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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 03:09:26 Reply

At 12/7/12 03:02 AM, Buoy wrote: does anyone else think school is boring and icky?

yes


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 03:13:40 Reply

I've personally dropped off from from college for a full year now, and although I have acquired a fare amount of knowledge on my own, the lack of infrastructure and professional insight has really pulled me back in the past few months and have brought me to give school another go, especially considering the exceptionally good program I am now enrolling in and that I had somehow missed on my first try.

Basically, you should see school as a way to seek advice from very reputable people in the industry instead of an endurance run to acquire an often useless degree (when it comes to music, at least), as well as the perfect occasion to build up your contact list, for these people will most likely be the people you'll be working with for the next few decades, unless you move far away from your school.

That's what I got from it, at the very least, we'll see how it goes when I give it another go starting this January.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 03:40:59 Reply

did you know theres other things in university apart from music.......

things that actually earn MONEY.

brain exploding omg
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 05:27:05 Reply

At 12/7/12 03:40 AM, jpbear wrote: things that actually earn MONEY.

brain exploding omg

one of my old friends runs a very successful studio

he didn't do an ounce of audio engineering at uni.

he did a business degree.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 09:18:36 Reply

I did 6 years of it.. 2 degrees.. only thing that landed me a job was the co-op that was part of the program.

Co-ops can be a life saver. They help pay tuition too.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 11:11:43 Reply

At 12/7/12 05:27 AM, jarrydn wrote:

he did a business degree.

I'll probably end up doing a double major... MRT (sound enginerring) and music business.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 12:53:35 Reply

At 12/7/12 03:40 AM, jpbear wrote: did you know theres other things in university apart from music.......

things that actually earn MONEY.

Of course. I'm getting a computer science (CS) degree from one of the top CS schools. I'm going to make a fair amount of money, so I hope. Music is a passion, a hobby, and a huge interest, but there's not nearly as much cash in it as there used to be.

Plus I'm not nearly good enough at music to make a living at it. I seem to have the right mental build for programming, though. It comes to me far more easily than many of my peers and also far more easily than other fields (I'm taking 4 courses this semester: 2 CS ones, 1 math course, 1 digital logic/engineering course. Everyone said the math one would be easy and the CS ones would be hard; I have experienced the exact opposite).

I also like having the opportunity to meet other people like me. It's like a bubble of nerd: everyone is reasonably friendly, has odd interests and is generally very smart. Also, living in Pittsburgh is awesome as a record collector. It's unlike any other city in the country when it comes to variety (and size!) of record stores.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-07 14:31:12 Reply

At 12/7/12 11:11 AM, Sequenced wrote: I'll probably end up doing a double major... MRT (sound enginerring) and music business.

I'm in a sound engineering program right now, graduating soon. Jobs are hurtin.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 01:53:22 Reply

I fucking love this guy

Al Walser trolls the grammys.

Seriously, I honestly think he should win the internet this year.

He's better than Skrillex at any rate :P

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 02:02:32 Reply

At 12/8/12 01:53 AM, BrokenDeck wrote:
He's better than Skrillex at any rate :P

ha ha ha ... ha


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 03:32:32 Reply

I'm seriously getting pissed off now.

Even when I make the most absolute best quality trance song.. and not have a cheesy build up, I still get no where.

ffs

I love Trance, and all I want is to just experience one of my songs being played in 1000+ venues or shit like that.

why must everything go against the way I would like it to go? and I mean everything....


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 03:40:26 Reply

At 12/8/12 03:32 AM, Sequenced wrote: why must everything go against the way I would like it to go? and I mean everything....

Misery loves company. Care to share?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 04:29:20 Reply

At 12/8/12 03:32 AM, Sequenced wrote: I'm seriously getting pissed off now.

Even when I make the most absolute best quality trance song

this is subjective

.. and not have a cheesy build up

nothing wrong with cheese, people like cheese

I still get no where.

you need to make lots and sustain your output over the long term. one track isn't going to get you anywhere unless it is exceptionally amazing, and even then the shelf life of music these days is so short that you will be expected to follow it up soon enough.

