Instructables: exploring - play - music http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:09:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
Custom Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/15Q6/IDYKJJS7/FTC15Q6IDYKJJS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/15Q6/IDYKJJS7/FTC15Q6IDYKJJS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/15Q6/IDYKJJS7/FTC15Q6IDYKJJS7.SMALL.jpg tttapa Hello, and welcome to this instructable on how to buid a custom, cheap and easy USB MIDI controller, based on Arduino. The best news: no hassle with USB-to-MIDI interfaces, or software tools like Hairless MIDI, just plug 'n' play!I included readable, basic code for both the Arduino Uno (or Mega) and...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:41:36 PDT
Trigger Cable for Moog Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Trigger-Cable-for-Moog-Synthesizer/
Trigger Cable for Moog Synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/B6GP/IDYKKJ3R/FBRB6GPIDYKKJ3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/B6GP/IDYKKJ3R/FBRB6GPIDYKKJ3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/B6GP/IDYKKJ3R/FBRB6GPIDYKKJ3R.SMALL.jpg vanceg This week I got a modular sequencer, which is normally part of a modular synthesizer. I have a MiniMoog Voyager synthesizer that contains many of the components a modular synth would normally include, so I wanted to connect the two of them up.Analog synthesizers need two connections to be played by...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:05:09 PDT
Arduino Trinket Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Trinket-Music-Box/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:51:19 PDT
Suitcase Drum Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-Drum-Set/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 06:14:54 PDT
How to get music off youtube for free!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-music-off-youtube-for-free/
How to get music off youtube for free!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EMND/IDCXJDSU/FXCEMNDIDCXJDSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EMND/IDCXJDSU/FXCEMNDIDCXJDSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EMND/IDCXJDSU/FXCEMNDIDCXJDSU.SMALL.jpg pikagirl8840 Please enjoy my instructiblenote: although the website is called youtube to mp3 you can use the file on CDs too and probably ipods and other things like that. Choose a a video that good even without the footage and watch it all the way through to make sure it's excatly what you want.I chose how ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:07:55 PDT
Baroque Alto Recorder in F http://www.instructables.com/id/Baroque-Alto-Recorder-in-F/
Baroque Alto Recorder in F - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/ZZGN/ID02GUR5/F9UZZGNID02GUR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/ZZGN/ID02GUR5/F9UZZGNID02GUR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/ZZGN/ID02GUR5/F9UZZGNID02GUR5.SMALL.jpg Aitor Esteve In this first instructables I write I'm covering all the details to print, post process and assemble this fully working alto recorder. The recorder can be printed in any standard RepRap printer or commercial home printer such as ultimaker or makerbot. As long as your max build height is greater than...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:51:36 PDT
How to change your guitar strings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-your-guitar-strings/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Raspberry Kodi Streaming Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Kodi-Streaming-Speaker/
Raspberry Kodi Streaming Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/N0Y8/ICX7RONT/F7YN0Y8ICX7RONT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/N0Y8/ICX7RONT/F7YN0Y8ICX7RONT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/N0Y8/ICX7RONT/F7YN0Y8ICX7RONT.SMALL.jpg lines11 My dad liked to buy a high end steaming speaker. But he found no wifi speaker with the ability to play music from an usb stick and listen music with the headphone. The most speaker we found had no display but I think it's nice to have one, so we decide to build our own speaker. Parts and Tools Fi...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 09:21:01 PDT
Recycle Plastic Into Guitar Picks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Plastic-Into-Guitar-Picks/
Recycle Plastic Into Guitar Picks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/UP70/ICX7PW34/F34UP70ICX7PW34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/UP70/ICX7PW34/F34UP70ICX7PW34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/UP70/ICX7PW34/F34UP70ICX7PW34.SMALL.jpg TheHermitCrabPicks Hello there! In this instructable I will show you how to recycle empty shampoo bottles , plastic lids , empty yoghurt pots and such into guitar picks. Its a great and cheap way making something out of things that would otherwise go to the trash bin. For this instructable you will need :1. All sorts ...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 05:29:27 PDT
Make a musical instrument for kids in 5 mints - Jal Tarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-musical-instrument-for-kids-in-5-mints-Jal-/
