Instructables: exploring - play - music http://www.instructables.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:49:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Read Simple Music http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-Simple-Music/
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Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:36:17 PDT
Guitar Music Theory Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Music-Theory-Tools/
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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 13:17:39 PDT
Sound Reactive RGB Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Speaker/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 18:57:11 PDT
Raspberry Pi Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Drum-Kit/
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Thu, 18 May 2017 15:33:29 PDT
Make a Goatskin Bodhrán Frame Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Goatskin-Bodhrán-Frame-Drum/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 20:56:02 PDT
Niall Horan - Slow Hands - Piano Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Niall-Horan-Slow-Hands-Piano-Tutorial/
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Tue, 2 May 2017 08:28:39 PDT
SoundDrive http://www.instructables.com/id/SoundDrive/
SoundDrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/MZQP/J1GPQRIH/F41MZQPJ1GPQRIH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/MZQP/J1GPQRIH/F41MZQPJ1GPQRIH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/MZQP/J1GPQRIH/F41MZQPJ1GPQRIH.SMALL.jpg ofekpl This guide will show you, with as much details as I can, and with as much accuracy as I can, how to listen to your own YouTube playlist while driving using a Raspberry Pi, hands free.Requirements (my setup): Raspberry Pi 2 B WiFi dongle Bluetooth dongle Laptop + power cable for your Pi (it hel...
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:37:26 PDT
How to Oil Valves on a Euphonium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Oil-Valves-on-a-Euphonium/
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:20:56 PDT
The Worlds First Self Strumming Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-First-and-Best-Self-Strumming-Guitar/
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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:47:53 PDT
Laser Cut Box Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Box-Guitar/
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:54:49 PDT
PVC Trombone With 3D Printed Bell and Mouthpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Trombone-With-3D-Printed-Bell-and-Mouthpiece/
PVC Trombone With 3D Printed Bell and Mouthpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/MY4E/J0MOTBT4/FQJMY4EJ0MOTBT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/MY4E/J0MOTBT4/FQJMY4EJ0MOTBT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/MY4E/J0MOTBT4/FQJMY4EJ0MOTBT4.SMALL.jpg tclarkePC I am posting this to make the 3D printed bell and mouthpiece available to anyone who wants to build a P-bone (PVC trombone). We used the plans posted by others using o-rings inside the tubes. I am not including the design files for the the main trombone since other people have already posted great ...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:18:14 PDT
Laser Cut Box Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Box-Ukulele/
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:55:55 PDT
Sound - Tube to Cone Comparison - 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Tube-to-Cone-Comparison-3D-Printed/
Sound - Tube to Cone Comparison - 3D Printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/6K8R/J0MOUBDV/FZK6K8RJ0MOUBDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/6K8R/J0MOUBDV/FZK6K8RJ0MOUBDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/6K8R/J0MOUBDV/FZK6K8RJ0MOUBDV.SMALL.jpg tclarkePC While studying the sound made various length tubes with bells on the end last summer (2016). Another teacher and I "discovered" a change in the harmonic pattern as we kept making the tube section longer for the same bell. At first we thought it was just caused by the rough nature of our instrument....
