People thinking music isnt a real carear. . .

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  1. Conrad

    Conrad Member

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    All you upcoming producers and djs etc, dont you get pissed off when you tell people that u want to be involved in the music industry and you can tell they are just like " yeah but that wont ever happen " they dont say it but you can tell they think it...

    Fuck Uni, i been to college and studyed music tech, music is the only thing i love and the only thing i can concentrate on without getting bored shitless.

    anyone else feel the same?
     
  2. safety

    safety double safety

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    go for it fella* if you know your shit,try and get yourself a job as a sound engineer at a club or something, it'd be a good way to meet a lot of people in the scene
     
  3. Conrad

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    ahaha well i wouldnt say i was shit and useless at everything else, im a bright dude but i cant be fucked with pie charts and what happened it 1645 etc etc.

    Yeah networking with people is definately the way forward!
     
  4. safety

    safety double safety

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    i meant if you know your stuff
     
  5. Conrad

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    ahh seen, cheers bruvva
     
  6. Prospekt

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    ummm....career?

    Anyway dude, you tell 'em.

    Meet the peeps, make da beats, den make the peeps move dem feets!
     
  7. Conrad

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    ahaha wicked words of wisdom mate.
     
  8. DJNitrousUK

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    Go for it man, you feel you can do it, you show them you can do it!

    Good luck bro :2thumbs:
     
  9. DJ SCUBA

    DJ SCUBA Vinyl Addict

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    I say go for it!
    Its a very tough industry to get into and i've often thought about trying to get into something like that and making a carrer of it, but I don't think I could pull it off...
    You gotta chase your dreams though mate, if your determined enough, you'll do good (y)
     
  10. tarranjoe

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    i feel the same. and id love to work in the industry, but realistically, it is quite unlikely. although thats not a reason to not go for it. i mean music is my passion, and if i could produce for a living, id be over the moon, but making enough money to live, eat, pay rent, pay bills ect. isnt gonna happen in drum and bass, at least not until you've been around for a while, got a name for yourself and start getting booked to dj all the time. so the best of luck to you. but its gonna take alot of graft.
     
  11. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    you might have to get a part time job aswell.
    I heard Zinc works or used to work in a shoe shop Brick lane or something
     
  12. Conrad

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    yeah thats the thing i wouldnt mind doing shitty jobs whilst working hard on music too. but hopefully one day ill get a job in the industry that pays the bills, i dont wanna be rich, i just wanna live well by doing the thing i love.
     
  13. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    Yeah i was the same, so i followed music as a career. :)
     
  14. Matt_47

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    Totally agree with most of that - networking is the most important thing, esp in electronic music, much more important than getting a music degree or college courses (I think music can't be examined - its too much a matter of opinion as to whether something is any good..)

    But yeah making money from music is difficult, but definately rewarding if you're committed enough..