Make a musical instrument for kids in 5 mints - Jal Tarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/RLQI/ICRXIZJL/FK8RLQIICRXIZJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/RLQI/ICRXIZJL/FK8RLQIICRXIZJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/RLQI/ICRXIZJL/FK8RLQIICRXIZJL.SMALL.jpg wekids Jal Tarang is a musical instruments, which uses different sizes of bowl filled with different amount of water and two wooden sticks to create music. Kids can easily make their own version and play with the beauty of the elements of nature creating music through Jal Tarang. How to make Collect ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 03:50:52 PDT
How to Play See You Again on Piano - Easy for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-See-You-Again-on-Piano-Easy-for-Beginn/
How to Play See You Again on Piano - Easy for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/FKYX/ICRXGU1Q/FAOFKYXICRXGU1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/FKYX/ICRXGU1Q/FAOFKYXICRXGU1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/FKYX/ICRXGU1Q/FAOFKYXICRXGU1Q.SMALL.jpg Piano Tutorials See You Again - Wiz Khalifa - Charlie Puth - Easy Piano Tutorial for Beginners. Learn how to play your first song on piano: Beginners can learn this song in a few hours. You play with both hands but the left hand is very easy because you use only two fingers and the hand position stays the same as y...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:19 PDT
Propel-a-Buds http://www.instructables.com/id/Propel-a-Buds/
Propel-a-Buds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM91/ICMHH558/FCWPM91ICMHH558.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM91/ICMHH558/FCWPM91ICMHH558.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM91/ICMHH558/FCWPM91ICMHH558.SMALL.jpg Asamati98 When you think of things that seemingly dance to music you probably think of people on a dance floor. However would you believe a simple RC Quad-copter motor would dance too?! Well they are fully capable of rotating, vibrating, and producing a little sound of their own by soldering them to connectio...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:05:05 PDT
Pallet Stage and other buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Stage-and-other-buildings/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 10:09:41 PDT
How to Start Listening to Jazz? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-Listening-to-Jazz/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 08:39:21 PDT
Bamboozled- A faux Bamboo PVC Flute http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboozled-A-faux-Bamboo-PVC-Flute/
Bamboozled- A faux Bamboo PVC Flute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/O7YA/IC0VE2KR/FFSO7YAIC0VE2KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/O7YA/IC0VE2KR/FFSO7YAIC0VE2KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/O7YA/IC0VE2KR/FFSO7YAIC0VE2KR.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens Flutes are really easy to make and play. I discovered the Flutomat flute calculator and I went nuts making flutes in all sizes, scales and keys. My two favorite flute making materials are bamboo and PVC pipe. PVC is cheap and quick and you can make several flutes in different scales and keys in an a...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 21:19:58 PDT
Pushing Air Wind Instrument Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pushing-Air-Wind-Instrument-Trainer/
Pushing Air Wind Instrument Trainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8GUE/IBYX4XV0/FAH8GUEIBYX4XV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8GUE/IBYX4XV0/FAH8GUEIBYX4XV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8GUE/IBYX4XV0/FAH8GUEIBYX4XV0.SMALL.jpg rwalcott A precise and economical learning aid for the beginning wind instrument student. Hardware Setup First I prepared my Pushing Air WindInstrument Trainer by attaching the Intel Edison Module to the Arduino Breakout Board. Then I attached the the Grove Shield to the Arduino Break Out Board. Softwa...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:31:49 PDT
How to Play "Hold Back The River" - James Bay http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Quick-Steps-to-Learn-Hold-Back-The-River-James-B/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 05:39:04 PDT
How to Play Minor Chords http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Minor-Chords/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 14:09:59 PDT
How to Play Counting Stars on Piano - Easy for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Counting-Stars-on-Piano-Easy-for-Begin/
How to Play Counting Stars on Piano - Easy for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/KZF6/IBOWWWUU/FF6KZF6IBOWWWUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/KZF6/IBOWWWUU/FF6KZF6IBOWWWUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/KZF6/IBOWWWUU/FF6KZF6IBOWWWUU.SMALL.jpg Piano Tutorials Counting Stars - OneRepublic - Easy Piano Tutorial for Beginners. Learn how to play your first song on piano: Beginners can learn this song in one hour. You will play with both hands but the left hand is very easy because the hand position stays the same as you play.Use the sustain pedal for this so...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 04:13:34 PDT
Make a Guitar Pick from Abalone Shell http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Guitar-Pick-from-Abalone-Shell/
