I got rejected. Now what?

Discussion in 'Working in the Industry' started by Desire Inspires, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. NoamL

    NoamL Winter <3

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    THAS OW WINNINIS DUN

     
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  2. Nick Batzdorf

    Nick Batzdorf Moderator

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    And no doubt someone's grandmother said it to him before that!

    Again, we all need to hear it over and over.
     
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  3. Studio E

    Studio E Eric Watkins

    In all seriousness, as others have stated, 2 out of 5 is pretty good and the other 3 may very well find their way into work at a later date for a different client. Considering you are doing more pop-orientated styles, how are your mixing skills? It's an important factor in any genre but is particularly hyped in popular genres.

    Another consideration is that when you are making library cues, you are basically creating a product that no one is hiring you to do. It's a product that might not have a market, at least not at the time you pitch it. Don't take it too hard. Just keep creating and marketing, and expand your skill set as much as you can. It's all any of us can do.
     
  4. OP
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    Desire Inspires

    Desire Inspires To the stars through desire....

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    All true.

    I'll send a link to the tunes that were accepted when the album is released.

    Thanks all!
     
  5. erica-grace

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    :rofl:
     
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  6. dgburns

    dgburns splunge

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    Writing Lib music is tough because you have nothing to work with, no video, no one to bounce ideas off etc. You can go down the rabbit hole on a few tunes for no return. One of the reasons I avoided writing library. I think collaborating would be a great thing to do if possible.

    And as others have said, you got a yes on 2. I can imagine the gatekeepers get pretty jaded listening to music and trying to decide if it’s going to get used.

    keep the faith
     
  7. Arbee

    Arbee Senior Member

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    Daryl's comment is SO important I just had to repost it. Thanks Daryl for the reminder - while I know it's true, how easily and how often I forget!
     
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  8. OP
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    Desire Inspires

    Desire Inspires To the stars through desire....

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  9. dannymc

    dannymc Senior Member

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    are you looking for feedback here? surely this should be in the "members professional update" section no?

    Danny
     
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  10. SAM CA

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    I've never submitted tracks to a library. How does it work? You basically get paid for the track(s) that are approved and that's the end of it?
     
  11. Parsifal666

    Parsifal666 I don't even own a DAW, I'm just a troll.

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    Take it and make into an even more focused form of determination.

     
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  13. dgburns

    dgburns splunge

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    I feel icky
     
  14. OP
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    Desire Inspires

    Desire Inspires To the stars through desire....

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    Well, not really. But if it feels good, then yes!
     
  15. michelsimons

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    It has been ages since I last saw/heard them. Are they still around or is this an older song?
     
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  16. Parsifal666

    Parsifal666 I don't even own a DAW, I'm just a troll.

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    From I think 2008. It might be weird, but that's the only IE song I even like, and I like it a lot. It could be on a soundtrack to the Olympics imo.
     
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  17. michelsimons

    michelsimons Active Member

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    Ah, ok. I believe that Something Wicked This Way Comes was the last one that I have listened to.
     
  18. MartinH.

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  19. Jonathan Sharp

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    No and no.
     
  20. SAM CA

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    Yeah, the guy got rich
    Then you only receive a percentage, once the track is sold.
     

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