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How To: Make an Aries fall in love with you

The Aries man or woman can be tough to figure out, but this video shows how to push all the right buttons. To trap an Aires you will need a love of athletics, a go with the flow attitude and a thick skin. Learn how to use astrology advice in dating, by watching this how-to video. Pick up astrology tips on making a relationship with an Aries work.

How To: Do a sports massage

There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition.

How To: Play Warhammer 40,000 with the basic 5th Edition rules

Warhammer 40,000 is one of the most popular and most derided games on the planet. Very few games are so fun, so harmless, and so beloved, and yet people who play are often labeled nerds and it has never caught in in mainstream America (different story in Europe and Australia, where it's HUGE). If you've been considering playing, you've come to the perfect place. Warhammer 40k is a complex game, but this video series will teach you everything you need to know to start playing. It uses the basi...

How To: Play and win as the Zerg race in StarCraft 2

Starcraft 2 is finally upon us after 12 years of waiting, and it is just as majestic as you would hope it would be. If you're new to the series or just haven't played in five years, the barrier to entry for the unskilled can high, especially if you prefer playing online multiplayer. Fortunately for you, we've compiled videos on just about everything you need to know about the game, including strategies and tips for winning with different races in different modes and situations, and even how t...

How To: Play co-op story mode in SCC (St. Petersburg, Banya)

The new Splinter Cell video game has a co-op mode now, which means you don't need to play online anymore just to play against a human. You can have your best friend sitting right next to you… playing on the same Xbox 360. Forget the absurdity of playing in separate rooms, play in the same room. Splinter Cell: Conviction for the Xbox 360 is the way to go.

How To: Play funk rhythm guitar

Funk guitar is an interesting creature, you're not always playing chords, and you're not always playing lines, it's a happy medium of playing parts of chords, with single note rhythms, muting and pocket playing. If you've ever wanted to get a basic idea of how to play funk this video lesson is for you! You will get a great over view of the basics of funk including common lines, common chords, and muting techniques as well!

How To: Play "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles

In this video, we learn how to play "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles. Start out with your hands across the piano with your fingers around the A, E, and C keys. Start off by playing the melody so your fingers can get a feel of how the different keys are played. Go slowly doing different sections of the song, then put it all together. There will be D and F# keys being played, but those will come towards the end of the melody in the song. Once you learn to put all the key together, you can pl...

How To: Play the "Star Wars" theme song on the piano

Want to know how to play the Star Wars theme on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, Jedi pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing this classic John Williams theme on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!

How To: Play "Perfect Day" by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar

If you want to play 'Perfect Day' by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar you first need to play an E chord, then go to Am, and repeat this. Now move to a D and crawl up to a G, then play a C and go to F. Move to Dm and play E. When you play the E chord you should play it with your pinkie. After playing the E, you play the last two strings in order and then continue on with the chord progression. If you continue on with this chord progression you will play the song. Listen to the song to get the strum...

How To: Play "This Little Light of Mine" on the ukulele

To play 'This Little Light of Mine' on the ukulele you first will need to start with the chord G progression. Start playing this at the lyric Light and then switch to the chord G7 on the verse shine. On the next line, play the chord C at the verse light and then on the word shine play the chord G. Now, while singing the same lyrics now play the G chord at light and switch to Em at the word shine. Now on the ending verse at, 'Shine, Shine, Shine' play the chords G, D7 and C-G! You can take a G...

How To: Play the Beatles' "Because" on piano

This video teaches a piano novice how to play the introduction to “Because” by the Beatles, which was written by John Lennon. A close up on the instructor’s hands from above demonstrates the fingering for the piece. The view of the fingering is very important, since this video does not teach you how to read sheet music. Instead, it takes you through the rudimentary fingering. You will not need to know what a quarter rest, an eighth note, or a key signature mean. The instructor plays the intro...

How To: Play "Love Story" by Taylor Swift on acoustic guitar

This is an instructional video that shows you how to play "Love Story" by Taylor Swift on an acoustic guitar. Youngster age goes through step by step for each chord played in what order. He lets you know that you might need a capo to bring the guitar up to a key two frets up. He explains how he plays certain chords with different fingerings than most common, how many measures to play a chord, and how long you should hold the different notes which he refers to quarter notes as diamonds. At the...