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:04:41 PDT
Building Electric Violin Guitar Amp Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Electric-Violin-Guitar-Amp-Pickup/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:27:28 PDT
Phone Speaker Without Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Speaker-Without-Electricity/
Phone Speaker Without Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9LLJ/J08E918Z/FZ39LLJJ08E918Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9LLJ/J08E918Z/FZ39LLJJ08E918Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/9LLJ/J08E918Z/FZ39LLJJ08E918Z.SMALL.jpg FoolishE Let's make a phone speaker without electricity!facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Foolish-Engineer-746717572154397/youtube: https://youtu.be/7jckE4qDCHE You Will Need 1. 3mm Wood Board x12. Ruler x13. Marker x14. Hot Glue Gun x1 Use the Marker to Sketch the Shape 1. Sketch two squares and two ...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:45:31 PDT
Songwriting and Composing Tool - Interactive Circle of Fifths http://www.instructables.com/id/Songwriting-and-Composing-Tool-Interactive-Circle-/
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:05:35 PST
How to Play Outkast Roses on Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Outkast-Roses-on-Guitar/
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:50:30 PST
Basses/guitars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bassesguitars/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/L45H/IZT6PZKQ/FS9L45HIZT6PZKQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/L45H/IZT6PZKQ/FS9L45HIZT6PZKQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/L45H/IZT6PZKQ/FS9L45HIZT6PZKQ.SMALL.jpg Filippo Taddei null null null null null Guitar Tube Pre Amp How to Build a 5-String Bass Guitar Diy Cheap Bass or Electric Guitar Acoustic Guitar to Acoustic Bass Conversion DIY Bass Guitar Paint Job How to Make a Bass Pickup Build a Miniature 70s Fender Bass Guitar ...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 11:25:37 PST
Headphones neck hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Neck-Hanger/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:11:10 PST
Re-skinning a Rebab http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-skinning-a-Rebab/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:50:46 PST
How to Play Heathens on Piano Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Heathens-on-Piano-Easy/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:05:56 PST
How to Do a Basic Pen Tapping Beat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-a-Basic-Pen-Tapping-Beat/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 07:55:49 PST
Decorative Duct Tape Piano Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Pianokeyboardfromducttape/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:06:12 PST
Multipurpose Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Music-Stand/
Multipurpose Music Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/2WWS/IYKFY7MB/FPD2WWSIYKFY7MB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/2WWS/IYKFY7MB/FPD2WWSIYKFY7MB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/2WWS/IYKFY7MB/FPD2WWSIYKFY7MB.SMALL.jpg Andresao6 During rehearsals, I would forget a bunch of things that you would need during a performance, such as rosin for your bow and your sometimes your music. With my music stand, not only did I solve these problems, but I also found a solution that allows your music to stay in place when playing outside i...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:15:11 PST
How to Play Apple Music in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Apple-Music-in-the-Car/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:06:32 PST
How To Write Songs Like A Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-Songs-Like-a-Pro/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:14:34 PST
Blues Guitar Lesson - Open G Tuning & Bottleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/Blues-Guitar-Lesson-Open-G-Tuning-Bottleneck/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:24:00 PST
Washboard style percussion instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Washboard-Style-Percussion-Instrument/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:31:38 PST
Blues Guitar Lesson - How To Play 'How Long Blues' by Leroy Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-How-Long-Blues-by-Leroy-Carr/
Blues Guitar Lesson - How To Play 'How Long Blues' by Leroy Carr - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/HIF9/IY0FY076/FDUHIF9IY0FY076.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/HIF9/IY0FY076/FDUHIF9IY0FY076.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/HIF9/IY0FY076/FDUHIF9IY0FY076.SMALL.jpg jimbruce Leroy Carr was a piano player who teamed up with guitarists Scrapper Blackwell to produce some classic blues songs. This is played in the key of A and it's at intermediate level. More tuition here.Carr was the most influential male blues singer and songwriter of the first half of the 20th century, b...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:22:12 PST
The Noise-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Noise-Maker/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 05:46:25 PST
How to String Your Bass Like a Cello http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-String-Your-Bass-Like-a-Cello/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 21:37:05 PST
Using Fruity Loops Music Production Software Part 1: Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fruity-Loops-Music-Production-Software-Part-/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 09:00:33 PST
Make Your Own Brazilian Chocalho (Shaker) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Brazilian-Chocalho-Shaker/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:59:03 PST
How to Play A Thousand Years on Piano Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-a-Thousand-Years-on-Piano-Easy/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:30:31 PST
Hack Your D'Addario (Planet Wave) 2-Way Guitar Humidifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-DAddario-Planet-Wave-2-Way-Guitar-Humidi/
