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Postby Paulie » Thu May 10, 2018 8:24 pm

I've been working my butt off this year trying to get placements, my composing time has been 100% dedicated to writing for specific libraries. On Dec 28 last year I uploaded my 300th cue to a library. Tonight, I just uploaded my 400th cue. As an aside, that is a LOT of dang meta data: my 400 is full mixes, I'm not counting all of the alt mixes in that total.

My hope is that the past 6-9 months of uploading to quality libraries will start showing up in my royalty statements. If you want to make money in the business, quantity is part of the game (quality is a foundational given). Folks like Matt Vanderboegh and Marcus Cohen inspire me, and the Taxi community energizes me. :)

Taxi listings have introduced me to a world of music opportunities and genres I’ve never heard of before. The Taxi forums continue to provide an education better than any classroom, on topics ranging from gear recommendations to quality constructive feedback on music and mixing efforts. My Taxi membership connected me with a world of like-minded musicians that I am happy to call friends and partners. And attending the Rally is always the icing on the cake… it is where I made my first library connections and molded casual online relationships into real personal relationships and working partnerships.

We all know the music business has its ups and downs, it’s not a place for the thin skinned or those with little patience or passion. However, with proper expectations, a strong work ethic and a solid personal network one can achieve a lot in this business, especially thanks to Taxi and all that it has provided its members over the years.

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Re: 400 tracks

Postby johnnyrowing » Thu May 10, 2018 8:55 pm

Way to go man! This kind of discipline and effort will yield results. You are inspiring to folks like myself.
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby hummingbird » Thu May 10, 2018 9:25 pm

That's so awesome Paulie!! Congrats on all your success, it's very well deserved! Great advice right there, too!
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby Sunset » Fri May 11, 2018 7:11 am

Paulie,

You,as always, are inspiring!!! Way to go!.. BTW how many of this years ~100 tracks are yours alone vs collaborations??

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Postby Telefunkin » Fri May 11, 2018 11:27 am

That's quite an achievement Paulie. No doubt all that hard work and dedication will soon start to pay you back. Thanks for the inspiration! :)
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby Paulie » Fri May 11, 2018 4:53 pm

Sunset wrote:Paulie,

You,as always, are inspiring!!! Way to go!.. BTW how many of this years ~100 tracks are yours alone vs collaborations??

John


Hmm... I would guess that perhaps 20% of those are collaborations.
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby annayarbrough » Mon May 14, 2018 3:35 pm

Busy bee. Congrats Paulie! Well deserved.
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby andygabrys » Mon May 14, 2018 4:30 pm

keep on keeping on!
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Re: 400 tracks

Postby thegajman » Tue May 15, 2018 12:16 am

That's awesome Paulie! .. and you're still doing a day job right? Amazing effort. Hopefully your day job will be history soon!

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Re: 400 tracks

Postby DesireInspires » Tue May 15, 2018 10:42 am

The more you work, the luckier you become. Good stuff!

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