Trapcode Sound Keys

How To : Use Trapcode Sound Keys After Effects plugin

Sound Keys is a keyframe generator plug-in for Adobe After Effects. Learn how to visually select parts of an audio track and convert that audio into keyframes. TrapCode Sound Keys After Effects plugin is great for audio-intensive animations. See how to use it in this tutorial. ...more

How To : Control time with audio using Trapcode Sound Keys

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

How To : Use piano pedals

Everyone remarks upon the hands of the skilled pianist, but even the most dexterous keyboard artist couldn't pull off Schubert without using some fancy footwork. Familiarize yourself with the names of the pedals. There’s the damper pedal, the soft pedal, and the sostenuto. F ...more

How To : Play the solo from "In My Life" by The Beatles

In this video, we learn how to play the solo from "In My Life" by The Beatles. You can play this straight, the way it's played on the piano, or another way. If you just play it like this, you are going to have a very difficult time getting the keys to sound correct. The other ...more

How To : Play the flute for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the flute for beginners. To make a sound, you will put the hole directly onto your lips and make the shape of the hole with your lips. Then blow into the hole, trying different positions with your lips. You will place your fingers on the ...more

How To : Play the piano using proper pedaling techniques

This video explains some of the different reasons to use the pedals on the piano. The first reason is that using the pedal will connect the notes, smoothing the sound in the transitions between the piano keys. The left pedal makes everything softer and the middle pedal doesn't ...more

How To : Create a melody around a vocal in FL Studio

In this video, we learn how to create a melody around a vocal in FL Studio. Start to play around with the melody to the song and change the tempo to how fast you want it. Then, move around different sections to create the exact sound that you want. Finish editing all of the ba ...more

How To : Write a love song on the piano

In this tutorial, we learn how to write a love song on the piano with Nate Bosch. Keys to writing a love song include making tenderness with a light sound and following through. The e-flat key makes a beautiful sound that is perfect for a long song. You can use the lighter twi ...more

How To : Find chords in the five primary "guitar" keys

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Make a piano sound for a breakdown in FL Studio

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a piano sound for a breakdown in FL Studio. First, create chords using the keys that are on the left hand side of the screen. After you have created all the chords that you want, then copy the notes and space them out so they are in the o ...more

How To : Use Soundfont Player and FL Keys in FL Studio

Use the Soundfont Player and FL Keys feature in Fruity Loops to create a variety of sounds. Learn how to use the sound generators and plug-ins of FL Studio in this free digital audio workstation tutorial from our music recording expert. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use Soundfont Play ...more

How To : Play the theme from Amelie on the accordion

A step by step tutorial on playing the Amelie theme song on the accordion (left-hand). Tips: 1. Play the left hand bass "stacatto", only touching the keys for a short period of time, as though they were on fire. The shorter you press them, the better they will sound. 2. The ...more

How To : Use the Filter Keys feature in Windows 7

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Filter Key features on a Windows 7 computer. Begin by opening Control Panel and select Ease of Access. Under the Ease of Access Center, click on Change how your keyboard works and click on Set up Filter Keys, at the bottom o ...more

How To : Use the Slow Keys access tool in Mac OS X

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Slow Keys access tool in a Mac OS X computer. The Slow Keys feature is located under the Keyboard tab in the Universal Access window. Once Slow Keys is turned on, users also have the option of using key click sounds as addit ...more

How To : Do the legato bass technique on the accordion

Moshezuchter demonstrates how to do a legato bass technique on an accordion which will add drama to your playing. Legato means tying it together. When playing staccato, you touch the keys like they are hot with short strokes to get the punctuated effect. Try playing an alterna ...more

How To : Use the Volume Keys for Page Scrolling on Android

Android's beauty is in its customization; you can have widgets for anything, launchers that look and feel completely different from one another, and fonts you can change at any time. And it doesn't stop at aesthetics—you can go much deeper than looks. For instance, you can ma ...more

News : 27 Cool New Features & Changes in Android 8.0 Oreo

It's official — the newest version of Google's mobile operating system is called Android 8.0 Oreo, and it will soon start rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices. This new version has plenty of changes in store, ranging from revamped looks to under-the-hood improvements, so the ...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 : 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 : Play Better in Counter Strike Source

