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5 Setups, 1 Room: How to Create the Most Common Cinematic Lighting Setups

This tutorial takes you through some of the most essential lighting setups step-by-step.<p>Lighting is one of the most complicated and confusing aspects …

Cinematography

How to Seamlessly Play Pentatonic Scales Over Three Octaves

In this lesson, we are going to expand on my previous lessons—"How to Seamlessly Play Arpeggios Over Three Octaves" and“How to Seamlessly Play 7th …

Electric Guitar

Arturia’s new mini DrumBrute is ready to make an Impact

<b>Arturia has released the DrumBrute Impact, a smaller drum machine than the standard DrumBrute that, as its name suggests, is designed to pack a punch.</b><p>…

Music Production

6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Employment

38 Non-Flashy Inventions on Amazon That May Not Catch Your Eye, But Hundreds Of Reviewers Swear They Can’t Live Without Them

Ours is a society of hyperbole. Everything is all about the latest and greatest, whether it's the magical cream that promises to make you look like …

Inventions

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Dupe Gun Lobby in ‘Who Is America?’ Clip

<b>UPDATE:</b> The art gallery owner featured in the debut episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s <i>Who Is America?</i> has responded to her segment, in which Cohen plays …

Guns

Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Career Development

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Books

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Science Fiction

This Paint Trick Is the Cheapest Way to Refresh Your Living Room

The living room may be one of the most fun spaces to renovate—it’s often the largest room in any house, and one of the places you tend to gather …

Home Decorating

The AudioKit Synth One is a pro-level iPad synth that’s completely free

No ads, no in-app payments<p>AudioKit Synth One, a free and open-source iPad synth, is now available for download in the Apple App Store, developer Matthew Fecher has announced. The Synth One, which Fecher describes as “the largest free and open-source iOS music project in history,” is a …

Synthesizers

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

The Ultimate Chord Challenge: Can You Play These Progressions?

Darrell Braun recently presented a video where he demonstrated 10 of his hardest-to-play chord voicings, all of which stretch over four or five …

Electric Guitar

Synth One

Synth One just launched. It’s a new synth app for the iPad, but it’s also a big deal. Why? Because it is free, open-source, and built by volunteer musicians and programmers. Stay with me here. Synth One isn’t out typical hideous open-source bloatfest of an app. It’s beautifully designed, sounds …

Synthesizers

5 DaVinci Resolve Tips for After Effects Users

<b>Are you an After Effects user new to Resolve 15? The Fusion Page in Resolve uses nodes instead of layers which takes some adjusting to.</b> <b>Let’s look at</b> …

Videography

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

Telecoms

NPR Music's 40 Favorite Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

<i>Let's face it: We live in an era dominated by playlists. Whether you listen to one of the chart-defining destinations on Spotify, let YouTube's algorithm be your guide, follow a friend's listening habits or create your own mixtapes, the idea of listening to an entire album in one sitting becomes</i> …

Indie Pop

10 books to read if you love Westworld

Books to Read After Re-Entering <i>Westworld</i>

Science Fiction

Report: Apple considered removing the charging port from the iPhone X

When Apple removed the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, it set off an industry-wide epidemic of bad design choices. We’re still recovering.<p>So we should all be grateful that, according to a Bloomberg report, Apple’s idea to remove the lightning port from the iPhone X didn’t come to fruition.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

DaVinci Resolve 15 Tutorial : Color Grading Crash Course

You can do some really amazing things in DaVinci Resolve 15. Wildly celebrated as being used on more feature films and episodic television shows than …

Color Management

CMV: Apple’s service program for MacBook keyboards only puts a band-aid on the problem

After years of complaints from users, yesterday Apple officially acknowledged issues with its Butterfly keyboard design on MacBook and MacBook Pro models dating back to early 2015. The company introduced a new repair program, offering to fix faulty MacBook keyboards for free. It also said it is …

MacBook Pro

The Best Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

As much as music is about the songs, it’s also about narrative, and the people who make it. An album is only as good as how badly people want to listen to it, and it takes interesting stories to create that connection with an audience. Since the origins of modern music, there has been a myriad of …

Music

13 Repair Life Hacks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it life hacks since they could easily and quickly solve just about …

DIY

The top 8 Chinese phones

Innovative, attractive, and straight-up desirable<p>It’s time to stop dismissing Chinese phones as knockoffs. We’ve all seen the endless parade of iPhone clones, yes, but over the past couple of years, manufacturers from China have stepped up their game in a big way, turning out devices that are …

Phones

YouTube adds new monetization options for creators

YouTube announced today it would be adding new options for creators to make money from their content. Most of the options are reminiscent of what other platforms have tried, but they could still alleviate a problem YouTubers have been facing for over a year.<p>Neal Mohan, YouTube’s chief product …

Internet

Watch two guys play a bunch of Slayer songs on children’s instruments

While metal is often known for being a genre based on technically proficient rage, recently it’s been a place for the introduction of childlike …

The New Rokinon 85mm F1.4 AF Lens is Aimed Right at Sigma's Offering

<i>Rokinon has been killing it lately with their Sony FE AF lenses, and today they launch a new Rokinon 85mm F1.4 AF lens for Canon.</i><p>Rokinon is, in many …

Boycotting U.S. products? Here’s how to buy Canadian during a trade war

<i>Editor’s note: A previous version of this story said that French’s is a Canadian company. In fact, the company is American but uses Canadian</i> …

Artist Reimagines 20+ Disney Characters As Real People, And Men Will Be Glad Prince Adam Doesn’t Really Exist

28-year-old Finnish artist Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen has grown up with Disney and its characters have become his inexhaustible source of …

The No-Nonsense Guide to Music Theory, Scales and More!

Today’s lesson comes from my new e-book ‘No-Nonsense Guide to Music Theory, Scales and More!‘. The importance of learning different chords as a bass …