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Whats your day job? Virtual Instrument Plugins
Old 9th April 2014
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I have been a Nurse for the last two years and recently started working much less and going to school to probably get into either Computer Science or IT. The fact that I am working much less (20-30 hours a week plus school) has me so much happier and gives me time to work on music and exercise again.

I am a big tech person like most of us on here, I want to start my own e-commerce site and do my own thing. Money is OK in the medical field, I just cant see myself doing it forever.
Old 9th April 2014
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Repetiteur. But my goal has always been to do the least amount of work possible for the longest period of time.
Old 15th April 2014
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I work online, running an advice website for musicians. Fun times.
Old 26th April 2014
i edit video during the day. i work on music at home... pick up the odd gig here/there and the odd piece'o'gear here/there... enough to keep me in constant need of full-time work.
Old 6th May 2014
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Old 6th May 2014
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Audio Director for a cable sports channel (horse racing in Australia), SKY channel, cool job I love it, I sit behind a big Soundcraft Vi6 console all night, I do the night shift where we broadcast international horse racing live to our local viewers here in oz... cushdy.
Old 6th May 2014
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I'm studying business management - marketing at university. I have the feeling that I'm wasting my time here, I really want to do something else with my life...
Old 6th May 2014
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Career Services.
Old 10th May 2014
Software Engineer for a healthcare company
Old 21st May 2014
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Veterinarian. The only one on GS?
Old 21st May 2014
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s/w engineer
Old 22nd May 2014
Journalist, editor with a daily newspaper, at least that's what the papers say.
Old 23rd May 2014
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Tax reporting software and payroll interface developer.

Ahhh, the tax/payroll lifestyle... i know what you're thinkin. Sooooo much sex, constantly getting invited to parties with famous rappers and athletes... fast cars, and like... actors and uhhh... fancy aged cheeses and other awesome stuff. It's all true man.
Old 26th May 2014
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Old 11th June 2014
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Technical Officer on London Underground.
Old 12th June 2014
I run an IT Support company for my sins. It allows me to indulge my long-standing affair with slutty gear.
Old 13th June 2014
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I've made my living from music since the 1980s.

I also worked as a talk radio host for a couple years, but I was still making a living with music then too.

What helped me get started making a living as a musician was the good advice, independently given by both a private music teacher and my high school band director, to "learn how to play everything, and if someone calls you for a gig doing music that you're not familiar with, say that you are familiar with it, then cram before the gig."

I make a bit of money on the side as a writer (in the literary sense) and a visual artist, but the bulk of my income comes from music. I also taught for a bit, but I did that as much for the sheer enjoyment of it as for the extra lunch money, but it's been about 15 years since I did any teaching.
Old 19th June 2014
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professional stagehand...
Old 23rd June 2014
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Power engineer.
Old 23rd June 2014
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software developer. Trying to slowly mutate in a full time musician/producer.
Old 24th June 2014
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Graphic Designer...
Old 28th June 2014
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Originally Posted by johnnyboy5000 View Post
Graphic Designer...
Me too. Whatever that means these days.

Gotta have a niche, thats for sure. Would love to get into plugin GUI design, seems like a place unfulfilled, no channels developed, of course as soon as you say something, folks come out of the woodworks, but trust ME a lot of dudes are seriously UNtalented.

It's a place to consider and take imo.
Old 9th July 2014
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Amazon warehouse associate
I got other jobs that dont pay cash, like having a girlfriend, staying in shape, and of course my music.
Old 10th July 2014
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Ebay scammer
Old 11th July 2014
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Project manager in an NGO in Syria
Old 12th July 2014
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Student in social (welfare?) work. Working in retirement homes, with dementia. At least i can play there piano and guitar, and they don't walk away (most of the time)
Old 18th July 2014
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Electronics Technician
Old 20th July 2014
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Originally Posted by Amer312 View Post
Project manager in an NGO in Syria
Coolest job I've seen listed so far. Can't really show enough respect to what you guys do
Old 20th July 2014
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Electrician here.
Old 21st July 2014
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Originally Posted by Jazz Noise View Post
Coolest job I've seen listed so far. Can't really show enough respect to what you guys do
Thanks man

sucks to live in Syria tho, no gear! :(
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