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How To : Make musical instruments from household items

This SUPER cool video shows how to make some fantastic percussion instruments out of items you can easily find around your house, or for cheap around your neighborhood. From plastic pails, PVC pipes, tin cans, buckets, 45 gallon drums and more. This video is short, but very in ...more

How To : Draw musical instruments on a computer

DrawingNow teaches you how to draw musical instruments on a computer. Start by drawing a guitar and then draw all the other instruments on top and near it. Use straight lines for the neck and interior. Use curves on the outside. Make sure to draw simple shapes and add detail l ...more

How To : Make a musical instrument from junk

This instructional video demonstrates how to make an exciting stringed instrument from simple junk materials. This is one of the projects from Nick Penny's book "Making Musical Instruments from Junk". This musical instrument is called a poptar, because of the unique sound it m ...more

How To : Choose a musical instrument

So you want to learn to play music but not sure which of the thousands of instruments is right for you? no problem. Here are a few that might tickle the musical bone in your body. Part 1 of 48 - How to Choose a musical instrument. Choose a musical instrument - Part 2 of 48. Cl ...more

News : DIY Musical Maven Cannot Stop Creating Instruments

Musical instruments are lots of fun but boy, they sure ain't cheap. Dennis Havlena (the internet's true DIY instrument king) demonstrates some dedicated yankee ingenuity with his homemade alternatives (aka poor man's instruments). Dennis has created hundreds of hybrid, folksy ...more

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Make a theremin

In this Make Magazine podcast Bre Pettis makes a theremin from a kit by Harrison Instruments. A theremin is a super cool musical instrument invented in Russia in 1918.

How To : Build your own Xylophone

The xylophone is one of the most universal musical instruments, with variations existing in cultures throughout the globe. Build your own xylophone by following the instructions shown in this helpful video. You can make a xylophone out of found or recycled materials like wood ...more

How To : Use the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer

See what it's like to make music on your Nintendo DS with the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer. KORG, maker of some of the world's finest musical instruments, takes their legendary MS-10 synthesizer, adds tons of modern features, and combines it with the accessibility of the Nintendo D ...more

How To : Entice more opportunities with feng shui at home

In this video we learn how to entice more opportunities with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with an energy map to find the career area. This room is from the front door walking in. Use water, because this is the element for positive career changes. Put a painti ...more

How To : Connect and use a Memsic 2125 Accelerometer

MAKE brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this How-To Tuesday video tutorial, you'll see how to connect and use a Memsic 2125 Accelerometer. See h ...more

How To : Use Patch Mode on the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer

See what it's like to make music on your Nintendo DS with the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer. KORG, maker of some of the world's finest musical instruments, takes their legendary MS-10 synthesizer, adds tons of modern features, and combines it with the accessibility of the Nintendo D ...more

How To : Use the VCF on the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer

See what it's like to make music on your Nintendo DS with the KORG DS-10 Synthesizer. KORG, maker of some of the world's finest musical instruments, takes their legendary MS-10 synthesizer, adds tons of modern features, and combines it with the accessibility of the Nintendo D ...more

How To : Make a strap lock for guitar

In this guitar tutorial, learn this great tip on how to make your own strap lock system for musical instruments. No modifications are required to the original buttons or button holes. They can be easily removed and replaced if necessary. They are sometimes called "lock-picks." ...more

The Art of Farting : Extreme Jedi Anus Control

Nearly all humans (admittedly childishly) admire the ability to emit uncannily musical armpit or hand farts, or even rarer- mouth fart motor engine aping. However, it is the rare occasion that a performer's gaseous-sounding melodic notes are indeed truly gaseous (meaning liter ...more

How To : Play minor triads on the mandolin

Minor triads are easy to play on the mandolin with these tips, get expert advice on musical instruments and music lessons in this free video. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play minor triads on the mandolin. Play minor triads on the mandolin - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Play augmented triads on the mandolin

Augmented triads and triad exercises are easy to play on the mandolin with these tips, get expert advice on musical instruments and music lessons in this free video. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play augmented triads on the mandolin. Play augmented triads on the mandolin - Part 2 of ...more

How To : Be a funny clown

Want to be a funny clown? Learn how to use costumes, makeup, props, musical instruments, acrobatics, balloon making and more to make your clown routine entertaining and funny in this free educational video series on how to be a clown. Part 1 of 23 - How to Be a funny clown. Be ...more

How To : Play chord progressions on the banjo

The banjo is a stringed musical instrument that's been adapted from several African instruments. Learn more about the banjo and chord progressions with expert tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play chord progressions on the banjo. Play chord progressions on ...more

