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The Best Rums Under $50

Bartenders give us their recommendations for affordable daiquiri ingredients.<p>Rum is the perfect liquor for the lazy, long, hot days of late summer. It’s great neat or on ice, in a classic daiquiri, or in an endless array of tropical cocktails. Best of all? You can get a ton of high quality bottles …

Los Angeles

How to Make an Awesome Bassline - 5 Essential Tips

Bassline, without a doubt, represents the core of every modern song. Whether it’s subtle or highly exaggerated, without it, modern music would sound …

Music Production

How to use parallel compression to add power to your vocals

<b>Known primarily as a key engineering technique for adding weight to drums and basses, parallel compression combines the punch and impact of a heavily</b> …

Music Production

5 of the rarest and most unique synths ever made

I’m a recent self-declared synth geek. I may be new but I’m enjoying the process of learning a new instrument. It’s nice to know there is even more …

Synthesizers

Check Out a Full List of the Gear Daft Punk Used to Record Homework

Despite quickly shooting to world fame in the late ’90s after releasing their iconic debut album <i>Homework</i>, Daft Punk have spent their careers shrouded …

Music Production

Honey Ginger Shrimp Recipe

"This quick and easy, sweet and spicy dish combines honey, ginger, shrimp and garlic, and can be served over steamed vegetables or …

Recipes

8 Tips for Building Synth Sounds from Scratch

An article with advice for building your own synth sounds.The post 8 Tips for Building Synth Sounds from Scratch appeared first on Pro Audio Files.

Music Production

Hitch Hotel Camper

Designed and built in the USA from lightweight fiberglass and T6 aluminum, the Hitch Hotel is the world's first expandable wheel free trailer. The …

Travel Gear

This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K

Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.<p>The need for space is universal, yet the definition can be quite specific. Sure, we can get it from nature, but if that's too far away at the time, then we can …

Prefab Homes

Captain Chords 2.0 - write memorable chords and hooks

YouTube

36 Old-Fashioned Soups, Stews & Chili Recipes

Nothing beats the comforting nature of a good bowl of soup, stew or chili. These old-fashioned recipes are classics for good reason!<p>Classic French …

Cooking

10 Tips for Better Beat Programming

<b>Pretty much every tune hangs around a great beat, but if you don’t have access to a drummer then, fear not, your DAW has it all. However, it’s very</b> …

Music Production

7 Magnificent Freeware Reverb Plug-ins

<b>To tie in with our Essential Guide to Reverb – not to mention our Starter Studio for ambient composers – here’s a list of the finest freeware reverb</b> …

Music Production

How to Build John Bonham’s Basic Drum Kit

Musician Rick Beato, who’s also a music producer and father to a boy with perfect pitch, explained how the legendary John Bonham achieved his iconic …

John Bonham

Slow-Cooker Carnitas with Avocado Crema

Set the slow cooker to high. Put the pork cubes in the slow cooker and season all over with the chipotle powder and some salt. Turn any pieces with …

Slow Cookers

7 Mixing mistakes you need to avoid

There are so many things we can do to improve our mixing and so many mixing mistakes that we don’t know we are doing. Sometimes we try too hard, we …

Music Production

How To Cook Pork Chops in the Slow Cooker

<b>Brine your pork chops (optional).</b> Brining seasons the meat throughout and provides some insurance against overcooking. Stir the salt and water …

We Figured Out How to Make Crispy Chicken in the Slow Cooker

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)<p>This is not a drill, you guys. We've figured out a way to get <i>crispy</i> chicken skin in the slow cooker. Until now, crispy was …

Cooking

Make Teriyaki Chicken in the Slow Cooker, Win Dinner

Arrange the chicken in a single layer in the bottom of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Scatter the onion and garlic over the top. Whisk the soy …

This French Onion Soup Is the Reason Slow Cookers Exist

<b>Season the onions.</b> Place the onions in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the butter, oil, salt, and a generous amount of pepper.<p><b>Cook on LOW</b> …

Recipes

The Easiest Boeuf Bourguignon Is Made in Your Slow Cooker

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook until the fat has rendered and the bacon is golden and crispy. Remove the pan from …

Slow Cookers

The Best Way to Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners …

Food & Dining

How To Make a Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole in the Slow Cooker

<b>Prepare the slow cooker:</b> Grease the bottom and sides of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker bowl with butter or cooking spray.<p><b>Whisk the eggs:</b> Crack the …

Breakfast

This Slow Cooker Stew Is Bistro-Style French Comfort Food

Cheesy Panade with Swiss Chard, Beans & Sausage<p>Serves 6 to 8 as a main dish, or 8 to 10 as a side dish<p>1 (1-pound) loaf day-old crusty country bread, …

Recipes

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Liberally season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper. Sear the …

Beef Brisket Slow Cooker Recipe

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Let's talk about falling back in love with a classic dish. When is the last time you made a classic beef brisket? You …

Cooking

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls — Recipes from The Kitchn

This is my absolute favorite kind of slow cooker recipe — one that takes less than five minutes to pull together and then rewards you with a …

Cooking

This Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Will Make You a Dinner Hero

This is tender, juicy, delicious, and versatile pulled pork prepared in a slow cooker — not barbecue. If you compare this to hickory-smoked, …

Slow Cookers

This Slow Cooker Brisket Practically Cooks Itself

Heat a deep sauté pan or cast iron skillet over medium heat with the olive oil. Add the onions and cook on medium-low to medium heat, stirring …

Slow Cookers

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings Is One Big Pot of Comfort

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings<p>Serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the chicken:</i><br>Cooking spray <br>2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided <br>1 medium yellow onion, finely …

Slow Cookers