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THE DAY JOB POST! What was or is your day job when your not engineering or producing Signal Splitters (HW)
Old 19th August 2007
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work on Wall Street creating financial software so that traders can make their millions
lol ironically Im Series 7, 63 & 66 licensed and used to be a stockbroker so I definately gotta thank ya for the work on the software pimp lol
Old 19th August 2007
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I'm a laser engineer (hence the monicker) and used to be an electronic technician.
It certainly comes in useful when things need to be repaired!
Old 19th August 2007
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Old 19th August 2007
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befor ! my come out as rick james bi....

i work as carpenter-fine dining cook(kitchen chef)-area building manager-restaurant owner(the working one ).

now its time too cook my own soup in my own studio no assholes around my ground here .

patrick
Old 19th August 2007
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I've been full time and then some at this for quite a while now, but when i was a youngin i worked for Allied Van Lines moving people in and out of their houses, 5 to 6 days a week usually 8 to 12 hours a day. That was the best job i ever had because i vowed that i would become the best @$^%*$^&^ producer/engineer on the planet so i would never have to go back to that job. Most of the guys i worked there with were lifers. i cant imagine.
Old 19th August 2007
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I did concrete demolition for 6 years running a 90 lbs. jackhammer. I knew nothing about music nor computers, only thing I knew was I didn't want to run that hammer ANYMORE even though I was making $20+ an hour w/ benifits! Never looked back, and have been working in the industry ever since graduation 4 1/2 years ago. I am now a major label artists engineer.
Old 19th August 2007
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the heart is dumb

My day job is PROduction. On the sat/ sun I'm general manager of Bananas at Large http://www.bananas.com. I also I.T. at a place called Commonweal in Bolinas, Ca every now and again. Freelance works pretty well also. We have a nice recording studio in Rohnert Park, Ca, and you can probably find me there. Oh, and I'm making a rap record with a transplant from LA.
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Old 20th August 2007
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I did concrete demolition for 6 years running a 90 lbs. jackhammer. I knew nothing about music nor computers, only thing I knew was I didn't want to run that hammer ANYMORE even though I was making $20+ an hour w/ benifits! Never looked back, and have been working in the industry ever since graduation 4 1/2 years ago. I am now a major label artists engineer.



thats pretty funny actually that you made the jump from jackhammer to engineer. that hammer had to f*ck up your hearing.
Old 20th August 2007
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Online banking tech specialist. Whoo hoo! Hey, been there 12 yrs now. Only work 30 hrs a week and it pays me and my families health benefits, my sons day care and I got my 401K. But I can't wait til the day I can say "PEACE THE **** OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Old 20th August 2007
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I picked up and delivered the $$MONEY$$$ to and from banks for Loomis and before that AT Systems. Can't really tell you too many details about it, but I carry a HK .45 USP full size, and sometimes 2 or 3 guns on me total. I've been in Chuck E Cheese, malls, everywhere. I've taken my gun out many times, sometimes every day. Scary job but you gotta be watching everyone's hands and eyes within 15 feet of you or so. Almost shot a manager once, who thought it would be funny to pretend to be robbing the office. I locked the door behind me and spoiled his plans, stupid ass. He got fired. BTW when you peep my myspace, watch my video!!
Old 20th August 2007
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thats pretty funny actually that you made the jump from jackhammer to engineer. that hammer had to f*ck up your hearing.

hence, DEFJEFF lol...

I'm doing cabinetry, strictly new homes, so as the days of home sells on the decine continue, I'm working on a new line of work just in case, probably go back into bartending, lots of money in vegas
Old 20th August 2007
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my job is Papa John's Driver
dont eat pizza hut or domino they suck lol
Old 20th August 2007
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Was doing merchadising for Nike. Now I own my own commercial studio and production company, and business is really picking up, so I took the leap towards doing it full time.
Old 20th August 2007
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sh!t me im tryn to pimp hoes that drive volvos and rodeos ya feel me .........
Old 20th August 2007
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sh!t me im tryn to pimp hoes that drive volvos and rodeos ya feel me .........
Ummmm...........I think I know some rastafarian studio owner who is trying to do the same thing......
Old 20th August 2007
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Used to be into it full time for seven years, on the road about 6 months a year. Having missed my firstborn's birth, I decided to cut down on touring and see my kids grow up. Now I'm working as a political scientist in a national social science research institute.
I'm still doing music mainly working on my own jazzy dub hop productions in my humble home studio (mpc2000xl, logic pro, clavia nord mod, jomox mbase, space echo and spring 'verb).
This way I got my mind, body and soul covered.
Now if there were 48 hours a day, that would be the isht.
Old 20th August 2007
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I`m a technical writer at a IT company developing market and media research software. 40 hours /5 days a week .
Old 20th August 2007
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Damn, I still think about maybe being a firefighter sometimes. I heard that's a great job. Music is pretty unstable sometimes and stressful.
Old 20th August 2007
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Back in The Old Country (Denmark) I used to be a university lecturer in Mass Communications specializing in The Aesthetics of Television (sports television in particular).

