Learn how to play the introduction to the song "Roundabout" by Yes on the acoustic guitar.
Make the mixing process easier and free up some space in your tracking window by combining different tracks and onto one track using Pro Tools.
Justin Cantor discusses how to develop a good tone on the cello. Several techniques to get a range of sounds are discussed along with the variables, bow speed, pressure and contact point.
Cory teaches us how to do a high pitched scream in this video tutorial. This is the same as a low scream, just higher in pitch. The first this to do is to let out a lot of air when you are using a high pitched scream. This is the opposite of what you would do for a low pitch yell. The next thing to do is to position your tongue in your mouth. The tongue should be up to the front of your mouth touching your bottom teeth. The last thing to remember is to use a different spot in your throat, fin...
Want to play Donovan's "Catch the Wind" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing this classic Donovan pop...
To start off making the guitar pick case, the apparatus you need here is an old CD case, scissors, a pencil, ruler, background design, the guitar picks, blue tack, knife and glue.
Learn how to play the sweet song Drown in My own Tears by Ray Charles in Minutes! 1. The intro starts with the G# chord until the first line of the verse. 2. The next tab is the G# G#7 F# and G#; on the line after the lyric "my eyes". 3. The second tab of the second line: G# Fm Bbm Ebm7 G#7 G#. 4. The third line goes, G# G#7 F# G#;. 5. The tab on the lyrics starting "If you don't think" is same as that in step #3. 6. The net line plays as F# G#; C# C#7 C# C#7 (repeat 2x). 7. Last line of vers...
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this three-part piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" by Elton John. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
Watch this instructional cello playing video to learn how to space your fingers evenly on the cello for the beginners. The second and third fingers tend to be too close together but the Spock sign usually ameliorates this. The tutorial also offers effective alternative solutions to help the finger spacing. This is a great video for beginning cello performers and enthusiasts.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Something About Us" by Daft Punk on the piano. You'll learn the piano chords in the beginning, the bass line, and the guitar solo. Intermediate pianists will very easily learn how to play Daft Punk's "Something About Us" by watching this helpful how-to video.
Learn how to play a classic vocal warm-up rising through the keys playing a major scale up to note 5 and returning to the root before rising by a semitone
Modern music has a drum machine to keep the beat steady the whole time. Old school music might not have the same bpm the whole way through, so it is harder to mix.
Want to master "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "ISHFWILF" on your own guitar, watch this video g...
Church organs are big, ungainly, expensive instruments. The MicroKorg is comparatively tiny and cheap. Why not use the synthesizer to simulate the organ? Watch this video to learn how to program a patch for a realistic church organ sound on a MicroKorg synth.
Interested in playing Sir Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" on a piano or other keyboard instrument? Let this free video music lesson be your guide. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Candle in the Wind"!
Love the all time favorite "Final Countdown?" watch this short tutorial and learn how to play final countdown on the piano. This short instructional video will teach you exactly how to play it and in no time you too will be playing it on your piano. So if you want to learn how to play final countdown on your piano watch this short instructional video and follow along and you will be playing it like a pro.
Want to play like Slowhand? In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how to play Delta Eric Clapton-style blues guitar. While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, there's much for beginning players to take away. Get started playing like Eric Clapton with this how-to.
Playing popular songs on the guitar is not as difficult as it seems. With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Paradise City" by Guns N Roses on the acoustic guitar. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Marty Schwartz covers the finger picking as well as the chord structure for "Paradise City." Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play "Paradise City" by Guns n Roses.
This tutorial is designed to help you play "Landslide" by Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac on the piano or keyboard. This song isn't taught in a literal or mechanical fashion but rather is taught to grasp the song's structural parameters & essence. This video will help you understand the body of "Landslide" by Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac and enables you to make it your own. This how to video is for intermediate to advanced piano students. With this lesson you will be able to play Stevie Nicks'...