How To: Play a basic melody technique on the autoharp

This how to video installment explains a basic autoharp melody playing technique called "pinching". Playing melody on the autoharp is not as difficult as it may first appear. There are an awful lot of strings, but finding a melody note and playing it clearly isn't as hard as it seems. Pay attention to these harp playing tips.

How To: Play xiangqi, also known as Chinese chess

Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters could play. Now, Chinese chess is available in a set in which the pieces are identified by symbols on one side and Chinese characters on the reverse side so that anyone can enjoy this challenging strategy game.

How To: Play the ukulele

Check out this ukulele lesson for beginners. Learn from the Australian guy. Start by learning how to hold the instrument and eventually you'll get to playing songs like "Five foot two, eyes of blue."

How To: Play "Sweet Home Alabama"

Learn how to play guitar with this classic Lynyrd Skynyrd song from our favorite guitar teacher Justin Sandercoe. This is the first video but make sure you watch the second one so you can play all of "Sweet Home Alabama". This is really for advanced players.

How To: Play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by The Beatles

In this video, we learn how to play "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by The Beatles. Start out with the intro in E minor, then A minor, and G. Continue to play this and make sure your fingers are on the correct frets. As you continue to play the rest, play all the different verses on the song. There will be different chords throughout the entire song, just make sure to follow the music as you are playing along. Start to sing in the lyrics while you are playing the different verses, then end the...

How To: Play "Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups on guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups on guitar. This is a riff based song, so you will need to learn how to use a lot of riffs to play it. First, play the open 11 and open 9 chords, which are going to be the most common in the entire song. The riffs are structured as two measures each with four beats. Each should be almost identical, so play it out to see if you have the sound correct while you are playing. Continue to play the song all the way through, keeping ...

How To: Play the main themes from "Lord of the Rings"

In this video, we learn how to play the main themes from "Lord of the Rings". The first strings will be E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play this riff going from high to low as you play each one. Start out slow so you can better hear how each of the chords sounds as you play. The next riff will be: E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play this slowly as well, then play the first along with it, making sure to change the height in the chords to hear the difference between the first and second chord. Continue playing e...

How To: Play the solo from "In My Life" by The Beatles

In this video, we learn how to play the solo from "In My Life" by The Beatles. You can play this straight, the way it's played on the piano, or another way. If you just play it like this, you are going to have a very difficult time getting the keys to sound correct. The other way you can play this song is to use the chords as well. When you do this, the song will come out with a better sound and be more put together than the other way. Add in the words to the song and sing along as you go to ...

How To: Play The Smiths "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out"

In this video, we learn how to play The Smiths "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out". The intro starts with D minor, then F major 7, then G. This is a very simple intro that you will play over twice, then move onto the first verse. This starts with A minor 7, then G, then A minor 7, G, F, C, and G. You will play this over four times after you play the intro to the song. To play the second verse, it's exactly the same as the first chorus, so continue to play this. Once you get into the chorus...

How To: Play "Penny Lane" by The Beatles

In this video, we learn how to play "Penny Lane" by The Beatles. The keys you will play at first are: B, D#, F#, B/D#, F#, and B. There is a style you have to employ to get this to work on the piano. Each note is played separately when you do it on the piano, so don't combine the notes together as you are playing. Make sure you are keeping the notes in sharps. The next notes are: B, D#, F#, A#, D#, F#, and A#, From here, the next ones are the same except with a G# at the end. Continue to play...

How To: Do chord voicing and comping while playing jazz guitar

In this video, we learn how to play jazz guitar: Chord voicing and comping. Guitar comping is more pianistic in approach than it used to be. You can play different chords, moving them up a notch to get a different noise out of them. You will have to learn the finger placements and how to spell the chords, but they will sound great when you play them. You will get the same chord voicing with the different chords, it will just be moving upwards or downwards in the noise. As you continue to lear...

How To: Play "The Rain Song" by Led Zeppelin on the guitar

Want to know how to play "The Rain Song" by Led Zeppelin on the guitar? Learn how with this free, three-part video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing "The Rain Song" like Jimmy Page on your own guitar, watch this how-to!

How To: Play the bass to Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Kurt Cobain's simple but majestic songwriting for Nirvana has been perhaps the greatest boon to aspiring rock musician of the last two decades. The video from How To Play Bass details how to play Krist Novoselic's iconic bassline from the song Smells Like Teen Spirit. Even if you can't count sixteenths, this video should have you playing the song quickly and is a great way for beginners to learn to play a really fun part without needing too much experience.

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