A quick breakdown of the rules for the second Micro-Chop sample challenge.

The first Micro-Chop sample challenge inspired by Mint Condition’s “U Send Me Swingin’” was a big hit. Several people have already asked about a follow-up challenge, so here we go.

For the second flip challenge I’ve selected “Who Can I Run To” from The Jones Girls’ 1979 self-titled debut album. Here are some quick links to the song on various platforms: Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, and YouTube.

There are no strict parameters for how to rework the song, it’s all up to you.

You can share your flip of the song on Instagram and Twitter by using the hashtag #RunToFlipChallenge (also make sure to @micro_chop). I strongly encourage everyone to post their flip on Twitter as that is the main platform I use. The best engagement seems to happen when people attach a video of their flip directly to the tweet.

Here’s an example from Nothing_Neue’s submission to the #SwinginFlipChallenge.

I will still retweet some of the flips but I probably won’t retweet all of them—I’m looking to collect and share the beats in a way that’s more deliberate and easy to follow. I have a few ideas for how I’ll capture some of the flips in article form and will definitely keep everyone posted.

For now, have fun cooking up. I look forward to listening to what you create.

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