So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more

How To : Do rhythm changes in C while playing bass

In this video, we learn how to play bass: Rhythm changes in C. A lot of times this tune is played very quickly, but playing slow can sound very nice as well. When you play slow you can see and hear exactly what the note is supposed to be like. There is more time in between the ...more

How To : Fold an origami grand piano for beginners

These are the pianos of concert halls, of greats like Mozart and Beethoven, and of piano masterpieces that still set the standard for good music production. Grand pianos are large and a bit ostentatious, yes, but they create a deep, resonant sound that tugs on your heart strin ...more

How To : Train your ear and tune your guitar better

In this tutorial, we learn how to train your ear and tune your guitar better with David Yeager. Before you begin, you want to be able to hear what you are tuning to and listen to what you are playing. This is the key in order to train your ear and enhance your ability. Even if ...more

How To : Pronounce the Dutch alphabet

If you plan on taking a trip to the Netherlands soon, perhaps the infamous capital, Amsterdam, then learning the Dutch language could be the most helpful pre-trip preparation. There's tons of liberal vices to be aware of and maybe avoid (or maybe seek, if you're that kind of p ...more

How To : Rind graft an apple or pear tree

Grafting, also known as "top working," is simple-but-essential technique that enables you to change the variety of fruit a tree bears. In this tutorial, Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Apples Heritage demonstrates the rind grafting technique, a useful method for grafting over a sou ...more

How To : Make wind chimes using salt and pepper shakers

Here is a very crafty and cute way to create a wind chime out of old salt and pepper shakers that can be found either around your house or bought at second hand stores and a small tin tray or plate to hang your shakers from. A bit of out door or water-proof glue and some color ...more

How To : Get yourself out of thumbcuffs

Daniel Martin, a magician and escape artist, explains his technique for getting out of thumbcuffs. Disclaimer: We're pretty sure it's not illegal to know HOW to escape from thumbcuffs... but we're 100% sure it's illegal to actually escape when detained by law enforcement (jus ...more

How To : Hum While Beatboxing

Humming while beatboxing is one of the most important techniques to pick up if you're planning to cover popular songs. It's also a key element for singing and beatboxing, but that's for another tutorial. Here, I'll teach you how to hum while beatboxing by explaining exactly ho ...more

How To : Use the "fawns feeding bleat" call in deer hunting

In this how to video, you will learn how to use the fawn feeding bleat. This is very effective for bow hunters. The call is easy to use. The key is when you make the sound, make it low and desperate. The fawn is hungry and calling to a doe to be fed. Make sure there is a sense ...more

How To : Play "Oh! Susannah" on the ukulele

Ukulele Mike shows his viewers how simple it can be to play "Oh, Susannah" on the ukulele. According to Mike, "Oh, Susannah" is an old classic story song. This means that it is a song that has been handed down that tells a story and doesn't just throw words together because th ...more

How To : Play the Beatles' "Because" on piano

This video teaches a piano novice how to play the introduction to “Because” by the Beatles, which was written by John Lennon. A close up on the instructor’s hands from above demonstrates the fingering for the piece. The view of the fingering is very important, since this video ...more

How To : Use sidechain autofilter effects in Ableton

Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) ...more

How To : Build a 3D scanner from a $25 laser level

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Maximize multichannel audio in your home theater

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Test the instrument cluster on your BMW E38

This automotive video tutorial will show you how to test an instrument cluster on a BMW E38 car. IT will show you how to activate an instrument cluster test on a 1995-2001 BMW 7 Series (E38). First, you'll need to turn the headlight switch to any position, and hear the sound ...more

How To : Play chords on acoustic and electric guitars

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

How To : Snag Prime Seats at an NBA Game

There is no fan experience in professional sports quite like watching an NBA game live. Partly, this can be attributed to the combination of fluid teamwork and jaw-dropping athleticism the players exude in the form of size, speed, jumping ability, grace, and strength. What tru ...more

How To : Set up and use your Motorola Barrage

This video by WirelessZone gives an overview and shows the first steps of setting up a recently unboxed Motorola Barrage. The demonstrator runs through the basic display settings, sound setting, the ring tones (almost all the default ones) and many more. The display settings i ...more

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