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DIY Vinyl Record Catchall Bowl

Spice up your space with a functional and quirky DIY record bowl.

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Installing the iPod in Your Vehicle

With your iPod, you can eat your cake and have it, too. Many aftermarket manufacturers have accessories

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How to Make Violin Rosin

Violin rosin recipes have long been kept a secret.

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How to Polish a Harp

A harp is a unique instrument that requires special care. Below are the steps needed to keep your harp in tip-top shape. Tools and Materials Needed Soft cotton polishing cloth Soft brush Polish Wax Step One - Clean the Strings Never use anything but a soft cloth made of cotton when cleaning the strings

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Music Hosting on Your Blog

Music hosting is a new Internet trend; Internet made our lives easier and in some cases gave us the chance to approach things and develop habits in a much more cost effective way. This is what happens with music hosting on blogs and websites. You can have instant access in the largest song database,

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Best Recording Studio Equipment to Begin With

Purchasing your own recording studio equipment is the fastest and most rewarding way to get your musical ideas into a permanently-listenable state. While it will cost you several hundred to several thousand dollars to get up and running, depending on the level of quality and complexity you desire, the

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How to Mix Your Own Music with DJ Software

Have you ever had the urge to mix your own music? Depending on what type of music you listen to, it could very well be more than one tune playing at the same time. Have you really thought about what it would take to mix your own music and become your own DJ? It could be fun, but it may also be a lot

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Most Recommended Recording Studio Software

Reliable recording studio software programs allow you to create, edit and modify your music to suit your needs and preferences. The vast array of programs on the market today range from free to quite expensive and from easy to quite complex. You should have no trouble finding recording studio software

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Easily Make Your Own Music Mixes

With the explosion of home recording software and components, it's easier than ever to make your own music and record it without paying to rent an expensive studio. Recording at home is a fast and easy way to get your musical ideas down in a permanent form. At your own pace, you can craft individual

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Instructions for Building a Portable Vocal Booth

Whether you need a little quiet time for heavy thinking or a soundproof spot to make some noise, a portable vocal booth is your refuge. Musicians especially need a place to practice or maybe even a studio for recording. Again, a portable vocal booth provides private space. The greatest challenge for

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How to Promote and Sell Your Music

If you are brand new to the music business and you are trying to sell your music, it can be a bit frustrating. So you are wondering, "How do I go about selling my music?" Well, whether you know it or not, you have all you need right at your own fingertips. There are some steps that you can follow to

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How to Cash in on Writing Songs

It's hardly a secret: making a good living writing songs is a dream for many people. That's not to say that it's easy, for there is a lot of competition. Not only does an aspiring songwriter have to create a good, salable product, they have to navigate through a sea of agents, managers, talent scouts

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How to Sell Your Music on the Internet

Justin Bieber did it, and you can, too – sell your music on the Internet. Bieber is a 16-year-old musical superstar who launched his career with—literally—online hits. His introduction to the world came on YouTube.com, and the native Canadian now appears on television screens around the world.

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Pros and Cons of a Soft Classical Guitar Case

A soft guitar case can be the answer if you have a considerable amount of carrying to do. The heavier solid cases can feel like a ton of bricks at the end of a long walk. You really need to look at both sides of the picture before making up your mind which to guitar case to purchase. Protection If major

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Home Studio Recording: 4 Top Overhead Microphones

When it comes to home studio recording you want to make sure that you have good equipment to produce

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How to Make a Mandolin Case

Protect your mandolin for storage or transport.

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How to Make an Acoustic Guitar Case

Save money by creating a DIY protective case.

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Flatpicking Tips for the Acoustic Guitar

The thing I love to do most on a guitar is to play old-time fiddle tunes with a flatpick. It was not

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How to Remove Paint from a Guitar

Just because you can paint a guitar, doesn't mean you should.

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About DIY Soundproofing

You can block sound on any wall, door, window, or ceiling.