A progress update from our friends at FlipSpark. Pre-orders at: flipspark.com
Ever been stuck making music? Maybe you even felt unmotivated, outright bored, or you’re curious about new techniques but don’t know where to start? Well, in this situation, we usually look up YouTube tutorial videos that we get end up getting lost in, close our DAW and open Steam, or in the worst of cases, spend too much $ on a stupid plugin we may never even end up using.
When hitting the creative wall, options to get you out of the hole are great. The more tools we have to dig out, the better. It helps when it’s fun and even better, when it’s something different. After all, it’s nice for the hands to get away from the keyboard, synth or drum machine, take a breath and clear our minds. Our mates at FlipSpark have come up with a unique idea to help solve these problems, and it comes in the form of a card game. Better yet, you can even play with friends. Check em’ out, it may just be that little something extra that you need in the studio.
Back in the day, sharing music online was a bitch.
WAVE format music files ripped from CD’s were huge and on dial-up modem connections, downloading a WAV format song could take days. If and when you managed to download a WAV format track, you’d have to take care not to let your music eat up all the space on your hard drive. In the stone age of computing, it didn’t take many songs to fill your drive to the brim. Thankfully Mp3 compression came along, where file size was drastically reduced through lossy data compression.Continue reading