Finding an instrumental or karaoke version of a song can be pretty easy, unless you're dealing with a song that isn't popular. That leaves you with just the full version of the song, complete with vocals. So how do you convert it into an instrumental or karaoke version? There ...more
Putting music on your iPod using Windows normally require having to use iTunes, which can be a real pain in the but if you hate using extra software for something that should be as easy and dragging and dropping. But using a cool trick, you can add music to your iPod in the e ...more
If you updated to iOS 8.4 already to try out the new Apple Music service, there's one important change you need to know about—there's no longer a "Shuffle" option for all songs in your library. Don't Miss: 24 Things You Need to Know About Apple Music Don't Miss: How to Remove ...more
Need to remove the vocals from a song? Audacity just might be the answer. It's one of the few free audio editing programs out there with many, many features, making it simple to create a track for karaoke or simply to listen to an instrumental version. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to R ...more
Do you think that Avril Lavigne has nothing on you when it comes to belting it out on the mic? Then you probably prefer karaoke versions of songs to the real ones so you can hone your vocal chops to your favorite tunes. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove the Vocal Track from Any So ...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
Google Play Music is one of the best cloud music services out there. Without ever paying a dime, you can upload as many as 20,000 songs to Google's servers, then use the app on your smartphone to stream these songs without taking up any of your storage space. And if you're wil ...more
One of the best ways to free up space on your iPhone is to use iCloud storage, and one of the best uses for iCloud is music. If you're using iCloud for music, you can choose which songs and albums to upload, and then you can download them to your device later for offline use i ...more
This shows you how to extract vocals from a song to create an acapella version using inversions. You need the full version of the song as well as an instrumental one.
With over 20 million songs, Spotify has become my go-to source for music. I can stream tunes to my desktop or phone, without ever having to worry about storage space being eaten up. One key difference between the desktop and mobile version that really bugs me is the lack of o ...more
Highly produced and vocoder-heavy songs are the musical signs of our time, but there's nothing that beats the raw power of an a capella tune. If you want to make a song you recently recorded (or a song you like) a capella, then watch this tutorial. You'll enlighten your mind ...more
Watch this video to learn how to add custom songs to your Guitar Hero 3 play list. Rock out to an infinite number of new songs with this cool Guitar Hero mod. Note: this only works for the computer version of GH3 Here are some of the web sites you will need: 1: Chart to Mid ...more
Full disclosure: I really like Apple's stock ringtones on the iPhone. After all, there are over 50 to choose from if you include the classic ones. With all that choice, why would you ever need more? Personally, I get bored easily, and I'd like my music to play when people call ...more
This will work for nearly any song. Upload your chosen piece (simpler pieces work better), and then follow along with the procedure so you can remove the entire vocal track and end up with a song that's purely and completely instrumental. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove the Voca ...more
With each update, Apple Music continues to become a bigger part of iOS. It's gotten to the point where you have to fend off multiple requests to subscribe to the streaming music service before you can listen to your own songs on an iPad or iPhone, but as it stands in iOS 10, m ...more
It's always a pain to make sure you have enough storage on your smartphone. Pictures and videos occupy a lot of space, so your music library has to take a back seat—otherwise, you might see that pesky "Storage Full" notification at any time. If you have a large music library, ...more
How To : Fix The "Can't Play a Sideloaded Song Remotely" Error When Streaming Google Play Music to Chromecast
The Chromecast may be slowly weaving its way into the smartphone ecosystem, but the amount of supported Android apps that are available for the streaming media player are still severely limited. Google Play Music is one of the native apps for the Chromecast, allowing you to s ...more
GarageBand is a powerful tool for Mac OS X that lets you edit and tweak audio tracks. One of the many audio editing capabiltiies of the program is the ability to reduce the vocals in a song. Take a look at this guide on how to edit the song's vocals so they aren't so loud usin ...more
One of the best (for Apple) and most dangerous (for you) features of the iTunes media distribution system is that it allows you to buy things with a click of the mouse that are delivered to you instantly. The potential for making rushed buying decisions that you'll regret late ...more
Can't figure out how to give songs star ratings anymore in your iPhone's Music app? That's because Apple removed the ability to do so from the new iOS 10 update, just as I expected they would. It's still possible to rate songs, it's just very irritating. Don't Miss: The 10 M ...more
The first couple of months of learning a new instrument are often the most challenging - and boring. That's because rather than focusing on pounding out songs, you're instead practicing chord progressions, major and minor scales, and finger work. But if you've had a bit of pr ...more
