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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by edsmaron » Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:52 am

Hi, Anna!
My goals? Write music every day, expand my catalog, three submissions a week, and start getting placements!
Hope everybody can make their goals in 2019!

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:35 am

MBantle wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:57 pm
For me that would be improving my workflow...anything from organising my favourite presets, creating better templates, learning more keyboard shortcuts in my DAW, trying to commit to a sound and properly edit stuff as early as possible (as opposed to 'let's fix that later') asf.

Haha nice. I have the opposite problem... get too caught up in the editing stages rather than just getting the main thing done. Something I'm working on!

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:37 am

LamarPecorino wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:38 pm
Hi Anna:

Thanks for this post. It prompted me to create a list of goals rather than vague wishes.
Anyway, my goals are as follows:

Write/Produce
150 completed Cues/Instros (solo & collaborations)
50 completed songs (solo & collaborations)

Improve Studio Skills Set
Allocate additional time in January and June to digging deeper into DAW and associated software
Learn more about Electronic Music production values and related sub genres of EDM
Continue to upgrade my sample libraries.

Wish you the very best in 2019!
Those are some big goals! Best of luck with them all - can't wait to hear the results. Especially like your studio skill set goals... that's a good idea!

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:39 am

cosmicdolphin wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:56 pm
Make 100 cues and sign them all with good libraries ( made 88 this year and signed 101 )

Mark
Nicely done! I'm sure you'll succeed based on all those placements you've been getting recently!

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Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:39 am

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I resigned from ASCAP and will be working to get with BMI in the spring.
:lol: Welcome to the BMI club.

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:41 am

markhimley wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:13 pm
You did not - but I'm adding it to my list!! Thank you :) I've read a handful of books in that area but not that one yet. The first one that got me hooked was "The Power of Habit", that one rocked my world. I just finished up another amazing one, "Atomic Habits". That one too is quite the game changer. Already seeing some great results.

Looking forward to 2019 and seeing everyone's successes!
Nice, thanks for these! Will add em to the list. (The One Thing is also v good if you haven't read it already!)

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:42 am

Casey H wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:39 am
I wanna get better...

https://youtu.be/8twpQTna_9w

Happy New Year! :D
Casey
Haven't heard that one in a while! Happy New Year to you Casey!

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by annayarbrough » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:43 am

edsmaron wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:52 am
Hi, Anna!
My goals? Write music every day, expand my catalog, three submissions a week, and start getting placements!
Hope everybody can make their goals in 2019!

Ed Smaron
Nice, Ed! That first one is a winner for sure... best of luck to you this year!

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by LamarPecorino » Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:07 am

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Those are some big goals! Best of luck with them all - can't wait to hear the results. Especially like your studio skill set goals... that's a good idea!
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My performance schedule is slower in January and June, so I'm using that time to work on studio skills. I bought a 30 day pass for Groove 3. It has been a great value especially with helping me understand EDM production techniques.

The cue/instro production schedule (150/year) was designed so that I did not have time to overthink, overwrite and overproduce. Unfortunate I have a tendency to do all three. ;) To create that volume, I no longer have time to indulge myself.

Lastly, the song production schedule (50/year) is a big reach. The key for me is to collaboration with others and not to spend so much time and effort working alone.
Onward and upward!
Lamar

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Re: What are your 2019 goals?

Post by MBantle » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:08 am

annayarbrough wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:35 am
MBantle wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:57 pm
For me that would be improving my workflow...anything from organising my favourite presets, creating better templates, learning more keyboard shortcuts in my DAW, trying to commit to a sound and properly edit stuff as early as possible (as opposed to 'let's fix that later') asf.

Haha nice. I have the opposite problem... get too caught up in the editing stages rather than just getting the main thing done. Something I'm working on!
@Anna: I know what you mean :) I always try to further improve the 'songwriting' right until the last moment and frequently end up with too little time for production (the ear candy stuff etc.). I now want to trick myself by arranging the music more efficiently as I go along to not sit there just with a click, a vocal and a piano track -one our prior to the submission deadline :D

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