ALL CASH RAISED - You're a bunch of bloody legends

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ALL CASH RAISED - You're a bunch of bloody legends

Post by COSM » Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:47 pm

A large part of my music project is experimenting with new was to keep powering on while still offering everything I do for free. I get a great buzz out of trying new methods to earn a living from music, without selling the main product, and thought it's time to try this next strategy.

Blatant Honesty.

I don't have enough money to upgrade to Live 7. I haven't brought anything new in a long time as most of my money goes on living costs, and now with all my gear official lost in Europe to add to the pile, most of my available funds have gone towards getting my stuff back. I need a hand.

I'm happy, and have had everything I needed in life to keep me going strong, but I have finally hit the point where I need to purchase my upgrade for Ableton, as some of the functions will speed my production up, and most of the people I teach are using it.

I’ve set up a ChipIn fundraiser so anyone you can help me if you are into what I do. I need 119USD for the basic upgrade, and any extra raised over that amount will go into purchasing the Ableton Suite (I currently don’t own any other Ableton products, but it would be a nice bit on the side).

If you want to help, but don’t have the money or means to chipin, you could pass the word onto someone who might.

You can ChipIn by clicking here.

Cheers

-Tom
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Post by Crash » Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:49 pm

Ableton should provide you with a free copy.

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Post by lunabass » Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:57 pm

you may actually qualify for an education discount. i'm sure if you asked them they'd oblige. in my experience ableton have always been excellent at offering discounts to educators.
the current education upgrade price from 6 to 7 for the download is $79US
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Post by Crash » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:13 am

Just a hint: If you don't want your postal adress to be revealed to Mr. Cosm then make sure you chose a fake adress when transmitting the money via Paypal. ;)

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Post by COSM » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:16 am

Hah yeah! gotta watch out for those dreadlocked characters
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Post by Crash » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:37 am

Uha, I just noticed that comments use the full real name even. Not good... not only because so many people on this forum despise me, but also because I was once googled and phoned by someone I didn't expect because my data was publically available on one single website. The interweb makes it hard to keep your data in your own pocket. :roll:

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Post by COSM » Thu Oct 23, 2008 1:39 am

Thanks! up to %25 already in the first 30 minutes, you guys rock.
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Post by COSM » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:01 pm

Bump!

Half way there at $55, thanks to those who have donated!
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Post by Nick the Zombie » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:22 pm

With all the help, videos, and techniques you have brought to this forum, I certainly hope you reach your goal. I'll certainly do what I can :)

- Nick

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Post by COSM » Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:54 am

291 of 397

Nearly there guys, ljust over 100 dollars to go. Every little bit helps

Muchos gratias
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Post by Bagle » Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:57 am

i fucking love this forum

*big hugs everyone*
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Post by Johnisfaster » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:43 am

$5 was the least I could do. not much, but if everyone does $5 you'll get there.
It was as if someone shook up a 6 foot can of blood soda and suddenly popped the top.

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Post by hacktheplanet » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:25 am

I was gonna make fun of you when I read the thread title, but then I saw you were Tom Cosm and remembered that you were pretty rad.

Good luck. :D
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Post by ThrowAway » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:32 am

I think once someone from the company sees this theyll hook you up but if they dont ill chip in. I think its very admirable how you live mr cosm.

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Post by dru » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:23 am

I've chipped in a little Tom, hope you get to your goal soon. :)

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