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Mentalcase

I gots a question

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SaRuMaN,

I was wondering if there is a way to have audio files attached to our posts. Something you can click to download. *The size of an audio file is much larger then 20k.

I have been writing a lot of songs lately, and I would love to share them with the forum.

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I dont think u can, but PM SaRuMaN just in case

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Darkstar, I am familar with the whole PMing feature, being a MOD and all. <shakes head>

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MC,

It is possible to allow audio file attachments, however for the very reason that an audio file is much larger than 20k, I've been reluctant to include that option. I think that if we allowed audio files as attachments, they would go off with a lot of bandwidth, which would cause problems in the long run.

That's why file attachments have such a small limit, every view detracts from the site's monthly bandwidth allowance.

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Right,

Maybe I'll make about 8 installments of 20k file song bits to make one song laugh.gif , now if you will all have enough patience to put them all together as one. lol

I gots to go right now, maybe I'll figure something out.

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How big are the audio files you want to upload ?

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I haven't even compressed them yet (or recorded many of them yet). I suppose I could start a thread for my music and if anyone wants to hear it, I could send them a file. That seems simple enough.

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If they're not too large I could host a few of them manually on the site's web space, let me know when you have them ready for distribution.

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Thanks SaRuMaN,

Now you got me in a perfectionist mood. It will be a while now, lol.

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I'm going to attempt recording a good version of my newest song, I really need some feedback for it! brb

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I'm DLing a prog now to convert the file to MP3. I hope it works with a mixed wav. file. If it does, I should have the song ready within the hour. cool.gif

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It is in MP3 format now, but the file size is 2.07mb.

The quality of the song isn't great, it is recorded with a bad mic and a bad program, but it's good enough to hear.

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Darkstar, I am familar with the whole PMing feature, being a MOD and all. <shakes head>

laugh.gif @ MC

Kids these days, I swear grin2.gif

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MC, why not place these audio files on a Geocities or whatever free host, and link them here?

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Good point, I'll brb, gots to go for a minute.

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Free web hosts like Geocities tend to forbid the storage of media files, I think they go around removing accounts at random to enforce that.

It's worth a try though, if you include an HTML page about your music aswell, you could argue that you have a full web site there, rather than only using the space to store the files.

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It will be a new attraction to listen to your music MC. thumbsup.gif

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Just dropped in and I like your forum. Nice job.

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I really have to get myself some recording equipment. Me and my bass need to be heard...

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Are you sure the world is ready for that, man? mellow.gif

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Lol, who? Me? No ones ready, but that's never gonna stop me.

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Hey One Eye,when did you start playing bass,what are your inspirations(if any)?

And Mentalcase,id love to hear one of your songs thumbsup.gif

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I started playing bass in the middle of summer. I have a pretty good ear for music and haven't taken lessons yet, though I'm thinking of finding somewhere to take them. As for inspiration, there really isn't any. I just love the deep bass back up sound.

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Iv only been playing a few months,im pretty fond of the bass,but i used to play electric guitar beforehand.Im self taught,and mostly my inspiration comes frfom Alkaline Trio,but also the older things like Van Morrisson(Brown Eyed Girl)

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MentalCase,

At the risk of being lampooned...

...uh...you might want to consider

copyrighting the songs

before you publish them. ph34r.gif if you haven't already done so....uh...nevermind... crying.gif

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