This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lin ...more
Thanks to "Mean Girls," we now know that Halloween is the only time you can dress like a slut and get away with it. Which means that if your concept of a witch costume still includes a crooked nose, warts, and a green face, then you're living way in the past, honey. Blast forw ...more
Classically trained singers will tell you that screaming is the worst thing you can ever do to your vocal chords, but if you're into singing/screaming heavy metal or rock then it's necessary to know how to scream with minimal damage. The correct way to scream is a technique c ...more
Wilson Bickford teaches us how to paint believable rocks in this tutorial. To begin, you will first start with an easel and several paints. Wet your small paint brush with a mixture of brown and black and paint a rock shape on the paper. You will do this by drawing many lumps ...more
If you're going to start a fire in the wild, you're going to need the right kind of rock. This great little video helps you identify the kind of rock you'll need to successfully light a fire in the wild. You'll need some high carbon steel for striking your sparking rock, then ...more
We all know that movies now-a-days don't use real rocks, but fake rocks for their film sets. Why? Because it's safer, lighter, easier to movie, and you can design them exactly how you want them. So if you need a rock for your indie film project, make it yourself. There's nothi ...more
Dried fruit makes a great snack or salad topping, but after a while, they tend to become fossilized, rock-hard versions of their former selves. At this point, most folks probably just toss them out, as they're unpleasant to chew on when eaten raw and even more unpleasant to ea ...more
How to draw and paint rock cliff mountain environmental concept background. This landscape scene is created in a video demonstration using Photoshop. his step by step video shows you laying down the base color, blocking in shape for painting, assigning value and color composit ...more
Create a 80's funky rock chick goth inspired makeup look with the makeup tutorial from Lauren Luke, aka Panacae81. Lauren, also known as Panacae81 on youtube, has been making makeup tutorials for some time now. After becoming a youtube legend, Lauren has gone on to write her ...more
All you'll need to connect your Rock Band microphone to a personal computer is an empty USB port. This brief, step-by-step tutorial will show you precisely what to do (and guide Windows users through the driver installation process). Start digitally recording with your Rock Ba ...more
Despite being well known as the Era of Homogenously Bad Taste, the '80s have recently been referenced by high end designers (think Marc Jacobs), movies (think "Sex and the City 2"), and makeup artists (think the strong fuchsia lips that are in right now). But rather than make ...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.
Back in the day, musicians used candles as metronomes to keep time. Now, you can too, cause in the music industry, it's better to burn out than to fade away. Obviously, this may not be the best metronome around, but DIY is how to do it if you can't afford a good one. Even if ...more
This video demonstrates how to spray paint realistic rock faces on hills and mountains using acrylic paint washes. The process is easy and enhances model train track backgrounds.
In this series of video clips you’ll learn tips and techniques for making your own rock and stone jewelry. Expert Candace Copeland demonstrates the process of making a necklace step-by-step, offering advice on choosing the beads, stones, gems and other supplies like tools and ...more
You needn't get rid of most of your hair to get that punk rock vibe going on. This hairstyling tutorial will show you how easy it is to get that faux mohawk in your hair, great for any misadventure. A mock hawk is the way to go if you want the cred, but not the dread of missin ...more
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play "This Is Me" from the Camp Rock soundtrack on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "T ...more
Are your paper clips, pushpins, and other metallic objects always in a disarray on your work desk or drawer? To organize them more efficiently and in a visually cool way, paint over medium-sized rocks with magnetic paint and then use its magnetic surface to keep clips and othe ...more
If you're an Autodesk Maya user and you're looking to create rocks, boulders or rock walls, check out this excellent 7 part tutorial and learn how it's done. Maya is a massive 3D creation tool with so many aspects it's really mind blowing. This tutorial will help you improve y ...more
Any classically trained vocalist would advise you not to EVER scream during a song. That's because any kind of screaming harms your vocal chords and could lead to a raspy, damaged voice later on in life. However, as many rock and hard metal songs require wailing of some sort, ...more
This music production software tutorial teaches you how to achieve realistic, humanized scratches in a recordable, metered way in FL Studio. The lesson includes a brief introduction to the FL Scratcher and a few ideas on setting up FL Studio for maximum versatility.
