My fist publisher deal. TAXI the gift that keeps on giving!!!

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My fist publisher deal. TAXI the gift that keeps on giving!!!

Postby Holmseth » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:53 pm

I have been itching to write this post for a few weeks now but I decided to hold back till the paperwork was signed, not to jinx it.
As I posted earlier on the forum I was contacted some time back by a music library that had heard some of my music through taxi and wanted to hear more. I sent them five cues and hoped for the best, but it did not result in a deal then, but the person at the library offered me insightful feedback on how to improve my cues enough for them to sign me. And he left me an open invitation to return with more music when I had done the appropriate adjustments. So I reworked some of my cues and this library was kind enough to give me more direct feedback, not once, not twice but 4-5 times witch was really helpful. So now I can happily announce my fist publisher deal after just over 4 months writing cues. So a huge warm thank you to TAXI for giving me the opportunity. I would never have gotten it on my own.
It was a lot of work getting this first cue up to the right standards, and surprisingly difficult to make all the alternative mixes, 60 sec, 30 sec, and short version, stems and 4 or 5 alternative mixes of the full cue, but now I am super happy that I have made the work, and cant wait to do it again with the next cue :D
The library has also offered me some more opportunities to write for (with direct feedback along the way) so I have the work cut out for me for the next few weeks :)
Sending lots of happiness to you all.
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Postby Paulie » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:01 pm

Congrats on the signed music and future work! It's always great when a librarian/supervisor takes the time to give quality feedback, especially knowing how busy they can get.

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Postby Holmseth » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:06 pm

Paulie wrote:Congrats on the signed music and future work! It's always great when a librarian/supervisor takes the time to give quality feedback, especially knowing how busy they can get.

Paul


Thank you Paul :)
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Postby PhilRey » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:15 am

Very happy for you Asbjorn ! :) Way to go !
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Postby AmandaJane » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:16 am

That's wonderful news Asbjorn :)

And what a great library to be working with that gives so much feedback and help to get you there. They obviously see a lot of potential in your work :)
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Postby Holmseth » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:56 am

SteveBaruah wrote:Congrats!

Thank you Steve :)
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PhilRey wrote:Very happy for you Asbjorn ! :) Way to go !

Thank you so much Phil :)
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Postby Holmseth » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:02 am

AmandaJane wrote:That's wonderful news Asbjorn :)

And what a great library to be working with that gives so much feedback and help to get you there. They obviously see a lot of potential in your work :)

Thank you for your kind words Amanda :)
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Postby Susanstunes » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:52 am

Hi Asbjorn,
That is really fantastic! Thank you for sharing this. May I ask how challenging it was to make these tracks "up to par"? Was it the mixes or the arrangements or perhaps both? Also, what was the hardest part about making the alternative shortened ones?

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