Electro pop has been big business since The Postal Service made their era-defining record in 2005, and few artists since have captured that magic as well as Owl City. If you fancy producing some electro pop yourself and have Reason 4, watch this video to learn how producing a good electro-pop song works using Owl City's "Cave In" as an example.
Drum and bass started off as a subgenre of Jungle and has since become one of the biggest types of electronic dance music on Earth. If you have Reason 4 and want to start producing drum and bass tracks, you've found the perfect place to start. This video will teach you how to make a DnB song from scratch over seven days using Reason 4.
How funky a given song is is almost directly correlated to how awesome it is, the funkier the better. Nowhere is this more true than in house music, and in this video you'll learn how to produce a funky electro lead synth track using Reason 4, much like those employed by Justice and other electro-house producers.
"We Like Sportz" is one of the more divisive tunes by The Lonely Island, probably because it mocks a huge chunk of the group's fan base. Watch this video to learn how to produce the song's odd hip-hop beat using Reason 4.
Learn how to cheat like hell to produce realistic sounding piano flourishes, amazing rolls, and perfectly harmonious music in FL Studio. This tutorial uses examples from other FL tutorials on this site so you may have to watch more than just one. Check out this advanced music theory tutorial and get some great cheating tricks to help your music production in FL Studo.
Trance is a genre to which the word "epic" is too often attached, but with good reason. A properly epic trance song can take you to places you've never been before. Watch this video to learn how to make a gated trance synth lead in Reason 4.
Autodesk Maya, affectionately known as just Maya to its users, is a 3D computer graphics software that makes it easy to create impressive, realistic models of real-life - or imagined - objects. Super useful for graphic designers, film makers and web designers, the program is one that you should study if you're looking to go into one of the fields above.
There are courses available on the internet to instruct you on how to use Pro Tools to produce music. There are graded assignments in a workshop environment. You will be able to get feedback on your work from your peer group. The students in classes are at various levels. Some are professionals and some are amateurs.
Like Costco's price codes or the tags on your bread, the numerical codes printed on those sticky little fruit and vegetable labels can reveal a lot of information to us consumers. Once you understand the codes, you can look at that little label (also known as PLU, or "price look up" label) and know whether the produce you're about to buy or eat was treated with pesticides, genetically modified, both, or neither. Before we go any further with deciphering the codes on these labels, let's take a...
Bassline (otherwise known as 4x4 garage) is a popular bass laden variety of electronic music that has found it's way into mainstream pop production as well. If you want to start producing it, watch this video to learn, step-by-step, how to produce a 4x4 garage song from scratch in Reason 4.
Drum and bass was originally a lighter style of jungle, but now has become dark again with the advent of dark DnB, otherwise known as darkstep, neurofunk, techstep, or darkcore. It sounds pretty evil, but you can still dance to it, and in this video you'll learn how to produce a darkstep track from start to finish using Reason 4.
Making rap beats is one of the most lucrative branches of electronic music that aspiring producers can get in to at this point. If you love hip-hop, have Reason 4, and want to start making some beats, watch this video to learn everything you need to know to get started.
Liquid DnB is a subgenre of drum and bass faithful to the mission of the original: making smooth, bass-heavy tracks to groove to. In this video you'll learn how to use Reason 4 to produce a liquid DnB track from start to finish, including the beat, melody, and mastering.
Would you believe that you can use Reason as an all-in-one performance tool? This Reason 3.0 tutorial will show you how to generate beats quickly, on the fly, using advanced Combinator automation and Dr. REX loops a-plenty. Use of Midi keyboard a must! See how to generate music quickly without completely ripping someone off in this Reason 3.0 tutorial series.
In this video, Jenny Jones talks about produce. Make sure you know where to put all those veggies when you get into your kitchen. Storing veg the right way will make it last much longer and taste better. Don't lose any of that fresh, healthy taste. Store your veggies the right way by following these tips.
This is a quick tutorial on producing gritty, disgusting photos, which have a Halloween feel to them. Learn how to make someone look scary like a monster in Photoshop. The second video shows another method making use of the liquefy tool, the rust method again, as well as lighting effects. This tutorial is not intended for newbies who do not understand Photoshop's interface.
Produce and mix drums using Pro Tools in this video tutorial. Pro Tools is used in this project to begin with several drum tracks, add effects, add compression and mix down to a final stereo drum track all within the Pro Tools software environment.
This makes a great gift for anyone who is into recycled crafts. Start with a lightweight scarf you don't use anymore (square or rectangular) and some cording or ribbon, and then follow this quick sewing tutorial to transform it into an eco-friendly produce bag.