This video will teach you how to apply that Bowie inspired glam rock makeup job. Use colorful eyeshadow to make it seem like you're from Mars. Products used: Kryolan Aqua colors Black int.Silver Bright Yellow bright Pink Int. Purple Lila Mozart Pink Ben Nye Cake liner-Back Ri ...more
If you're a child of the '70s, then you'll probably remember Pop Rocks, those fizzy little candies that created such a buzz. They went out of style in the States for a while, but now they're back with retro status. I was surprised to see them in my kids' Halloween bags a few y ...more
Generally, summer is a slow time for video games, but not when it comes to Xbox Live Arcade where it's harvest season! In the last month, there have been at least four great games released on XBLA, with Bastion getting the lion's share of the attention. But the remaining three ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to perform the Zrick called "rock star". You will look exactly like a superstar once you master this cool move. Offer a girl a smoke in a bar with this trick and you will earn at least 10 cool points. Check it out!
This beer how-to video is important on the off chance that you have a beer to open but a bottle opener is not around and a carabiner is. Daniel Duane opens a bottle of beer with a piece of rock-climbing equipment. Follow along and learn how easy it is to open a beer bottle wit ...more
Thinking about building a small retaining wall in your backyard? Retaining walls are a great way to prevent the advance of plants, dirt, or water in your backyard. In this video, learn the basics of building a retaining wall.
Parties are a great way to celebrate and have fun with your good friends, so to make sure your next party rocks, I've assembled some of the biggest life-hackers on YouTube to bring you 10 outrageous party tricks your guests will not forget. Video: . All these YouTubers posted ...more
Learn how to produce those sounds from your very own throat! Scream those metal rock vocals! Scream them loud! Yeah!
The Girth Hitch or Lark's Foot knot is only suggested as a means of attached slings to a harness while rock-climbing. As the knot reduces the strength of the sling, it's not intended for attaching two slings together. Watch this video rock climbing tutorial and learn how to ti ...more
This tutorial adds to the drums and it will probably help your drum kit. All you need is 4-6 nickels and some tape. This will not void your warranty. This is more of a Mod than a repair, but it basically fixes randomly missed notes when you swear you hit it exactly right. Make ...more
Learn how to play "Robot Rock" by Daft Punk on the piano or keyboard. This is a very simple Daft Punk song to play. This lesson breaks up the right and left hand to make it even easier to play. Watch this how to video and you'll be playing "Robot Rock" in no time.
Damn right, you don't just eat 'em. When you're done with your next Pringles can, you can turn it into a kaleidoscope, a pinhole camera, and even a solar hot dog cooker. But Instructables user TheSpodShed may have just created the most awesome way to upcycle empty Pringles ca ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to split and clean rock shrimp. The rock shrimp looks similar to the regular shrimp, except it has a hard outer shell. Begin by taking off the head of the rock shrimp. Now take a knife and cut down the middle of the shrimp to open the ...more
This shows Dave building a rock wall for us from field stone.
The noble rock may not seem like the most fun thing to create a 3D model of. They are a useful example though because their basic shape and lack of movement make them manageable for beginners to work with while their many facets and textures present fun areas to work with. Thi ...more
This music production software tutorial shows some ideas and inspirations in using, automating, and humanizing the arpeggiator to make believable-sounding patterns in FL Studio (fruity loops). See how to rock the arpeggiator!
