Instructables: exploring - music - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 23:32:14 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a piano keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-piano-keyboard/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 11:19:17 PDT
Learn How to Play Piano in 5 Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Play-Piano-in-5-Steps/
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:51:24 PST
How to make a soul sample hip hop beat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-soul-sample-hip-hop-beat/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:30:54 PDT
Sockophones - earphone padding made from socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Sockophones-earphone-padding-made-from-socks/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 23:30:30 PDT
How To Clean A HeadPhone Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-A-HeadPhone-Jack/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2008 13:43:44 PST
Replacing a String on a Cello http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-String-on-a-Cello/
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Fri, 9 Jul 2010 06:13:55 PDT
Simple PVC Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PVC-Whistle/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 21:12:34 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/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:19 PDT
How to make a mix CD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mix-CD/
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Fri, 4 Jun 2010 12:29:55 PDT
Adele - Hello - Piano Tutorial + Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Adele-Hello-Piano-Tutorial-Sheets/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 02:08:35 PST
Clean your Brass Instrument from home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-Brass-Instrument-from-home/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:42:24 PDT
Tennis Rock-it http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Rock-it/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 14:49:47 PST
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/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:46:47 PDT
How to set YouTube videos as ringtones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-YouTube-videos-as-ringtones/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 21:17:14 PST
Custom Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:41:36 PDT
Learn How to Read Music Using Mnemonics! (Treble Clef) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Read-Music-Using-Mnemonics!-Treble-C/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2007 14:32:54 PDT
Buying your first Ocarina http://www.instructables.com/id/Buying-your-first-Ocarina/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 16:33:45 PDT
How to Fix Dead Earphones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Dead-Earphones/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 18:18:01 PDT
How to Lead in two-step: Dancing Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lead-in-two-step-Dancing-Instructions/
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:16:59 PDT
How to Tune a Drumset http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-a-Drumset/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:17:07 PDT
Permanently Fix a Manhasset Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanently-Fix-a-Manhasset-Music-Stand/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 16:46:19 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/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:50:00 PDT
How to Polish and Clean Cymbals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-and-Clean-Cymbals/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2008 20:10:38 PDT
How to Play guitar tabs on piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-guitar-tabs-on-piano/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:13:30 PST
How I published my original music on Spotify for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-published-my-original-music-on-Spotify-for-F/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 19:10:07 PDT
How to be a good rapper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-good-rapper/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:55:28 PDT
Remove The Vocals From A Song http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-The-Vocals-From-A-Song/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:23:51 PDT
Propel-a-Buds http://www.instructables.com/id/Propel-a-Buds/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:05:05 PDT
Sony Speaker Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Speaker-Upgrade/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:48:59 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
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
The Strummer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Strummer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:35:29 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
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...
By: jmacfarlane

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:25:15 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT
Building a Kit Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Kit-Guitar/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:06:41 PDT
Make an 8-String Ukulele From your Normal Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-8-String-Ukulele-From-your-Normal-Ukulele/
Make an 8-String Ukulele From your Normal Ukulele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/EQFA/I82VUEJR/FJQEQFAI82VUEJR.SMALL.jpg jonny boxmonkey Make your normal (preferably cheap) ukulele into an 8-string uke. An 8-string ukulele is played just like a normal ukulele, so you won't have to re-learn chords or anything! I call this the "gizmo" modBefore we start, you should know, to make this all simpler I've created a PDF printout that you can...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:49:24 PDT
Roulette Party Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Roulette-Party-Music-Player/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:17 PDT
Digital Music Stand: Raspberry Pi + Touchscreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Music-Stand-Raspberry-Pi-Touchscreen/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:16:40 PDT
Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Cigar-Box-guitar-w-Built-in-amplifier/
Electric Cigar-Box guitar w/ Built in amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/L88C/I7IJ856F/FKEL88CI7IJ856F.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance I was tired of carrying around heavy guitars and amplifiers whenever I went on holiday or camping and needed something to play while I was away. That's why I made this. This is a light, portable, strat-style guitar that I take with me whenever I go away from home and want a guitar with me. It has tw...
By: OptimumAlliance

