Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

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Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by Tarekith » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:46 pm

One year ago today I started doing the mastering thing as a full-time job. Never thought I'd be as busy as I am in this amount of time, nor did I ever think I'd really find a way to do music for a living. Amazing how much work it is too (ungh, Quickbooks)!

Also surprised at how much mixdown/consulting work I got this year, much more than in previous years when I was just doing this part time.

Very happy boy today. :)

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by ChiDJ » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:49 pm

Congrats Bro! You're living the dream!

I feel you on Quickbooks. It's a pain in the ass. Especially if you put it off for a few weeks.
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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by vicz » Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:01 pm

Tarekith wrote:One year ago today I started doing the mastering thing as a full-time job. Never thought I'd be as busy as I am in this amount of time, nor did I ever think I'd really find a way to do music for a living. Amazing how much work it is too (ungh, Quickbooks)!

Also surprised at how much mixdown/consulting work I got this year, much more than in previous years when I was just doing this part time.

Very happy boy today. :)
Congratulations and if you ever needed confrmation that you are great at your job this is it. Now, what is 'the next level' and what are you going to do to get there? (no time for resting on one's laurels!) :wink:

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by anybody human » Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:04 pm

Congratulations are definitely in order! Good to hear it's going well and thanks for your contributions on this forum and the knowledge you share through your Tarekith's guides.

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by Rave » Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:28 pm

Congrats you did good. Onwards and upwards. I say you get yourself a studio bitch :D

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by martinkellogs » Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:54 pm

i want to hold you and hug you like 2 grown men should.

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by Tarekith » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:03 pm

Lol :lol:

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by djsynchro » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:19 pm

It just works.

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by starving student » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:01 pm

congrats Tarekith, so after you look back on things what do you think attributed to everything turning out this way for you, was it the way you promoted yourself, or ...???

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by nebulae » Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:31 pm

Happy one-year birthday on your living the dream, congrats.

Coincidentally, happy 39th birthday to me :)
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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by squelcht » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:44 am

Cheers to Tarekith & Neb' :wink:

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by funky shit » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:46 am

well done!!!
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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by contakt321 » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:52 am

Congrats Tarekith!

Well deserved!

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by timothyallan » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:00 am

It's nice to hear a success story like this amidst all the doom and gloom of record industry 2.0

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Re: Wow, I made it a whole year and still going.

Post by leedsquietman » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:26 am

congrats, it's lean pickings out there, so to be still able to make a living a year on is kudos to you.
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