It’s a universally acknowledged truth that the week back to work after a long weekend drags like no other, so with that in mind, we’re bringing you some light entertainment to break up your Thursday afternoon and while away the hours until Friday hits.
Patatap is a website like no other – a keyboard-prompted soundboard-come-musical instrument. Even better, every single sound is matched to a corresponding visual; flowing lines, glittering shapes, jumping waves, and colours that switch with every press of your space bar, hop over the screen while you casually compose a symphony of percussion. It’s never been so easy to pretend to be diligently emailing while in actual fact, you’re secretly whipping up an aural feast of ooh-ing and drumming and being treated to the on-screen equivalent of a firework display.
Read a brilliant interview with its creators over here on Evolver.
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