How To : Drag and drop workflow in Studio One

In Studio One, you can drag and drop workflow. Open a song in Studio One. Here, you can isolate particular instruments. Alt + click, will allow you to isolate. You can search a list of plug-ins in the mixer or press F7 to open the effects browser. You can also drag and drop th ...more

Drumssette : A DIY Drum Machine

While digital samplers have their merits, they're predictable in a way that can cause them to sound stiff or sterile. The solution? A return to the analog, tape-based samplers of yesteryear, which, with their inherent mechanical noise and euphonic distortions, offer a more mus ...more

News : Richie Hayward Benefit in San Jose, August 13, 2010

DRUM! Magazine — the leading magazine for drummers and percussionists worldwide — has announced the biggest drumming event ever to take place in Northern California. On Friday, August 13, drummers will descend on the San Jose Repertory Theatre in the heart of Silicon Valley to ...more

How To : Play bass guitar scales

Bass is the anchor of the string instruments linking all the others together. See why and get playing tips in this free video series on musical instruments. Part 1 of 17 - How to Play bass guitar scales. Play bass guitar scales - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Clean wind instruments

For top performance, clean your musical wind instruments regularly. Learn how to clean wind instruments, from woodwinds to brass, in this free video. Part 1 of 6 - How to Clean wind instruments. Clean wind instruments - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...more

How To : Play major triads on the mandolin

Major triads are easy to play on the mandolin with these tips, get expert advice on musical instruments and music lessons in this free video. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play major triads on the mandolin. Play major triads on the mandolin - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Play the maracas

How to play the maracas; get professional tips and advice from an expert on playing traditional Mexican musical instruments in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Play the maracas. Play the maracas - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on exper ...more

How To : Do Afro-Cuban dance

In this instructional video series, our expert will show you the basics of Afro-Cuban dance by teaching basic steps, giving pointers on special moves and techniques as well as history on the origins of Afro-Cuban dance and the music and musical instruments that accompany it. P ...more

How To : Master basic acoustic bass techniques

The bass guitar is one of the most important rhythm section instruments that widens the sound of any musical piece. Learn tips on some beginning techniques and tips from an expert that anyone can use to become a better bass player. Part 1 of 16 - How to Master basic acoustic b ...more

How To : Play licks on the banjo

The banjo is a stringed musical instrument that's been adapted from several African instruments. Learn more about the banjo and various licks with expert tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play licks on the banjo. Play licks on the banjo - Part 2 of 16. Clic ...more

How To : Master basic banjo chords and techniques

The banjo is a stringed musical instrument that's been adapted from several African instruments. Learn more about the banjo and chord positions with expert tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Master basic banjo chords and techniques. Master basic banjo chords ...more

News : 21 Free Android Apps Your Kids Will Love

Today's smartphones and tablets offer a great way for children to learn through interactive sight, sound, and touch, but they can also provide hours of genuine fun. If you have a spare tablet laying around—or at least a nice, durable case—the only thing you need to get your ch ...more

How To : Make Music with Floppy Drives & LabVIEW

Video: . Project Overview Have any old school floppy drives lying around? Get hacking... and transform them into an electronic orchestra! This project uses a myRIO embedded controller and four floppy disk drives. The myRIO effectively plays the disk drives like musical instru ...more

How To : The Best Video Chat Apps to Use with Your Infant

You know your infant is advanced. Maybe you want to give her or him a head start at learning things like writing code to develop the next big Fortnite game. Or maybe you just want to play Fortnite with your infant. But the American Academy of Pediatrics discourages screen time ...more

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 : Build a pipe organ chair

It's a chair. It's a musical instrument. Eureka! Techno-guru Brian of tech makeover show My Home 2.0 builds a pipe organ chair, a (very) old-school invention that you can play just by sitting down. Sit back and enjoy this silent movie DIY!

How To : Create fire from a pair of sunglasses

Dr. Kiki creates fire from a pair of glasses, Moujan transforms an empty wine bottle into a lamp, and Heather reveals an underground band who hails from Tokyo! Watch this episode of Pop Siren. David Byrne even turns a building into a musical instrument. But most importantly, ...more

How To : Play the spoons

Play the spoons with tips from the BeeBeeBeeQueen. She shows you how to use these common household items as a musical instrument. Portable drums, yah! She's quirky and we like her use of red duct tape.

How To : Build a reed instrument from a drinking straw

In this two-part science tutorial, learn how to make a DIY reed instrument! By cutting the end of a drinking straw you can make a musical reed instrument that you can actually play a tune on. Within these videos, you will also gain some insite into the science of sound and mus ...more

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