Make a Guitar Pick from Abalone Shell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/JH44/IBJ7655B/FLTJH44IBJ7655B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/JH44/IBJ7655B/FLTJH44IBJ7655B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/JH44/IBJ7655B/FLTJH44IBJ7655B.SMALL.jpg Luminous Wonder Create a functional & beautiful guitar pick of Power for fellow musicians, friends & family. So, my nephew is turning into an amazing guitarist... and every year i try to hand carve him a Pick of Destiny!This year i just had to carve him one out of salvaged broken abalone shell. (It is much sturdier...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:59:20 PDT
Simple 12 Note Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12-Note-Piano/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:17:02 PDT
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Cards-Guitar-Picks/
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SMALL.jpg rebeccaxrs Are you running out of guitar picks? Bored of plain colours and logos? Why not make your own guitar picks!It's easy and can be done with things lying around the house.First find some old gift cards, not the floppy ones but the plastic ones - you can guess how strong they are to how strong a guitar p...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:44:59 PDT
Using Soundcard Oscilloscope to Visualize Musical Sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Soundcard-Oscilloscope-to-Visualize-Musical-/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:05:16 PDT
WAVES: Making Percussion Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Composing-Percussion-Music/
WAVES: Making Percussion Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/JY2W/IBAMQYZS/FWSJY2WIBAMQYZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/JY2W/IBAMQYZS/FWSJY2WIBAMQYZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/JY2W/IBAMQYZS/FWSJY2WIBAMQYZS.SMALL.jpg backbeats The WAVES program (Wonder, Arts, Vibration, Engineering, Science) is an interactive presentation and performance exploring the scientific and musical properties of sound waves. The four members of Third Coast Percussion perform music, teach about the sound waves using app-based technology and video ...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:46:09 PDT
Make a Talking Drum out of Funnels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Talking-Drum-out-of-Funnels/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:43:21 PDT
3D Printed Anglo Saxon Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Anglo-Saxon-Lyre/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:05:06 PDT
Convert YouTube (or any other video) to MP3 format http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-YouTube-or-any-other-video-to-MP3-format/
Convert YouTube (or any other video) to MP3 format - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/0R71/IB7RKMRX/FDD0R71IB7RKMRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/0R71/IB7RKMRX/FDD0R71IB7RKMRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/0R71/IB7RKMRX/FDD0R71IB7RKMRX.SMALL.jpg MimiShell Have you ever stumbled upon a video you wanted to rip the audio part out for further listening on an MP3 player? Usually it's some video clip with the latest single from a favorite artist. When you have this functionality built in a browser, it becomes a very easy task. Save video I've previously...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:09:33 PDT
Sony Speaker Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Speaker-Upgrade/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:48:59 PDT
How To Clean A Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-A-Guitar/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:41:26 PDT
From Pringles box to Acoustic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Pringles-box-to-Acoustic-Amplifier/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:20:51 PDT
1 Watt Guitar Practice Amp Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Watt-Guitar-Practice-Amp-Cheap/
1 Watt Guitar Practice Amp Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/M4M1/IANRQLRT/FHXM4M1IANRQLRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/M4M1/IANRQLRT/FHXM4M1IANRQLRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/M4M1/IANRQLRT/FHXM4M1IANRQLRT.SMALL.jpg monkeywork Ok, usually I wait before starting another project... but this fell into my lap.A friend brought in his busted computer speakers, said, "They're busted." and wandered away.I had just read the article on Make Magazine for the 5 watt cracker box amp and gears started turning. Why not? Step1: Compute...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:52:52 PDT
Build your very own jaw harp - an update of Dan Moi based design http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-very-own-jaw-harp-an-update-of-Dan-Moi-/
Build your very own jaw harp - an update of Dan Moi based design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/KZ21/IAINH53P/F7NKZ21IAINH53P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/KZ21/IAINH53P/F7NKZ21IAINH53P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/KZ21/IAINH53P/F7NKZ21IAINH53P.SMALL.gif Dr Froggy Storyline:Since my first instructable on the dan moi jew harp, I grow up from the technical point of view,I had some troubles with making those dan moi really working properly. It was not highly satisfying I admit.Here:http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Danmo...But now I am very very proud...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:04:40 PDT
Simple Electric Guitar Pickups http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Guitar-Pickups/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:33:05 PDT