Doing music is much and I got really tired of the whole anaytical thing and the fact that you're not allowed to 'just like something because you do' in the university environment. It's pretty joyless if you're not careful and for that reason not really my cup of tea.

I do miss the female students though
Old 20th August 2007
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Robotic work: Work as an operator in a duplication / editing faciltiy at Turner.... Before this I was painting; hanging off 40 ft ladders,etc... Not fun at all.... tutt
Old 20th August 2007
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I assemble high security electronic locks.
Old 21st August 2007
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sh!t me im tryn to pimp hoes that drive volvos and rodeos ya feel me .........
Sigh... the joys of unemployment.

I'm still going to school. Getting my BA next semester. I part-time at a security agency office, was doing administrative work there over the summer. Now I work as an on-call manager, its easy and I can work from home over my phone. I just deploy security guards when someone lazy calls out.

Before that I was delivering and serving burgers at a mom n pop burger shop. I've also had a bunch of boring clerical jobs and worked retail at J. Crew (I hate retail).

I'll probably try to find another internship next semester, hopefully at a recording studio. Btw, if anyone is interested in hiring an intern in NYC feel free to PM me =)

Might hold off graduation to study abroad for a semester and then hopefully go to grad school next year.
Old 21st August 2007
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Old 21st August 2007
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Career Barista. Looking forward to my first competition this year.
Old 21st August 2007
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all kinds off work .. but last 15 years IT ... network-administrator in high-shools ...
down to 2 days a week right now .... hope to be able to quit in 4/6 months and go full for the music .... but three kids/house/wife makes me a bit carefull ...

focussed 300% on music .... these last 2 days IT a week are boring .. I could use my time so much better ... but again it's nice to have some collegas to chat .. otherwise I would be stuck in de masteringroom 24/7 and maybe get lost ...
Old 22nd August 2007
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Much respect to all!

I produce beats when I'm not engineering in the studio. I'm 36 now and I've been doing it full time for 11 years! Living the dream, or at least a quarter of it!

Peace,
Old 22nd August 2007
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was a bill collector for insight communications. now back as a student full time at indiana university
Old 23rd August 2007
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Im a mixshow Dj out here in Cali and also do a radio syndication show on Superadio if it aint that u can catch me on the road with Baby Bash doin shows for now until I get some real funds.
Old 23rd August 2007
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Sigh... the joys of unemployment.

I'm still going to school. Getting my BA next semester. I part-time at a security agency office, was doing administrative work there over the summer. Now I work as an on-call manager, its easy and I can work from home over my phone. I just deploy security guards when someone lazy calls out.

Before that I was delivering and serving burgers at a mom n pop burger shop. I've also had a bunch of boring clerical jobs and worked retail at J. Crew (I hate retail).

I'll probably try to find another internship next semester, hopefully at a recording studio. Btw, if anyone is interested in hiring an intern in NYC feel free to PM me =)

Might hold off graduation to study abroad for a semester and then hopefully go to grad school next year.

naw im playin thats a biggie quote lol...im sure erybuddy knew that tho....... not to say that i havent but im gonna plead tha fifth on that one tho : ) but naw i just got outta jail a couple months ago and my probation gave me tha choice to go back to jail or get a job so im managing a local pizza place right now ..........its hella gay im used to that fast money and i havent had a real job since 01 but im tryn to make tha best of it im maken sum decent side money on tha beats right now but not enough.... im about to move outta hater ass colorado and go to school in seattle just to get away from this street life and try and get me an egumakation maybee do an internship at a studio or sumthin
Old 23rd August 2007
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naw im playin thats a biggie quote lol...im sure erybuddy knew that tho....... not to say that i havent but im gonna plead tha fifth on that one tho : ) but naw i just got outta jail a couple months ago and my probation gave me tha choice to go back to jail or get a job so im managing a local pizza place right now ..........its hella gay im used to that fast money and i havent had a real job since 01 but im tryn to make tha best of it im maken sum decent side money on tha beats right now but not enough.... im about to move outta hater ass colorado and go to school in seattle just to get away from this street life and try and get me an egumakation maybee do an internship at a studio or sumthin
Just be sure not to get your ass thrown in jail again...
Too much talented guys choose to waste their time with street foolishness that dont make any sense in these times, instead of opening their mind to whats really out there around them, and putting their talents to good use. Going to school is gonna be a very big experience, especially if you are going to a different city for it.
Just dont forget to keep up with the grind you are already on music wise. If you grind hard enough, after you finish school you should have very good opportunities layed out in front of you to make some good money using those skills you have just learnt... and you wont have to waste anytime pouring anybodies damn coffee either lol.
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