Learn how to make and use a hydroponic seed starter to produce seedlings with this video tutorial. This is a very easy setup to make. Start with a basic metal shelving unit. Hang florescent lights above each of the shelves on the shelving unit. Make sure the lights are balanced for day time. Put a plastic container on each shelf that is about the size of the shelf and tall enough for the rim to sit just below the florescent light tubes. You will need some pecks tubing and some plastic clamps....
Furniture movers discover the secret that increases vocal range and helps singers hit killer high notes! Revealed by vocal coach Renee Grant-Williams. Watch.
This tutorial shows you how to crop and resize images in Photoshop so they can be used on the internet.
Get a glimpse of the techniques used in creating large scale carnival sculptures and satirical floats made of polystyrene.
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.
Many young players have a too tight, smile embouchure with the flute high on their lip and the hole almost entirely covered. Some were initially taught the coke-bottle method of blowing straight across the hole. This video addresses these common problems that many flutists have. This flute playing method is based on the techings of Bradley Garner, who teaches the lower roll out into the flute technique. The angling the air toward the crown idea was taught by Alain Marion. It may feel very str...
Get tips for picking fresh pineapples, tomatoes, mushrooms, meats, and much more at your local grocery store in this free video series from a gourmet chef.
Each year, about 40% of all food produced in the United States goes uneaten and gets thrown away. Become a part of the solution and not the problem by practicing the following simple hacks to make your produce and perishables from the supermarket last for as long as possible.
Bill Myer compares four different lavalier microphones for use in producing videos: Sony ECM 55, Sony ECM 66, and Radio Shack lavalier microphones.
Finally, summer is just around the corner! And while there are delicious fruits and vegetables available nearly every season, summer yields some of the very best picks. Equip yourself with one or more of the tools below before your next trip to the farmers market.
There are some fruits and vegetables that contain many pesticides and are dangerous to consume on a regular basis. However, there are also many that are fine if they are grown conventionally. Sometimes buying organic can be expensive. This guide to the "Clean 15" and the "Dirty Dozen" shows you when to go organic, and when you can save your $$$. Check it out!
Is it your life goal to direct and produce a science fiction saga so tremendous and fantastic that people will be saying, "George Lucas who?" after they witness it? Then you need to begin your journey to geek stardom by learning the basics.
Do your videos lack emotional impact? Do you wonder about the framing options that could be use to produce a better video image? This episode of Izzy Video covers the Framing Terms for different types of shots and how to use them.
This how-to is aimed at the uncynical, bright-eyed outsider who wants to become a television producer…the talented person who believes he or she has the ‘it’ to crack Hollywood. The ‘Sammy’ who just arrived in 90210.
Lonely Island might be the funniest bunch of white dudes to ever produce a rap album, and "I'm on a Boat" perfectly captures the glory and the hypocrisy of modern hip-hop. This video will teach you how to produce the song's awesome beat in Reason 4.
We've all seen some the awesome fireworks that steel wool can produce, either in person or on video— and as simple as it is, we just can't get enough of it! It's really basic chemistry, but sometimes simplicity can amaze more than complexity. And in this video, our favorite web scientist, NurdRage, battles the burning flame of one of the world's most common household item, i.e. the Brillo Pad. Plus, there's an even bigger reaction towards the end with an added chemical compound).
Here's the inevitable food hierarchy you must know if you're a cooking looking to make the most delicious, succulent meals possible: When it comes to cooking with vetables, fresh veggies from the supermarket beats canned, and in season produce beats just about everything else.
In this tutorial, we learn how to add watermark using Camtasia Studio 6. First, go to the "add" tab and then click "import media". Now, click "add in timeline" and edit it to how you like it. Next, go to the produce tab and click "produce video as". Click "add/edit reset" and choose which one you like, then click "edit" and "next" until you see the watermark tab. Now click "add watermark" and click "options" when you are done. Click the folder to find your watermark and choose how you want it...
This video is about making homemade pumpkin puree. You will want to make sure to use a sugar pie pumpkin. One sugar pie pumpkin will produce around 16 oz of pumpkin puree. Begin by carefully sawing your pumpkin in half and remove the seeds. Place the pumpkin halves face down on a piece of well oiled parchment paper. Bake at 425 degrees for an hour, or until the flesh is very soft. When the pumpkin has cooled remove the flesh with a spoon. Place the flesh in a bowl and mash it up with a fork o...
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to power outages. And no electricity means no electric heat.
C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make sodium nitrate, which can substitute for potassium nitrate for most purposes.