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...more
Learn how to play a rocking instrumental number on the ukulele with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun ...more
Have you always wanted to be an organ rock god? Well now you can with these free rock organ videos. Part 1 of 19 - How to Play rock'n'roll organ. Play rock'n'roll organ - Part 2 of 19. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Play rock'n'roll organ - Part 3 of 19 ...more
It's been a busy week here at Indie Games Ichiban, between attending PAX and breaking news stories about Stabyourself and Playdead Studios, that there's been relatively little time for some honest, good old-fashioned game playing. But time was made and here are two excellent i ...more
mmm I LOVE the Misfits. Inspired? Chicago's Bleeding Heart Bakery plans on releasing a punk rock cupcake cookbook soon. Or just wing it.. Practice makes perfect.
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
You can bet Thor costumes will be prominent among the superheroes seen this Oct. 31. Since the summer, there has been no shortage of coverage for Thor: Ragnarok, and the timing of its November release couldn't be better as a tie-in with the cosplaying holiday known as Hallowee ...more
Want to play Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your cho ...more
In this iPhone/iPod Touch tutorial, you'll find out the best way to get the rock app onto your device. The first thing you will need though is a jailbroken iPod Touch or iPhone in order for this to work and obviosuly Cydia donwloaded onto your device. Make sure to add this sou ...more
This is a how to scream guide to chick/guy screaming in rock music and not damage their vocal chords in the process.
In this 3D Studio Max tutorial, you'll see how to use procedurals to create a rock texture. Specifically, the guide addresses displacement tuning in Mental Ray, specularity properties and using stacked procedurals to create cracks, rust, and bumpy structures over the surface. ...more
Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what alcoholic beverages to serve up? Then watch this how to video to learn how to serve a strawberry daiquiri on the rocks. For this drink recipe you will need the following ingredients: white rum, bar mix, and strawberry syrup.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do a "Rock Step". It's like a crunch, so keep your knees bent. Learn this basic step and how to make it funky! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember ...more
Here is a video that shows you how to modify your Rock Band drums so that they respond to your hits and drum rolls better. Remember this only works with the QM drum set.
Try bending your mind around this one: HowTo take your classic game of Rock-Paper-Scissors to the next level. From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Comics:
Watch this instructional video to build miniature rock walls for dioramas and game terrain. You can actually cast your miniature gates and brick walls out of plaster for a convincing effect. Use cheap and convincing materials such as sifted dirt, sand, plaster, and twigs to ma ...more
Rock Paper Scissors can be a fair way to solve a dispute, and we all know that fair is no fun. Winning is fun. So learn the secrets of Rock Paper Scissors from a true Rock Paper Scissors legend. Then take those teachings and train hard - or just cheat your way to the top. Chea ...more
Slow down Rock Riot with Cheat Engine, so you can get a perfect score every time. Simply download Cheat Engine 5.5 and follow along. Cheat and hack Rock Riot! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack speed in Rock Riot with Cheat Engine (12/12/09). Also, using the Mozil ...more
Of course, you already know how to play "Jingle Bells" on the guitar, but why not rock out a bit? Watch this tutorial to learn how to play "Jingle Bell Rock" on your guitar. Just follow along with guitarist Thomas Gilbert.
If there's anything I've ascertained from all my candy-eating, it's that Pop Rocks are singularly the most awesome candy ever. The carbon dioxide gas that's mixed with the hard sugar forms a load of tiny, 600-psi bubbles, which vigorously release when they melt in your mouth. ...more
The Pelvic Rocking exercise is a great pose for overcoming stiffness and drowsiness in the morning. Learn how to do the Pelvic Rocking Pose in this yoga video. First lie on your back, place heels under knees, inhale & exhale, rocking pelvis. With this how to video you will be ...more
Rock candy endures as a childhood sweet because it is both taught in science class as a fun (and yummy) experiment and because it's made entirely out of sugar. And you'd have to be just downright weird if you're a kid who doesn't like sugar. Watch this video to learn how to m ...more
Nana Osaki is like the complete opposite of Sailor Moon. Unlike Sailor Moon, who's super blond, ditzy, and a fan of pleated mini dresses, Nana, star of her own namesake manga series, is a bit goth, punk, and sullen, perfect for a musician. If you're a fan of Nana, check out t ...more