Repairing a Vintage Electrovoice 664 Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Vintage-Electrovoice-664-Microphone/
Repairing a Vintage Electrovoice 664 Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/WQRM/IA9H4QC4/FMEWQRMIA9H4QC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/WQRM/IA9H4QC4/FMEWQRMIA9H4QC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/WQRM/IA9H4QC4/FMEWQRMIA9H4QC4.SMALL.jpg monkeywork Once you get a reputation for working and building cool things... more cool things come your way.So, this is what happened. I helped a friend out with his computer, nothing fancy, upgraded his OS and added more RAM. Simple stuff.He shows up with this pitted, rusted busted Electrovoice 664 and says, ...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 15:01:16 PDT
How to play the harmonica riff from "Join the Bus", by the Rhythm Junks. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-the-harmonica-riff-from-Join-the-Bus-b/
How to play the harmonica riff from "Join the Bus", by the Rhythm Junks. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/XULQ/IA8WV9RN/FV6XULQIA8WV9RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/XULQ/IA8WV9RN/FV6XULQIA8WV9RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/XULQ/IA8WV9RN/FV6XULQIA8WV9RN.SMALL.jpg OneHarp In this tutorial video, I break down the awesome opening harmonica riff from the song "Join the Bus" by the Rhythm Junks. The song is off their 2007 album, "Pop Off". Here's the harmonica tab for the riff (listen to the track and the video for the groove and timing):-2 -4 -2 -4 -4 -4 -4+2 -3 +2 -...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 13:54:06 PDT
Cheaply Record Studio-quality Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaply-Record-Studio-quality-Music/
Cheaply Record Studio-quality Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/PRXT/IA3YSQJB/F27PRXTIA3YSQJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/PRXT/IA3YSQJB/F27PRXTIA3YSQJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/PRXT/IA3YSQJB/F27PRXTIA3YSQJB.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance It doesn't require microphones worth more than your car to record music that sounds good. You can record good-quality music in your own home for less than £50, or $77. The only remotely costly equipment you need here is some sort of USB condenser microphone, no need for audio interfaces, monitors, m...
By: OptimumAlliance

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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:28:23 PDT
Macarena http://www.instructables.com/id/Macarena/
Macarena - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/H41F/IA4FRCO9/FH8H41FIA4FRCO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/H41F/IA4FRCO9/FH8H41FIA4FRCO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/H41F/IA4FRCO9/FH8H41FIA4FRCO9.SMALL.jpg brittaneyzeth Materials: 1. A four Ft. by four Ft. square of dancing space. 2. Access to the song "Los Del Rio" - MacarenaStep 1: Move your right arm perpendicular with your body about chest height with your palm facing downward.Step 2: Then move left arm the same way Step 3: Flip right palm from facing downward ...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:15:09 PDT
How to Create a Rap #FerociousDoughnuts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Rap/
How to Create a Rap #FerociousDoughnuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G67H/IA3VO0TI/F6HG67HIA3VO0TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G67H/IA3VO0TI/F6HG67HIA3VO0TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G67H/IA3VO0TI/F6HG67HIA3VO0TI.SMALL.jpg Goin2JailNow_ Hey dudes. My name shall be anonymous because I want it to be. Besides that, I am here to show you simply how to create a rap. There are many great songs, or in this case, raps in this world. The artists who perform these raps are considered geniuses because of what they do, well most of them. (Sorr...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
How to Play All of Me on Piano - Easy for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-All-of-Me-on-Piano-Easy-for-Beginners/
How to Play All of Me on Piano - Easy for Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6KBB/IA0WEXG8/FVU6KBBIA0WEXG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6KBB/IA0WEXG8/FVU6KBBIA0WEXG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6KBB/IA0WEXG8/FVU6KBBIA0WEXG8.SMALL.jpg Piano Tutorials All of Me - John Legend - Easy Piano Tutorial for Beginners - Part 1/2. Learn how to play your first song on piano: Beginners can learn this song in one hour. You will use only your right hand in the first parts and just a little your left hand at the end.I started learning piano a few months ago. B...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:50:00 PDT
Wirelessly connect your music to anything http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirelessly-connect-your-music-to-anything/
Wirelessly connect your music to anything - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hate plugging your phone into all of these different aux cords with a lot of different confusing wires?! Well I actually don't mind, I thought that this would be a cool project to do, so thats why I did it. THis device will not only play your music throught bluetooth, it will also amplify Bluetoot...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:24:18 PDT
How to Play the Piano: Ultimate Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-the-Piano-Ultimate-Beginners-Guide/
