Spice up your next party with some unique party dishes, and we're not talking about food here, we're talking about the actual dishes, specifically bowls. But not just any bowls, vinyl bowls, made from authentic vinyl records. The steps are simple: melt the vinyl record in the ...more
Vinyl Record Bowls
Got an old record you don't need? this is how to fashion it into a bowl, very cool.
Don't toss that old LP! A few minutes in the oven and you can have a bowl that will be a real conversation piece. Watch this video to learn how to turn a used vinyl record into a bowl. Step 1. Choose an album Choose an album. Then do a quick internet search of the title to m ...more
Seeing as record players are getting harder to find, here's something useful to do with your records, turn them into serving dishes! What you need to do is get some tin foil, oven safe dishes and of course records. Two different types of dishes can be made, a shallow plate-lik ...more
Trying to find a new use for old, scratched vinyl? This easy do-it-yourself project shows how to turn a record into a decorative bowl; just follow along with the step-by-step instructions in this video. You will need a record, an oven, a pot (unless you want to free-hand mold ...more
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to make picture frames for vinyl record covers. These frames do not use nails or clips to hold the covers. The covers slide in and out of the frames so that they can be changed easily. For this you w ...more
This recycling project would surely make Salvador Dali proud. Kipkay outlines the process, from old vinyl record to cool analog clock. Just pick out an appropriate record, place on cookie sheet and soften inside the oven. Then take the clock mechanism from an old cheap clock a ...more
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Think you're a music lover? Then arrange to offer up your remains as the final sacrifice to the Gods of Rock. A UK company called And Vinyly offers music fans an interesting post-death "alternative": have your ashes pressed into a vinyl recording of your favorite song, or opt ...more
It's the new phenomenon that's sweeping the internet! It's Sleeveface. Just take an old vinyl record sleeve, cover a part of your body, and snap a photo. Instant art!
Here is a basic series for those of you who are either just getting started with turntables or would like to soon. In the first video, we do a very basic introduction, add slip mats, set up the tone arm and set the counter weight. In part 2, we talk about records, manipulating ...more
Antique store owner Jan Braunstein has seen her share of rare records. In this series, she shows you her very own copy of one of the rarest, the infamous “butcher cover” of the Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today” album. She gives you an overview of record collecting in general and ...more
This video shows a method of cleaning LP records using steam. He uses a Perfection steamer and a record cleaning machine with vacuums, along with a set of brushes, Disc Doctor cleaner, and laboratory grade water. He uses distilled water in the steamer. He turns the turntable o ...more
This video shows how to clean old records using Titebond II wood glue. He has the record turning slowly on the turntable, and while it's turning, slowly squeezes a line of glue around and around onto the surface of the record, starting from the middle. He explains that it take ...more
Does your 12" vinyl record wobble in the middle of the turntable spindel? Learn how to stop records from wobbling on the platter while you're DJing.
Learn the basics of scratching/editing sounds on vinyl record decks and CD decks when DJing. Part 1 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 2 of 3 - How to Scratch records. Part 3 of 3 - How to Scratch records.
Learn how to count beats and match the beats for mixing songs on vinyl record. This how to video teaches the tricks of the trade from DJ Magic Wong.
A slip mat allows the DJ to stop the vinyl record but let the platter beneath it continue to spin. A slip mat eliminates friction, making scratching easier.
The video is about the process required to remove vinyl record noise. You should have audacity programmed software installed in your computer. First clean the records as best as possible. The noise between the songs are first visualized, then go to the selection tool and press ...more
Well, here's a darling idea if there were one. Best not to consider the implications of making a low-fidelity promise of eternal love, of course. But, really, just darling: Working with a jeweller and the vinyl record manufacturer Dubstudios, I created this engagement ring for ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can set up the American Audio TT-Re ...more
If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more
Dogs have to learn bowel etiquette much quicker than humans, and these helpful steps will make sure your paper-trained pooch becomes man's best friend, not your carpet's worst nightmare. You Will Need * Patience * An untrained dog * A large supply of newspapers * Puppy gates ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the CDT-05 MKII Hybrid Turntable ...more
Most of you know Thurston Moore as one-fifth of Sonic Youth, but did you know he runs his own record label Ecstatic Peace? Ecstatic Peace not only releases music in tape, vinyl and CD formats, but also releases ace poetry journals edited by Thurston Moore himself. Contributors ...more
There are many ways to fix warped vinyl. Here's a ghetto version by using the power of the sun. Qbert experiments on a hot day to see if the double glass trick really works with 2 tables. By heating up the record under two flat surfaces, to where it's kinda bendable, you can r ...more
Do you have an old collection of vinyl records but can't keep them in good condition? First, take an empty syringe and fill it with clean water. Add the water from the syringe as the record plays. The water will spread throughout the record and increase the sound quality. The ...more
A dirty or dusty record can pop or skip. Learn how clean vinyl records in this free record player maintenance lesson from an experienced disc jockey. Part 1 of 16 - How to Clean vinyl records. Clean vinyl records - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more
Even in the MP3 world, vinyl is still king among music lovers. Unfortunately, making your own record is nowhere near as simple as burning a compact disc or throwing some files onto an MP3 player. One clever inventor isn't letting that stop him though, putting together his own ...more
Favorited by our man Crow. Submitted by user God. How could I not be tempted by this tutorial? A perfect combination of old school retro, arts & crafts, and hipster cool. Just take an old vinyl record sleeve, cover a part of your body, and snap a photo. Proof once ag ...more
The team at Magic Leap just got a millennial-style boost with the announcement that financial news network Cheddar is coming to the Magic Leap One. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg revealed the news in a surprise tweet early Tuesday morning. Don't Miss: Hands-On with Magic Leap's A ...more
Eat your heart out, Joey Chestnut. There's a new super-speed-eater in town, and she means business. 45-year-old Hatsuyo Sugawara downed an incredible number of 399 bowls of soba noodles in just ten minutes at the annual All-Japan Wanko Soba Eating Championship this past Sunda ...more
Looking to convert your vinyl records to mp3? In this two-part tutorial learn how to using the software program Audacity and the LAME plugin installed. This video is helpful for those DJs who use Serato, Final Scratch, Traktor Scratch, or Virtual Vinyl and need conversion help ...more
Brian Sredd gives tips and pointers on how to clean vinyl records.
