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The Dads’ Ultimate Guide to Making Loom Bands

And so I show all you dads out there how to make a basic loom band and then you can bask in the glory of your efforts and be a champion to your children!

Darren on… Recording

Here I go again trying to sound like I know what I'm talking about…

How to upgrade the firmware on Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesiser

Here I show you how to upgrade your Roland GR-55 guitar synthesiser. You will first need to go to the GR-55 support page at the Roland website and download the new firmware. You can get that here:

http://www.roland.com/support/article/?q=downloads&p=GR%2D55&id=62081950

You will then need a USB memory stick fomatted to FAT32 format.

1) Drag the GR55.bin file from the zip folder to your USB memory stick
2) Put the memory stick with the firmware BIN file into your GR-55
3) Hold down the “VLINK” & “USER” buttons while powering on the unit
4) The upgrade process should begin
5) When the screen says “COMPLETED” power down and restart your GR-55.

I hope this tutorial has been useful for you.

GAMESLOP – Get Your Game Face On – FIFA 13

In this video, I show you how to live vicariously via your own electronic avatar courtesy of Electronic Arts and FIFA 13. All you need to do is bring your own photograph!

Here’s the link for the Game Face website: http://www.ea.com/uk/football/game-face

And if you want to buy your copy of FIFA 13: http://bit.ly/FIFA13Game

GAMESLOP – Skyrim – Starting Dragonborn

In a cynical attempt to engage with the gaming community and to ride on the wave of popularity on YouTube towards gaming commentary videos, I thought I’d finally take the plunge and do my first proper one.

Logic Pro 9 Surround Sound Tutorial

Here I am talking about how to setup 5.1 surround sound mixing using Apple Logic Pro 9 and a suitable audio interface.

Darren Talks About Cameras and Gear and Stuff

One thing I get is people asking me what camera I am using and I thought it might be pleasant for you to hear me burble on about all the gubbins and gizmos I use to bring my video excrement to life. Heigh ho!