Playing along with your favorite songs is an enjoyable, and highly effective, way of developing your playing technique. In this piano tutorial, you'll learn how to play "A Day in the Life" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles. While the lesson is geared toward players of an intermediate skill level, all players can follow along given adequate time and motivation. To get started playing "A Day in the Life" on your own piano or keyboard, press play!
Learn how you can make a homemade theramin using three radios with this tutorial. Before buying a professional theramin instrument, you can practice playing this 3 radio arrangement. Find out if you are a gifted theremin player before investing in an expensive theramin.
Learn how to play "Complicated" by Avril Lavigne on the guitar. Chords:
Learn how to play Umbrella by Rihanna on the guitar. CHORDS:
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.
This kid's heart is in the right place. He teaches you beginner's boogie woogie. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play boogie woogie as a beginner.
In this guitar lesson, learn how to play an E minor triad on a guitar in standard tuning (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more information, and to learn how to play a E minor on your own guitar, watch this video tutorial for beginning guitarists.
You can use a Korg MicroKorg synthesizer / vocoder to play all sorts of electronic music, and you might actually be able to get one without spending your life savings. If you like dirty electric synth bass parts, watch this video and you'll learn how to program one on your MicroKorg.
Owl City took the torch that The Postal Service lit in 2005 and has run far with it, bringing uplifting electro-pop to the masses. In this video you'll learn how to play an easy piano version of his hit single "Fireflies".
Do you yearn for the days when house music had a soul and didn't sound like something that combat robots are supposed to dance to? Check out this video. It features a veteran DJ explaining all sorts of techniques for creating old-skool house beats, mostly using amazing 1980's equipment like the Roland TR-808 and 909.
Eminem is finally back in the hip-hop game, like we knew he would be, and the words "Slim Shady" are on the lips of music fans everywhere again. In this video you'll learn how to play Marshall's classic song "The Real Slim Shady" on piano.
The drum beat pattern for jazz drumming is sometimes called 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal pattern.' This is a very common, groovy drum pattern. In this video, the pattern is broken down into individual beats using both the ride cymbal and hi hat drums.
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 twinkling sounds at the end to make a light sound that is also romantic. Go to an open octave to add a very light sound that will compliment your notes perfectly as well. Make sure you use sounds that will compliment vocal ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to mix dubstep style music. A lot of people don't like dubstep because it's hard to time, but it can be done because you are just pushing the pitch control all the way down. A lot of bass will be in dubstep, which is why it is called dubstep. To count the timing, you must become familiar with dubstep and count time with the bass. The snare can also help you count the bass as well if you are new to this. Take a minute and listen to the way the bass works, the mor...
Want to play "The Charleston" by James P. Johnson on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's also a wonderful way to add to your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing "The Charleston" on your...
Absolutely everybody has heard of it, regardless of whether they know it by name or not… "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. This masterpiece by the French composer is one of the most recognized piano pieces in the world. Debussy is regarded as one of the fathers of modern classical music, and the "Clair de lune" shows why. He introduced new, innovative approaches to harmony and sound textures that have inspired generations of musicians.
This video shows you how to play Happy Birthday on acoustic guitar.For starters, you need to get familiar with 3/4 rhythm, or 3 strums per chord. You should practice it with basic chords.To play Happy Birthday, you need to use an easy succession of 3 basic chords: G, C and D. The song goes like this (remember to strum each chord 3 times, if it appears to times you have to strum it twice):G D D G G C D GWhen you play this song some people might have a difficulty getting in tune with it, so you...
In this acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, breaking down each part of the song, teaching you the chords and explaining the strum pattern and picking of the guitar riffs. This tutorial focuses mostly on just the beginning of the song, and does not cover the entire song.
Learn how to play "Heal Over" by KT Tunstall on guitar, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
This is how to false and death chord scream. This is an element of most death metal and hard rock vocals. The scream utilizes a different breath, lung exhale and vocal control than regular talking or singing.
In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play the Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Chasing Cars" by Snow Patrol!