F7 Sound and Vision in 1993. This is what my business looked like in 1993. It was a different world then. The music industry was a different animal. Fast forward to 2007....
Forget the living room! Today, I can run an entire studio on my laptop. Recording, editing, mastering, web design, marketing, accounting, networking. All on a box that weighs less than 6 pounds. I consider myself a "content creator" as much as anything else.
|Ask yourself these questions:
Are we 100% sure what to call this "field"?
How many CDs did you purchase last year (yes, I mean spend money on)? Of those, how many were blank CDs?
What if 50 million Americans carried around iPhone-like devices? What if 350 million people around the world did?
How could you effectively serve 100,000 people? 1,000,000 people? 10,000,000?
What if you operated a radio station, television network, and newspaper all at the same time?
What would you do with the money you made past the "break even" point? Will you know when you hit "break even"?
What if your advertising budget was $0?
What if the neighbors think you're crazy?
What if your Grandmother was selling her latest release on iTunes?
How would you feel if there were 50,000 downloads of your 8 year old brother's most recent podcast?
Do you know how to edit video? Audio? Build a website? Write effective ad copy?
Do you think school actually ended when you graduated?
What if we really don't know anything?
Here's some skills that you may need:
In no particular order....
Yes, audio production, of course.
Video editing / production.
Can you do this without a college degree? Yes, but more than likely, your competition will have one.
Probably, I'm still trying to figure this out too.
|Edirol R-09 review
Hands on review the R-09, 24 bit WAV / mp3 pocket recorder.
|Radio as a Processor
Give your music some amazing new character by transmitting it over the FM airwaves. I show you how.
Turn the average laptop into a brutal noise machine. This site explores the computers, software, performances, noise and experimental music artists.
|THE SOUNDS NIGHTMARES ARE MADE OF.... You want sounds of the undead tearing your place apart, but not all that putrid zombie mess that goes along with it - and you don't have a basement. No problem! My latest CD, "Zombies in the Basement!" gives you a dark, haunting sonic backdrop that is perfect for haunted houses and other horror themed events.|
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|Bobcat in my Backyard!
What looked like a common housecat when its back was to me then turns to reveal something wild!