How To : Breakdown Your iPhone's Music to See What Albums, Artists, Songs, & Genres You Listen to Most
There are songs that we love, songs that make us sad, and songs that change the way we view the world—and that's something that Steve Jobs knew all too well. "I was very lucky to grow up in a time when music really mattered. It wasn't just something in the background; it real ...more
Want to know how to play the Star Wars theme on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, Jedi pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more informat ...more
If you need to remove vocals from a song in Pro Tools first you need to open Pro Tools and load the song. First, you need to split this track so go to Track and click split to mono. Now, mute this first track. Next, you want to remove the stereo by panning each the bottom to 0 ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove the vocals from a song using the program, Audacity. Begin by opening Audacity and import the song into the program. On the left side of the track, click on the downward arrow and select Split Stereo Track. Don't Miss: 6 Ways ...more
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to remix popular songs in Audacity. Open Audacity. Go to file > open and find your song for remixing. Then go to effect > change speed. Select a percentage change and click OK. You can change the pitch by going to effect > cha ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to play the official theme song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup - "Waving Flag". This clip will show you all of the notes you need to play this tune on your piano. So, no matter where you are from play the song loud and clear and maybe your team will hea ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to remove the vocals on songs using Ableton. First, open the tracks you want to remove the vocals from. Go to utility and select the preset difference. Drag it to the audio track. This will remove vocals. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove t ...more
After you've created a song you're happy with, you'll probably want to use it with your other projects, including iPhoto, iDVD, and iWeb projects, or just listen to it on your iPod. You can easily export your song from Garageband to your iTunes library.
If you've just exported your masterpiece from GarageBand and found that your volume on the song is too low, then you're going to have to fix it. And increasing the levels on your "too quiet" song, you just need to get back into GarageBand and make some adjustments. See how to ...more
Apple Music's name reveals a lot about itself — it's made by Apple, and it has a lot of music. 40 million songs, in fact, if the iPhone-maker is to be believed. With that many songs, you may find a gem before any of your friends or family do. How can you share that song with t ...more
Edit your audio using the invert effect in Audacity. Once you follow this tutorial on applying a minus one to your track, you'll be good to go! You can download Audacity for free by going to this website. Enjoy! Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove the Vocal Track from Any Song Video: .
This video will show you how to manipulate the master track of a song in GarageBand to gradually increase tempo, volume, and pitch. Learn how to speed a song up, or slow a song down. Follow the instructions of this tutorial and you'll make beautiful music.
It's not enough for me to just listen to a mindless EDM song that can be retooled as a torturing method for Guantanamo Bay. As an actual fan of music, I yearn for substance and depth. Artists like Morrissey, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon impacted lives with not only their music ...more
I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but it's awesome that you can now download music from the iTunes Store that's free of DRM (digital rights management) limitations. That was always my biggest problem with buying music from iTunes. Paying a buck for a song that I can only ...more
My all-time top songs are the ones that speak to me on a deeper level, and it's through the lyrics that artists are able to make that connection. It's a feeling unlike any other when it seems that an artist or song is speaking exclusively to you or your current circumstance. ...more
By now, most people have seen Charlie Schmidt's Keyboard Cat video. This viral YouTube phenomenon has been uploaded and e-mailed and tweeted millions of times. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to play the Keyboard Cat song on your very own keyboard! Who knows? Maybe you ca ...more
When you're on the road, the last thing you need to be doing is fumbling around with your phone. But with online radio services like Spotify and Google Play Music, you almost have to use your phone to play music through your stereo, because the in-dash head units on most cars ...more
Don't like how Apple's default Radar ringtone—or any other tones—wake you up in the morning? Then don't use them as your alarm sound. Instead, use your favorite song to get you out of bed. Ever since iOS 6, you've been able to pick a song stored on your iPad or iPhone to use ...more
Want to play "The Lazy Song" by Bruno Mars on soprano, concert or tenor ukulele? Learn how with this video tab, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing "Th ...more
Justin Bieber appears to be here to stay, at least until his voice gets deeper, and his parade of hit songs continues unabated. This video will show you how to play one of his many huge singles, "U Smile" on the piano. You can even check out the sheet music to the song here.