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:31:20 PDT
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jam-Stand-A-portable-custom-Guitar-Amplifier-S/
The 'Jam Stand': A portable, custom Guitar Amplifier & Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9T5G/I78VJLL0/F4I9T5GI78VJLL0.SMALL.jpg themortalphoenix I am a music fanatic and I love to play my electric guitar. Unfortunately though, I also need an amplifier but carrying one around is very cumbersome. Apart from the bulky amplifier, I also need a guitar processor and a stand for my instrument because leaving it to lean against a wall could ben...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:10:54 PDT
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Fun-DIY-Amplifier-The-Monstrocity-The-Organ-Dono/
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electronics components. It's a catalog of failures and solutions that really paid off. There's nothing more satisfying than playing an instrument you built throu...
By: Chuck Stephens

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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
AirPlay Radio with Raspberry Pi and WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/AirPlay-Radio-with-Raspberry-Pi-and-WiFi/
AirPlay Radio with Raspberry Pi and WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/13AO/I6HSD6QP/FY813AOI6HSD6QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/13AO/I6HSD6QP/FY813AOI6HSD6QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/13AO/I6HSD6QP/FY813AOI6HSD6QP.SMALL.jpg jeenap Before I started working for Pelagicore I won two Raspberry Pi's (short RP) which they sponsored. One because I was one of the first people on the foss-gbg mailinglist which they started. It is for people from Gothenburg and surroundings who would like to join others and talk about open source stuf...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:42:34 PST
Build a Fender-Style Guitar Body http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fender-Style-Guitar-Body/
Build a Fender-Style Guitar Body - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Z51L/I6C2LMHU/FUPZ51LI6C2LMHU.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane There are several instructibles on this general topic already, but this is just the way I did it for this style of guitar. Doing a hollowbody or Les Paul-style guitar takes different steps and techniques, so this won't work fully for any style of guitar other than a flat-top, solidbody, bolt-on nec...
By: jmacfarlane

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:13:20 PST
How To Make Earbuds Colorful Using Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Earbuds-Colorful-Using-Thread/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:59:10 PST
Autoglockenspiel http://www.instructables.com/id/Autoglockenspiel/
Autoglockenspiel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/FUBP/I69D9YEX/FYOFUBPI69D9YEX.SMALL.jpg Zippityboomba Inspirations / props where they are due:http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Programmab...http://zebrahall.com/product/gloggomobil/So here is my version of a programmable music box / glockenspiel. I'm posting this more as proof that such things can be made, and to give ideas of one way to do it. ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:53:50 PST
Building your old costomiced fender stile guitars http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-old-costomiced-fender-stile-guitars/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:48:06 PST
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/Stumpf-Fiddle-or-Devils-Fiddle-or-Amish-Stomp-Fidd/
Stumpf Fiddle or Devil's Fiddle or Amish Stomp Fiddle or . . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/JFZM/I5Z7M784/FT0JFZMI5Z7M784.SMALL.jpg amishjim I saw a Stumpf Fiddle on one of the auction tv shows and thought that would be a great addition to the other percussion instruments I play in our bluegrass band, Frum The Hills. They go for over $200 so after doing a little googling for ideas, I set out to make my own. I had a nice sized stick that...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:22:59 PST
The Organ Donor Project Part 1: The Recyclone Rotary Combo Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Organ-Donor-Project-Part-1-The-Recyclone-Rotar/
The Organ Donor Project Part 1: The Recyclone Rotary Combo Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MCW5/I5QN0J82/FM9MCW5I5QN0J82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MCW5/I5QN0J82/FM9MCW5I5QN0J82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/MCW5/I5QN0J82/FM9MCW5I5QN0J82.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I recently butchered a Hammond Aurora 8200 for spare parts and got quite a haul. One of the goodies from the organ was a Leslie rotary speaker. The Leslie is a speaker with a motorized cone that rotates above it to create a unique tremolo effect. It was initially used by organists but was soon ado...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:36:39 PST
Redneck MIDI sustain pedal - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-MIDI-sustain-pedal/
Redneck MIDI sustain pedal - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1D5I/FFD7TFEV/FAL1D5IFFD7TFEV.SMALL.jpg romwell The great secreat of sustain pedals for electronic keyboards is that they are just on-off switches. That is, when you press the pedal, two wires are connected. That's it. Now suppose you are in the mood for composing and playing, and you realize that your pedal is somehow missing. This instructable ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:18:12 PDT