Android Music Player for Your Galaxy Note 3
There are a lot of great music apps available on Google Play for your Android device, each usually specializing in one feature or another, and we’ve shown a bunch of them. There's everything from floating controls to equalizers to deeply integrated streaming, but what if you w ...more
An isomorphic (or self-transposing) keyboard is "a musical device where a grid of notes is displayed to the user and the interval change between notes in constant for any given direction." For those of you who didn't grow up playing the piano like I did, that basically means t ...more
When I booted up my second Sega Forever title, I wasn't sure what to expect. Sonic 1 was fun, but the controls weren't great. Touch screen controls can be excellent when the game is designed for them, but retrofitting a game designed for a physical controller to be played on a ...more
Have you ever seen those super-expensive universal remote controls like the Logitech Harmony and thought to yourself, "Man, I really want one of those, but that's just too much money"? You're not alone. Luckily, if you're an owner of an Android device with an infrared (IR) bl ...more
Apple caught a lot of flak for removing the headphone jack in their iPhone 7 models, but they definitely got the last laugh when preorders with a delivery date of September 16 sold out within minutes. Headphone jack or not, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are still highly desirable pr ...more
With the the general computer users understanding of Information security rising (at least to the point of not clicking on unknown links), and operating system security getting better by default. We need to look for new and creative ways to gain a foothold in a system. Luckil ...more
If you've listened to a lot of dirty south / crunk-style hip-hop you've probably very familiar with the pitched snare roll drum beat, it's in nearly every crunk song, and it is a really tight style of drum beat. Watch this video to learn how to produce this type of beat in Rea ...more
Wheels of Steel is a virtual browser-based turntable emulator created by Scott Schiller, a Canadian developer who works on Flickr at Yahoo. This project will appeal to those who A) dig turntablism and B) are knowledgeable in web development. I know nothing of the latter, but f ...more
I think I hate this game. I don't really see how you can play more than 15 minutes of Tap Mania without smashing your head into a wall. You do nothing but tap. Tap, tap, tap. At least they got the name right. My editor asked me "would you enjoy this game more if you followed ...more
Kill with skill. That's the motto of the newly released Bulletstorm, available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows. It may sound ridiculous and somewhat obnoxious by itself, but it's actually in regards to its many "ridiculous skillshots" that a player can perform. And yes, ...more
Portmento is cool. You can't do that famous West Coast worm or Dirty South Synth glide without it. So check out this tutorial and learn how to create portamento (slide, glide or pitch bend) on notes in your FL Studio beats.
This collection of instructional videos from BaseballRox with baseball player Jeff Pick focuses on proper pitching mechanics with an emphasis on safety in the sport of baseball. This BaseballRox pitching video series focuses on proper pitching mechanics with an emphasis on sa ...more
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
This how-to is aimed at the uncynical, bright-eyed outsider who wants to become a television producer…the talented person who believes he or she has the ‘it’ to crack Hollywood. The ‘Sammy’ who just arrived in 90210. Hollywood is a land of dreams and riches. It is true that n ...more
Check out this RESIDENT EVIL 5 Chapter 2: Gigante walkthrough from Machinima.com The behemoth from RE4 returns with some new tricks up his sleeve. Resident Evil 5 (RE 5) is the sequel to 2005's Resident Evil 4. This game guide shows you BSAA emblem locations, treasures, and ...more
Check out our video walk-through of part one of the final boss encounter in Resident Evil 5! This includes lots of game spoilers. Resident Evil 5 (RE 5) is the sequel to 2005's Resident Evil 4. This game guide shows you BSAA emblem locations, treasures, and includes strategie ...more
Check out this Mahalo video walkthrough of Savannah in Resident Evil 5. Resident Evil 5 (RE 5) is the sequel to 2005's Resident Evil 4. This game guide shows you BSAA emblem locations, treasures, and includes strategies for all 6 missions and boss fights. In this action-shoo ...more
Checkout this helpful interactive tutorial for learning acoustic or electric guitar. See how to learn chords for acoustic and electric guitars. The Guitar Chords section allows you to choose between electric or acoustic guitar, find any number of chords and hear them played on ...more