We recently showed you how to recover your Shazam history from Siri, which is a lot less intuitive than finding the songs you've tagged directly in the Shazam app. But with a subscription to Rdio or Spotify, there's no need to even locate your history. You can Shazam songs and ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn to play Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" on the acoustic guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced players, any guitarist will be well served by the close-up shots it presents of the player's left and right hands.
"California Love" by 2Pac, Dr. Dre, and Roger Troutman is one of the best rap songs ever and brought Roger Troutman's incredible use of the talkbox to mainstream audiences. If you have a talkbox and a keyboard, check out this video to learn how to play this hip-hop classic on ...more
In this video, we learn how to play the Tetris theme song on the accordion. D major 7 is the first chord, going to A, B flat, C, B flat, A, G, B flat, D, C, B flat, A, B flat, C, D, B flat, G, and G. Play these separately, then practice doing all of these chords in order one a ...more
When it comes to streaming services, Google Play Music is one of the best options for both Android and iOS. Perhaps its single greatest feature is the fact that you can upload as many as 50,000 of your own songs to Google's servers, then stream your library to any device witho ...more
When you hear a song you like but can't quite catch enough of its lyrics, it can be nearly impossible to search for it online. That's where Shazam comes in. For the past decade, they've been making music easier for us to identify by analyzing a track's acoustic footprint, requ ...more
Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Dire Straits song "Romeo & Juliet" using open G tuning(D-G-D-G-B-D) with a capo on the 3rd fret. ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add songs to an iPod without using iTunes. Begin by opening your web browser and go to the website: www.copytrans.com CopyTrans]. CopyTrans is the ultimate alternative program for iTunes. It has all the features of iTunes, ...more
Learn how to play the violin solo from "Our Song" by Taylor Swift.
The Simpsons theme song has raised a generation of American children, and even though the show has long since jumped the shark the glory of it's theme song remains. In this video you'll learn how to play a really accurate piano version of the song, complete with chords and lon ...more
Come see how to master your own music tracks with software by Studio One! Just follow the step by step instructional video. Mastering is done from the project page, which is not available in Studio One Artist. If you want mastering features, please upgrade to Studio One Profes ...more
With floating song lyrics displayed over the screen, apps like musiXmatch and Floating Lyrics are perfect for people who want to go beyond just the tunes and delve into a song's message and meaning. And while these floating windows can be convenient, they're not always necessa ...more
You can give your song texture by adjusting individual tracks to become louder and softer to emphasize particular moments. With GarageBand, this process is easy and yields professional-sounding results.
Katy Perry is a certified sensation, and if she inspires you to play the piano then she's done at least one good thing today. This video will teach you how to play her single "Teenage Dream" from the eponymous album. You can even check out the sheet music at the creators websi ...more
With all these elements in place, you're well on your way to a great song. Garageband makes it easy. But just like you wanted a clever intro, you'll want to come up with a way to end your song. An ending can provide resolution and let your audience know the song is coming to a ...more
The piano is an intimidating instrument. 88 keys might seem like a lot to work with, but it's really less notes than a guitar. If you've been thinking about starting playing piano or keyboard and need some easy songs to get started on, watch this video to learn how to play six ...more
Cami, theburntmatches, shows us how to unlock all songs on Rock Band! It is a simple way to unlock all the songs in XBOX 360, PS3 or Wii Rock Band . This probably doesn't work with Rock Band 2 (RBII or RB2). This is a simple glitch or cheat code for the guitar hero like game.
Music pairs perfectly with Instagram stories, but getting that music there can be tricky. For videos, you have to play the music in the background as you record, while photos have no choice but to remain silent. That changes now, as Instagram introduced an easy way for users t ...more
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of improving your playing technique. In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play Elton John's "Your Song." While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all pl ...more