Hack Your D'Addario (Planet Wave) 2-Way Guitar Humidifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/ANYP/IX6FW0W2/F48ANYPIX6FW0W2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/ANYP/IX6FW0W2/F48ANYPIX6FW0W2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/ANYP/IX6FW0W2/F48ANYPIX6FW0W2.SMALL.jpg shenkin This humidification system contains packs that consist of:A saturated solution of some salt in water (plus maybe some gelling agent)...... inside a vapor-permeable but water-impermeable covering.The packs fit inside nylon bags that fit into the guitar case and into the guitar itself.The system is co...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 21:54:51 PST
Make your own Brazilian Alfaia http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Brazilian-Alfaia/
Make your own Brazilian Alfaia - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/XSCZ/IX0PYFSQ/FYCXSCZIX0PYFSQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/XSCZ/IX0PYFSQ/FYCXSCZIX0PYFSQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/XSCZ/IX0PYFSQ/FYCXSCZIX0PYFSQ.SMALL.jpg ChrisB36 Before I get started, I should say that I really got ahead of myself on this project and forgot to take pictures along the way. However, I must say that this one is very simple (like my other Brazilian music projects), so it's actually pretty self explanatory.I wanted to do some Brazilian maracatu d...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 16:54:46 PST
Snowy mobile speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowy-Mobile-Speaker/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:15:34 PST
Command Hook Ukulele Strap Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Hook-Ukulele-Strap-Button/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:03:02 PST
Recyclable Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Recyclable-Drum/
Recyclable Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/URFB/IWE4OE2W/F2GURFBIWE4OE2W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/URFB/IWE4OE2W/F2GURFBIWE4OE2W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/URFB/IWE4OE2W/F2GURFBIWE4OE2W.SMALL.jpg h23ezledw Just follow the steps to this and later you can enjoy. This is to show that you can use "trash" for some other things. Dots First, you take the sharpie and put dots on the jug where you want to drill the holes. Materials Get tape, drill, empty jug, small container, small pipe, and sharpie Dr...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:25:47 PST
DIY string instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-String-Instrument/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:21:18 PST
Hose Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hose-Trumpet/
Hose Trumpet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/447Z/IWH38U26/FES447ZIWH38U26.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/447Z/IWH38U26/FES447ZIWH38U26.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/447Z/IWH38U26/FES447ZIWH38U26.SMALL.jpg h23evpulg The Hose Trumpet If you don't have a power tool use a knife make sure you have an adult!! The hose must be no more than 11 inches apart folded Make sure the wholes are a half an inch away from each other You can make your own mouth piece with a funnel cup A little glue will due ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:16:38 PST
Jar Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Drums/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:01:41 PST
Make NES Music with LMMS http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-NES-Music-With-LMMS/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:54:59 PST
Easy DIY Trombone http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Trombone/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:54:47 PST
Wood Snare Drum / DIY Cajon Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Snare-Drum-DIY-Cajon-Snare/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:39:20 PST
Battery-powered, Leslie Style Amp Made From a Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-Leslie-Style-Amp-Made-From-a-Globe/
Battery-powered, Leslie Style Amp Made From a Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HQ8G/IVO60JI9/FEPHQ8GIVO60JI9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HQ8G/IVO60JI9/FEPHQ8GIVO60JI9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HQ8G/IVO60JI9/FEPHQ8GIVO60JI9.SMALL.jpg timsway Battery powered amps are inexpensive and easy to make, so when I made one, I decided to put my own (sorry) "spin" on it. I built it in a globe so I could manually spin the speaker, creating a phasing, "Leslie" effect. You can watch this video which shows how I did it or read the following Instructab...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 14:49:43 PST
Make Nylon strings sound like Gut strings / Baroque Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Nylon-Strings-Sound-Like-Gut-Strings-Baroque-/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:18:57 PST
How to add image in your mp3 music file http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Image-in-Your-Mp3-Music-File/
How to add image in your mp3 music file - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MA5G/IVHQH08A/FQDMA5GIVHQH08A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MA5G/IVHQH08A/FQDMA5GIVHQH08A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MA5G/IVHQH08A/FQDMA5GIVHQH08A.SMALL.jpg Being Engineers So you have downloaded some of your favorite songs. But hey, wait! The front pic of the song! It's totally not cool.But don't worry. We are here with a very cool tutorial on how you can change or add an image as per your choice on your favorite music. Check out the video. Here I am giving a quick st...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:11:20 PST
Jazz Line No. 2 Part 1: Intervalic Thinking http://www.instructables.com/id/Jazz-Line-No-2-Part-1-Intervalic-Thinking/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 17:48:47 PST
Jazz Line No.2 Part 2: Harmonic Approach http://www.instructables.com/id/Jazz-Line-No2-Part-2-Harmonic-Approach/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:52:22 PDT