Check out this instructional turntable video to learn how to cue your vinyl records. It's not scratching, but it is cueing. This takes some skill because you want to align two songs perfectly in sync. Remember, this only works if the stop and start time of your platter are the ...more
DJ Stylewise breaks down the science to scratching.
DJ Dream with a new exciting video hooking all potential DJs with DJ tips from monitoring to cleaning your vinyl.
Every once in a while you stumble across a HowTo on the internet that seems too good to be true. Magic. This happens to be one of them. Mike Senese, co-host of the Science Channel's Punkin' Chunkin' and Catch It Keep It, digs deep into how records are made AND HowTo make copi ...more
Despite the rise of music streaming, the experience of immersing oneself in the artwork and lyrics of old school albums is alive again, as sales of vinyl records and CDs have outpaced digital downloads for the first time since 2011. Now, the latest album from Amsterdam-based N ...more
Check out CocoRosie at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Downtown LA as these sisters promote their latest release Grey Oceans. CocoRosie / Cibelle @ Orpheum Theatre ($28) Other Shows: (Highly recommended) The Entrance Band / The Growlers / Voices Voices @ The Smell ($12) Le ...more
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s? How about your VHS movie collection? You probably emptied the bank switching ove ...more
Ever wondered what it's like to be emo? This video on how to be emo explains everything, covering its root word emotive hardcore, the origins of the word emo, how to dress emo, how to act emo, and even a lesson about vinyl records!
Use old vinyl plates to craft this retro DVD or CD case rack.
"An older gentleman told me the other day "no one makes any records anymore!" Well, I thought to myself; "millions of people make records every week, just not on vinyl or tape like in the old days..." Ever since the Irving Family Episode where I showed Joelle how to convert a ...more
Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show demonstrates how to make popular Japanese dishes. This video demonstrates how to make Gyudon (Japanese beef rice bowl). Ingredients for Gyudon (serves 2) 200g ...more
Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show currently focuses on how to make popular Japanese dishes. This video demonstrates how to make Katsudon (Tonkatsu Deep Fried Pork and Egg Bowl). Ingredients for K ...more
Bowling is such a fun group activity and is perfect for birthdays and other types of gatherings. However, if you are not a pro bowler the scoring system can be pretty confusing. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of keeping score so you will know a strike from a spa ...more
DJ Q-Bert of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz shares a tip on how to modify your vinyl records to keep them from skipping while playing or scratching with them.
Here's a simple explanation of how to switch between SSL time coded vinyl and conventional records while you are mixing using Serato Scratch.
What if surveillance expert Harry Caul was listening to "THE DUDE" and his friends and made a secret recording of them in the bowling alley?
This video is made by a "DJ" with two turntables and a variety of musical equipment. He is showing how to do the "butterfly scratch" which is a type of scratch that DJ doES on vinyl records to create certain sounds while mixing records together. It is often heard in hip hop so ...more
D.I.Y.: Start Your Own Cassette Label! By adam_schragin on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:56am in DIY Let’s say you’ve got the itch to start your own label. You’ve got the typeface all picked out, the clever name ready, and an idea of what sort of music you’d like to showcase. What you d ...more
Pick of the Night: Fol Chen / Baths / Random Patterns / Pizza! @ The Echo ($10) Fol Chen, a Highland Park based band is back in town to promote their latest record release. Other Shows: The Delta Mirror / Jesus Makes the Shotgun Sound / Halloween Swim Team / Wet and Reckless ...more
Ever had poutine? It's a Québécois dish, consisting of french fries topped in fresh cheese curd and then smothered in brown gravy. Regardless of personal taste (personally, I find it stomach churning), just imagine stuffing your face with as much poutine as possible for ten w ...more
Burger Records, a vinyl/cassette label based in Fullerton, Ca. and run by members of Audacity and Thee Makeout Party, have reissued 3 cassette tapes from Cleaners From Venus. "Midnight Cleaners" (1982), "In The Golden Autumn" (1983), and "Under Wartime Conditions" (1984). Thes ...more
This easy-to-follow video tutorial walks you through steps of converting old VHS tapes to DVD. Roxio Easy VHS to DVD is a combination of software and hardware that allows you to easily and quickly digitize old analog recordings. You simply attach the included hardware to a fr ...more
Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more
Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more
As the users and potential BF3 buyers enjoyed the astounding effects of the next Battlefield installment, one of Infiniti Ward's creative strategist Robert Bowling tweeted that building a new game engine for CoD Modern Warfare 3 would be "counter productive." I bet it would! ...more
Star Trek legend William Shatner is apparently a man of many talents. Actor, recording artist, author, and baker! Cookie Madness posts a recipe of Shatner's beloved cappuccino muffins. Remember, in the words of the Borg, Resistance is Futile! Surrender to the cupcake... yummy ...more