I love Trance, and all I want is to just experience one of my songs being played in 1000+ venues or shit like that.

you need to make friends with the right people.

why must everything go against the way I would like it to go? and I mean everything....

because the world doesn't really care about what you want.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 04:31:13 Reply

if you send me the track, and it is as good as you say it is, i can put it into the right hands.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 04:42:58 Reply

hey jarryd, are you coming to square sounds this year?
any other australian AP'ers (all 3 of you) should definitely come along also. it's worth the trip!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 04:43:47 Reply

(just leave it in my soundcloud dropbox or w/e)

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 04:44:38 Reply

At 12/8/12 04:42 AM, midimachine wrote: hey jarryd, are you coming to square sounds this year?
any other australian AP'ers (all 3 of you) should definitely come along also. it's worth the trip!

is this what blip has become?

i have the cash, i probably fucken should!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 05:07:15 Reply

At 12/8/12 04:43 AM, jarrydn wrote: (just leave it in my soundcloud dropbox or w/e)

o ye
wait what am i leaving there
wait fuck i'm supppsed to be inboxing aren't i
fuuuuuuuuck
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 05:08:31 Reply

At 12/8/12 04:43 AM, jarrydn wrote: (just leave it in my soundcloud dropbox or w/e)

I guess we have to agree to disagree.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 05:10:03 Reply

At 12/8/12 04:44 AM, jarrydn wrote:
At 12/8/12 04:42 AM, midimachine wrote: hey jarryd, are you coming to square sounds this year?
any other australian AP'ers (all 3 of you) should definitely come along also. it's worth the trip!
is this what blip has become?

i have the cash, i probably fucken should!

YES it is
YES you should. i'm playing a full set at the pre party & open mic on the 14th, which will also be sick. i'll send you the link for open mic signups if you want?
spaghetti!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 05:43:05 Reply

At 12/8/12 05:10 AM, midimachine wrote: YES it is
YES you should. i'm playing a full set at the pre party & open mic on the 14th, which will also be sick. i'll send you the link for open mic signups if you want?
spaghetti!

yeah go on then! are they cunts about what hardware is allowed?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 06:54:15 Reply

At 12/8/12 04:42 AM, midimachine wrote: any other australian AP'ers (all 3 of you) should definitely come along also. it's worth the trip!

Hmmm... Fitzroy is a fair way from where I live, and I'm not the biggest fan of blip and all that stuff. Have fun though!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 12:07:32 Reply

At 12/8/12 05:43 AM, jarrydn wrote: yeah go on then! are they cunts about what hardware is allowed?

definitely not! they provide a stereo 1/8" cable and a mic, if it fits into that/you provide the extra cables and it sounds vaguely chip/module/lofi then it's all good. last year someone ran two DSi's and a PSP in sync with a monotron for improv.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 17:59:29 Reply

At 12/8/12 03:32 AM, Sequenced wrote: all I want is to just experience one of my songs being played in 1000+ venues or shit like that.

that should be close to last on your list of priorities lol.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 18:48:53 Reply

At 12/8/12 05:59 PM, jpbear wrote:
At 12/8/12 03:32 AM, Sequenced wrote: all I want is to just experience one of my songs being played in 1000+ venues or shit like that.
that should be close to last on your list of priorities lol.

I can dream, can't I ?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 22:01:10 Reply

to anyone who is bored, you should watch this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXbaJJlkzzI

there is absolutely nothing to do at my college :(


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 22:05:29 Reply

At 12/8/12 10:01 PM, Sequenced wrote: to anyone who is bored, you should watch this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXbaJJlkzzI

there is absolutely nothing to do at my college :(

wut

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-08 22:18:04 Reply

At 12/8/12 10:05 PM, The-iMortal wrote:
At 12/8/12 10:01 PM, Sequenced wrote: to anyone who is bored, you should watch this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXbaJJlkzzI

there is absolutely nothing to do at my college :(
wut

yes


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-09 00:13:54 Reply

Looking for metal vocalist/screamer

Pm me if you are interested in collabing

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-12-09 06:47:14 Reply

At 12/8/12 10:18 PM, Sequenced wrote:
At 12/8/12 10:05 PM, The-iMortal wrote:
At 12/8/12 10:01 PM, Sequenced wrote: to anyone who is bored, you should watch this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXbaJJlkzzI

there is absolutely nothing to do at my college :(
wut
yes

Billy you're one crazy motherfucker you.


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