How to Play the Piano: Ultimate Beginner's Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/6L42/I9P1UG9L/FKF6L42I9P1UG9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/6L42/I9P1UG9L/FKF6L42I9P1UG9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/6L42/I9P1UG9L/FKF6L42I9P1UG9L.SMALL.jpg Official LessonsOnTheWeb MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE VIDEO LESSON GUIDE TO GO ALONG WITH THIS GUIDE: CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO LESSON GUIDE.So, you want to learn how to play the piano but aren't sure where to start? Then you have come to the right place as I will give some of my insights on where to start for a beginning pia...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 11:01:57 PDT
Headphone Stompbox Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Stompbox/
Headphone Stompbox Pedal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LDY6/I9LZHANP/FUALDY6I9LZHANP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LDY6/I9LZHANP/FUALDY6I9LZHANP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/LDY6/I9LZHANP/FUALDY6I9LZHANP.SMALL.jpg FunkyFlyFresh If you have a broken pair of headphones, and an amplifier, then you can make a stompbox for free.Materials: 1.) Headphones (at least one of the speakers still needs to work) 2.) Amplifier Optional: 1/4" adapter (if your headphones don't already have a quarter inch output) Plug in the headphones P...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 13:28:17 PDT
handmade pocket flute http://www.instructables.com/id/handmade-pocket-flute/
handmade pocket flute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/ELRJ/I9GWE60B/FD0ELRJI9GWE60B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/ELRJ/I9GWE60B/FD0ELRJI9GWE60B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/ELRJ/I9GWE60B/FD0ELRJI9GWE60B.SMALL.jpg timberfox Be a professional music maker with your own handmade flute have fun !!! Stuff you need this is what you need :- 8 straws - coloured cardboard - scissors - tape Cutting Cut a piece off the straws and rank them at length.Please note that there are 2 straws of equal length. Taping Tie a long p...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 08:48:22 PDT
Headphone Repairing for FREE !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Repairing-for-FREE-/
Headphone Repairing for FREE !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/89F7/I9CM2J8E/FIP89F7I9CM2J8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/89F7/I9CM2J8E/FIP89F7I9CM2J8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/89F7/I9CM2J8E/FIP89F7I9CM2J8E.SMALL.jpg kokpat As u see, My head phone broken.....I got a piece of 20mm PVC pipe.Use heat blow gun to soften it and flatten it. (please do it outdoor)Use dremel to cut a gully for hidden the wire.insert the end of the head phone into the PVC and flatten it again.Cheers.
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Thu, 7 May 2015 00:57:36 PDT
How to play piano and easy piano songs for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-piano-and-easy-piano-songs-for-beginne/
How to play piano and easy piano songs for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/3682/I9FGQTX6/FQ73682I9FGQTX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/3682/I9FGQTX6/FQ73682I9FGQTX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/3682/I9FGQTX6/FQ73682I9FGQTX6.SMALL.jpg Piano Tutorials I started learning piano a few months ago, so I looked for piano lessons for beginners and easy songs to play on piano.It is the secret for a successful learning: staying motivated because you can play easy piano songs quickly. Not "kids songs" but popular songs that sound really good on piano.I sha...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:46:47 PDT
Simple Piano Pedal Extender for Children http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Piano-Pedal-Extender-for-Children/
Simple Piano Pedal Extender for Children - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei My 6 year old daughter is learning to play the piano and doing fine -- it's just that you do have short legs at that age. Her teacher has an expensive piano pedal extension, which not only extends the pedals but also lets her rest her feet somewhere. The teacher recommended buying such a thing, but ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 13:00:28 PDT
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Maintaining a Guitar (But Were Afraid to Ask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-to-Know-About-Maintaini/
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Maintaining a Guitar (But Were Afraid to Ask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/UAQI/I941D4WA/FRFUAQII941D4WA.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane Guitar maintenance can be a frustrating and expensive business. This instructable aims to help with that. If I missed something you think should be included, let me know; likewise, if you've got a question, put it in the comments and we'll see if we can't get you squared away. Know Your Instrument...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:25:15 PDT
How to Write a Song http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-a-Song-3/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:22:42 PDT
Wind Powered Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Powered-Music-Box/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:51:35 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT